Introduces the types of equipment and technical considerations used in multimedia productions and the multimedia professions. It focuses on current types of equipment such as scanners, printers, digital cameras and computers. Students gain hands-on experience in how the technology is utilized for input and output in production and design projects. Over view of software and
Concentrates on the high-end capabilities of a raster photo-editing software as an illustration, design and photo retouching tool. Students explore a wide range of selection and manipulation techniques that can be applied to photos, graphics and videos.
Acquaints students with the processes of a vector drawing program on the computer. Students learn how to use the tools to create digital artwork that can be used in web design, print media and digital screen design.
Introduces students to InDesign, a page layout program which integrates seamlessly with other Adobe design programs. InDesign delivers creative freedom and productivity to DTP. Class discussions and independent projects supplement hands-on classroom work.
Introduces web site planning, design and creation using industry-standards-based web site development tools. Screen-based color theory, web aesthetics, use of graphics editors and intuitive interface design are explored.