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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
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FA 261 - Writing and Interactive Design

3 Credit(s)

An introduction to basic principles in scripting for interactive media. Focuses on writing techniques which foster interactivity, and explores the role of authoring tools in the design of multimedia projects. It defines the stages involved in the development of multimedia projects and addresses the skills necessary to write a proposal, develop a flow chart, and storyboard plans for a multimedia project involving elements such as text, graphics, illustrations, animation, video, sound, hyperlinks, and search mechanisms.

Prerequisite: WR 121  or WR 121_H  and ART 216   
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Discuss the applications of multimedia to education, training, communication, marketing, art, performance, and entertainment

2. Define the role of the writer in the multimedia project team

3. Compare and contrast traditional media scripting methods with scripts which foster interactivity

4. Discuss the role of authoring tools in the design of multimedia projects

5. Define the stages involved in the development process for multimedia projects

6. Write a proposal for a multimedia project which defines the projects objectives, target audience, content and demonstrates the interface design

7. Storyboard a short multimedia project revealing its use of screen layouts, text, graphics, illustrations, animation, video, sound, links, and search mechanisms

8. Produce a short multimedia project based on the student's proposal, flow chart, and storyboard



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