Cartoon Animation is simply a fun way to introduce FLASH. Understanding FLASH technology will add to your students’ arsenal of marketable skills. Through this uniquely designed career-themed course your students will not only gain valuable experience with design software that is an industry standard, but they will also be learning how to succeed in the workplace.
Let’s take a closer look.
Cartoon Animation is a self-contained curriculum that takes your students from the basics of FLASH to creating their own animated commercial. Through a certification process, your students will be learning the basics of FLASH animation like:
- Creating Characters
- Sequence and Timelines
- Staging and Layout
- Writing Targeted Scripts
- Motion and Video Effects
- Audio Engineering
- Flash Drawing Tools
- Motion Effects and Tweens
- And many more topics…
FLASH to the Future
It’s everywhere – the majority of web sites now have FLASH elements, cartoons, commercials, and even movies are using animation to capture the attention of audiences. So, use it to your advantage. Grab their attention by showing your students how math, language, and science are used to make cartoon animations. Watch their curiosity grow as they are challenged to create a real world 30-second animated commercial for a corporate client.
Best of all, their interest is your ticket to a packed classroom. Offering a subject like cartoon animation will have students beating a path to your door. You’ll see students getting excited about learning and wanting to be in your classroom.
Allow your students to express themselves in a medium they’ve grown up with – cartoons. In an industry based on captivating audiences with story and technique, your students get the chance to create and invent an animated cartoon. This curriculum has it all – art, design, storytelling, motion, and marketing.
No Experience Necessary
Cartoon Animation is easy to use – no special training is required – really. We teach you what you need to know to facilitate the course. Your learners will learn the skills and the art of Flash through our self-paced self-directed interactive tutorials.
Our curriculum takes you from step-one to creating animations in no time. Literally, within a single planning period, you can be ready to implement this curriculum into your online or blended learning class. If a question should arise, you can always call us for answers.
Some Key Concepts and Outcomes
- Apply the skills of visual story telling to communicate common themes and emotions
- Understand and demonstrate the use of storyboarding, sketching, and the use of color
- Explain how motion, symbolism, and visual composition affect the storytelling process
- Understand and demonstrate the value of visual representation and symbolism
- Prepare an informational or persuasive oral presentation
- Explain the process of reducing complex situations and themes into universal thought
Available for Learner Levels
Virtual Internship Series – Secondary (Online and Blended Learning for Middle and High School)
Virtual Internship Series – PS (Online and Blended Learning for Post-Secondary and Adult Learning, Courses supplied with or without facilitator)