Test schedule

Required texts

SPIEKERMANN, Erik and E.M. Ginger: Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works (3rd Edition). Mountain View, Calif: Adobe Press, 1993.

TEST 1: March 1, 2017

  1. Spiekermann, Chapters 1-3, 5-6.
  2. Lecture notes: What is design?
  3. Lecture notes: Logos and Sig Cuts.
  4. Lecture notes: The basics of composition.
  5. Lecture notes: Type Personality.
  6. Lecture notes: Type History and Technology

TEST 2: March 29, 2017

  1. Lecture notes: Establishing Type Hierarchy.
  2. Spiekermann, Chapters 4, 8-9.
  3. Lecture notes: Measuring and fitting type.
  4. Lecture notes: Book construction.

TEST 3: April 19, 2017

TEST 4: May 3, 2017

  1. Lecture notes: Photo editing and photo use.
  2. Lecture notes: Color Models and Color Theory.

FINAL: Due May 17, 2017

You will receive a comprehensive take-home final, your last opportunity to improve your test grade. It will be due by 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17.

COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM 256 | UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS | © 2017 | INSTRUCTOR: Michael O’Donnell | mjodonnell@stthomas.edu | 651-962-5281

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