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Fundamentals of Multimedia, IT-D 460

About this Course: 

This course introduce computer-based multimedia theory, concepts, and applications. Topics include desktop publishing, hypermedia, presentation graphics, graphic images, animation, sound, video, multimedia on the World Wide Web and integrated multimedia authoring techniques.

Course Status: 



A solid, working knowledge of a graphical operating system, directory management skills and software installation experience required for enrollment.

Who Should Attend: 

This course is valuable for those delivering information via corporate intranets or the Web, including Web developers, content developers, Marketing and graphics staff, managers and technical support personnel.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and discuss current trends in multimedia by experiencing a variety of applications anddevelopment packages
  • Explain the preproduction process including content acquisition and development, process flow, teammanagement and integration, and legal issues surrounding multimedia
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and limited proficiency in designing production elements in each ofthe multimedia disciplines
  • Create a multimedia project for the desktop or Internet

Course Outline: 

Introduction to Multimedia
Design Concepts
Presentation Graphics
Typefaces, graphics
Preproduction, Desktop Publishing
Production Planning and Design
User Interface Design
Presentation Graphics Design
Multimedia Sound
File Compression
Video Production, Digital Video
Networking Multimedia

Course Details: 

Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, final project, final exam, attendance, quizzes and class participation.