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CIM21 – Multimedia Concepts

 Assignment Two

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Total Assessment Value = 25% comprising:

 

Task: You are required to produce a multimedia product; this product can be either of the choices shown below:

A game (an original creation or a modification of an existing game, contact tutor for further clarification)

An instructional or educational product schools

A promotional or marketing product

Or other (see subject convenor or tutor for approval)

Delivery Method: Flash, PowerPoint or Stand alone HTML or other** (** see convenor or tutor for approval). NB: This assignment must not have a live connection to the internet and must be completely self contained and delivered from a cdrom!

 

Required Content: The product must show your understanding of the development process of your chosen subject. This should include

Creating a working product

Include a introduction page(screen), identifying the product and purpose.

Include also a user menu.

Create a user manual. (hardcopy as well as a readme file)

 

The majority of the product must contain original material. That is the characters, images, sounds, animations, titles and text, etc. must be of your own design.

 

Assessment:

Your product must demonstrate your understanding of designing multimedia products, detailing the products clear purpose and objectives. It must also demonstrate your understanding of the target audience and how their requirements were met.

The accompanying report should reflect on the development process of your game, the choice of target audience, describing the different roles and responsibilities that you had to undertake, the design process using concept drawings and storyboards and functional specifications (i.e.; explaining what it will do) as well as the timelines and detailing any copyright issues confronting the project.

You are also required to provide a user manual as well as recommendations on how your product can be packaged and marketed for commercial use.


 

Submission Requirements

As part of the assignment the following is required to be submitted:

Signed Assessment Lodgment Envelope containing your report and labeled CDRom with your product and report.

A word-processed report, with an Executive Summary (including your conclusions and recommendations), Table of Contents, and a Description of the product. The accompanying report should reflect on:

The development process of your game or product (as explained before)

The choice of target audience

The roles and responsibilities involved in the development process.

The design process using storyboards (ie screen shots and concept diagrams)

The functional specifications (ie explain what it will do, and how it works)

User instructions for running your product (user manual)

Produce brief recommendations on how your product can be packaged and marketed for commercial use. Including designing the package and CDRom face (template will be provided) and detailing your marketing strategy and distribution network.

Key Terms and Concepts: (for assistance only)

Brainstorming

Deliverables

Interactivity

Synchronisation

Conceptual

Culture

Multimedia

Testing

Usability

Semiotics

Metaphors

Roles

Genre

Themes

Styling

Documentation

Intellectual property

Structure

Node maps

Distribution

Reference Learning Objects: (for assistance only)

Multimedia Terms and Concepts

Instructional Design

Development Agreement

Multimedia Fundamentals

Game Design

Packaging and Promotion

Scope and Purpose

Concept Design 1

Distribution Methods

Design Considerations

Concept Design 2

Other Useful References: (for assistance only)

Elsom-Cook, M. 2001, Principles of Interactive Multimedia, McGraw Hill/Osborne, London

Elin, L. 2001, Designing and Developing Multimedia, Allyn & Bacon.

Vaughan, T, 2001, Multimedia at Work, Osborne/McGraw-Hill

http://www.gamedev.net/reference/  ( a useful resource for game developers)

http://www.webstyleguide.com/multimedia/design.html (mainly for web design, but still useful for other projects)

Ulrich, Katherine, 2001, Visual QuickStart Guide Flash 5 for Windows,  Peachpit Press

Sahlin, Doug. 2002, Macromedia Flash MX Virtual Classroom, McGraw Hill/Osborne

http://www.actionscripts.org/tutorials.shtml (useful for Flash action script design)

http://www.flashkit.com/tutorials/ (more useful Flash tutorials)

http://www.ababasoft.com/flash_games/

http://www.flashmusicgames.com

Warnings!

 You will not pass if you do not comply with the assignment requirements.

Any evidence of plagiarism will result in a Fail.  Discuss the problem with your colleagues certainly, but do not duplicate each other’s work.

Don’t forget to keep a back up.  If your assignment goes astray, whether your fault or ours, you will be required to re-produce it.  Lack of a back-up will not meet with any sympathy whatsoever!

Late assignments may result in a lower grade for the assignment in terms of the Swinburne assessment guidelines.

Sample Grade Descriptions for Assignment Two CIM21

The grade descriptions represent features typically to be found in work at each grade level; they do not attempt to match or describe precisely the work of any individual student. 

HD – (22 - 25)            Create a product with a high standard of multimedia authorship using multimedia tools, like Flash or other. Product evaluation showed a thorough understanding of the importance of designing the chosen product with clear a clear purpose and objectives, and with an awareness of the audience to which the product is targeted. Produced a word-processed report that demonstrated a clear understanding of the concepts and issues relevant to the tasks, and their wider implications, in a substantiated view that was organised and cohesive.  Demonstrated a very high level of scholarship.  Used fluent and persuasive language with assurance and precision, to achieve a highly effective communication with the reader.

D – (19 - 21.9)           Create a product with a high standard of multimedia authorship using multimedia tools, like Flash etc. Product evaluation showed a clear understanding of the importance of designing the chosen product with a clear purpose and objectives and with an awareness of the audience to which the product is targeted.  Produced a word-processed report that demonstrated understanding of the complexities of the concepts and issues relevant to the tasks.  Achieved effective selection and ordering of ideas. Demonstrated a high level of scholarship.  Presented a view on the proposition with confidence, using fluent and persuasive language.

C – (16 – 18.9)           Create a product with an adequate standard of multimedia authorship using multimedia tools. Product evaluation showed an understanding of the importance of multimedia product design with a clear purpose and objectives, and with an awareness of the audience to which the product is targeted. Produced a word-processed report that identified major aspects of the tasks.  Demonstrated an adequate level of scholarship.  Achieved a coherent ordering of ideas and expressed a view in clear and accurate language.

P – (12.5 - 15.9)         Create a product with some multimedia components using a multimedia tools. Product evaluation showed some level of understanding of the importance of designing multimedia products with a clear purpose and objectives, and with an awareness of the audience to which the product is targeted. Produced a word-processed report that identified some aspects of the tasks.  Demonstrated some evidence of scholarship.  Presented some ideas relevant to the proposition.  Demonstrated adequate organisation and language control.

UNSATISFACTORY – (0.1 - 12.4) Made some attempt at attaining a Pass Grade for the assignment.

NOT SUBMITTED – 0                      Made no attempt at doing the assignment.

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Math and memory games

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Music online games, lessons and trainings

Classic online games

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Kids game

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Non games

Free cards games

Flash games of another developers

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