Mobile Media Techniques – INFT 151

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course will introduce students to mobile devices, concepts, and using established mobile apps. Students will use mobile devices to create and web publish mobile media content that will enhance their understanding of the tools and functions available to tell their stories, communicate content, and establish a web presence.

Prerequisites

None

Rationale

Mobile devices have replaced many of the previously dedicated devices, such as cameras, to create content. Content creation and the subsequent publishing of rich media from mobile devices reduces the costs of business, increases the effectiveness of works, and creates a dynamic workforce that is capable of leveraging technical skills in the workplace.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the use of mobile media devices for recording, editing, and publishing media content.
  2. Demonstrate the use of ethics in creating, editing, and publishing digital media content.
  3. Apply the principles of video editing and content editing for publication.
  4. Create rich mobile media content and publish to a website.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (7)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 1 other classmate’s thread. Each reply must be at least 150 words.

Mobile Media Project

Proposal

The student will define the story, idea, or social issue that his or her project will communicate and explain what he or she hopes the project will accomplish. The proposal must be at least 100 words.

Photo Editing

The student will take and edit at least 10 photos that progress the story, idea, or social issue chosen for the project. The student will also write a 250-word summary of the project.

Recording Audio and Music

The student will create 2 audio files. First, the student will create a voice over recording of at least 1 minute that narrates part of the story, idea, or social issue chosen for the project. Second, the student will create a music track of at least 20 seconds that will serve as background music to add emotion to the overall project.

Creating Animation

The student will select a part of his or her story, idea, or social issue and create a 3–10-second animation that explains or adds context to the project. There must be at least 15 individual frames in the animation.

Recording and Editing Video

The student will create and edit a video of at least 1 minute that enhances the communication of the chosen story, idea, or social issue in a manner different than photos, recordings, or animation.

Final Submission

The student will submit a summary project using the tools and techniques learned about his or her mobile device. The project will consist of a 2–4-minute media project published to a website with the link submitted to Blackboard.