I. Course Prefix/Number: ART 264
Course Name: Multimedia Authoring
Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 6 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
B. To explain how authoring productions are created.
C. To explain the limitations of authoring.
D. To design and author a production.
E. To author a project.
F. To operate the hardware involved in authoring and implement hardware in multimedia.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
1. Editing features
2. Organizing features
a. Visual-cues, icons and objects
b. Scripting language
c. Traditional programming
d. Document developing
b. Conditional branching
c. Structured language
7. Cross platform issues
B. Type of Tools
1. Card based tools
C. Icon Based Authoring
D. Time Based Authoring
E. Object Orientated Tools
F. Designing and Producing Multimedia
2. Designing interfaces
1. CD-ROM technology
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. Attend critiques and quizzes as scheduled in the course calendar.
C. Complete assigned exercises and print work.
D. Final Exam.
IX. Instructional Materials
A. Flash drive or portable hard drive
B. Blank CD-Rs
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
A. Quizzes 25%
B. Critiques 25%
C. Final Exam 25%
D. Final Critique 25%
Multiple choice quizzes will be administered at the first three critiques. Critiques offer the student the opportunity to show work in progress to the instructor and to the class and to obtain feedback on the work presented. There will be four critiques including the final.
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.