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Exploration

Projects

Applications

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Evaluation

Basics

Animation

Interaction

Multimedia

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Flash Quick-Start Workshop

Want to learn Flash, but don't have much time? Take the QuickStart Workshop. Each section provides opportunities to explore the possibilities and try a quick, hands-on activity with Flash. Use the Workshop Handout (PDF document) to complete the activities.

Explore and Evaluate

Explore the Possibilities

Explore by Categories

Try It!

  • Go to the Projects page and explore the possibilities.
  • Use the criteria on the Evaluation page as you analyze the projects (Workshop Handout Pages 2-3).
  • Let's try making a really simple project: A Website Banner (Workshop Handout Page 4).

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Graphics and Objects

Explore the Possibilities

Try It!

  • Use Graphic Tools (Workshop Handout Pages 5)
  • Create a Graphic Object (Workshop Handout Pages 5)

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Animation

Explore the Possibilities

Try It!

  • Make Balloon Rise (Workshop Handout Pages 6)
  • Modify Balloon Path (Workshop Handout Pages 6)
  • Create and Animate Fireworks (Workshop Handout Pages 7-8)

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Interaction

Explore the Possibilities

Try It!

  • Link to Hot Air Balloon website (Workshop Handout Pages 8-9).
  • ActionScripts (Workshop Handout Pages 8-10).

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Multimedia

Explore the Possibilities

Try It!

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Publishing

Explore the Possibilities

  • Explore beginner expansions:
  • Animation Techniques (.swf & .fla) - animation - A. Denham
    Book Club
    (swf & fla) - forms and email - M. Gish
    Color Wheel
    (swf & fla)- Advanced practice with tweening and motion - K. Mosbaugh star
    Cannon Game (.swf & .fla) - B. North
    Dancers - Take a still graphic from a website and animate it. - N. Cavallaro
    MicroGame (swf and fla) - M. Burkhart
    Morphing Letters (.swf & .fla) - S. Jackson star
    Ipod (swf and fla) - Explored uses for mouse-over. - A. Hurford
    Old MacDonald
    (swf) - Explored coordinating bouncing ball, lyrics, photos, and music - L. Colbert star
    Party Invitation (.swf & .fla) - K. Pizarek

Try It!

  • Save as SWF
  • Embed in web page (Workshop Handout Pages 4 & 12)

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Integrating

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