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Course Description

This is a hands-on, fast-paced course where students gain the technical skills to create sophisticated vector graphics for a range of art and design projects using Adobe Illustrator. Courses are held at OCAD U using the latest software. This is a qualifying course towards the Certificate in Digital Media Skills. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. In-class course is held in OCAD U's computer lab using the latest software. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon the successful completion of this course, students will have learned to:

  • Differentiate and navigate between relevant vocabularies of both Bitmap and especially Vector graphics and understand their structure, organization, content creation and visual communication, in the construction of unique Abobe Illustrator CC designs
  • Interpret the contextual uses of digital design formats and apply Abobe Illustrator CC techniques to visually communicate their vision to their audiences
  • Demonstrate critical knowledge of Abobe Illustrator CC by studying and skillfully applying the full range of the software’s creation and editing capabilities to create their own design
  • Create design solutions using thoughtful, visual communication
  • Critique their preliminary work using professional examples and develop the visual acuity to plan the best revisions for their own final Abobe Illustrator CC designs

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 15, 2020 to Oct 20, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $445.00
Instructors
Required Software/Supplies
Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website, but at this time there are no discounts available for Continuing Studies students.
Section Notes

Online courses are delivered through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in an online course at OCAD U.

As a Continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvas.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca

Please note that courses may fill up early or be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.