Module 0 Introduction

Class Intro A

DURING CLASS

INTRODUCTIONS

Meet class members, discover expectations, learn about journals.

TECH

TAKE the Final Grade Predictor Quiz

REVIEW questions & discussion

PROCESS

TOOLS USED Webcampus

WATCH

 

INTRODUCE

1A Design analysis - Why does it work?

Find a book/magazine/poster/flyer that you love. Explain what makes it work using the following:

Who you think the ad is aimed at (ie. age, market, etc)?

Typography?

Image?

Color?

The grid?

PRACTISE Design analysis - Why does it work?

AFTER CLASS

 

PROCESS

FINISH your current process task.

SAVE your work in a safe place.

BACK UP your work in a second safe place.

CREATE a new post in your process journal. Name it 'Intro A Design analysis - Why does it work?'.

UPLOAD Your work to your process journal.

Class Intro B

BEFORE CLASS

BUILD YOUR TECH SKILLS

WATCH this Lynda.com video

“Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Students”

Chapter 6: Modifying Your Personal Settings

Chapter 3: Submitting Assignments and Taking Tests

READ these readings

Form - aesthetics from Basics Graphic Design 02

Aesthetic Usability Effect

Color

Typography

Grid

Image

Form

Pattern

Proportion

DURING CLASS

TECH

REVIEW questions & discussion

SURVEY take the Tech Survey

TEST Quiz 1: Syllabus

PROCESS

TOOLS USED Webcampus, Word / Sketchbook & pen

WATCH

 

REVIEW Design analysis - Why does it work?.

INTRODUCE

Syllabus highlights

Assignments

Major assignment examples

1B Major assignment details

Decide on the details of your major assignment.

Type: Novel/Technical book/Magazine

Title:

Publisher:

Cost:

Author (if book):

Volume & issue (if magazine):

PRACTISE Major assignment details.

AFTER CLASS

PROCESS

FINISH your Major assignment details task.

SAVE your work in a safe place.

BACK UP your work in a second safe place.

CREATE a new post in your process journal. Name it '1B Major assignment details'.

UPLOAD Your work to your process journal.