SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 12:45:28 AMAPGR 69 Course Outline as of Spring 1999

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APGR 69Title:  GRAPHICS ONLINE  
Full Title:  Online Resources for Graphic Designers
Last Reviewed:2/9/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR9.00 Contact DHR72.00
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total72.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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An online course to survey the resources available for graphic designers on the Internet and World Wide Web.  Topics will include: how to find and assess online graphic design and prepress information, techniques for downloading fonts and graphics, using e-mail to transfer information, and subscribing to Internet discussion groups that specialize in graphic design.  Previous computer experience is highly recommended.  If possible, students should apply for a SLIP/PPP computer account on Nermal or another Internet Service Provider before the first class meeting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An online course to survey the resources available for graphic designers on the Internet and World Wide Web.  Topics covered will include: how to find and assess online graphic design and prepress information, techniques for downloading fonts and graphics, using e-mail to transfer information, and subscribing to Internet discussion groups that specialize in graphic design.  Previous computer experience is highly recommended.  If possible, students should apply for a SLIP/PPP computer account on Nermal or another Internet Service Provider before the first class meeting.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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:Spring 1999Inactive:Spring 2011
 
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.  Explore the various types of graphic design resources on the Internet
   and World Wide Web.
2.  Develop techniques for critically assessing the information they find.
3.  Use Netscape Navigator to research and bookmark pertinent information.
4.  Make extensive use of e-mail to communicate with instructor and fellow
   students.
5.  Participate in online graphic design discussion groups.
6.  Download graphics and fonts for use in their graphic design projects.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Overview of Internet and World Wide Web.
2.  Basic introduction to Netscape's main features using online help and
   assigned readings.
3.  Survey of key graphic design sites.
4.  Locating and subscribing to graphics-related online discussion groups.
5.  Use of search engines to locate relevant graphic design information.
6.  Assessing the accuracy of graphic design information.
7.  Techniques for downloading and using fonts/graphics from the Web.
8.  Font types and graphic file formats.
9.  Copyright issues.
10. Methods of using the Internet to transfer graphic designs from
   designer to client.

Assignments:
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1.  Obtain a SLIP/PPP Internet account on Nermal or from another Internet
   Service Provider.
2.  Become proficient at using the main features of Netscape Navigator.
3.  Visit key graphic design sites using Netscape Navigator.
4.  Use e-mail to subscribe to an online discussion group.
5.  Use WWW search engines to discover interesting graphic design sites
   and create a bookmark file of those sites.
6.  Participate in written discussion online with instructor and fellow
   students.
7.  Share discoveries and research with instructor and fellow students.
8.  Download fonts and graphics for use in a graphic design project.
9.  Discover methods of sending graphics files over the Internet.

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 - 30%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Lab reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Participate in class online discussions


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Official Netscape Navigator 3.0 by Phil James. 1996. Windows or Macintosh
Version Ventana Press

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