Learner Assessment Booklet

 Unit Title: Multimedia Software

Level: TwoCredit Value: 4Grading System: PASSGLH: 30
NOCN Unit Code: CQ0/2/QQ/001QCA Unit Code: D/502/4616
Hand in date: 7/01/11Submission Deadlines: 8/04/11

 

Unit Multimedia Software Assignment Level 2

Unit Aim:

This unit offers students to use multimedia software designed to combine, manipulate and animate a variety of objects and data types in layouts appropriate for subsequent production to screen. In general, multimedia includes a combination of text, audio, still images, animation, video, and interactive content.

Students will learn mainly use Flash CS3, and learn:

  •        Tools and functions used will be at times non-routine or unfamiliar
  •        Take some responsibility for inputting, structuring, editing and presenting the information, which at times may be non-routine or unfamiliar.
  •        How to create simple simples games using Action Script
  •        Develop and distribute a multimedia application (Flash Interactive site or portfolio)

Unit Multimedia Software Assignment Level 2,

This unit offers clear opportunities for learners to provide evidence of achievement in Key Skills achievement in the following skill area/s:
 Key Skill  Wider Key Skill
Information TechnologyüImproving Own Learning and Performance Problem solving

I certify that the work in this book and the website produced is mine

Learner Name:                                                            Learner Signature:

Assessor Name: Anna Gabali                                  Date Completed:

Grade: Pass/Resubmit                                              IV Date:                          EV Date:

Unit Multimedia Software Assignment Level 2

Unit Title: Multimedia SoftwareLevel: TwoCredit Value: 4GLH: 30
NOCN Unit Code: CQ0/2/QQ/001 QCAUnit Reference Code: D/502/4616
This unit has 4 learning outcomes.
LEARNING OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
The learner will:  

The learner can:

 

1. Plan the content and organisation of multimedia products to meet needs.

 

1.1. Describe the type of multimedia outcome needed and the specification that it must meet.

1.2. Select and use appropriate techniques to plan and communicate the content, design and layout of multimedia products.

1.3. Identify how the different elements of the content will be sourced and how they will relate in the design layout.

1.4. Plan the use of interactive features and transitions to meet needs.

1.5. Describe how copyright and other constraints affect use of own and others’ information.

2. Obtain, input and combine content to build multimedia outcomes.

 

2.1. Select and use an appropriate combination of input device, software and input techniques to obtain and input relevant content for multimedia outcomes.

2.2. Combine information of different types or from different sources for multimedia outcomes.

2.3. Describe the file format and storage media to use.

2.4. Store and retrieve multimedia files effectively, in line with local guidelines and conventions where available

3. Use multimedia software tools to edit and format multimedia content to meet requirements.

 

3.1. Select and use appropriate techniques to edit and format multimedia outcomes.

3.2. Manipulate images and graphic elements accurately.

3.3. Check multimedia outcomes meet needs, using IT tools and making corrections as necessary.

3.4. Adjust outcomes in response to any identified quality problems.

4. Play and present multimedia outcomes.

 

4.1. Describe what combination of display device and software to use for displaying different multimedia file formats.

4.2. Select and use appropriate software for displaying multimedia outcomes.

4.3. Select and use appropriate navigation techniques and playback controls to suit the files.

4.4. Adjust the display settings of the software and display device to present outcomes effectively.

Unit Title: Multimedia SoftwareLevel: TwoCredit Value: 4GLH: 30
NOCN Unit Code: CQ0/2/QQ/001 QCAUnit Reference Code: D/502/4616

Pick a scenario from bellow, but it is advised that more advanced students incorporate both.

Project Brief 1:

 You have created your website, but look a little bit dull without interactive elements. Create an interactive image portfolio using action scripts or xml to demonstrate the skills you have acquired in class. Once you have created your portfolio, uploading on your website.

 

Project Brief 2:Based on the group discussion and research on Jim Carrey online portfolio, you are to create your own personal portfolio, for distribution to any potential employer/client or any other college/university you intended to apply to.

5. Animation you have created yourself

 

Project Brief 3: Create a simple interactive game for distribution on a CD or mobile phone.

 Your chosen assignment is to be completed individually and should include the following:

  • A plan of your Interactive application
  • Your interactive application on CD/DVD and link to website if necessary
  • Sound that you have created or captured and edited yourself
  • Graphics you have created and edited yourself
  • Photos that you have taken yourself
  • Video that you have recorded and edited yourself
  • No copy and paste scripts from another site or application
  • Evidence that you have tested your interactive project

Unit Multimedia Software Assignment Level 2

Task 1: Review several existing Flash products
  • Identify the purpose of the chosen applications and their target audience
  • List the good and not so good features
  • List what your think of the colours scheme, the usability, and  the look and feel of the applications

 Task 2: Plan your own application

  • Write a simple project plan, with information about the theme, the target audience, and delivery of the project (online, CD).
  • State why your application would attract user.
  • Create storyboards with the main elements//stages.
  • Choose one of your animations, stating reasons for your choice.

 Task 3: Create your application

  • According to plan
  • Use Flash tools and Functions
  • Export your animation in a suitable file format (online, CD.

Task 4: Test the animation

·         Create test template to base you testing on

·         Identify areas for improvement.

·         Action the identified areas.

 Learning Outcomes

Unit Multimedia Software Assignment Level 2

1.1. Describe the type of multimedia outcome needed and the specification that it must meet.

 1.2. Select and use appropriate techniques to plan and communicate the content, design and layout of multimedia products.

 1.3. Identify how the different elements of the content will be sourced and how they will relate in the design layout.

 1.4. Plan the use of interactive features and transitions to meet needs.

 1.5. Describe how copyright and other constraints affect use of own and others’ information.

 2.1. Select and use an appropriate combination of input device, software and input techniques to obtain and input relevant content for multimedia outcomes.

 2.2. Combine information of different types or from different sources for multimedia outcomes.

2.3. Describe the file format and storage media to use.

 2.4. Store and retrieve multimedia files effectively, in line with local guidelines and conventions where available

3.1. Select and use appropriate techniques to edit and format multimedia outcomes.

 3.2. Manipulate images and graphic elements accurately.

 3.3. Check multimedia outcomes meet needs, using IT tools and making corrections as necessary.

 3.4. Adjust outcomes in response to any identified quality problems.

 4.1. Describe what combination of display device and software to use for displaying different multimedia file formats.

 4.2. Select and use appropriate software for displaying multimedia outcomes.

 4.3. Select and use appropriate navigation techniques and playback controls to suit the files.

 4.4. Adjust the display settings of the software and display device to present outcomes effectively.

 
What is multimedia? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multimedia
Other Multimedia resources:

https://gabali.co.uk/level-2-multimedia/