DMA 262 Web Multimedia Development I • 5 Cr.
Students learn and practice the principles of multimedia authoring using software similar to Flash as a development tool. Emphasis is placed on good planning and production practices, and on effective user interface design. Enforced prerequisite: DMA 107 and PROG 109 at BC with a C- or better, or entry code. DMA 262 replaces WEBMM 222. Either DMA 262 or WEBMM 222 may be taken for credit, but not both.
Prerequisite: DMA 103 and PROG 109 at BC with a C- or better. Fee: $57.50 computer use.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Apply the basic steps in multimedia production planning and development
- Work effectively in a team environment to produce multimedia creations
- Explain the main steps in the project development cycle
- Present design concepts and elements to a peer audience for review
- Effectively use software similar to Flash to creat drawings and animation sequences
- Publish Flash productions on the Web
- Develop navigation and user interface elements that effectively enhance the user experience
- Explain the basic steps and principles of user testing design and implementation
- Organize content into an architecture that is meaningful to the audience
- Add and edit sound and music elements into a Flash (or similar software) creation
- Apply basic scripting skills to create action scripts as part of the web production
- Incorporate external source data into the production