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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals with no or little exposure to Adobe design software. This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Topics include image resolution, scanning, importing and exporting images, print setup, photo adjustments and introduction to vectors. Basic typography and design will be addressed. You can expect to gain a better understanding of how these three programs work together to create products for print and web. After this course you will be prepared to explore these programs at a deeper level and have the basic skills to expedite your creative ideas.

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Adobe Indesign Workshop
CE 025C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe InDesign is the go-to software for print-oriented products ranging from brochures and ads to billboards, product packaging, annual reports, magazines and books. Make the most of this versatile design program with an in-depth look at everything from fundamentals and navigation to organization of project components including style sheets, master pages, tables and columns. Explore the program's web and interactive uses as well as its compatibility with Photoshop and Illustrator. Finish this course armed with a basic working knowledge of InDesign that spans all of your desktop and digital publishing needs.

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Filmmaking - Editing Witih Adobe Premiere
CE 2414N 01
Ellen Reynolds
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course teaches the fundamentals of shooting and editing digital video. Focusing on the creation of original work in video format and introducing students to the basics of digital video production, this course also examines examples of video art and internet-based video. Topics covered include film language and sound design, camera basics and video-production workflow, cinematography and lighting, non-linear video editing and post-production techniques. Within this framework students discover the video format that best suits their needs. Students must have their own video camera for use outside of the classroom.

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Usability: a Case Study - Finding Solutions
CE 1104C 01
Michael Estok
  • Fall 2018
  • Oct 01 to Nov 01
  • Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course students will take an existing product through a usability test phase to learn what works and where the design may have fallen short. Students will learn techniques to determine whether a product or website is developed with sufficient features to satisfy early adopters and whether the final, complete set of features works for the intended end users.

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User-Centered Design: Research Phase
CE 1441C 01
Jeff Stern
  • Fall 2018
  • Nov 05 to Dec 06
  • Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn about the psychology of design and client research. In this course students will organize, conduct and synthesize user research in order to test ideas as they develop a design solution. Students will also learn about user personas and profiles to test their products against.

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Web Design III
CE 2224C 01
Jonathan Davis
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Dec 06
  • Sep 25 to Dec 06
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • UArts

    The Web Design Practicum integrates and builds upon concepts from the previous courses in the certificate, and introduces the skills of building a custom design for a Content Management System. You will explore advanced techniques while building a complete website for a client. Coursework combines design and development into a single cohesive workflow as you build a dynamic website for a client beginning with wireframes and mock-ups. You will go through a formal client review and revision process.

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