Programming - Game Design & Animation using ActionScript 3.0
Students will learn to master the following topics:
Proficiency and familiarity with the Flash IDE – including but not limited to drawing tools and animation concepts. Programming structures
and syntax. Data types - Variables etc. Using literals and expressions - Input and Output - Functions – Events and Event Listeners –
Properties – Conditional Statements - Arrays - Loops – Classes - String Expressions - Numbers & Other Expressions – More advanced
concepts of game design including physics, trigonometry and mathematical calculations.
1. ALL WORK SHALL BE YOUR OWN.
2. NO WORK WILL BE GRADED FROM A “JUMP-DRIVE” ONLY WORK SAVED ON THE SCHOOLS NETWORK (your
“H-drive”) WILL BE GRADED.
3. NO FOOD, GUM, OR DRINKS ARE ALLOWED IN THE COMPUTER LABS
4. Keep your hands on your own workstation (Keyboard, mouse, CPU, monitor, wires, etc.)
5. REGULARLY SAVE YOUR WORK TO YOUR DRIVE ON THE SCHOOL NETWORK
6. “I had my work on my jump drive, but forgot to bring it” is NEVER a valid excuse.
I. Work attitudes and characteristics
We will be working together for 40+ weeks; please be considerate and have common courtesy for all.
REGULARLY SAVE YOUR WORK TO YOUR DRIVE ON THE SCHOOL NETWORK – Saving to a jump drive
does not count! If you save your work to a jump drive you might lose it or it may break – your work is graded from the
You are responsible for your work – this means handing in everything on time. You will always be given sufficient time
to complete your assignments.
• Exams & Quizzes
• Tutorials, class-work
Your daily task is to:
• Read bulletin board or LCD projector for any updates
• Begin assignment that will be posted on screen/board or
continue working on current project due
• Notify Mr. Roberts of any issues (equipment, absence, etc.)
• Collect any of your printouts from the printer
• Submit assigned projects on time
• Log off computer before leaving the lab
• If absent from class, contact teacher to make up missed work
Game Design & Animation using ActionScript 3.0
Syllabus Mr. Roberts C-125
1. A set of headphones or
ear-buds. To use with
2. Jump drive (thumb
drive) minimum 1 GB
Communication & Technology Department
(Return this section with signatures to MR. ROBERTS – C125)
Neatly complete information below
Student sign and date below
Parents/Guardian sign and date below
Please return this contract to the teacher no later than the next class day, with all the necessary information and
signatures, so your computer can be assigned.
By signing below, student and parents acknowledge the attached guidelines.
Student Name ________________________________________________________________
Home Phone ___________________________ Student E-mail address ______________________________
Mother’s Name _____________________________ Father’s Name ________________________
Work Phone _______________________________ Work Phone __________________________
E-mail address _____________________________ E-mail address _______________________
Student’s signature ________________________________________ Date _____________________
Parent’s signature _________________________________________ Date _____________________
Check / inspect the equipment before and after use. Make certain all components (mouse, keyboard, etc.) are present and in proper working
order. Communicate with instructor on any concerns regarding equipment.
The computers are for school use only. Downloading – installing anything (yes - that includes games/software/movies/music, and yes
that means YOU!) is strictly PROHIBITED.
You are responsible for your terminal, should anything happen to it, you will be liable. The School Board has adopted Policy 5306,
which defines the appropriate use of technology throughout the District. Students who use these computers and the networks must act in
accordance with prescribed rules and behavioral codes detailed in the policy.
Major Policy Provisions:
Use of computers, networks, and on-line telecommunications systems must relate to students’ educational activities.
Students must recognize that computers, networks, and equipment used to support on-line telecommunication systems are shared devices, and agree
to use them in ways which will maintain their continued operability for all users.
No illegal activity may be conducted using the District’s computers, networks, or on-line telecommunication systems.
Students must not access or distribute offensive, obscene, inflammatory, or pornographic material.
Students shall not intentionally spread computer viruses, vandalize data, infiltrate systems, or disrupt computer and/or network performance.
All users of computers, networks, and on-line telecommunication systems shall adhere to laws regarding copyright.
The full text for policy 5306 is available on the Internet at URL http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/policy/P5306.000.pdf.
Class Period Subject Teacher Room #
A or B