Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Multimedia Applications - Skill Development Course

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Overview: This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of multimedia applications and their practical use in various fields. It aims to equip students with the necessary skills to pursue self-employment opportunities in multimedia design, development, and content creation.

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce students to the fundamentals of multimedia applications.
  2. To develop proficiency in using multimedia authoring tools.
  3. To enhance students' creative and design skills for multimedia projects.
  4. To teach instructional design principles for effective multimedia content.
  5. To enable students to create multimedia portfolios for self-employment.
  6. To provide hands-on experience with multimedia elements like graphics, sound, and video.

Teaching Methodology: The course will employ a combination of the following teaching methods:

  • Lectures and demonstrations.
  • Practical hands-on sessions using multimedia authoring tools.
  • Group discussions and project work.
  • Guest lectures from industry experts.
  • Regular assessments and feedback.
  • Multimedia portfolio development.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This course will empower learners to:

  • Gain practical skills highly sought after in various industries.
  • Create a diverse portfolio showcasing their multimedia projects.
  • Explore self-employment opportunities in multimedia design and content creation.
  • Enhance their career prospects in advertising, e-learning, entertainment, and more.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Multimedia Overview

  • Definition of Multimedia
  • Applications and Design Principles

Module 2: Authoring (Hyper Studio)

  • Introduction to Hyper Studio
  • The Metaphor
  • Basics (Cards, Buttons, Text)
  • Hyper Studio Resources

Module 3: Instructional Design

  • Objectives and Content
  • Interaction and Assessment
  • Closure

Module 4: Screen Design

  • Metaphors and Themes
  • Colors and Backgrounds
  • Text (size, color, placement)
  • Navigation and Consistency
  • Transitions and Links

Module 5: Use of Sound

  • Hyper Studio Sounds
  • Recording Your Own
  • Hyper Studio Tips and Tricks

Module 6: Animation

  • Launching other applications and documents
  • Basic NBA's
  • Multimedia Portfolios
  • Designing a template
  • Adding elements
  • Choosing materials (readings)

Module 7: Advanced Button Features

  • Hyperlinks
  • Drag-n-Drop
  • Advanced NBA's
  • Using Actions with other Objects

Module 8: Incorporating Digital Media

  • QuickTime Movies
  • Laser-disc and CD-ROM control
  • Scanning
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Please note that the course content is subject to modification based on the requirements of learners and specific location needs. Students will gain practical skills throughout the course, enabling them to embark on a successful career path in multimedia applications and self-employment opportunities.

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