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Introduction to Web Graphics - Adobe Fireworks

Course Number: CAS 110
Transcript Title: Intro to Web Graphic-Fireworks
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: April 9, 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: Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Online


placement into RD 115 and WR 115

Course Description

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.

Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the different applications of vector and bitmap imaging.
  2. Interface images to screen-based applications for the Web such as Adobe Photoshop.
  3. 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)

Competencies, 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.