Fundamentals of Media Convergence
Catalog Description: An exploration of the role and impact of convergence across all areas of journalism and media. Emphasis will be placed on the teaching of audio, video, web and social media skills.
Fundamentals of Multimedia Design
Catalog Description: A broad exploration of multimedia design via readings and creative experiences. The following areas are considered: fundamental design principles, effective multimedia design, implementation and implications of multimedia, evaluation of existing multimedia examples, and collaboration in a group multimedia project.
Multimedia Design: Website Design and Construction
Catalog Description: Prerequisite: MED 290. An overview of multimedia design and multimedia-specific concepts. The course will look at multimedia design standards on multiple levels; content design and creation, user experience, navigation, interface, functionality, interactivity, multimedia integration, etc. Students will create and publish a website.
Advanced Interactive Multimedia Design
Catalog Description: Prerequisite: MED 290. An advanced study of interactive multimedia design based on human-computer interaction principles. Course will include the creation of a project incorporating interactivity as a core element. Topics may include mobile applications, site-specific multimedia design, trans-media, advanced physical interactivity, or advanced Flash design. May be repeated to a total of 6 hours if topics are different. Variable content course.