Course Data : Fall 2012
- Instructor: Bronner
- Classroom: Sloan Hall 147
- Classtimes: MW 2:30 to 5:20pm
- Office: 333 Sloan Hall
- Office Hours: TBA
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone: 484-2141
An introduction to typography: the art of designing with type; including the planning of typeface, size, composition, and page layout.
The course will be primarily a studio/computer lab oriented course. There will be lectures and demonstrations introducing different problems and information concerning the various software to be used. Individual and peer critiques of works in progress will be held each week.
- Analyze problems and possible solutions using typography, typesetting, and designing with type.
- Discuss their own work and the work of others in group critiques
- Recognize typographic principles and standards used in design.
- Express intellectual development through the creation of visual forms.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of letterforms and their proper usage.
- Apply typographic rules and principles to graphic design projects.
- Develop a personal typographic aesthetic based on the understanding of creative typesetting.
Academic Integrity Policy
Students are expected to demonstrate their mastery of subject matter in an honorable and straightforward manner. Violations of ethical norms are very serious. There are times when the instructor encourages students to borrow from or study artworks of other artists. It is important that student communicate clearly and openly from where images and information have been borrowed. Failure to do so is a breach of the Academic Integrity Policy.
Academic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Presenting images, data and/or information as if it is your own
- Not properly citing borrowed images or data
- Unauthorized copying or collaboration on a test or assignment. The use or attempted use of unauthorized materials.
- Plagiarism. Which is representing someone else's words, ideas, images, artistry, as one’s own, including copying or incorporating another person’s work or images (including published and unpublished material, and material from the Internet) without appropriate referencing, presenting someone’s else’s opinions, images, and theories as one ’s own, or working jointly on a project, then submitting it as one’s own.
- Assisting another student in an act of academic dishonesty.
- Working on an assignment for someone else.
- Using software or other tools on an assignment that have not been specified as acceptable for the assignment. If in doubt, clear it with your professor first.
Students found to have violated the Academic Integrity Policy will receive a failing grade for the project in question and may also receive a failing grade for the course.
- 3 lates or 3 leaving earlys equals 1 absence. 3 absences results in the students grade being dropped one letter grade. Note: 3 excused absences are allowed with note from doctor or due to special circumstances, decided upon on an individual basis by instructor. In order for an absence to be excused student must notify instructor before being absent, (telephone or email).
- Be courteous to your fellow students and instructor.
- Arriving late is disrespectful and disruptive.
- Clean up after yourself.
- Come to class prepared.
- Late work will not be accepted.
- The Art Computer Lab has a no food or drink policy.
- One 512mb (or larger) USB drive
- An LHUP email account (you must make sure you have an email account set up).
- Pencils and black markers/pens
- 8 x 10 sketchbook--preferably spiral bound
- graph paper (squares)
- 2 or 3 blank CD-R
The following texts are required:
Final Exam Time
Tuesday December 11, 2:00-5:50 pm
Grades are based on the following formula:
85% projects (and quizzes)
15% participation and preparedness (participation in critiques and discussions, preparedness for class, attitude)
Poor attendance will adversely affect the students grade.
Letter grade rubric
- 94% = A
- 90% = A-
- 87% = B+
- 84% = B
- 80% = B-
- 77% = C+
- 74% = C
- 70% = C-
- 67% = D+
- 60% = D
- 59% = E
Students with disabilities are encouraged to discuss requests for reasonable accommodations with the professor at the beginning of the semester. In order for accommodations to be provided, your disability must be verified by Dr. Reynol Junco, Director of Disability Services for Students, 104 Russell Hall, 484-2926.
If you are experiencing an EMERGENCY situation at any time 24 hours a day:
CALL PUBLIC SAFETY/LAW ENFORCEMENT
FROM ANY CAMPUS PHONE OR 911 FROM HOME PHONE OR CELL PHONE IF OFF CAMPUS.
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