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Multimedia Applications

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.
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.
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
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.
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Multimedia Applications in-course assessment handout


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