CSCI-140, Graphic Design and Digital Media

Calendar #1 of 3

This course schedule includes most of the assignments and activities. However, additional work may be assigned as appropriate.

 

Work to be submitted: 

Due Dates

Assignment or Test

September 4

Assignment 1, A Beautiful Sketch

September 11

new date is Mon. Sept 18

Assignment 2, Let's Get Animated

September 13

new date in Wed. Sept. 20

TEST #1

In spite of hurricane, test will only cover Introduction and Chapters 1-4

TBA

In-Class Exercise -

"Moving" object team assignment will be uploaded 9/15/17

October 2 Assignment 3

 

 

 

In-class Discussions and Activities

Class Days

Topics & Activities

Week 1:
Aug 23 - 25
  • Intro — Introduction to course and to Processing
  • Chapters 1 & 2 — Drawing Primitive Shapes
Week 2:
Aug 28 - Sept 1
  • Chapters 2 & 3 — Flow of Control and Interaction
  • Value Added Perspective †
  • Assignment #1, see above
Week 3:
Sept 4 - 8
  • Chapters 4 & 5 — Variables & Control Structures
  • Assignment #2, see above

Week 4:
Sept 11- 15

  • Value Added Perspective
  • TEST # 1
  • Preview of Chapter 6

Week 5:

Sept 18 - 22

  • Chapter 6 — Loops and Concept of Iteration
  • In-Class Exercise

Week 6:

Sept 25 - 29

  • Chapter 7 — Functions and Re-use
  • Assignment #3, see above

 

† Value Added Perspectives in this class will come in the forms of additional readings or videos, in-class exercises, review of previous material, or visual inspirations.