Course Content and Outcome Guide for CAS 175

Course Number:
CAS 175
Course Title:
Introduction to Flash
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Course Description

Introduces the basic features of Adobe Flash to create and edit animated movies and web graphics. Covers shape and motion tweening, masks, symbols, and basic ActionScripting. Emphasizes using the Flash interface efficiently. Recommended: CAS 133 or equivalent file management and word processing experience; placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Use Adobe Flash to create simple web animations and effects following current professional and/or industry standards.
2. Be prepared for intermediate level Flash course.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessments may include:

  • Completion of assigned projects
  • Tests or quizzes

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes", Concepts, Issues

  • Flash terminology
  • Flash software interface
  • Animating standards

Competencies", Skills

  • Timeline management
  • Basic ActionScripting
  • Symbol management
  • Create and modify simple objects
  • Import, modify and re-use graphic objects
  • Understand and use the Flash interface
  • Insert simple Flash projects onto a web page
  • Usability and design issues with all-Flash web sites