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  • Objectives
    Students will gain the practical, creative and communication skills, necessary to plan, design and construct fully interactive multimedia applications. Course content includes computer hardware and software skills, multimedia presentations, videotape and digital production, digital graphics, sound recording and web site development.
  • Academic Title
    Multi Media Design and Production Ontario College Diploma
  • Course description
    Level 1    Credits
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • WRIT-1037    Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media     3.00
    • MMED-1019    Image & Perception     3.00
    • MMED-1018    Design & Image 1     3.00
    • MMED-1003    Multimedia Production     3.00
    • MMED-1017    Visual Communication 1     3.00

    Level 2    Credits
    Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • COMM-3029    Communications for Media & Art     3.00
    • MMED-1005    Multimedia Authoring 1     3.00
    • MMED-1006    Web Development 2     3.00
    • MMED-3011    Design & Image 2     3.00
    • MMED-1016    Motion Design 1     3.00

    Level 3    Credits

    Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • MMED-3001    3D Animation     3.00
    • MMED-3002    Electronic Image Production     3.00
    • MMED-1012    Multimedia Authoring 2     3.00
    • MMED-3003    Web Development 3     3.00

    Level 4    Credits
    Gen Ed - Take a 3 credit General Education elective course
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    • MMED-3012    Multimedia Authoring 3     3.00
    • MMED-3006    Video Production     3.00
    • MMED-3007    Career Research & Internship     2.00
    • MMED-3013    Multimedia Marketing/Business Management     3.00
    • MMED-3014    Multimedia & the Internet     3.00

    Gen Ed - Electives
    Take 9 General Education Credits -
    Normally taken in Levels 2, 3 and 4

    COMM-3029 -  Communications for Media & Art

    Media and Design employees require targeted messages and persuasive approaches. In this course students will learn various communication and writing formats and techniques such as brainstorming and researching concepts, creating proposals, copywriting, story boarding, pitching ideas, and creating effective, professional job search pieces. Teamwork culminating in a group presentation will model workplace practices. Issues and norms regarding copyright and the use of appropriated text, images and sounds as well as digital rights will be examined. Professional standards for workplace writing will be reinforced in all assignments.

    MMED-1003 -  Multimedia Production

    This course will introduce students to the range of tools and applications current in the multimedia field, as well as the techniques for developing a Web site application with graphics, text and basic hypertext functionality. This course will introduce tools and techniques with and emphasis on effective site and interface design and optimized media and code development. Students will also develop skills in the professional presentation of Web site proposals and redesigns.

    MMED-1005 -  Multimedia Authoring 1

    A course designed to introduce students to the process involved in planning, designing, creating and delivering interactive multimedia on an independent level. The primary focus is the development of a range of multimedia materials targeted towards self-promotion (e.g. an interactive portfolio). Students will produce the required design documentation and develop a variety of multimedia.

    MMED-1006 -  Web Development 2
    This "tools-focused" course develops on the topics introduced in MMED 1001/1003, focusing on Internet-World Wide Web multimedia development. Students are introduced to software for interactive Web multimedia development, and for creating World Wide Web sites, with an emphasis on basic HTML for content creation and Web site design.

    MMED-1012 -  Multimedia Authoring 2
    Multimedia Authoring is a programming course; the student will be introduced to some of the core principles behind action script 3.0, Flash CS3 scripting language.

    MMED-1016 -  Motion Design 1

    Students will be introduced to the intermediate and advanced levels of working with photographic (bitmap) images in Adobe Photoshop. In this course the goal is to explore the creative and professional drawing aspects of a key industry standard illustration program.The student will learn to apply industry techniques for creating and editing images for use with digital media production as well as with print production. The student will be introduced to cross application use of Photoshop and Illustrator.

    MMED-1017 -  Visual Communication 1

    This course will introduce students to the range of tools and applications current in the multimedia field, as well as the techniques for developing a Web site application with graphics, text and basic hypertext functionality. This course will introduce tools and techniques with and emphasis on effective site and interface design and optimized media and code development. Students will also develop skills in the professional presentation of Web site proposals and redesigns.

