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Course 2 of 5 in the
Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Review the terminology and measuring system used to describe type

  • Explore how typefaces tell stories and understand the historic evolution

  • Conduct a peer-reviewed typesetting exercise

  • Design of a full-scale typographic poster

Skills you will gain

  • Creativity
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • History
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Indesign

Learner Career Outcomes

19%

started a new career after completing these courses

28%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Course 2 of 5 in the
Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

Instructor

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California Institute of the Arts

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1: Talking Type

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 30 min), 10 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Typefaces and their Stories

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Week 3: Putting Type to Work

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min)
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: Making Meaningful Type

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

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