SRJC Course Outlines

6/18/2024 9:19:56 AMCIS 73.11 Course Outline as of Spring 2008

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CIS 73.11Title:  COMP GRAPHICS CONC  
Full Title:  Computer Graphics Concepts
Last Reviewed:2/2/1999

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.50 Contact DHR61.25
 Contact Total5.50 Contact Total96.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 166.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 82.3

Catalog Description:
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A thorough introduction to computer graphics that provides an essential foundation for the student interested in learning other graphics programs and desktop publishing.  Popular graphics programs will be sampled, including painting, drawing, desktop publishing, photographic editing, business graphics, animation and presentation software. Other topics include using a scanner, color and digital file formats.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 105A ( or CIS 105A or CIS 81.5A or BDP 81.5A) OR Course Completion of CS 5 ( or CIS 5 or BDP 5 or BDP 51) OR Completion of CS 101A or higher (CIS1)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A thorough introduction to computer graphics that provides an essential foundation for the student interested in learning other graphics programs & desktop publishing. Popular graphics programs will be sampled, including painting, drawing, desktop publishing, photographic editing, business graphics, animation and presentation software.  Other topics include using a scanner, color and digital file formats.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 105A ( or CIS 105A or CIS 81.5A or BDP 81.5A) OR Course Completion of CS 5 ( or CIS 5 or BDP 5 or BDP 51) OR Completion of CS 101A or higher (CIS1)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  identify the different types of digital file formats;
2.  describe 4 aspects of digital resolution;
3.  transfer graphics between applications;
4.  define color imaging
5.  list 4 considerations when printing in color
6.  create a simple graphics document using different types of applica-
   tions including:
   a.  paint and draw programs
   b.  page layout and presentation programs
   c.  image-editing programs
   d.  business graphics
   e.  animation and multimedia
7.  use a scanner or video camera to create computer images.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  Choosing a graphics computer system
   a.  RAM
   b.  Monitors
   c.  Printers
   d.  Disk storage
II. Understanding digital file formats
   a.  Native file formats
   b.  EPS, TIFF, JPEG, GIF, and bitmapped formats
   c.  Digital resolution
   d.  Transferring graphics
       1.  transferring between Mac and PC
       2.  Exporting and importing graphics between applications
       3.  Creating portable electronic documents with Adobe Acrobat
III. Capturing graphics
   a.  Using a scanner
   b.  Using a digital camera
IV. Introduction to graphics applications
   a.  Painting programs
   b.  Drawing programs
   c.  Page layout programs
   d.  Image-editing programs
   e.  Presentation programs
   f.  Screen captures
   g.  Business graphics
   h.  Animation and multimedia
V.  Enhancing images
   a.  Working with layers
   b.  Adjusting the display of an image
   c.  Filters and plug-ins
VI. Color graphics
   a.  Understanding color graphics on computers
   b.  RGB vs CMYK color models
   c.  Color printing
VII.Graphics and the World Wide Web
   a.  Downloading graphics from the World Wide Web
   b.  Creating images for the Internet
VIII.  Other topics
   a.  Working with stock photography on CD-ROM
   b.  Copyright issues
   c.  Acquiring clip art
   d.  A beginner's look at design  

Assignments:
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Students will complete hands-on activities to demonstrate their under-
standing of the concepts taught in the class. Sample activities include:
  Creating a paint image
  Creating a draw image
  Scanning and modifying the digitialized image
  Creating a Powerpoint presentation  

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 75%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Short written assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"Digital Images", by Greenberg & Greenberg - Osborne/McGraw-Hill 1994  

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