Week of February 26th, 2018

Week 5 - Typography

  • Monday
    • Check the Assignment Audit!
    • What have you done in the course so far? Is it up on your portfolios?
      Photography - splashpage pics, Photoshop - Personal Logos, Movie Posters
    • Show & Tell (Submision Dress Rehearsal) - Save a JPG of your Movie Poster Project and submit it to the appropriate HANDINS folder for a quick look. How the BLT&F? How's the Composition? How's the Resolution?
  • Tuesday
    • Audit of Dress Rehearsal
    • COMPLETE and submit your Movie Poster
      • Add your poster to your portfolio! Add anecdotes!
    • Typography and Design
    • Typographic Title: PARC Principles
  • Wednesday
    • Time to Migrate
      Please look for the agenda on the New Cyberdog Course Site and BOOKMARK the TGJ2O agenda - We'll try to use THAT website from now on!
  • Thursday

  • Friday
Week of February 19th, 2018

Week 4 - Photoshop Movie Poster

Week of February 12th, 2018

Week 3 - Photoshop Crop & Size

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • Option Sheet Assemblies
    • ASPECT ratios
    • Portfolio Splashpage photo - complete it! Create a link to your photographer's portfolio page!
  • Wednesday
    • Assignment Audit - Photos
    • Selections and Layers
    • Complete the Portfolio Photo assignment
    • Those who are done can begin the Photoshop Assignment: Personal Logo 2018
  • Thursday
    • Portfolio Audit - who's up to date?
    • Photoshop Assignment: Personal Logo 2018 - NO reruns!
  • Friday - PD Day - no classes! And no Monday classes either!
  • NEXT WEEK - Begin your Movie Poster Project
Week of February 5th, 2018

Week2 - Portfolios and Photoshop

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • Continue working on your Portfolio banner using Photoshop Elements
      • Save for Web
      • Install on your portfolio
    • New Tools and Rules: GoogleDoc Collaboration Exercise
    • What is CommTech?
      • Learn to use the TOOLS
      • Develop worthwhile CONTENT
    • By the end of the class, properly SHUT DOWN your computer after you're done!
  • Wednesday
    • Assignment Audit
      • How are the portfolio banners looking?
      • Google check - Dillon?
    • A few words about the AUP
    • Complete and install your Portfolio banner using Photoshop Elements
    • CHALLENGE - put a NEW picture of yourself onto the front page of your portfolio before the end of the class!
  • Thursday
    • Portfolio Audit
      • Salamat banner
    • Photography BLT and FRAMING
  • Friday
    • Your Picture Assignment - 20 minutes
      • Demonstrate your BLT&F skills!
        In groups of 2-3: Shoot and post a LANDSCAPE MCU portrait of your partner(s) for their portfolio mainpage - share it with them!
      • Remember the DESIGN CYCLE
      • Submit your Photos to the appropriate HANDINS folder - NAME the photo appropriately
        • Problems with Permissions when handing in? You likely need to learn to UNBLOCK your files!
Week of January 29th, 2018

Week1: Setup

  • Monday - No Classes
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday - Introductions
    • CONGRATULATIONS! You found the Agenda!
    • You should now have your assigned
      • User Accounts
      • Computers
      • Computer (AD) Accounts
      • Google Accounts
    • Be sure you've signed in to SYNC Chrome (complete the three steps under this link)
    • Please complete the following before the period ends!
      • BOOKMARK this page from your school account, and bookmark it at home as well
      • Complete this INTRODUCTORY SURVEY
      • Explore this wiki to see if you can find examples of sample projects
      • Be sure to properly SHUT DOWN your computer after you're done - See you tomorrow!
      • SIgn in to join our Google Classroom (code: b3q7qb)
      • Set up Windows to show you file extensions
      • Read and Complete the exercise on File Management Rules
      • Are you missing access to any folders? P: or X:
  • Friday - Mr May is away today
    (Check the Assignment Audit in the agenda links above - how are you looking?)

    It's a CommTech scavenger hunt - You have THREE tasks to complete today - Please read and follow the linked instructions CAREFULLY - look for videos in the instructions that might help you succeed!
    • 1. Read and complete the exercise for File Management - create the files in your P: drive
    • 2. Create a new Googlesite Portfolio for this semester (DON'T simply re-use an old one) Find the appropriate template for THIS class!
      • Be sure to read and complete the instructions for "Controlling Pages"
      • Ready to try photoshop? Try to Create a banner using Photoshop Elements - or Adobe CC if you are more experienced
    • 3. Complete the Portfolio Peer Assessment assignment - you DON'T have to work in groups, and you can create the work directly in a new portfolio page.
    • DONE? You can create a new page in your portfolio for YOUTUBE links of work you admire and want to emulate. See you Monday!


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