cmp560 | Graduate

Instructional Multimedia Authoring

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This course gives students the opportunity to design and create Web pages. It provides students with first-hand experience in the methodologies of multimedia presentation development related to the educational setting. The course also provides students an opportunity to analyze and use a variety of techniques and methods to develop effective and relevant multimedia learning activities.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Color, Graphics/Images, and Multimedia

    • Explain the process to prepare graphics/images for Web sites.
    • Examine the terminology of graphic file formats.
    • Analyze color as it pertains to the Internet.
    • Describe sources of graphics/images and multimedia that can be used in the design of Web sites.

    Web Design Tools and Issues

    • Examine the basics of good typography.
    • Demonstrate advanced tips in Web site design.
    • Describe additional applications that add multimedia elements to Web sites.
    • Examine legal issues relating to school Web sites.

    Web Site Management

    • Describe the purpose of site management software.
    • Apply procedures to test Web sites.
    • Explain the process to upload Web sites to servers.
    • Design school Web sites that support communication between the school and the community.
    • Modify Web sites based on test results.

    Technology Integration

    • Describe methods of indexing Web sites by search engines.
    • Discuss effective methods of technology integration.
    • Examine appropriate technology resources to promote safe and healthy use of technology.
    • Analyze personal and professional growth in educational technology.

    Design Issues on the Web

    • List the components of effective school Web sites.
    • Compare and contrast print and Web media.
    • Describe basic design principles pertaining to Web sites.
    • Apply criteria to evaluate school Web sites.
    • Design a basic flowchart.

    Web Site Basics

    • Identify basic steps in creating Web sites using Web-authoring tools.
    • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using Web sites in the classroom.
    • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the terminology specific to the Internet.
    • Evaluate Web-authoring software applications.
    • Apply organizational strategies to name files and folders in creating Web sites.
    • Analyze the effectiveness of multimedia in the classroom.
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