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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 216 - Digital Design Tools

3 Credit(s)

An introduction to vector and bitmap images, and document-sharing software used in graphic design.

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

1. Identify underlying concepts attributed to each of these programs and how they can work together. Specifically: Demonstrate competency with basic computer literacy, file management and be able to identify key terminology; describe differences between, and uses for, core graphic and digital imaging software used in media design

2. Use Google Suites as the document sharing software

3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of commands/menus/palettes/functions for vector-based software

4. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of commands/menus/palettes/functions for bitmap software

5. Locate and use imagery, and provide attribution for imagery, that is available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing (measurement: internet search exercises and projects)

6. Explain the rationale behind your design project–its benefits, and how it solves the project objectives

7. Form an analysis that uses critical thinking to determine whether a design achieves its desired objectives

8. Create a minimum of the following: one multi-layer image using bitmap software, one finished work using vector software

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