CECS 6210

Interactive Multimedia

Fall 2003

Assignments

Discussion Assignments

There are two types of postings for the discussion assignments. The first is directed discussion and the second is article reviews.

  • When posting, use the following Subject Line: A1 - Subject, where A1 is replaced with the assignment number a2, a3, a4, etc
      1) September 3rdWhat has been the effect of interactive multimedia on education? Explain and justify your answer (using references) and give examples.
      2) September 17thLocate and read, from any professional journal, an article relevant to the area of Feedback and/or Interaction as it relates to Interactive Multimedia. Write a two paragraph review for the article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
      3) October 1stWhat is bandwidth in terms of Technology and Information ? How is it related to Feedback and Interactivity ? Explain and justify your answer and give examples. Provide one journal article reference. Use APA format.
      4) October 15thIs the Digital Divide growing or narrowing ? Is the Digital Divide strictly bandwidth related ? How can the 'digital divide' effect school(s) within a single school district and are there ways to correct these effects. Explain and justify your answer and give examples. Provide one journal article reference. Use APA format.
      5) October 29thLocate and read, from any professional journal, an article relevant to the area of Digital Rights Management as it relates to Interactive Multimedia. Write a two paragraph review for the article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
      6) November 12thIf you were defining your own levels of interactivity what would be the levels. Describe each level and give examples.
      7) November 26thLocate and read, from any professional journal, an article concerning a method of Interactive Multimedia Distribution. Write a two paragraph review for the article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Additionally provide information on how the system works, what is delivered, and how people use it. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.
      8) December 3rdIn the materials and discourse covered so far during the course, which topic(s) do you think will have the most impact on Interactive Multimedia in Education. Explain and justify your answer and give examples.


    Assignment 1 - Multimedia Example (Demo)

      Due Date: September 17, 2003
      Value: 6 points total


    Assignment 2 - Creation of On-Line and Locally Delivered Interactive Multimedia Subject

      Due Date: October 29, 2003
      Value: 10 points total


    Assignment 3 - Creation of 3D Environment

      Due Date: November 26, 2003
      Value: 10 points total


    Paper

      Due Date: December 5, 2003
      Value: 35 points total