CS033a - Multimedia and Communications Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LECTURES


 

 

 

 





COURSE LECTURER INFORMATION:

Section

Lectures

Lecturers

001

Tuesdays, Thursdays
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Campus Building
Room 117

Vivi Tryphonopoulos
vtryphon@uwo.ca
Office: MC 366
661-3566 (Comp Sci. office - leave a message)
Office Hours:
Email and I will get back to you within a day.
Email me for an appointment. Give me a couple of suggested times that work for you.

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COURSE SOFTWARE

The following software will be used for lab tutorials and for completing assignments and are available in the Middlesex College labs rooms 230 and 235. The suggested versions of the software will be announced in class.

You will be instructed in lecture of versions to be used and which are acceptable and how to obtain the software. PLEASE DO NOT GO OUT AND PURCHASE UNTIL FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS ARE GIVEN DURING LECTURE

Lab#

Software Used in Labs

Purpose

1

SSH Secure Shell Client

File transfers to remote servers

2-3

Adobe Photoshop CS3

Graphics

4-6

Adobe Dreamweaver CS3

Website Development

7-8

Adobe Flash CS3

Animations

9

Windows Movie Maker

Creating movies

10a

Audacity (free, open source)

Editing sound files

10b

Audacity,Flash, Moviemaker

Incorporating Sound, flash, Video into a website

Photoshop and Dreamweaver are available in:
- Middlesex College Rm 230 and 235 (Lab Schedule to come )
- Gen Labs: North Campus Bdg - Room 105 [Lab Schedule]

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TEXTBOOKS

No textbook will be used, but rather lecture notes and handbooks can be downloaded from the CS1033 course web site.

You are advised that these are ONLY copies of the instructor's overheads and are intended to aid in note-taking during lectures; they are not complete course notesand are not a substitute for attending lectures! There USUALLY IS additional slides presented by the instructor that may not be in lecture notes.

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WEEKLY LECTURE NOTES:

FOR the Lecture date of: Vivi Tryphonopoulos' Group


May 8, 2012

 


Lecture #1   (.ppt)   (.pdf)

Topics:
Introduction to CS1033a/b Course Summary
Course Outline
Course Website

LABS: begin week of May 16
Bring to this lab your GAUL username and password. Prior to your first lab, a e-mail sent to your UWO e-mail accounts and it will have your username and password that you need to use the machines in the labs, this will be a different password than your UWO ITS one. PLEASE DO NOT DELETE THIS EMAIL!

May 10

Lecture #2 - (.ppt)    (.pdf)
Announcements this Week

Topics:
What is Multimedia?
Intro to Text;
Design Considerations

LABS START NEXT WEEK

May 15

Lecture #3   (.ppt)   (.pdf)
Announcements this Week
Be patient when downloading the notes as the file is big.

Topics:
Assignment 1 Overview
Intro to graphics
File transfer concepts

May 17

Lecture #4   (.ppt)   (.pdf)
BE patient in downloading Lecture 4, as this lecture is heavy with graphics.
Annoucements for this lecture.

Topics:
Image optimization
File formats: .jpg vs .gif
Compression techniques
Dithering, Transparency etc.
Capturing Digital Images via Scanner, Digital Camera and printing

 

May 22

PLan on staying 1 hour more for lecture (7- 10pm)
so that we don't have lectures next week.
I plan on covering Lecture 5 and Lecture 6

Solutions to Review Questions of last lecture

Announcements for this lecture (.ppt)

Lecture #5 (.ppt)    (.pdf)
Topics:
•What is the Internet
•How does it work
•What is TCP/IP
•What is an IP Address
•What is a Domain Name
•Rules for Domain Names
•Picking a Domain Name
•Picking an ISP
Lecture 6 (.ppt)   (.pdf)
•Web Design Concepts/Criteria
•Bad Designs
•Effective Designs

Will spend some time talking about Assignment 2.

 

May 24

PLan on staying 1 hour more for lecture (7- 10pm)
so that we don't have lectures next week. I plan on covering
Lecture 6B and showing you how to do Assignment 3

Lecture 6b (.ppt)    (.pdf)
Working with Dreamweaver
Important for the exam and assignment tips you don't want to miss this lecture!!
Review Assignment 3 - get you started (listed at end of Lecture 6b notes)

May 29

NO LECTURE
YES LABS ARE STILL ON

May 31

NO LECTURE
YES LABS ARE STILL ON

Tues.June 5

Announcements for this lecture (.ppt)

Lecture 7 (.ppt)   (.pdf)
Topics:
Publishing your Website
Search Engine Optimization
Statistics

Lecture 8 (.ppt)    (.pdf)
Working with Animation


Thurs. June 7

Will finish off Lecture 8
Will review Major Assignment in class
Announcements for this lecture
Lecture 9 (.ppt)   (.pdf)
Intro to Video - Part1
Review Notes for Exam

Tues.June 12

Lecture 10 (.ppt)   (.pdf)
Intro to Video - Part2

Lecture 11 (.ppt)  (.pdf)
Intro to Sound

Practice Exam distributed in class
BE prepared to stay 15-30 minutes so that I don't need to bring you back on Thursday.

Thurs. June 14

No classes.. ALL FINISHED.

 

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