Stuart Piltch
Center for Advanced Technology
New York University


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Course Syllabus:

  • Part 1 - Introduction
  • Part 2 - Graphics & Imaging
  • Part 3 - Sound & Music
  • Part 4 - Desktop Video
  • Part 5 - Authoring Tools I
  • Part 6 - Authoring Tools II
  • Part 7 - Business of Multimedia
  • Part 8 - Cross-Platform Issues, CD-ROM Production
  • Part 9 - The Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Part 10 - Interactive TV and the Future
  • Part 11 - The Final Project


Textbook:

  • "Multimedia: Making It Work" by Tay Vaughan, third edition


Recommended Reading:

  • "HTML Web Publisher's Construction Kit" by Troy Downing and David Fox
  • "Director 5 for Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide"
  • "How to Digitize Video" by Nels Johnson
  • "Interactivity by Design" by Ray Kristof & Amy Satran
  • Wired, NewMedia, Interactivity magazines


Grading:

  • 40% from six Homework Assignments
  • 20% from Midterm
  • 40% from Final Project