INM330 - Introduction to 3D

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Subject Title
Introduction to 3D

Subject Description
Introduction to 3D is a hands-on course which provides a basic understanding of the creation of 3D elements and how to animate them in 3D space. Working with 3D modeling and animation software, the course is designed for students who want to gain skills in 3D graphics without necessarily specializing in the field. In addition to creating 3D sequences for standalone purposes, students will also gain knowledge of the integration of 3D graphics into other media such as editing and composition software.

Credit Status
Interactive Media Design Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Construct 3D models utilizing 2D imagery.    
2. Create and utilize 2D textures on 3D models. 
3. Produce animated sequences using cameras, lighting, and sets.
4. Utilize modifiers to manipulate and animate models in 3D space.
5. Correctly output 3D Graphics for use in other software packages.
6. Output a variety of different image aspect ratios for specific formats as well as in a variety file formats.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.