MULTIMEDIA AND ANIMATION TECHNIQUES (3350705)  

7
Credit
3 + 0 + 4
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
40 + 0 + 60
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Rationale
Animation is required to create action oriented phenomena in applications that can be hosted on website. Animation plays a huge role in entertainment (providing action and realism) in advertising, films and gaming industry and also be extremely effective in education (providing visualization and demonstrations of abstract ideas and concepts).
Adobe flash is an important and popular tool that is used to design such application suitable for web. In this course student will learn to use adobe flash to develop two dimensional animations. Developing animation requires fair knowledge about the graphics. Thus course also introduces basics of graphics using Photoshop. The students of this course will be able to design multimedia and animated rich content that can be hosted on the web.
Course Outcome
The theory should be taught and practical should be carried out in such a manner that students are able to acquire different learning out comes in cognitive, psychomotor and affective domain to demonstrate following course outcomes

- Create graphics using design elements
- Differentiate between vector and raster image
- Change attributes of images
- Identify the fundamental animation features and functions
- Produce key drawings for animations
- Create 2D digital animation
- Develop vector graphics and 2D animations, making use of various tools and animation techniques provided by Flash
- Develop animation using action script of flash

Active Learning
i. Software: Microsoft windows operating system from xp/vista7/8 to latest version
available in market, Adobe flash 4.0 or higher version, Adobe Photoshop CS5 or
higher version, flash compatible browsers
ii. http://www.codecademy.com/learn
iii. www.photoshopessentials.com
iv. www.adobeknowhow.com
v. http://www.webdevelopersnotes.com/tutorials/flash/
vi. http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash.html
vii. http://www.adobe.com/support/flash/tutorial_index.html
viii. http://www.thefreecountry.com/webmaster/flash.shtml