GCM 5332 – Multimedia Presentations

Course Description

Multimedia Presentations is the study of digital imaging applications for presentations.  The course covers the creation of digital components for multimedia presentations, including sound, graphics, animation, and video techniques, and their use in multimedia presentations for video, CD-ROM and the Internet.


Successful completion of a college level computer course.

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Recognize the kinds and types of hardware and software imaging systems available for multimedia presentation;
  2. Plan, construct and produce effective multimedia presentations using a variety of techniques;
  3. Recognize and identify advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of various presentation systems;
  4. Apply layout and design concepts to multimedia presentations;
  5. Make more literate decisions about integrated digital multimedia systems.

Rationale for Inclusion

A successful IT professional with a focus in Web/Multimedia development should be able to prepare multimedia material for inclusion in a web site.  The course contributes to the following program outcomes:

  1. Identify and analyze user needs to design effective and usable IT-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and standards and their application to the user environment;
  3. Identify, evaluate and use current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address individual and organizational needs;
  4. Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
Department of Information Technology • P.O. Box 8150 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-4848