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Introduction to Web Graphics Using Fireworks

Course Number: CAS 110
Transcript Title: Intro to Web Graphic-Fireworks
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
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


CAS 111D; 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: CAS 111D; placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

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

  1. Use Adobe Fireworks to create web graphics following current professional and/or industry standards.

Alignment with Institutional Core Learning Outcomes

Outcome Assessment Strategies

This is a Pass/No Pass course with a letter grade option. Students must choose before the completion of 80% of the class.

A grade will be issued based on:

  • Web pages produced by Adobe Fireworks will be evaluated after they are posted on a web server.
  • Tests or quizzes.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Competencies, Skills

  • Manipulate simple graphics.
  • Understand differences between .gif, .jpg and .png graphics.
  • Graphics terminology.
  • Drawing, painting and photo manipulation tools.
  • Grouping and ungrouping objects in an image.
  • Copyright issues related to Internet graphics.
  • Inserting graphics into web pages.
  • Bit-map/vector graphics comparisons and contrast.
  • Insert an image on a web page.
  • Upload a web page containing an image to a server.