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Internet/Web Development Level III Macromedia Studio
Course: CIS243DA

First Term: 2004 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   3.7 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Development of interactive websites with graphics, video, and sound using advanced web design techniques and such tools as Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, and FreeHand. Design theory for maximizing web readership, interactive and multimedia elements, speed and accessibility optimization, and intuitive user interfaces

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and describe components of internet technology used in advanced website design. (I)
2. Plan, implement, and manage web-based projects. (I)
3. Distinguish, create, and manipulate a variety of advanced web page elements. (II)
4. Build web pages and web page elements using a variety of production tools, including applications and raw code. (II)
5. Apply web design conventions to create unique layouts and designs. (II)
6. Design intuitive user interfaces and navigations. (II)
7. Create web designs accessible to users with a variety of disabilities and international sensibilities. (I, II)
8. Write and create graphics and animations that appeal to a web audience. (I, II)
9. Construct interactive web elements with a variety of methods. (II)
10. Test and optimize performance of websites and elements. (III)
11. Publish and advertise web content. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Pre-Production Process
   A. Project management
   B. Advanced web design principles and issues
   C. Project definition and planning
      1. Functional requirements
      2. Content and media organization
   D. Layout and design
   E. Storyboard workflow
   F. Separation of content and format
   G. User interface design and usability
   H. User navigation design and usability
   I. Internationalization
II. Production Tools
   A. Interactive editors and HyperText Markup Language (HTML)
      1. Text, graphics, and links
      2. Animated text, rollover buttons, and graphics
      3. Complex tables
      4. Integration of media developed in graphic and multimedia applications
   B. Graphic applications
      1. Animated text, buttons, graphics, and movie clip symbols
      2. Graphics with vector and bitmap images
      3. Optimize images
      4. File formats
   C. Multimedia applications
      1. Frame-by-frame animation
      2. Sound effects
      3. Creating, publishing, and exporting movies
   D. Digital audio and video
III. Implementation
   A. Website resting
   B. Website optimization
   C. Legal review
   D. Client sign-off
   E. Website maintenance
   F. Website hosting requirements
   G. Domain name registration
   H. Advertising
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  4/27/2004

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