Course Abstract Details

CGR-232, Multimedia Productions

Credits: 3

Course Description

CGR-232, Multimedia Productions, is designed to introduce students to multimedia recording, production, and authoring techniques. Students will explore audio and video recording and digital capture/conversion techniques on the computer. Additionally, students will explore the fundamentals of multimedia editing and assembly, creation of self-running and user-driven multimedia presentations, and will prepare a multimedia portfolio. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-A-D plus CGR-105. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring Term only.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  In general, this course will include projects, assignments, group work, critiques or other activities as deemed appropriate by the instructor. These will be focused upon the following course objectives and used to assess each student?s successful learning. A performance level of at least 70% is considered the minimum competency level for each of the required course activities. At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

1. Integrate multimedia elements including graphics, sounds, animation, and video into computer based production. (LG1) 

2. Create presentation control functions using industry standard software. (LG1) 

3. Export projects to a secondary digital format. (LG 1) 

4. Create aesthetically appropriate artifacts for their design portfolio. (LG 3) 

5. Perform research on contemporary graphic design. (LG 5) 

6. Convert abstract concepts into original design solutions. (LG 2) 

7. Create story boards to communicate concepts to potential clients. (LG 2) 

8. Assess artifacts created by others. (LG 4) 

9. Apply the basics of graphic design theory. (LG 2) 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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