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DME2073 - Visual Communication
This required, all-online course teaches students skills of visual communication including techniques in the use of images, infographics, diagramming, maps, graphs, layout etc. The course utilizes both on-line software tutorials and instructor-led project-based digital workflow assignments. Learning Goals: 1. Create visually compelling presentation graphics which convey complex data and other non-visual information through the use of images, infographics, diagrams, maps, graphs and layout. 2. Use typography in meaningful ways to communicate written information - 3. Use color, scale, graphic arrangement, symbols, and other visual elements to communicate ideas 4. Create page layouts in both printed and digital platforms which effectively communicate research and arguments. 5. Effectively use concepts of visual hierarchy to organize and present work 6. Employ best practices in analog and digital workflows using Adobe Creative Suite 7. Effectively capture and reproduce high-quality images using scanning, photography, printing, and web space

Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 1.50
Credit Types Academic

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