SRJC Course Outlines

6/19/2024 12:33:11 PMINDE 140 Course Outline as of Summer 2007

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 140Title:  PORTFOLIOS INTERIOR DES  
Full Title:  Portfolios for Interior Design
Last Reviewed:2/7/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total61.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 113.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  INDE 81

Catalog Description:
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Principles and procedures for developing and producing the interior designer's portfolio for the purpose of job interviews and client presentations. Students will learn how to create portfolios that illustrate their strengths and demonstrate a clear understanding of format, graphic design, typography, concept development, and business communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Principles and procedures for developing and producing the interior designer's portfolio. Students will learn how to create portfolios that illustrate their strengths and demonstrate a clear understanding of format, graphic design, typography, concept development, and business communication.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2019Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Develop and produce a professional interior design portfolio.
2. Analytically examine and select portfolio contents based on type of
presentation and professional objectives.
3. Apply materials processing methods to achieve professional results.
4. Discuss the conceptual considerations that result in a portfolio with
professional appearance and audience focus.
5. Prepare a designer's statement and a brief biography / resume to
accompany the portfolio.
6. Present the portfolio in a professional context.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Introduction to Portfolios
     A. Purpose
     B. Contents
     C. Recording your work
     D. Process of designing a portfolio
     E. Planning the portfolio
     F. Portfolio as a sales tool
II.  Elements of a Good Portfolio
     A. The carrying case
     B. Format
     C. Methods of presentation
     D. Neatness and creativity
     E. Graphic style
III.  Portfolio Contents
     A. Recommendations for content
     B. Criteria for selection of included works
     C. Conceptual considerations
IV.  Supplies Needed to Produce a Portfolio
    A. Materials list
    B. Budgeting for portfolio development
V.   Assembling the Portfolio
     A. Adherents
     B. Mounting techniques
     C. Lettering and typography
     D. Graphics considerations
     E. Photographic processing
     F. Reprographics
     G. Scanning
     H. Computer graphics
VI.  Assembling the Portfolio
VII. The Professional Presentation
     A. Techniques
     B. Audience
     C. Components of a presentation
     D. Promoting yourself
VIII. Types of Portfolios
     A. Portfolios for different applications
     B. Preparing design statement and biography to accompany portfolios

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1. Reading: 10 - 25 pages per week.
2. Writing:
  a. Outline your professional vision and create an action plan
     (1-3 pages).
  b. "Know Your Audience" exercise (2-5 pages).
  c. Self-discovery exercise; 1-3 page written summary of results.
  d. Design statement (1/2 - 1 page)
  e. Professional biography /resume (1/2 - 1 page).
3. Skill demonstrations: Portfolio development for presentation and peer
  review.
  a. Select portfolio case.
  b. Select work for portfolio inclusion.
  c. Lab activity: Document preliminary portfolio design and layout
     options for portfolio pages. Present portfolio plans for peer review
     and critique.
  d. Lab activity: materials processing and portfolio production.
4. Problem solving:
  a. "Focusing Your Portfolio" exercise.
  b. Portfolio organization and contents exercise.
  c. Lab activity: Peer review and feedback: review plans/potential
     selections made by classmates. Use checklist to record
     evaluations.
5. Chapter quizzes (3-5) and midterm.
6. Final: Presentation of portfolio for peer and instructor critique.
7. Other: Visit a photo lab, blueprint shop, and copy center and gather
     information on photographic and reproduction processes and services
     available. Summarize findings (2-5 pages); present findings orally
     in class.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
See listed writing assignments.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
See listed problem-solving assignments.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Listed assignments; final.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation; photo lab visit and oral report


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Milton, Maureen, Interior Design Visual Presentation, John Wiley & Sons,
2005.
Harold Linton, Portfolio Design, W.W. Norton & Company, 2004.
Linda Tain, Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers, Fairchild
Publications, 2003.
Gregg Berryman, Designing Creative Portfolios, Crisp Learning, 1994.

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