COURSE CODE: MMS 197

COURSE TITLE: Multimedia Research

UNITS: 3 units

PREREQUISITES: Senior Standing

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Principles, methods, and techniques of multimedia research

COURSE GOALS:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to conduct independent multimedia research.

COURSE OUTLINE:
  • Unit I - The Scientific Method of Inquiry
    • Module 1. Nature of Scientific Inquiry
    • Module 2. Deductive vs Inductive Methods
    • Module 3. Scientific Traditions
  • Unit II - Review of Critical Literature on Multimedia
    • Module 4. The European School of Thought
    • Module 5. The Latin American School of Thought
    • Module 6. The Asian and Middle Eastern School of Thought
  • Unit III - Areas of Research in Multimedia
    • Module 7. Multimedia services and products
    • Module 8. The Internet and the World Wide Web
    • Module 9. Learning outcomes
    • Module 10. Social Impacts
  • Unit IV - Methodologies for Research in Multimedia
    • Module 11. Quantitative Methods
    • Module 12. Qualitative Methods
  • Unit V - Developing Multimedia Research Proposal