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Animation basics

Project Published 3/14/14 Last updated on 5/22/19
In this project, students will get an introduction to the basic principles of animation as they use Adobe Flash Professional to create a simple animated sequence. Through analyzing uses of interactive media and animation, they will learn to identify purpose and audience and how to apply principles of design and usability principles when creating interactive content. They will also learn about how and why designers chose to use interactive media and animation.

The focus of this project is building interactive media design skills, understanding how professionals use those skills to strengthen communication with interaction and animation, and using Flash Professional to create an a simple animation that combines images and text.
Student product: Animated sequence
  • Animate

    Design interactive vector animations for multiple platforms.

Age Levels
1+ Week
Custom Standards
ACA Flash 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.12, 4.13, 4.14, 4.15, 5.1, 5.2
Technology Operations and Concepts
Adobe Flash Professional CC
CC License
Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
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Ahmed Ali Moselhi

Posted on 4/10/14 10:20:13 AM Permalink

good topic