Schedule is subject to change. This course has 30 meetings. Classes will become active as the semester progresses.

Class 1

Thursday – 8/26

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: First Day handout and general class info
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 2

Tuesday – 8/31

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: The written language and origin of¬† letterforms
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 3

Thursday – 9/2

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Intro to Classification of Type: Serif/Sans Serif/Script/Display
    How to Access Typefaces (web and print) Google Fonts, Adobe Fonts, etc
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 4

Thursday – 9/9

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Intro to Project 1: Type Book
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 5

Tuesday -9/14

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Basic Type Related Vocabulary 1: Baseline/capline/ x-height/lowercase/uppercase/ ascender/descender, etc.
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 6

Tuesday – 9/21

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: More on Classification of Type: Serif/Sans Serif/Script/Display
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 7

Thursday – 9/23

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Variations: width, weight, posture, contrast, serif
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 8

Tuesday – 9/28

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Alignment‚ÄďFL, FR, Center, Justify
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 9

Thursday – 9/30

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Space: Line Length¬† (or leading), Word Space (kerning & tracking)
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 10

Tuesday – 10/5

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Type on a PATH / How to do a cover
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 11

Thursday – 10/7

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: How to Complete Book (Package files/Binding)
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 12

Tuesday – 10/12

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: PRESENTATIONS PROJECT 1
    Start conversation about Expressive Type
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 13

Thursday – 10/14

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Intro to Project 2
    • Expressive Type (with Typefaces)
    • Research and sketching
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 14

Tuesday – 10/19

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Expressive Type (with Typefaces)
    • Moving into the computer
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 15

Thursday – 10/21

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Lettering and Word Experimentation
    • Research and sketching
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 16

Tuesday – 10/26

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Lettering and Word Experimentation
    • Next Steps: Individual Approach–What is the best way to create your lettering
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 17

Thursday – 10/28

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Lettering and Word Experimentation
    • Prepare for presentation
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 18

Tuesday – 11/2

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Presentations Project 2
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 19

Thursday – 11/4

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: TBD
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 20

Tuesday – 11/9

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Color and Texture in Typography /Legibility
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 21

Thursday 11/11

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: The Typographical Grid
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 22

Tuesday – 11/16

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Visual Hierarchy
    Intro Project 3: Posters and Social Media Posts
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 23

Thursday – 11/18

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Continue Project 3: Poster 1 and 2
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 24

Tuesday – 11/23

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Continue Project 3: Poster 3 – Text Wrap
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 25

Tuesday – 11/30

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Continue Project 3: Color – Social Media
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 26

Thursday – 12/2

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Continue Project 3: Type in Motion – Social Media
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 27

Tuesday 12/7

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Continue Project 3: DUE next class
    How to Prepare for presentations and final submissions
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 28

Thursday – 12/9

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Project 3: Presentations and Submissions
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 29

Tuesday – 12/14

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Wrap up class activities
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant

Class 30

Thursday – 12/16

  • Meeting Info:¬†Via ZOOM
  • Topic: Last class
  • Activities:¬†Add assignments, activities
  • Due Dates:¬†Add due dates, as relevant
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