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B IMD 233 Fundamentals of Web Media Technology (5) QSR
Examines core concepts and technologies used to design, build, and support interactive media applications. Focuses on creating projects using media production processes and tools and applying programming constructs, incorporating text and multimedia content, and using standard formats and languages.
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B IMD 250 Introduction to Interaction Design (5)
Introduces core concepts of human-computer interaction and design thinking through introductory theory and practice. Explores major pillars of human-centered design such as need finding; prototyping; evaluation; representations and mental models; and aesthetics.
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B IMD 330 Quantitative Methods in Interactive Media (5) QSR
Emphasizes mathematical concepts and principles related to the design, production, and analysis of media applications. Areas include ethics, probability theory, statistics, data visualization, research approaches, media-specific metrics, strategies, project management/budge, on-line survey techniques, and results presentation. Offered: A.
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B IMD 350 Designing Media Experiences - MX (5)
Looks at the design of media experiences including the visual, haptic/kinetic, and cognitive aspects of humans as they interact with a variety of forms of media. Prerequisite: B IMD 330. Offered: W.
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B IMD 351 Studio Elements I: Introduction (5)
Provides a survey of media design principles and technologies including characteristics of the studio process, fundamental project management and design methodologies, creativity, understanding audience, and explores user-centered design concepts. Projects linked to a series of introductory concept modules. Prerequisite: CSS 233. Offered: A.
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B IMD 352 Studio Elements II: Essentials (5)
Second of three studio elements courses that provides core theory and methods related to dynamic web applications and integration with databases, photography, film production, audio techniques, and animation/storyboarding. Prerequisite: B IMD 351. Offered: W.
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B IMD 353 Studio Elements III (5)
Third of three studio elements courses providing core theory and methods related to advanced storyboarding, media pre-production, web technologies/base architecture, video/audio integration, and other related areas critical to interactive media. Students complete projects and begin planning for their integrative project. Prerequisite: B IMD 352. Offered: Sp.
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B IMD 362 Studio Elements II: Practicum (5)
Requires students to design and develop interactive media projects using design and production concept modules in an applied setting. Corequisite: B IMD 352; prerequisite: B IMD 351. Offered: W.
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B IMD 363 Studio Elements III: Practicum (5)
Students design and develop interactive media projects using concept modules in an applied setting. Prepares students for senior-level integrative studio and specialty-area project. Prerequisite: B IMD 353, which must be taken concurrently; B IMD 362. Offered: Sp.
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B IMD 390 Special Topics in Interactive Media Design (5, max. 10)
Provides an opportunity to study a special topic on interactive media design. Offered: AWSpS.
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B IMD 401 Study Abroad: Interactive Media Design (1-5, max. 15)
Upper-division courses related to interactive media design, for which there are not direct University of Washington Bothell equivalents, taken through a University of Washington study abroad program.
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B IMD 440 Systems of Digital Media Architecture (5)
Examines the components, technologies, and tools commonly used for multi-tier interactive digital media systems. Covers the design, implementation, deployment, and operational considerations for these systems such as infrastructure, software architectures, communication protocols, cloud-based systems, staging environments, usage and quality metrics, and supporting tools. Prerequisite: B IMD 352; B IMD 362.
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B IMD 460 Media Production Techniques (5)
Utilizes various interactive media formats and enable students to create video or animation projects and apply their video and animation materials. Evaluates processes and audience reception.
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B IMD 481 Integrative Studio I: Design (5)
Provides a series of design topics covering forming high-performing and innovative teams; analyzing audience characteristics such as accessibility, diversity, and global reach concerns; evaluating desirability, viability, feasibility, and sustainability; and developing comprehensive design and management artifacts for pitching and producing projects. Prerequisite: B IMD 353. Offered: A.
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B IMD 482 Integrative Studio II: Production (5)
Discusses contemporary concepts and methods associated with the creation of media and domain-specific contexts. Also addresses improving team skills related to decision-making, conflict, and negotiation. Prerequisite: B IMD 481.
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B IMD 483 Integrative Studio: Portfolio (5)
Incorporates retrospection and reflection that allows student to discuss their accomplishments and to facilitate their work to the public, and write project documentation that promotes project sustainability. Prerequisite: B IMD 482.
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B IMD 491 Integrative Studio Practicum I (5)
Assesses and applies multiple models of interactive media design in iterative development and integrative projects, especially in relation to an integrative project that capitalizes on the student's specialty area. Prerequisite: B IMD 363; B IMD 481, which must be taken concurrently. Offered: A.
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B IMD 492 Integrative Studio II: Practicum (5)
Provides application of theories and concepts related to interactive media production. Includes use of new media tools and methods that advance the development of an integrative project. Prerequisite: B IMD 491; B IMD 482, which may be taken concurrently.
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B IMD 493 Integrative Studio III Practicum (5)
Provides opportunities to develop and execute relevant quality assurance studies and advance their engagement on-site with community partners who have a vested interest in their project. Structured so that students build viable links between the practicum experience and transition to work. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B IMD 492; B IMD 483, which may be taken concurrently.
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B IMD 495 Interaction Design Studio (2-5, max. 15)
Individualized course of study in interactive media design including: user-centered design principles and aesthetic theory, creation of digital prototypes, and reflection of the design process. Students work on individual/team projects in a studio environment. Non-IMD majors only. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in either B IMD 250 or CSS 480.
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