Course: WEB 120- 10 weeks

Title: Intro Internet Multimedia

Lead Instructor:  Consol, Alison
Office:  3rd Floor PLM 391
Phone:  866-5393
Office Hours:

Textbook 1
  Title: Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Hands-On Training
  Author: Todd Perkins
  ISBN: 0321509838
  Publisher: Peachpit
Textbook 2
Title: How to Cheat in Flash CS3: The art of design and animation in Adobe Flash CS3
Author: Chris Georgenes
ISBN: 0240520580
Publisher: Focal Press

Software:  Adobe Flash Professional CS3

Other required equipment:  For online students: Adobe Flash Professional CS3 and an ftp utility (can use Dreamweaver). A 30 trial version will NOT work for this class. System requirements for software:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise (certified for 32-bit editions)/Mac OS X v.10.4.8
  • 1GB of RAM (more is suggested)
  • 2.5GB of available hard-disk space (additional free space required during installation)
  • 1,024x768 monitor resolution with 16-bit video card ore better
  • DVD-ROM drive

PC Web Cam or Digital Camera that can create movies.

Credit hours:  3

Pre-requisites:  WEB-111 or GRD-152 or ITN-110

Co-requisites:  None

Description:  This is the first of two courses covering the creation of internet multimedia. Topics include internet multimedia file types, file type conversion, acquisition of digital audio/video, streaming audio/video and graphics animation plug-in programs and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to create internet multimedia presentations utilizing a variety of methods and applications.

Course Goals:
Upon successful completion, students will be able to demonstrate (through completion of class work and assignments):

Course Objectives:

The Core Values of Wake Technical Community College
RespectInstructor and students will foster an environment that is respectful of all.
ResponsibilityInstructor and students will foster an environment that promotes taking responsibility for one's actions and obligations.
Critical ThinkingInstructor and students will strive to improve the critical thinking skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
CommunicationInstructor and students will strive to ensure that both written and oral communications are clearly understood.
CollaborationInstructor and students will strive to develop collaborative skills.

Grading Is As Follows:
Exam40Exams must be taken on the assigned date; otherwise a grade of zero will be assigned. Any exception to this policy must be the result of a documented emergency or prior arrangement with the instructor. There will be no exceptions to this rule!! NO EXCEPTIONS!! ALL MAKEUP EXAMS must be taken prior to the scheduled exam date. This must be pre-arranged with the instructor. LAST MINUTE arrangements are not acceptable.
Projects and Assignments50Projects and assignments are due on the assigned date. There will be no extensions, no exceptions. In the remote chance that an extension is given, then a full grade point will be deducted for each DAY the project or assignment is late. ONLY DOCUMENTED EMERGENCIES will be considered for extensions.
Discussion Activities10It is your responsibility throughout the semester to participate in ALL classroom activities.

Classroom Policies:

Tentative Schedule
Note This schedule is subject to some changes/modifications per Instructor-- This offered as only a study guide. The pace of each class differs according to the instructional needs of the students in the class. Always consult with your instructor. Note** A Final Project may be assigned in lieu of a Final Exam.
Introduction to Flash CS3
Understanding the Interface
Using the drawing and color tools
Chapter 1-3 (HOT)
Chapter 13 (Cheat)
Animation Basics, Shape Tweening
Chapter 4 and 5 (HOT)
Chapter 1 (Cheat)
Symbols and instances, Filters and blend modes
Chapter 6 and 7
Chapter 4 (Cheat)
Motion tweening and timeline effects, Publishing
Chapter 8 and 17
Chapter 5 (Cheat)
Working with bitmaps and buttons
Chapter 9 and 10 - Mid Term Exam

Chapter 3 (Cheat)
Movie clips, Integration, ActionScript basics and behaviors
Chapter 11, 12, and 19
Chapter 10 (Cheat)
Working with text and sound
Chapter 13 and 14
Chapter 8 (Cheat)
Components and Forms, Video
Chapter 15 and 16
Chapter 6 & 9 (Cheat)
Putting it all together
Developing Mobile Content
Chapter 18
Chapter 11 (Cheat)
Final Exam
Final Project

Disability Support Services is available for students who require academic accommodations due to any physical, psychological, or learning disability. To determine eligibility, contact the office at 108-S Holding Hall or

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