Multimedia Applications

Published:

MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS

1.0 THE PROJECT OVERVIEW

v Develop an interactive animated movie that contains specified title and story. You are given the freedom of choosing the titles specified in Section 4.0. The focus of this multimedia application is to help the general public to be aware or to be educated about the current issue, or fields of interest you have chosen. The animated movie that you are yet to develop is to be used as an informative or educational tool. The scope and contents of the title chosen are to be entirely determined by the students.

2.0 OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROJECT:

v Develop the students' practical ability to implement and document multimedia application.

v Introduce student to the current technical issues in the area of multimedia.

3.0 LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the end of this project, the students should be able to:

Ø Develop multimedia presentation relating to a specific topic using the multimedia tools.

Lady using a tablet
Lady using a tablet

Professional

Essay Writers

Lady Using Tablet

Get your grade
or your money back

using our Essay Writing Service!

Essay Writing Service

Ø Distinguish the difference between effective and ineffective use of multimedia.

Ø Have an impressive portfolio piece, and a thorough understanding of multimedia fundamentals.

4.0 PROJECT TITLE:

v List of project topics for you to choose are as follows:

Title

Albert Einstein

Stephen Hawking

The life of DaVincci

President Lincoln

President Kennedy

President George Washington

Thomas Edinson

Apollo 13

Political system in any country

French Revolution

Greatest Invention in Malaysia

Prime Minister in any country

Robot

Terrorism

Richest man in the world

About the great artist, Picasso

Russian Revolution

Story about police

Van Gogh

Micheal Angelo

Queen Elizabeth of England

Human cloning

Any Fairy Tales

The greatest artists in Malaysia

William Shakespeare

Nielson Mandela

Story about diamond

The greatest literature of England

Story about firemen

Story about FBI

Living beings in the sea

Living beings in the desert

Great Philosopher in the world

5.0 TYPE:

v Individual work

6.0 REGISTRATION

v You need to register the chosen titles with your lecturer, and get these approved. A proposal form of the project chosen is to be handed to me three weeks from today (submit on or before 18th October 2009; Total number of pages: half page)

7.0 PROJECT DESCRIPTION

v Your application must have significant use of the following elements so that you get some practice with them:

Element

1

Text and animated text

2

Graphic

3

Audio

4

Animation

v All elements mentioned above might not be able to be covered in lecture before the submission due date, therefore you must learn yourself first so that you can apply them on your application. No doubt there will be further clarifications as the days progress!

8.0 DELIVERABLES:

v The documents (project report in printed form; Assignment 1) and Multimedia Application (animated movie) in the form of a CD-ROM (assignment 2).

8.1 MULTIMEDIA APPLICATION IN CD FORM:

v The completed animated movie must be compiled into an (*.exe) executable file and burned into a CD-ROM. Do not submit some other format like *.html, *.dir, etc.

v The CD-ROM should also consist of raw media files (e.g. *.jpg, *.gif, *.psd, .mov etc.) and all Flash working files (*.fla).

v The running time of your movie should not less than 1 minutes

8.2 DOCUMENTS: PROJECT REPORT

v As part of your assessment, you will have to submit the project report in printed form which include the followings:

* Table of contents

* Acknowledgement Section

* Objectives of your animated movie

* Targeted users' background

* Targeted users' requirements

* Concepts art and character design

* Abstract

* Application structure

* Storyboard

* Creative and unique features in your movie

* References (Use Harvard Naming Convention; Refer notes below)

Note:

v You may source pictures and information from the Internet. If you have accessed the Internet, reference the resources used carefully in your document.

Lady using a tablet
Lady using a tablet

Comprehensive

Writing Services

Lady Using Tablet

Plagiarism-free
Always on Time

Marked to Standard

Order Now

v All references must be made using the Harvard Naming Convention as shown below:

The theory was first propounded in 1970 (Larsen, A.E. 1971), but since then has been refuted; M.K. Larsen (1983) is among those most energetic in their opposition……….

