Syllabus, Fall 2018

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Course Title: Interface Design
Course Number: GWDB202 A
Session/Year: Fall 2018, Mid-quarter
Day/Time: Mondays & Tuesdays 2:00pm – 5:45pm, Lab 1003
Instructor: Patricia Kruep
Contact Info: pkruep@aii.edu
Office Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:00pm
 *appointments preferred

Course Description: An exploration of the synthesis of visual and information design principles. This course will examine the conceptual and practical design of interfaces.

Syllabus, Summer 2018

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Course Title: Intermediate Web Design
Course Number: GWDB273 A
Session/Year: Summer 2018
Day/Time: Tuesdays 5:00pm – 10:30pm, Lab 1004
Instructor: Patricia Kruep
Contact Info: pkruep@aii.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:00pm
 *appointments preferred

Course Description: An exploration of methods for styling websites and creating various page layouts. This course will examine the practical application of styling web page content.

GWDB209 Syllabus, Summer 2018

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Course Title: Portfolio I
Course Number: GWDB209 A
Session/Year: Summer 2018
Day/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm – 4:45pm, Lab 1004
Instructor: Patricia Kruep
Contact Info: pkruep@aii.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:00pm
 *appointments preferred

Course Description: This course aims to prepare students for entry-level employment within the industry by assisting them with the development and presentation of an advertising or a graphic and web design portfolio that reflects the stated exit competencies. Students will demonstrate an advanced skill-set in areas as process, conceptual thinking, design, web design, craftsmanship, and other skills, as projects are refined and assembled into a cohesive, comprehensive body of work. Particular emphasis will be placed on identifying short- and long-term professional employment goals, industry and professional related resources and standards, portfolio development and presentation strategies.

Designers present portfolios of their work to prospective employers and clients to showcase their conceptual, technical and business abilities. Working with the instructor, students compile an entry-level portfolio to prepare for their job search. All graduating students are required to present their final portfolio to employers at the Student Portfolio Show.

GWDB419 Syllabus, Summer 2018

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Course Title: Portfolio II
Course Number: GWDB419 A
Session/Year: Summer 2018
Day/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm – 4:45pm, Lab 1004
Instructor: Patricia Kruep
Contact Info: pkruep@aii.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:00pm
 *appointments preferred

Course Description: This course aims to prepare students for entry-level employment within the industry by assisting them with the development and presentation of an advertising or a graphic and web design portfolio that reflects the stated exit competencies. Students will demonstrate an advanced skill-set in areas as process, conceptual thinking, design, web design, craftsmanship, and other skills, as projects are refined and assembled into a cohesive, comprehensive body of work. Particular emphasis will be placed on identifying short- and long-term professional employment goals, industry and professional related resources and standards, portfolio development and presentation strategies.

Designers present portfolios of their work to prospective employers and clients to showcase their conceptual, technical and business abilities. Working with the instructor, students compile an entry-level portfolio to prepare for their job search. All graduating students are required to present their final portfolio to employers at the Student Portfolio Show.

GWDB253 Syllabus, Spring 2018

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Course Title: Authoring for Interaction
Course Number: GWDB253 A
Session/Year: Spring 2018
Day/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am – 1:45pm, Lab 805
Instructor: Patricia Kruep
Contact Info: pkruep@aii.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00am
 *appointments preferred

Course Description

Introduction to JavaScript utilizing the Document Object Model.

Core Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

Describe what JavaScript is and how it is implemented

  • Define JavaScript operators, objects, and methods
  • Demonstrate how JS operators, objects, and methods work
  • Define language constructs
  • Demonstrate use of variables, functions, objects, and event handlers

Define the Document Object Model (DOM) and demonstrate control over it

  • Apply JavaScript to access, manipulate, and validate user input data
  • Use JavaScript to safely detect a browsers capabilities

Create various JavaScript effects

  • Demonstrate how to hide and show events
  • Demonstrate how to time events and animate events
  • Blend HTML, CSS, and JavaScript