WEB112 > Syllabus
Quarter: Fall 2013
Time: M/W from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in room BE5104
Class Hours: 33
Type of Course: Workforce Education Preparatory
Length of Course: 11 weeks
Prerequisite: WEB110 (or concurrent enrollment)
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the elements of traditional typography as it will apply to your web design career.
Students will gain a hands on experience with various typographic techniques while designing a logo for themselves that they will implement into a portfolio website for themselves.
Upon successful completion of WEB112, the student will be able to:
- Use the principles of typography to communicate information effectively including: legibility, letter-spacing, leading, weight, height and overall typographic principal and scale
- Incorporate effective typography for the web into web-related projects
- The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type (2nd Edition), by James Felici
- Fluid Web Typography, by Jason Cranford Teague
- Logo Savvy: Top Brand Design Firms Share their Naming and Identity Strategies, by Perry Chua & Dann Ilicic
- Design-it-Yourself Graphic Workshop: The Step-by-Step Guide, by Chuck Green
Your final grade will be a culmination of your Class Assignments:
- Assignments will create an overall Class Project to be presented at the end of the quarter
- Assignments require critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Assignments will be “due” by the end of the week according the class schedule*
- Students are responsible for assignment information on assignment pages
- Students are also responsible for assignment information given in class
- Assignments will be marked down 25% for every week they are late
*Students must check the schedule before asking the instructor, “When is this due?”
It is the intention of SCCC to provide both a safe and nurturing environment for students, faculty and staff. To maintain and promote that environment, the college subscribes to a specific code of conduct, which is in accord with the Washington Administrative Code for all public institutions.
Students with documented disabilities requesting class accommodations, requiring special arrangements in case of building evacuation, or have emergency medical information the instructor should know about are asked to contact the disability support services office (DSS) in Rm. 1112. Once the disability is verified with DSS you will be given a letter of accommodation that should be to handed to your instructor.