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Multimedia for the Web

CSIT - 131

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course is designed to provide an overview of multimedia concepts and applications using the most prevalent software for multimedia design. This course will concentrate on creating graphics and small animations for use in conjunction with web design and other applications (PowerPoint). Discussion of vector versus raster graphic will be stressed. File types will be compared and contrasted in order to provide the student with the skills needed to ascertain the best method for file; and which type to use in order to minimize the file size and save in the download process. Students will work in both 2-D and 3-D space, building on previous lessons to gain insight into the new dimension graphics. The course will improve the skills and knowledge of current, as well as aspiring publishers and web designers. Open lab time is required. Prerequisite: Student must have a working knowledge of Windows, Web Design, and Microsoft Office software.