GD059 Applied Graphics Imaging

6 credit points

Course Code GD059

Subject Outline

GD059 Applied Graphics Imaging

Lecturer

Nathaniel Eckstrom

Term: 3

Term 3 2015

Program Director

Edward Coffey

Duration

1 Term

Co/Pre-requisites

N/a

Contact hours/week

7.5

Credit points

6

Self Study hours/week

7.5

 

Subject Description

The aim of this subject is to advance student’s computer graphic competency.

Building on skills developed in the subject Computing for Design, Applied graphics and Imaging will allow students to advance their skills in computer image making and graphic design solutions.

 

Content

Building on skills developed in the subject Computing for Design, Applied graphics and Imaging will allow students to advance their skills in computer image making and begin to use applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign to develop and realise specific projects to enhance their understanding and appropriate application of the programmes. Students will expand their knowledge of these programmes gaining an advanced understanding of specific and detailed functionality, tool sets, import/export options, output conditions and advanced image manipulation. Students will also further explore how to use these programs in conjunction with each other.

 

Learning outcomes

1. Use platforms such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign at an advanced level

2. Utilise the computer to render and realise conceptual ideas and produce final outcomes developed with professional studio classes

3. Develop appropriate advanced visual outcomes and industry relevant documents using desktop computer applications for self-devised and researched projects and from material provided to answer a specific brief.

 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

%

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1. Illustrator

Individual

30

3a

Illustrate 1 images based on a self-devised theme documenting technological evolution.

2. Photoshop

Individual

30

5b

Use Photoshop techniques to manipulate images to develop a graphic outcome in conjunction with Illustrator/InDesign.

3. InDesign

Individual

40

9b

Design and develop a multi-page document.

 

Policy

Attendance: When a student's attendance falls below 80% without adequate explanation, their final mark will be automatically limited to, at best, a Pass.


Late submission: All work submitted after the submission deadline will be limited to a maximum of 50% and will not be accepted after the end of the study period unless special circumstances apply.


Plagiarism and Cheating: Any form of cheating, collusion, or plagiarism will be handled in accordance with the Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism Policy found under the Academic Policies on Raffles Policies and Procedure page.
 

A full description of all rules and regulations is available via the student handbook which is available via our web site.

 

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