International

Digital Media and the Web (E)

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students know
• The basic criteria and structure of media types such as image, video and audio in the web
• How to integrate and process them in web applications (e.g., Podcast, Video streaming, etc.)
• The most important standards for media types and how to process and involve them.
• To build small media based applications (Geo apps, video/image manipulation, etc.)

prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic knowledge of HTML; principle programming skills are welcome (JavaScript)

course contents

The following topics will be covered:
• Introduction to media types such as image (pixel, vector), video and audio
• Introduction to technologies of web applications (HTML, XML, etc.)
• Introduction to media presentation and processing in web applications e.g., by W3C standards (SVG, 3D, HTML5, etc.)
• Introduction to small multimedia applications (Podcast, Video streaming (e.g. to YouTube), Image manipulation, etc.)
• Introduction to technology of Geo applications in the web (such as Google Maps, etc.)

recommended or required reading

Web technologies are defined by the W3C consortium (https://www.w3.org/)
Further reading in the area of multimedia technology such as Fundamentals of Multimedia by Li, Ze-Nian, Drew, Mark, Liu, Jiangchuan (ISBN 978-3-319-05290-8)

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation and project

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course content will be delivered by oral lectures with several small examples. Furthermore, small tasks will be given, which will be solved by student groups during the lecture. Finally, a larger project can be selected by the students (group work), which is presented and graded.

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) PD Dr. Mario Döller

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

IP_TEC107

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none

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