Interactive Media in the Digital Age
Introduction to interactive media, including exploration of foundational knowledge and skills suitable for emerging trends in new media development. Study and discussion includes new paradigms and production methodologies, underlying technologies, protocols, and processes through idea development, case studies, and an exploration of a wide range of current interactive media from web to media informatics, casual games, and interactive objects, spaces, and devices. 3 Credits (3 Lecture - 0 Lab)
Interactive Media Internship
Work experience intended to provide exposure to the practical and daily operations of an organization that designs interactive media solutions or the equivalent. Placement within a private firm, government institution or agency, corporation, or other office is based on major and/or career interests to the extent possible, culminating in a narrative report at the conclusion of the internship. 3 Credits (0 Lecture - 15 Lab) Prerequisite(s): BWM250 and BWM252 and BWM254.
Advanced Design for Interactivity
Study of user interface design combined with the design, technical, and project management skills needed to produce a prototype design. Layout, composition, branding, typography, and white space are considered in the design. User testing and subsequent design revisions result in a viable design for the multimedia project. 3 Credits (3 Lecture - 0 Lab) Prerequisite(s): BWM350 and BWM359.