Calendar

Week 1: photoshop / raster

01/31 - Introduction to the class
Workshop 1-1 - Design Topics
Lecture: Copyright, File Formats, Searching and Saving images

02/02 -
Lecture: Pixels and pixel-based art
Workshop 1-2 - Symmetrical Images and Pixelated Images
Come to class having read Photoshop Section Chapters 1 & 2

Week 2:

02/07 - (*We will need to finish-up from last class)
Come to class having read Photoshop Section Chapters 3 & 4
Workshop 2-1

02/09 - Finishing up on Chapters 3 & 4 Workshop 2-1
Come to class having read Photoshop Section Chapters 5 & 6
Begin Workshop 2-2 (if there is time)

Week 3:

02/14 - Photoshop Section Chapters 5 & 6
Workshop 2-2

02/16 - Demo - Advanced Compositing (Non-Destructive Methods)
Workshop 3-1
Complete ALL Workshops up to this point and Turn in
Project 1 assigned

Week 4:

02/21 - Lecture: "Compositing"
Lab: Answering conceptual & technical questions related to Project 1
Independent work on Project 1

02/23 - Finish Working on Project 1
2nd half of class: Project 1 Due / We'll look at a few in class & and answer technical questions directly related to the work turned in

Week 5: illustrator / vector

02/28 - Begin the Illustrator Section
Read illustrator section chapter: 1
Workshop 5-1

03/02 - Read illustrator section chapter: 2
Workshop 5-2

Week 6:

03/07 - Read illustrator section chapter: 3

03/09 - Read illustrator section chapter: 4

Week 7:

03/14 - Read illustrator section chapter: 5

03/16 - All Workshops are due by this date (Beginning of class)
Work on Project 2-1

Week 8:

03/21 - Work on Project 2-2

03/23 - Due: Project 2-1 & Project 2-2
in-class Evaluation (critique)

 

Spring Break:

March 27 - April 1 // SPRING BREAK //

 

Week 9: InDesign / Layout

04/04 - Begin InDesign
Read InDesign Section: Chapter 1, Chapter 2

04/06 - Read InDesign Section: Chapter 3

Week 10:

04/11 - Read InDesign Section: Chapter 4

04/13 - Read InDesign Section: Chapter 5 & Combo Chapter 17 (Lesson 11)

Week 11:

04/18 - All Workshop are Due at the beginning of class
Work on InDesign Project

04/20 - InDesign Quiz
Work on InDesign Project

Week 12:

04/25 - InDesign Project Due / In-Class Evaluation (critique)

04/27 - Exporting for the Web - Workshop12-1
Animation 2-D / Gif Animations - Workshop12-2

Week 13:

05/02 - Begin Dreamweaver

05/04 - Dreamweaver

Week 14:

05/09 - Dreamweaver

05/11 - Dreamweaver

Week 15:

05/16 - Dreamweaver

05/18 - Dreamweaver

Week 16:

05/23 - Final Websites are Due / In-Class Evaluation (critique)

05/25 - Finish All in-class evaluations
* Final Test *

Info

MULT 101 – Introduction to Multimedia

T/TH: 9:30am - 12:35pm
room: K101

Instructor:
Bekkah Walker
email: bekkahwalker AT {yahoo DOT com}
or: rwalker001 AT {sdccd DOT edu}

 

Required Textbook:

Available at the Campus Bookstore
or online at Amazon

book

The Design Collection Revealed Creative Cloud, 1st Edition
AUTHORS: Botello/Reding - ©2015
ISBN10: 1-305-26361-8
ISBN13: 978-1-305-26361-1

Getting to the files from the Book

Lectures

Tutorials

Syllabus pdf link

Blackboard (check your grades)

Important Dates and Deadlines

Start of semester:                 

January 31

Receive, process, and pay for add codes and to drop classes with no “W” recorded:        

February 10

Refund deadline  - enrollment fees and/or non-resident tuition:

February 10

Lincoln Day Holiday:            

February 17

Washington Day Holiday:    

February 20

Last day to file a petition for Pass/No Pass grade option:

March 6

Spring Break:                        

March 27 – April 1

Ceasar Chavez Day:             

March 31

Last Day to Withdrawl:        

April 14

End of semester:                  

May 27