SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 9:42:30 PMINDE 140 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 140Title:  PORTFOLIOS INDE  
Full Title:  Portfolios for Interior Design
Last Reviewed:3/12/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled2.006 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 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 for the purpose of job interviews and client presentations. Students will 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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Analytically examine and select portfolio contents based on type of presentation and professional objectives.
2. Evaluate various levels and styles of professional portfolios.
3. Apply various techniques to assemble a variety of design projects 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 or resume to accompany the portfolio.

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. The Professional Presentation
     A. Techniques
     B. Audience
     C. Components of a presentation
     D. Promoting yourself
VII. Types of Portfolios
     A. Portfolios for different applications
     B. Preparing design statement and biography to accompany portfolios

Assignments:
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1. Reading: 10 - 25 pages per week
2. Writing assignments, such as:
  a. Outline a 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, such as: 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%
Action lan, Audience Assignment, Self Discovery, Design Statement, Biography and Resume
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Worksheet Focus Portfolios, Portfolio organization and contents, peer review and feedback.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Portfolio Work, Portfolio Design, Portfolio Production Methods, Final Portfolio Presentation.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Exams to include 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, 2012.
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 (classic)

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