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Adobe Creative Fundamentals
DDSN 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 28 to Apr 08
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Have little to no experience with Adobe design software? This course outlines the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Learn the basics of image resolution, scanning, image import/export, print setup, photo adjustments and vectors, as well as introductory typography and design. You'll gain a better understanding of how these three software programs work together and independently to create products for print and web. This course offers navigational and introductory essentials, as well as a solid foundation for ongoing design exploration.

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Usability + User Experience
DDSN 5430C 01
Michael Estok
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 28 to Apr 08
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course explores the user-centered design paradigm via readings, case studies, research and testing and hands-on design exercises, providing theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills to understand the user-centered development process and to manage a project from start to finish. You will be exposed to the entire user-centered product design process, from planning and discovery to launch, promotion and maintenance. Prerequisite: User-Centered Design: Research Phase or equivalent experience.

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Web Design I
DDSN 2222C 01
Jonathan Davis
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 29 to Apr 11
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

This course offers a high-level overview of the web as a design medium, an introduction to web graphics, and an introduction to HTML and CSS. Students will begin to explore the web as a design medium through discussions, readings, explanations and a hands-on approach. Begin to build skills in the tools and languages used on the web; process images for use on the web; learn the roles of HTML, CSS and Javascript. Explore the importance of a multi-platform, multi-screen approach to web design, learn current development best practices, and develop thoughtful user interface, user experience and information architecture for a website.

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