New Perspectives on Adobe Flash Professional CS6, Introductory

  • AUTHOR: Luis A. Lopez
  • ISBN-13: 9781133592983 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 384 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ADOBE FLASH PROFESSIONAL CS6 offers a critical-thinking approach to teaching multimedia. This text explains and reinforces design software concepts and skills through the New Perspectives' signature case-based, problem-solving pedagogy. Students will transcend point-and-click skills to take full advantage of the software's utility.

Features

  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie Flash Professional CS6 concepts and skills to career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Luis A. Lopez

    Luis Lopez is a professor at St. Phillip's College in San Antonio, Texas. He has written or contributed to: New Perspectives on Flash MX 2004, New Perspectives on Macromedia Flash, The Web Warrior Guide to Web Design Technologies, and Mastering Applications in the Real World: Design-Specific Projects for Microsoft Office.

Table of Contents

T1: Introducing Adobe Flash Professional CS6.
T2: Drawing Shapes, Adding Text and Creating Symbols.
T3: Creating Animations.
T4: Creating Complex Animations.
T5: Making a Document Interactive.
T6: Programming with ActionScript 3.0.
Additional Cases.
Appendix A.

New to this Edition

  • Covers the most common features of Flash CS6 in six tutorials.
  • Teaches how to draw shapes, add text, create symbols, create animations, add interactive elements, and program with ActionScript 3.0.
  • Earlier introduction of layers, bitmaps, and gradients.
  • New running case scenario in the tutorial and new Case Problems.

Components

Teacher Components

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    Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.
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Student Supplements

  • Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 9781285453453)
    Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.
    Price = 44.00
  • A Guided Tour of Hot Technologies  (ISBN-10: 1111825084 | ISBN-13: 9781111825089)
    A GUIDED TOUR OF HOT TECHNOLOGIES can add excitement to your classroom. These short videos about the hottest technologies on the Internet – from the latest Google tools to new ways to share information in the cloud – provide current and relevant information on technologies that you can put to use right away.
    Price = 39.25