SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 5:20:19 AMCS 50.32 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 50.32Title:  WEB/INTERACT MEDIA PROJ  
Full Title:  Web / Interactive Media Projects
Last Reviewed:9/24/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 58.55

Catalog Description:
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This advanced project managment course guides teams of designers, programmers, and interactive media developers through the pragmatics of developing an interactive multi-media website. Topics include: writing a Web proposal, bidding a job, storyboard and timeline creation, content development, effective teamwork and production techniques, client relations, and website maintenance. Students will work in teams to develop an interactive multi-media website for a customer to be provided by the instructor. This course is the capstone experience for Web Design, Interactive Media Design, Digital Filmmaking, and Audio Production for Digital Media certificate programs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 50.21A ( or CIS 58.53A or CIS 84.43A) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 17.11 ( or CIS 17 or CIS 54.11 or CIS 84.21) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.11 ( or CIS 54.13 or CIS 84.24) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.12 ( or CIS 54.36) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.13 ( or CIS 58.41) OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.21C OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.31B ( or CIS 75.31B) OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.41B OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of MUSC 51B and Course Completion of MUSC 60B


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This advanced project managment course guides teams of designers, programmers, and interactive media developers through the pragmatics of developing an interactive multi-media website. Topics include: writing a Web proposal, bidding a job, storyboard and timeline creation, content development, effective teamwork and production techniques, client relations, and website maintenance. Students will work in teams to develop an interactive multi-media website for a customer to be provided by the instructor. This course is the capstone experience for Web Design, Interactive Media Design, Digital Filmmaking, and Audio Production for Digital Media certificate programs.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 50.21A ( or CIS 58.53A or CIS 84.43A) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 17.11 ( or CIS 17 or CIS 54.11 or CIS 84.21) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.11 ( or CIS 54.13 or CIS 84.24) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.12 ( or CIS 54.36) OR Course Completion of CS 50.11B ( or CIS 58.51B or CIS 84.42B) and Course Completion of CS 55.13 ( or CIS 58.41) OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.21C OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.31B ( or CIS 75.31B) OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of CS 74.41B OR Course Completion of CS 74.11 ( or CIS 75.1) and Course Completion of MUSC 51B and Course Completion of MUSC 60B
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1999Inactive:Fall 2022
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Develop goals, objectives and questions for meetings with website clients.
2.  Create a storyboard, timeline, work schedule, bid, and formal proposal for an interactive multi-media website.
3.  Analyze existing websites regarding: overall design, navigation, content, graphics and ease of use.
4.  Apply time saving techniques such as graphics shortcuts, web page templates and using HTML editors to their website.
5.  Discuss problems which arise when creating an interactive multi-media website and brainstorm possible solutions.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Educating Customers Defining a Website
   a.  Defining an interactive multi-media website
   b.  Basic Internet concepts
   c.  Websites and terminology
2.  Formulating Project Goals
   a.  Initial customer contact
   b.  Brainstorming and problem solving
   c.  Streamlining ideas
   d.  Facilitating goal setting
3.  Defining a Target Market
   a.  Evaluating your audience
   b.  Creating a visual theme which attracts your audience
4.  Creating a Flowchart, Storyboard, and Timeline
   a.  Working backwards from deadlines
   b.  Defining group roles
   c.  Assigning tasks to the work group
   d.  Allowing time for error
   e.  Presentation to the client
5.  Preparing a Contract
   a.  Project estimates
   b.  Determining customer budget
   c.  Estimated cost versus actual cost
   d.  Cost of customer changes
6.  Writing a Web Project Proposal
   a.  Putting it all together
   b.  Goals
   c.  Storyboard
   d.  Timeline
   e.  Budget
   f.   Contract
7.  Communicating with the Customer and with the Work Group
8.  Visual Styles and Website Tone
   a.  Creating graphics and multi-media assets which attract the target market
   b.  Graphic appeal: basic rules for Web graphics
   c.  Color theory and meaning
   d.  Choosing the colors that best portray your image
9.  Website Content
   a.  Writing styles - learning what works in print
   b.  Type and style: make your words speak out
   c.  Animation
   d.  Video
   e.  Audio
10. Navigational Design
   a.  Navigating with graphics and text
   b.  Human-computer interface design concepts
   c.  Consistency in navigation
   d.  Maps
   e.  Search engine for your site
   f.   Structured layout versus free-form
11. Interactivity at Your Website
   a.  Importance of communicating with your public
   b.  Using forms and contests to gather customer data
   c.  Providing feedback on every page
   d.  Social networking
   e.  Web2.0
12. Time Saving Techniques
   a.  Using your editor to save you time
   b.  Creating templates
   c.  Modulating your code
   d.  Using style sheets
13. Testing the Design
   a.  Loading the site
   b.  Debugging
   c.  Beta testing with a sample audience
14. Presentation of Final Design to Customer
   a.  Discuss site maintenance
   b.  Publicizing site
   c.  Registering with search engines and mailing groups

Assignments:
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1.  Conduct 4 client meetings to discuss client goals for website, client approval of storyboard, client approval of templates, final client approval and site maintenance.
2.  Create a storyboard, timeline, and bid to incorporate into a formal proposal for a website they are assigned.
3.  Document work on the website and compare the initial proposal to the actual work completed.
4.  Research existing contracts and develop one which meets their needs.
5.  Use the Internet to research and develop three reports.
6.  Create an interactive multi-media website for a customer.
7.  Critique 2 to 4 existing websites regarding their: overall design, navigation, content, graphics and ease of use.
8.  Reading approximately 20-30 pages per week.
9.  Unit exams

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 50%
Storyboard, timeline, bid, and contract
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Create a website based on client needs; critique of websites
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 40%
Exams: multiple choice, true/false, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Collaborative Web Development, by Jessica Burdman.  Addison  Wesley,  2000 (classic in field).
Managing Interactive Media Projects, by Tim Frick, 2007 Delmar Cengage Learning.
Managing Interactive Media: Project Management for Web and Digital Media, by Elaine England and Andy Finney, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 2007.
DV 101: A Hands-On Guide for Business, Government and Educators, by Jan Ozer, Peachpit Press, 2005 (classic in field).

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