List of references at the end of your document must be specified in the following format:

Larsen, A.E. 1971, A Guide to the Aquatic Science Literature, McGraw-Hill, London.

Larsen, M.K. 1983, British Medical Journal (Online), Available World Wide Web: URL: http://libinfor.ume.maine.edu/acquatic.htm

(Accessed 19 November 1995)

Further information on other type of citation is available in Li, X. and Crane (1993), Electronic Style: A Guide to Citing Electronic Information, Meckler, Westport.

v Total number of pages for the documents is in the range of 20 to 40 pages

9.0 PROJECT ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

v Criteria for assessment will be based on:

Ø Documentation (Assignment 1):

Criteria

Marks Allocated

1

Objectives

10

2

Target users' background and their requirements

20

3

Concepts Art and character design

20

4

Storyboard (Inclusive of abstract, application structure and layout of application)

30

5

Creative and unique features in your movie

15

6

Originality (Reflected from Referencing of materials and Summary of what you have created or what effects have you made on multimedia elements)

5

Total

100

Ø Implementation (Assignment 2):

Criteria

Marks Allocated

1

Title and content:

* Implementation suitable for intended audience?

* Interesting?

* Unique?

* Clear?

* Originality

5

2

Level of originality and innovation of graphics:

* Amount of graphics self developed

* Amount of graphics extracted directly from external source.

* Amount of graphics extracted from external source and further innovated (like adding special effects added on the graphics)

* Graphics quality

* Quality of effects and innovation

20

3

Animations:

* Amount of animations self developed

* Amount of animations extracted directly from external source.

* Amount of animations extracted from external source and further innovated (like adding special effects added on the graphics)

* Depth and quality of animations

20

4

Sound:

* Sound effect used?

* Voice recorded?

* Music used?

* Sound quality

20

5

Technicality:

* Level of interactivity (full interactivity? Or merely click and display)

* Special Effects done on the system

* Use of ActionScripts (ActionScript is strongly encouraged to use. If you have done so, remember to put the full script in your document. However, absent of ActionScript will not deduct your marks)

* Full screen?

* Able to run smoothly?

20

6

System development (compliant with the documents e.g. storyboard submitted earlier)

5

7

Presentation:

* Professional style

* Good use of language

* Capability in answering questions addressed by lecturer

* Proper referencing and citations.

10

Total

100%

v Documentation contributes 40% and Implementation contributes 60% of the overall marks.

10.0 FRONT COVER OF PROJECT:

v All reports must be prepared with a front cover. A protective transparent plastic sheet can be placed in front of the report to protect the front cover. The front cover should be presented with the following details:

a) Names.

b) Intake code.

c) Subject.

d) Project Title.

e) Date Assigned (the date the report was handed out).

f) Date Completed (the date the report is due to be handed in).

11.0 PLANNING:

v You are advised to analyse your audience and survey the existing materials before starting out. Then, brainstorm, flowchart your ideas to see the general flow and finally, develop. Planning saves you a tot of heartache and headache later on.

12.0 MULTIMEDIA TOOLS

v You have the options of developing the multimedia application using one of the following multimedia tools for your project:

Element

Tools

1

Text and animated text

Win Word, Notepad

Lady using a tablet
Lady using a tablet

This Essay is

a Student's Work

Lady Using Tablet

This essay has been submitted by a student. This is not an example of the work written by our professional essay writers.

Examples of our work

2

Graphic Editing

Photoshop

3

Audio

Any Sound editing tools like Audacity

4

Video (Optional)

Windows Movie Maker

5

Animation

Macromedia Suite (Flash, Director)

13.0 ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

v You are expected to maintain the utmost level of academic integrity during the duration of the course.

v Plagiarism is a serious offence and will be dealt with according to APIIT's regulations on plagiarism.

7

Multimedia Applications in-course assessment handout