Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $99.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). We explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
January 22February 24Online - AsynchronousOnline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Heidi Miller, Instructor: Ramon Tejada
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $1,209.00

This course covers research, ideation, and application related to large-scale projects in branding, publications, signage, mapping, and identity systems and includes work experience with outside professionals to explore real-world needs. Students investigate conceptual possibilities utilizing research, knowledge of historical and contemporary perspectives, experimental strategies using hand tools and digital software, and personalized design methodologies. Students are challenged to develop original solutions and promote their own visual sensibilities.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
January 22May 14Thursday, Online - Asynchronous6:00-7:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Ken Korth
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $1,209.00

This course introduces the fundamentals of programming using the language of the web, JavaScript. Students will explore topics through a variety of projects, including developing a web-based game, creating interactive web components, and building a simple web application. The course builds towards a student-selected final programming project. Topics include: program and data structures, objects and arrays, functions, bugs and error handling, the Document Object Model (DOM), event handling, drawing using HTML5 canvas, data fetching, and using common libraries and tools.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
January 22May 14Tuesday, Online - Asynchronous6:00-7:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $242.00

Introduction to User Experience (UX) Design will focus on the process of creating designs that take into consideration the user’s needs along with content and a client’s wants in order to create a product that is successful. The instructor will lead discussions on the importance of preliminary research, testing during the process of developing a design, and how to test and analyze existing designs. Students will conduct testing sessions to help grasp the idea and simplicity of thinking about the end user first.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 11March 18Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Matthew Luken
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $403.00

In this course students will utilize User Experience (UX) Design practices to conceptualize a mobile app. Students will work through testing, designing an app via wireframes, and both paper and clickable prototyping. The outcome of this class will be a case study on a mobile app suitable for a portfolio. This course is ideally suited to those who have taken the Introduction to User Experience Design class or already have a basic understanding of UX concepts.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 12April 16Tuesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Phil McCollam
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $403.00

Graphic design is everywhere. From t-shirts to posters and logos to websites, graphic design is used to visually communicate an idea, a message, or a statement. Students in this class will explore graphic design theory and learn to put into practice the concepts and principles of design.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 13April 17Wednesday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Trevor Carr, Instructor: Jen Evans
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $403.00

This course will take a project brief through the process of research, design, and prototyping. Along the way, the class will support decisions by considering how real people use and respond to the design, and will keep accessibility and equity in mind from the beginning. The class will explore how design systems and re-usable components lead to thoughtful digital experiences, and how responsiveness, flexibility, and sustainability are fundamental to designing for screens and across platforms.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 13April 17Wednesday6:30–9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $240.00

Whether you are new to page-layout software or are a graphics professional familiar with QuarkXPress or Apple's Pages software, this introductory class will provide the groundwork for creating print-ready documents of professional quality using the Adobe page-layout program, Adobe InDesign. Students start by exploring InDesign's work area: the tools, menu commands, and palettes before learning the basics of the application: setting up documents; formatting text and manipulating objects; defining colors; and using swatches.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 16February 17Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $403.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students build on their understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 25April 7Online - AsynchronousOnline

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $806.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 25May 14Online - AsynchronousOnline

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $240.00

Through the hands-on use of Photoshop, students will learn the basics of the application: using the tool palette and menus, exploring floating panels and their options in relationship to each tool.

Students will be introduced to the paths, channels, and layers floating panels. Much of the work done in Photoshop will revolve around these features, and a fundamental understanding of these concepts are necessary for any user.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 9March 10Saturday, Sunday9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: David Farr
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $130.00

If you are new to Adobe Lightroom, you will find that 75% of your time is probably spent in the Develop Module. In this single-evening online workshop, learn how to process and develop photos using the panels, brush tools, film strip, presets, and snapshots within this most important module of Lightroom. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies hereThis course will meet online on Wednesday, March 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. (CST). There will be no campus-based meeting.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 20March 20Wednesday, Online - Asynchronous6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Aaron DeYoe
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $202.00

Ever heard "Don't judge a book by its cover"?  A book cover is the first and primary point of marketing for a product, and is often a make-or-break moment for a consumer looking to make a purchase. Learn to design smart, impactful, and beautiful book covers. / Each student will have access throughout the class to a lab workstation equipped with the latest software. / Open to students age 18 and above. / View complete policies.

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Mac OS X, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 21April 18Thursday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Neal Peterson
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $161.00

This bootcamp is open to students pursuing graphic design, professionals looking to fine-tune their skills, or hobbyists with a passion for type. In this course, students will explore how typography is used to communicate effectively within the field of graphic design. While building a basic vocabulary of terms and processes, students will exercise different topics ranging from formal usage to typography as art.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
March 25April 15Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.

Graphic and Web Design, Online Classes

Open to students ages 16 and above
Instructor: Robert Algeo
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $403.00

This is the third course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students expand on their understanding of HTML and CSS, laying a foundation for more advanced development work. Students will build towards professional-grade front-end web development. Topics include: advanced layout and positioning, source control using Git and Github, modular CSS, and basic interactivity with JavaScript. Students complete a large development project for their portfolio. / Open to students ages 16 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
April 8May 14Online - AsynchronousOnline

Graphic and Web Design, New Classes

Open to students ages 18 and above
Instructor: Aaron DeYoe
Term: Spring 2019
Price: $202.00

This class will explore the quirky and unique Risograph printer. A Risograph printer is a hybrid between a screen print and a copier. Students will learn the ins and outs of the machine's capabilities, restrictions, and odd characteristics and will experiment with color separating, overprinting, zine printing, and more! This is a great process for bold designs, posters, comic art, and zines. This technique is an affordable way to produce high quality prints. / Each student will have access throughout the class to a lab workstation equipped with the latest software.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
February 11March 11Monday6:30-9:30 p.m.