Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
MM 245
Course Title:
Internet Delivery Methods
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Course Description

Covers methods and strategies to optimize and expand the delivery of still graphics, animations, audio, and video streaming to various devices. Includes evaluation of media performance, codec efficiency, image quality and cross platform functionality, interactivity, accessibility, and digital design standards. Prerequisites: MM 230 and CAS 111D or CAS 206 or instructor permission. Recommended: CAS 112D and CAS 113. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students who successfully complete this course will develop optimized multimedia elements for inclusion in web pages and delivery on the internet. Various aspects of multimedia design", interactive tools, and formats of graphics, audio," video and animations will be discussed in the development of the projects for this class

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

  • Plan and implement strategies to integrate media for various modes of delivery.
  • Produce media for integration in various modes of delivery.
  • Evaluate existing trends of media delivery and propose options for improvement to potential clients.

Course Activities and Design

Course material will be presented in a lecture format. This course is designed to maximize learning through the use of strategies such as outcome based instruction", collaborative learning, contextual application and performance based assessment. Lecture material will consist of discussion, diagrams, multimedia, and other educationally sound practices. Other activities will include hands-on development of a internet web page. Demonstration and handout materials will be provided.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment is designed to indicate achievement of the course outcome and performance tasks. The instructor will outline the methods used to assess student progress and the criteria for assigning a grade at the beginning of the course. Assessment will be based upon a combination of in-class participation", attendance, examinations, and quality of the multimedia project(s). Determination of problem solving skills, team work, and communication skills may also be included.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Project planning



Importing media

Building compositions

Working with layers

Working with audio

Rendering movies


Publishing projects

Industry standards

Real world applications