MMVP1505 Introduction to Visual Communications

In this course emphasis will be on the basic visual design strategies and techniques used in all types of multimedia presentations.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Compare media aspect ratios
Determine legibility requirements for different media
Compare color/font requirements for different media environments
Identify fonts correctly for different media
Determine correct typographical spacing
Identify colors correctly for different media
Evaluate existing visuals for different media playback formats
Identify different styles/levels of visualization
Create images/designs using different visual styles

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details