Short Title:Media Technologies 1
Full Title:Media Technologies 1
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:AVTH H1003
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:JOHN HENRY
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide students with an introduction to the principles and concepts relating to analogue and digital media technologies
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe and apply basic electronic concepts and relations
LO2 Explain fundamental principles of waves, numbering systems, combinational logic and Boolean Logic
LO3 Explain fundamental principles relating to the digitising of analogue audio waves
LO4 Explain the fundamental principles relating to digital image processing.
LO5 Describe the basic operation of a computer.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory image analysis and manipulation 2 6.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Image formats and storage 2,4 6.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Combinational Logic 2,4 6.00 Ongoing
Laboratory Basic Computer Operations 2,5 12.00 Ongoing
Continuous Assessment Midterm exam 1,2,3 20.00 Week 25
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lab No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Douglas Self, Richard Brice, Ben Duncan, John Linsley Hood, Ian Sinclair, Andrew Singmin, Don Davis, Eugene Patronis, John Watkinson. 2009, Audio Engineering Know it all,, 1 Ed., Newness [ISBN: 185617526X]
  • Michael Talbot-Smith 2000, Sound Engineer's Pocket Book,, Focal Press
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 2 Elective