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Media Arts and Game Development / Journalism

MAGD 150 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA ARTS AND GAME DEVELOPMENT

3 u

This interdisciplinary course provides an overview of the multimedia industry. Special attention is given to the study of multimedia applications, approaches, and related industry, policy, ethical and impact issues.

JOURNLSM/COMM 270 MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION I: COMMUNICATION AND WEB DEVELOPMENT

3 u

This course provides a critical and practical overview of web development as a communication tool. Students will study the function of websites, critically evaluate websites, and create websites to serve as communication vehicles. The focus will be on creating interactive experiences that are both functional and engaging. The course addresses topics including storyboarding, XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and JavaScript. Assessment and usability testing of websites is also an important part of the course. This is a class for beginners and assumes no previous experience or expertise.

Coreq: ACINDP 150

JOURNLSM/COMM 350 WRITING FOR MULTIMEDIA

3 u

This course examines the stylistic and format considerations involved in the preparation of multimedia scripts and related documents such as flowcharts, treatments, proposals and other design documents. Scripting and flowcharting software is also introduced. Students will prepare treatments, proposals and scripts for both non-narrative and narrative forms of multimedia. Students will also critically examine the writing quality of various multimedia programs.

Coreq: ACINDP 150



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