2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DDSGN 110 Introduction to Graphic Design and Rich Media (5 credits)



Course Description
Overview of the interactive Digital Design field. Introduction to teminology, changes, and trends, in the business and industry. Discussion of various media, such as image manipulation, internet, digital, video, sound and ethics.

Student Outcomes
1.Define terminology and recognize the context of the terminology related to each digital design format.
2.Identify the history and trends of digital design vocations in order to recognize the fast pace market demands of workers.
3.Research career options in digital design.
4.Recognize the use of various digital design formats that include 3-D rendering, Web-page development, digital and video photography, and music and sound integration.
5.Explore various digital design software through classroom demonstrations and/or lab experiences.
6.Recognize differing ways of organizing information including linear and non-linear ways.
7.Given multiple digital design products, evaluate the communication effectiveness of formats and organizational methods used and their intended messages for diverse audiences.
8.Recognize ethical issues related to the field of digital design.
9.Research issues related to labor union membership in digital design occupations.



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