The mission of Park University, an
entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic
excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate
effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.
Park University will be a renowned
international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for
learners within the global society.
SYMBOL AND NUMBER: AR
SEMESTER/TERM COURSE BEING TAUGHT:
OF FACULTY MEMBER:
OF FACULTY MEMBER: ASSISTANT
FACULTY OFFICE LOCATION: ROOM
FACULTY OFFICE HOURS: TUES&THURS: 1:00 – 3:00
FACULTY OFFICE TELEPHONE NUMBER: 816 – 584
FACULTY PARK E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
FACULTY WEB PAGE ADDRESS:
OF THE SEMESTER/TERM: AUGUST 23–DEC 10,2004
SESSION DAY (S): MONDAY &
SESSION TIME: 1:50 PM
- 4:30 PM
AR 328 1:5:3
focus of this advanced course will be the production of portfolio quality design
pieces (the “credentials” of a professional designer) and contact with
professional design organizations with in the metropolitan area. Additional
portfolio piece based on knowledge of three-dimensional modeling and animations
computer software will be developed. Usually taught concurrently with AR 428.
Prerequisite: AR 328. 1:5:3
COURSE TEXTBOOK (S):
Recommended: Creative Solutions for Unusual Projects by Scott Boylston,
How Design Books, Cincinnati, OH.ISBN: 1-58180-120-3.
As a Graphic Design
teacher, my principal objective is to expand student's design competency.
In accomplishing this goal,
I rely on a variety of skills including:
• Building relationships of trust with students;
• Possessing a high degree of competency and knowledge in course
• Understanding the course material knowledge level of my students;
• I believe that a teacher
must encourage and allow students to take responsibility for
their own learning accomplishments
conclusion of this course the student will be able to
the basic understanding of the graphic design process – the development of a
design idea from concept through production to end-use.
different file formats and their uses, including export, convert, format, and
transfer of digital files for production.
working knowledge of typography – including terminology, recognition of basic
font families and their application.
sense of personal design style in type, layout, color use, imagery and be able
to articulate those preferences in accepted design vocabulary.
Make use of
internet for the research purposes, utilizes to refine ideas for the projects
projects and quizzes will be used as evaluation methods in the percentages
listed. No make-up quizzes will be given. No late projects will be accepted. The
first day of class and the last day of class will be used for the pre-test and
post-test. The professor reserves the right to add other quizzes and exam to the
superior performance on all levels of evaluation, participation in class
critiques, punctual attendance and meeting project deadlines.
B Indicates above
average craftsmanship and problem solving abilities.
C Indicates average
performance, with problems in some areas.
failure to meet minimum standards. Problems exist in multiple areas.
F Indicates problems
in performance, attendance and attitude.
A+=97-100 A=94-96 A-=90-93
C+=77-79 C=74-76 C-=70-73
D+=67-69 D=64-66 D-=60-63
There will be assignments,
projects and written tests. Each student will be evaluated in the following
Lab Projects and
attendance, work habit, etc)
Academic Honesty is
required of all members of a learning community. Hence, Park will not tolerate
cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers, or other course
assignments. Learners who engage in such dishonesty may be given failing grades
or expelled from Park.
Plagiarism – the
appropriation or imitation of the language or ideas of another person and
presenting them as one’s original work—sometimes occurs through carelessness or
ignorance. Students who are uncertain about proper documentation of sources
should consult their instructors.
Instructors are required to
keep attendance records and report absences. The instructor may excuse absences
for cogent reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of
enrollment. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within
the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further
penalties. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a
semester/term of enrollment, the learner will be administratively withdrawn,
resulting in a grade of "F". An Incomplete grade will not be issued to learners
who have unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course. Learners
receiving Military Tuition Assistance (TA) or Veterans Administration (VA)
educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the
semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the
appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the learner. Reports
of a F grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for
learners receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned above will
be reported to the appropriate agency.
LATE SUBMISSION OF COURSE
There are no excused
absences. The accumulation of more than four absences will result in the
student’s failure for the class. Class critiques are part of the completion of
each assigned project. Students who fail to attend a critique will lose one
letter grade on the project. With a Doctor’s note you may submit your project,
make up your inclass assignment or take the written test. But you will receive
one grade lower as a final grade for submitting it late as per the class policy.
CLASSROOM RULES OF CONDUCT:
Computers make writing and revising much easier and more
productive. Learners must recognize though that technology may also cause
problems. Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash. Learners must be
responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology. Be
sure to save copies of your work to zip disk, hard drive, and print out paper
copies for backup purposes.
Park University is
committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for
special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to
learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is
Park University’s policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities
Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any
inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the
provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park
University’s policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the
Park University web page:
You will be required to have
all your supplies, tools and reference materials with you for each session. It
is your responsibility to purchase the required supplies before class starts.
Students will not be allowed to leave class to purchase materials or do
binder for class notes, Syllabus, handouts etc.
presentation folders with plastic page holders for Process Books
• Hot Press
Board (LetraMax 2000)
• Pencils ——
HB, 2H (regular or mechanical)
knife handle and extra #11 blades
utility knife and extra blades
Cement, Spray Mount or Studio Tack
artists’ drafting tape
AUG – 27 AUG
Introduction, Orientation and explanation of class procedures. Pre test.
Introduction to Project # 1. VIDEO BOX
30 AUG – SEP 03
Work session on project #1. Design a video box. Sketches and rough comps
06 SEP – SEP 10
Project # 1 due. Lecture on QuarkXPress. Introduction to Project # 2.
ELEMENT OF COMPUTER TYPOGRAPHY.
13 SEP – SEP 17
Work session on project # 2. Design a book on the ELEMENT OF COMPUTER
20 SEP – SEP 24
Work session, rough and final comps review on project # 2.
27 SEP – OCT 01
Project # 2 due. Lecture on Typography. Introduction to Project # 3.
04 OCT – OCT 08
Work session on project # 3. Design a Typographic poster without the use of
11 OCT – OCT 15
Project # 3 due. Lecture on Advertising Campaigns. Introduction to
Project # 4. ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN.
18 OCT – OCT 22
Break Study for the written test.
25 OCT – OCT 29
Work session on project # 4. To design a Poster, Magazine ad, Brochure and
direct mail. Written test.
01 NOV – NOV 05
Work session, research on project # 4. Class Discussion
08 NOV – NOV 12
Work session, rough and final comps reviews. Class Discussion
15 NOV – NOV 19
Project # 4 due, critique. Lecture on Package Designing. Introduction to
Project # 5. PACKAGE DESIGN.
22 NOV – NOV 26
Work session on project # 5. To redesign a Toy Package.
29 NOV – DEC 03
Work session, research on project # 5. Class discussion.
06 DEC – DEC 10
Project # 5 due, presentation of finished work. Critique, Post test, course
Projects can be changed or revised on professor’s discretion