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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Graphic Design by University of Colorado Boulder

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551 reviews

About the Course

Welcome to Graphic Design, the second course in the Effective Communications Specialization. Over 70 different companies have provided this specialization to their employees as a resource for internal professional development. Why? Because employers know that effective visual communication is the key to attracting an audience, building a relationship, and closing the sale. This practical course gives you the tools to create professional looking Powerpoints, reports, resumes, and presentations.. Using a set of best practices refined through years of experience, you’ll: • make your work look fresh and inspired. • apply simple design “tricks” to begin any project with confidence and professionalism. • receive and respond to criticism and revise your project from good to great. "This course is fantastic. It teaches a great amount of starter graphic design information but it is broken down into easily understood videos and quizzes. The quality was top notch and the interaction was as good as you would get in a brick and mortar school. I did not feel like I was missing anything by taking it online." - a recent Graphic Design student All of the course assignments can be completed with basic presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides, or Apple Keynote. You’ll also have opportunities to explore and apply more sophisticated tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign....

Top reviews

RC
May 13, 2020

I think that the discussions would be more useful if students had detailed instructions on how to create the images in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint and then take a screenshot to make a jpeg image.

DC
Apr 10, 2020

I loved it its not on photoshop or any application but on the practicality on how to use everything is any design related work or medium\n\ngot to learn on maybe new minute things I used to ignore

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By Kamrul H R

Sep 7, 2020

Its a great Course and Amazing Contents about Graphic Design. I really Love it.

By Cíntia B M

Jul 26, 2020

This course is well structured, clear to understand and rich of useful content.

By Joana M E

Jul 3, 2020

Great lessons. Looking forward to more knowledge from your sessions. Thank you!

By Debarati B

May 27, 2018

Short and precise, Action oriented, Professional, with lots of useful examples

By Manisha A

May 9, 2020

It was really nicely designed course and also taught nicely by the faculties.

By Christina Y T

Jan 27, 2019

I learned a lot of basic design principals that I think will be very helpful.

By Anthea G

Aug 19, 2020

I really enjoyed doing this course ... always wanted to do Graphic Design .

By Dharini A C

May 23, 2020

Very interesting and knowledgeable course.....it's amazing and too creative.

By Olive o

Nov 13, 2020

Loved the class..learnt alot as I strive to keep learning more..thank you.

By cripto g

Jun 15, 2020

Thank you very much for course, nice chapters, l wait more course.

Good luck

By Pete S

Mar 12, 2020

Nicely paced and well thought out content. Delivered with verve and humour.

By G. A W

Jul 20, 2020

Good course, fits in well with the specialization and has good basic info.

By Isabel P

Jul 4, 2020

It is a short course where they teach all practical bacis needed to design

By Mubina

May 13, 2020

2 weeks was great,i was thinking every second i was learning something new

By Hemantprajapati

Jun 4, 2020

Nice content but it will be batter if it contains more specific knowledge

By Sudhir K

May 19, 2020

This is very helpful online course on Coursera .I like this online course

By Liene G

Nov 1, 2020

Absolutely usefully invested every minute of my time. Thank you so much!

By Marcela l

Sep 2, 2020

Excelente curso, increíble, muy bien explicado y aborda lo mas esencial!

By Aaditya D

May 18, 2020

It was an amazing experience, get to know more about graphic designing .

By Md. A S

Aug 24, 2020

I got primary knowledge about designing. Now I can go for Application.

By Amal P

Oct 11, 2020

Nice course I can learn more about graphic designing thankyou coursera

By Daniela T

Aug 27, 2020

This is a really helpful course if you want to learn basics. Loved it!

By Enrico L

Jun 1, 2020

Superbly organized course, great teacher and great practical examples.

By Minhazur R A

May 16, 2020

Very Effective for the new comers,easily explained by the instructors.

By Fatima A

Nov 17, 2018

Amazing course with enough information imparted on us. Great knowledge