Course Schedule

Course Schedule — SUMMER 2015
NOTE: Course content will be activated during the weekends. All assignments due on Tuesdays or Fridays at 11:59pm.

 

Week Days Topics Assignments Due Due Date (11:59pm)
UNIT 1 – GRAPHIC DESIGN & ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
Week 1 May 11-15 Introduction to class

Tips for Success in COM210

Software & Technical Requirements

Elements of digital photography & digital editing

Create WordPress Blog 5/15 (F)
Week 2 May
18-22
Effective Storytelling Through Design

Narrative Graphic Collage Examples

Creative Commons Images

Photoshop Tutorial

Photo Collection

Draft Graphic Collage

5/19(T)

5/22 (F)

5/22 (F)

Week 3 May 25-29 Copyright & Fair Use

Unity and Elements of Design, Gestalt Principles.

Copyright Quiz

Graphic Collage Feedback

Final Graphic Collage

5/26 (T)

5/26 (T)

 
5/29 (F)

UNIT 2 – VECTOR GRAPHICS & ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
Week 4 June 1-5 Introduction to Vector Graphics

Balance, Figure, Ground

Illustrator Tutorial 6/5 (F)
Week 5 June
8-12
Logo Project Examples Draft Logo 6/12 (F)
Week 6 June
15-19
Inside the process of professional graphic designers Logo Feedback

Final Logo

6/16 (T)

6/19 (F)

UNIT 3 – DIGITAL AUDIO & ADOBE AUDITION
Week 7 June
22-26
Audio Storytelling Audition Tutorial 6/26(F)
Week 8 June
29-July 3
Audio Editing

Creative Commons Audio

Raw Audio Footage

Draft Audio Story

6/30 (T)

7/3 (F)

Week 9 July
6-10
Audio Story Example Audio Story Feedback

Final Audio Story

7/7 (T)

7/10 (F)

UNIT 4 – DIGITAL VIDEO & ADOBE PREMIERE
Week 10 July
13-17
Video Storytelling Fundamentals

Editing Digital Video

Raw video footage

Premiere Tutorial

7/14(T)

7/17(T)

Week 11 July
20-24
Video Examples

Compressing, exporting and sharing video

Draft video story

Video Group Feedback

7/21(T)

7/24(F)

Finals Week July 27-31 Exploring Digital Effects Final Video Story

Final Blog Post

Online Course Evaluation

7/28 (T)

7/31 (T)

7/31 (T)

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