CDEV1070 The Job Search
Description: This course will concentrate on critical aspects of the Job Search process. Participants will develop their own resumes and interview skills and understand recruitment processes.
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with practical skills in the use of Adobe Illustrator, an industry standard for creating and manipulating digital illustrations. Geared towards those with limited experience in the field of computer graphics, this course will take students from the basics through to a broad understanding of the techniques and tools available to the Illustrator user. Instruction is based on hands-on work with the program and practical exercises. Specific topics include navigating the illustrator environment, digital drawing tools, using color in illustration, gradients, meshes, and blends, designing with text, as welll as preparing compositions for export to the web and printing.
Description: This course will cover an introduction to Adobe PhotoShop. Topics covered include: importing and working with images in PhotoShop, creating type and using filters, use of .GIF and .JPEG file types and creating banners and buttons for use on the Web.
Description: In this course participants will be introduced to Macromedia DreamWeaver. This software package is used by many professionals for Web site design and production. Topics covered include: working with templates, creating tables, working with multimedia, Web site organization and defining image map regions.
DMED1050 Flash & Animation
Description: Participants will learn how to use Flash to create more attractive and dynamic web sites. Topics covered include: understanding Flash, saving and reusing graphic objects, creating animations and putting it all together.
DSGN1000 Principles of Graphic Design
Description: Prerequisite(s): Grade 12 English or Communications III This course covers principles of design, page layout and comparisons between conventional versus computer generated design. Participants will learn the planning process, creating mock-ups, various design considerations in page and monitor layout, as it relates to graphic design. The course will cover designing with type, graphics, and photographs. The participant will also explore the elements and principles of typography and image relationships to effectively communicate visual information through design, as well as theories and practices of interactive graphics. Topics include page layout and balance, use of type, use of colour, use of graphics, logos, advertising, types of graphics and their applications and object placement.
Description: The purpose of this course is to introduce participants to the HTML (HyperText Markup Language). As well as gaining a solid foundation of knowledge in the HTML language, participants will create their first web page. Topics covered include: mastering the basic TAGs, adding images and links to web pages, creating lists and tables, posting a website and using FTP for uploading/downloading.