PRO608 - Multimedia Authoring

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Subject Title
Multimedia Authoring

Subject Description
In this subject, students learn to develop interactive user/computer dialogues which include hyper-linked text, still and animated graphics, as well as audio and video clips, using a modern authoringlanguage. Such dialogues may be produced on CD-ROM or as part of an interactive web site, andmay serve educational, promotional, information, or entertainment functions.
Pre-requisite: CBL 344 or OOP 344 or BAC 344

Credit Status
1 Professional Option credit for CPA/CPAC students

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

Discuss the application functions and user characteristics which influence application design.
Discuss the differences between conventional programming languages and multimedia
authoring and scripting languages.
Design interactive applications using narrative, dialog tree charts and storyboards.
Plan the development or incorporation of textual, visual, animation, audio and video
components of such applications, including copyright and other legal issues.
Utilize a modern authoring package and its scripting language to develop such applications.
Optimize the performance of multimedia applications.

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