Course Content and Outcome Guide for MM 252 Effective Winter 2016

Course Number:
MM 252
Course Title:
Advanced Multimedia Project Development III
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Course Description

Further develops the project created in MM 251. Prepare an interactive multimedia project using industry standard software tools. Project development will include planning, production, project review and, implementing the evaluation suggestions. Final projects will be submitted for faculty and peer critiques and then placed on the World Wide Web. Prerequisites: MM 251 or instructor permission. 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 at a mastery level using industry standard software tools.
Create professional 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, 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.