Credit: Three semester hours
Time: Tuesdays, 5:30-8:45 Through April 27
Location: Satterlee 300
Purpose: The purpose of this course is to provide and in depth experience in utilizing computer graphics for presentation and instructional purposes. Course topics are chosen to provide students with a base knowledge that is then applied in a more in depth Quicktime VR project.
Readings: Lopuck, Lisa. "Designing Multimedia: A Visual Guide to Multimedia and Online Graphic Design." Peachpit Presss, 1996. (recommended)
Kristof, Ray & Satran, Amy. "Interactivity by design." Adobe Press, 1995 (recommended)
Kitchens, Susan A. "The Quicktime VR Book." 1998 Peachpit Press.
Powerpoint Presentation created with scanned images
Powerpoint Presentation created with digital still pictures
Quicktime VR Project
Digital Storage: Each student is required to have one 3.5" floppy disk for student communications and 2 100mb zip disks for storage.
Plagiarism: This course adheres to the College's policy on academic honesty as stated in the Undergraduate Catalog. Plagiarism may lead to grade reduction, course failure, or expulsion from school.
Course Schedule: (subject to change as needed)
|9/3||Clarisworks Painting and Drawing. Graphic file formats and converting. Creating images from scratch.|
|9/10||Digital Still Pictures - Scanning // Editing/Manipulating Photos in Photoshop|
|9/17||Manipulated Photos Presentations/Planning for Morphing Project.|
|10/1||QTVR Project - Panorama Stitcher - Shots from within Satterlee Hall|
|10/8||QTVR Project - Scene Maker - Making a Satterlee Hall Scene|
|10/15||QTVR Project - Planning For and Taking shots of campus Quad|
|10/22||QTVR Project - Making an Potsdam Academic Quad Scene|
|10/29||Using Hyperstudio interactively with QTVR Projects|
|11/5||Computer Graphics Jeopardy: Exam|
|11/12||Delivering QTVR Objects on the World Wide Web|
|11/19||Presentations of QTVR Projects. Packaging of Coursework|
5 projects 20 points each (100 points total)
QTVR Project 150 points
Participation 50 points
TOTAL 300 points.
270-300 points 4.0
255-269 points 3.5
240-254 points 3.0
225-239 points 2.5
210-224 points 2.0
195-209 points 1.5
180-194 points 1.0
Office: Satterlee Hall 216
Phone: (315) 267-2670
Office Hours: M-TH12:45-1:45 or by appointment
This page created January 12, 1999. Last updated January 12, 1999.