    MMED-1018 -  Design & Image 1

    A course to introduce students to elements and techniques of good graphic design, with an emphasis on designing for interactive interfaces. Adobe Photoshop CS3 and Adobe Illustrator CS3 software will provide the foundation for this course.

    MMED-1019 -  Image & Perception

    This course is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts, tools and techniques of digital photography to students with little to no experience in the area. The course is evenly divided between introducing proper use of the hardware for capturing good-quality digital images and use of industry-standard tools for image correction and manipulation. Students will develop a working knowledge of hardware and software terminology, principles of composition and camera control, and the fundamental Photoshop tools for high-quality image production.

    MMED-3001 -  3D Animation
    This course will focus on the tools and techniques for creating high-end 3D graphics and animations for use in a variety of applications. The core software application to be used in this course will be 3D Max V.2009.

    MMED-3002 -  Electronic Image Production
    This is an introductory course that prepares all students for entry into the Multimedia field. General overviews will be given of the visual arts, photography and graphic design fields. Students will learn basic computer operations, how to use the local network and learn general operational methods used in the Multimedia Design and Production Department.

    MMED-3003 -  Web Development 3

    Extending topics introduced in the first year, students will cover the Web design/development process in greater detail, with Dreamweaver as a primary development tool. Topics covered include basic and enhanced site structure, local and remote site management, CSS design and layout applications, compatibility issues, Introductory Javascript concepts and PHP server-side scripting. Applications in Flash of the Web technologies introduced will also be covered.

    MMED-3006 -  Video Production
    Students will develop detailed skills in Video Production for a variety of multimedia applications. Additional topics will include Video Editing and Special Effects. Independent group projects will be assigned and evaluated. The emphasis will be on editing skills and the use of software for post-production (e.g. Adobe After Effects).

    MMED-3007 -  Career Research & Internship
    Students will have the opportunity to work in an audio-visual/multimedia production environment, to develop real-world skills in project planning and team-focused multimedia development. Second year students begin research in the first term, in preparation for their placement in the final term.

    MMED-3011 -  Design & Image 2
    An overview of the tools and processes involved in preparing high-quality vector graphic output, for print as well as on-screen uses (i.e.user interfaces). Commercial-level vector-graphics tools (i.e. Adobe Illustrator) will be introduced and topics essential for producing a variety of print work (file formats, colour separations etc.) and on-screen work (importing/exporting, resolution, colour mapping etc.) will be covered.

    MMED-3012 -  Multimedia Authoring 3

    This course will continue to explore topics in themultimedia development process, review developmentand delivery platforms for multimedia (e.g., DVD,PDA, Mobile Phones, etc), and continue to developstudent's authoring skills. The primary focus ofthe course will be to code, plan, outline anddevelop interactive applications, usingappropriate multimedia authoring tools.

    MMED-3013 -  Multimedia Marketing/Business Management

    This course introduces the students to businessmodels common in the multimedia industry,strategies for marketing multimedia services,business planning, effective communication, andother topics relevant to the multimedia serviceindustry. Multimedia professionals areincreasingly looking to start and operate theirown businesses as an alternative to salariedpositions with larger corporations. Students willacquire an understanding of topics such as theformation and operation of a freelance business.

    MMED-3014 -  Multimedia & the Internet
    A continuation of both the Authoring and Internettopics introduced in the Fall term, this coursewill extend students skills with current tools fordeveloping dynamic, database driven applicationsfor the World Wide Web. This involves andintroduction to database structures using mySQL,the use of PHP to control and display databaseinformation, and more detailed work withMacromedia Flash for more advanced interactivitywith dynamic Web content.

    WRIT-1037 -  Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media
    This course will introduce contemporary media students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking. This course will also introduce students to selected topics and concepts in contemporary media.

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