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MACA 2765 - Animation for the Web

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: MACA 2725 

(formerly MACA 2760)

MACA 2765 was created to give students experience creating animation for web and animated desktop apps. Students will demonstrate how to plan, design, create animation, publish pages and desktop applications that can be used for both computers 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 produce animation on a computer.

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, the student will publish basic animations for any delivery platform.

OBJECTIVES:    

  1. Create an animation for any project.
  2. Use a plan to assess what animation is needed for the project.
  3. Organize and create animation for the project.

OUTCOME 3: Upon completion of this course, the students will apply the tools needed to design animated 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 projects.
  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 discover methods to solve problems by testing multiple solutions.

OBJECTIVES:    

  1. Navigate through an electronic web document.
  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, the student 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 animation 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 animation 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 the animation 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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