Course name Create graphics with Illustrator
Course date 15.09.2022 - 11.12.2022
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 3 ECTS credit

Field Technology HUB
Teacher Xamk lehtori
Available for open UAS Chargeable
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 15.08.2022 - 28.08.2022
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Create graphics with Illustrator

15.09.2022 - 11.12.2022

Course description

Objective: After completing this course, you will be familiar with the basics of vector graphics, software and the tools. You will also be able to: • use Adobe Illustrator to create unique, self-made flat design graphics • create graphics for different products for online publishing and print • produce graphics with easy workflow • learn about colors, resolution and file formats on the way

With these skills, you can create outstanding flat design graphics for multiple purposes, e.g. posters, flyers, for online publishing, or perhaps even a print for a t-shirt!

Content: This course is divided into small sections, where you will be introduced to vector graphics, Adobe Illustrator and its diverse toolset. You will work your way through the sections in the order displayed on the course platform. This way you will start with the basics and move on to more challenging topics.

Each section includes learning material such as videos, lessons and quizzes which will help you to execute the learning assignments. The learning assignments are hands-on tasks where you will learn to use Adobe Illustrator and create graphics for multiple purposes. The quizzes are there to make sure you are familiar with the basis of vector graphics, colors, resolution and file formats. You can apply this knowledge straight to your workflow.


Assessment criteria

Learning assignments will be evaluated with points. Scale 0-3 points: • 3 points (PASS) Excellent work. Instructions followed. Fully meets competency requirement. • 2 points (PASS) Good work. Instructions followed mostly, but some shortcomings on implementation. Meets enough of the competency requirement to adequately perform the assignment. • 1 point (PASS) Satisfactory. Instructions partially followed. Deficient implementation and/or doesn’t meet enough competency requirements to perform the assignment. • 0 points (FAILED) Unacceptable. Instructions not followed. Doesn’t meet the competency requirement.

Exams will be evaluated in pass/fail scale.

To get a pass grade of this course, you’ll need to submit all the assignments and gather enough points out of them. Also, you need to pass the quizzes.

Grading scale Accepted/failed