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ATEC 2382.004 Computer Imaging Fall 2005 Thursdays 3:30 - 6:15 PM HRA - Room 1.

Lecturer: E-mail: Phone: Office hours: Vanessa Paugh 972-612-8366 By appointment

Course Description: This course in Computer Imaging will explore design principles and visual art concepts through the composition of digital images. Adobe Photoshop and Adobe ImageReady will be the primary tools used for the production of print, computer and web based media projects. The course will consist of lectures, assignments, projects, quizzes, demonstrations and critiques. Each aspect of the course will foster the development of artistic and technological integration skills. Course Requirements: Attendance is mandatory. Assignments are due on the assigned date. Original material must be used for projects. Required Text: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Classroom in a Book (with CD ROM) by Adobe Experts Team Required Supplies: CD-R or CD-RW or Zip disk or Flash drive Grading Procedures: Grades are based on the following g uidelines: 20 points: 10 tutorial lessons (2 points each) 20 points: 10 design studies (2 points each) 20 points: 10 quizzes (2 points each) 20 points: 2 projects (10 points each) 10 points: 1 advanced technique 10 points: 1 critique
A B C D F 90 - 100 80 - 89 70 - 79 60 - 69 0 - 59 points points points points points

A grade of incomplete may be given, at the discretion of the instructor, when a student has completed at least 70% of the required course material but cannot complete all requirements by the end of the semester. An incomplete course grade must be completed within the time period specified by the instructor. Upon completion of the required work, the incomplete may be converted into a letter grade by the instructor. If the grade of incomplete is not removed by the end of the specified period, it will automatically be changed to an F. Students who are unable to complete this course must request an incomplete or formally withdraw from it at the Registrar’s office. Disabled students who require accommodations may contact the Office of Disability Services at 972-883-2098. Academic Dishonesty: Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, statements, acts or omissions related to applications for enrollment or the award of a degree, and/or the submission as one’s own work of material that is not one’s own. As a general rule, scholastic dishonesty involves one of the following acts: cheating, plagiarism, collusion and/or falsifying academic records. Students suspected of academic dishonesty are subject to disciplinary proceedings. Course Schedule: Lecture Introduction Workspace Selections Selections Layers Layers Masks Channels Vector Paths Shapes Corrections Web Basics Web Dynamics Design Study Quiz Tutorial Project

08/18 08/25 09/01 09/08 09/15 09/22 09/29 10/06 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/03 11/10 11/17

Line / Unity Direction / Repetition Shape / Emphasis Size / Dominance Text / Story Value / Contrast Volume / Perspective Texture / Balance Movement / Harmony Color / Composition Q10

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 Q6 Q7 Q8 Q9


4 5 6 7 Project 1

CIAB: 8 CIAB: 9 CIAB: 10 CIAB: 11 CIAB: 3 Project 2

CIAB: 17

This syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.