Schedule and Readings -- J411 Spring 2017
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Guest`````DateTopicReadingsComplete Online Training (before class begins)QuizzesAssignment Due (by start of class)
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1.116-Janno class, holiday
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1.2intro, semester projects, discussion and creative styles
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2.123-Janvisual communication basics and theory
color and typography principles
Williams, 1-7 and 9-12Lynda: Illustrator CC Essential Training (full course, 6.5 hours)Reclaim account set up with two WordPress installations complete (one for Personal Identity and one for Portfolio)

Enter PI pitch on Contact info spreadsheet before class (see second tab at bottom)
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2.2Illustrator labWilliams 8Quiz 1
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3.130-Janprint layout principlesLynda: InDesign CC Essential Training (1-5, 3.5 hours, review list of all other chapters, so you know what to look for later)Draft: PI logo and organizational description
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3.2InDesign labQuiz 2
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Manis4.16-Febcreative workshop: photographyLynda: Photoshop CC Essential Training (3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 19, 3 hours, review list)Graded: PI logo and brand specs
Draft: PI business suite
Draft: PI print layout (include a page telling me what your piece is and audience, how distributed, etc.)
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4.2photography principles
Field Trip to Econoprint
Graded: PI business suite
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5.113-FebPhotoshop labQuiz 3Graded: PI print layout
Graded: PI business suite
Draft: portfolio photos
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Doug McLeod5.2peer review of personal identityQuiz 3Draft: portfolio photos
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6.120-Febdata visualization principlesLynda: How to Create Google Fusion Tables in Google Spreadsheets (1, 2, 4, 1.25 hours)
https://support.google.com/fusiontables/answer/184641?hl=en
Graded: Portfolio photos
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6.2data visualization labQuiz 4Draft: bring all materials for data visualizations
Draft: PI social media avatars and headers
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7.127-FebonlineNOTE INTENSITY OF THIS -> Lynda: WordPress Essential Training (review chapter list and complete anything you're not comfortable with) AND HTML Essential Training (6 hours but speed through anything you already know) AND CSS Fundamentals (3 hours)Graded: PI data visualization
Graded: PI social media avatars and headers
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7.2WordPress labQuiz 4Draft: architecture for PI site
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8.16-MarethicsDraft: materials for PI site -- This is a milemarker for you to have plans for all your posts and pages, plus images. I will not be reviewing these materials. I'm trying to keep you on track.
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8.2
WordPress lab (DoIT, KC gone)
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9.113-Mar
review (conducted remotely)
Draft: PI site
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9.2Exam
Take home portion of midterm exam (print copy!)
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Spring Break
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10.127-Marrelease time for personal identity projectPitch for portfolio client
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Burton10.2creative workshop: magazinesGraded: PI Site
Pitch for portfolio client
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11.13-Aprdesign team intro & work time
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Walsh11.2creative workshop: art direction and freelance
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12.110-Aprwork time
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12.2work time
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13.117-Aprcreative workshop: art direction and freelance
portfolio planning and work time
Final: design team solution
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13.2portfolio site peer review (KC gone)
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14.124-Aprrelease time for personal identity projectDraft: portfolio pieces
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14.2work time and peer reviewFinal: PI
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15.11-Mayportfolio presentations
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15.2portfolio presentationsFinal: portfolio
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Final9-MayNo final exam in 411
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