Suggestions:

  • Do the readings ahead of time
  • Think about what kind of presentation would engage your peers
  • Use relevant examples/cases in the media to illustrate points
  • Use images, short video, slides (please upload to your blog before presentation)
  • Use aesthetically pleasing design
  • Think of the major points or problems you think are worth discussing
  • Think of the major points or problems you think people ought to know, know about, or have thought about by the end of the discussion
  • Ask questions of the class that would be interesting/engaging to discuss

Graphic Design: The New Basics. Lupton, Ellen, and Jennifer C. Phillips. 2015. 

September 6 Point, Line Plane pages 33-47 – Victor, Peter

September 13 Rhythm and Balance pages 49-59 – Carter, Mike, Carolan

September 20 Texture pages 69 – 79; Annie Dillard, Seeing, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. 1974 PDF – Bridget, Delaine

September 27 Color pages 80-97 – Anna, Victoria

October 4 Gestalt Principles pages 99-115 -Caitlin, Breanne, and Nicole

October 18 Framing pages 116-127 – Brendan, Stephon

October 25 Hierarchy pages 129-139 – Alyssa

November 1 Transparency pages 155-165 – Abigail

November 8 Modularity pages 167-185 – Kellie, Sam

November 15 Grid pages 187-199 – Alyssa, Bridget

November 22 Pattern Pages 201-213 – Justin, Nico