Introduction to Web Graphics - Adobe Fireworks
Course Number: CAS 110
Transcript Title: Intro to Web Graphic-Fireworks
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: July 10, 2015
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lecture / Lab Hours: 20
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F, P-NP (default), audit
Repeats available for credit: 0
Approved delivery mode:
Introduces the basic features of Adobe Fireworks. Includes basic drawing and photo manipulation tools and creation of graphics for websites. Recommended: placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the different applications of vector and bitmap imaging.
- Interface images to screen-based applications for the Web such as Adobe Photoshop.
- Apply drawing and photo-manipulation tools for the creation and editing of graphic images.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Assessment may include: Projects with original work could include flyer, brochure, poster, newsletter, and/or web page design. Journals, group discussions about design and design software, objective tests and quizzes.
Course Activities and Design
Activities may include: online readings and videos, on line class discussions, open ended assignments
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Manipulate simple graphics.
- Understand differences between .gif, .jpg and .png graphics.
- Graphics terminology.
- Use Drawing, painting and photo manipulation tools.
- Group and ungroup objects in an image.
- Copyright issues related to Internet graphics.
- Inserting graphics and/or images into web pages.
- Compare and contrast bit-map/vector graphics
- Upload web page containing an image to a server.