Graphic Design / Interactive Design / Fine & Applied Arts / Parkland College

GDS 172 Typography II
Homework Assignments

Instructor: Paul Young

Objective

To develop software and information literacy skills. To become proficient with digital tools for productivity and communication. To develop an eye and vocabulary for constructive criticism of others' work. To become independent lifelong learners.

Assignments

Using discussion forums, students will work in teams to check each other's reading comprehension of the required textbook The Elements of Graphic Design.

Your post will also include a link to your Blog which should be updated every week.

Note: This is a peer-reviewed assignment. The quality of the work you do will be graded by your classmates.

Procedure
  1. Login to your Cobra Learning account every week via my.parkland.edu or cobra.parkland.edu.
  2. Select "CONTENT," then select the assignment for the week and follow the instructions
  3. Post your completed assignment by Thursday (spelling, grammar and clarity of thought count!)
  4. Read and respond to at least 6 of your classmates by Saturday (respond to your team members first, then respond to posts that have the least number of responses)
  5. While responding to your classmates' posts, score their homework assignment by assigning one to five stars to their posts based on the grading rubric below.
Grading Rubric All components completed Most components completed Some components missing
Excellent content and clarity of thought (with no spelling/grammar errors) 5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars
Good content and clarity of thought (and/or some spelling/grammar errors) 4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars
Poor content (and/or many spelling/grammar errors) 3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

Students whose scores average 4 stars or more will receive a passing grade for each assignment (pending instructor review).

Schedule

Your initial post is due Thursday at 11:30pm of every week. You must also respond to your teammates' posts by the following Saturday at 11:30pm.

Note: Homework assignments are graded pass/fail. Full credit will be given each week only if both parts of the assignment are completed on time.

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