Course Content and Outcome Guide for MM 251 Effective Summer 2015
- Course Number:
- MM 251
- Course Title:
- Advanced Multimedia Project Development II
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
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- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionContinues to develop digital multimedia skills used in planning, producing and implementing interactive projects using industry standard software. Prerequisites: MM 250. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Students who successfully complete this course will use industry standard software to produce multimedia titles. Assemble and test a variety of multimedia elements on one or more platforms for use in the multimedia project. Focus on the critical elements of interactivity and user friendliness in this advanced project.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
Plan, design and create interactive digital media projects using industry standard software tools.
Create group productions using project management tools.
Explain the value of digital media to potential clients when creating business plans and strategies.
Assist clients by adding value to their interactive multimedia projects through analysis, evaluation, critique and suggestions.
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 utilization of professional production and authoring software. 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.