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MACA 2725 - Content for the Web

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: MACA 1320 

(formerly MACA 2720) 

MACA 2725 was created for web page designers and multimedia creators to learn how to plan what content should go on a web page, web social networks, or multimedia project. Students will demonstrate how to plan, design, and create content for web and interactive multimedia projects that can be used for both web and mobile devices.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to create designs on a computer based on the content plan.

Objectives:

  1. Practice using networks and servers.
  2. Examine the basic operating system and items in the system folder.
  3. Output to various imaging devices.
  4. Practice using different storage options.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate the basics of organizing a content plan for any project.

Objectives:

  1. Design a Content Model for a project.
  2. Create a Content Model to assess what is needed for a project.
  3. Organize content based on the Content Model.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the student will apply the tools needed to combine content for multimedia projects.

Objectives:

  1. Build graphics required for a project and modify text in an electronic web page document.
  2. Place and modify graphics and behaviors in an electronic web page document.
  3. Compress and export complete project.
  4. Practice testing a project.
  5. Move and save project files.
  6. Demonstrate file management.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, the student will compare methods to solve problems by approaching them systematically and exploring solutions.

Objectives:

  1. Navigate through and produce electronic web documents.
  2. Change application defaults that affect documents created in a computer application.
  3. Demonstrate how a program can be used to combine text, graphics, and behaviors.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate professional work habits.

Objectives:

  1. Follow written and verbal instructions.
  2. Adhere to deadlines and participate in presentations and critique.
  3. Test projects.
  4. Practice good file management.
  5. Upload files to a server.
  6. Prepare projects properly for presentation.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Project 1: Create a new document used to refine basic building block skills.

  1. Create and save text and graphics.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Use a Content Model to organize a message.
  4. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 2: Modify a new document using software.

  1. Modify and embed new content.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 3: Optimize a new document using compression skills.

  1. Optimize the weight of a new project.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 4: Demonstrate how to use content building blocks to modify a document.

  1. Mid term project utilizing all skills learned.

Project 5: Publish a new document using software.

  1. Publish a new project.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 6: Demonstrate how to use a new software.

  1. Final project utilizing all skills learned.

Primary Faculty
Crumb, Michael
Secondary Faculty
Sarcona, Shaun
Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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