I. Course Prefix/Number: ART 272
Course Name: Portfolio Development
Credits: 2 lecture; 4 lab
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
B. To identify the appropriate images to include in a specific portfolio.
C. To create a portfolio specific to a particular medium and purpose.
D. To demonstrate craftsmanship skills necessary to construct a strong portfolio.
V. Academic Integrity
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.
VI. Sequence of Topics
1. Type of mats
a. Molding profiles
b. Making a frame
a. Wet mounting
b. Dry mounting
B. Portfolio preparation
a. Print portfolio
b. Web page portfolio
c. Animation and Multimedia portfolio
2. Creating a portfolio specific to a purpose
a. Developing a portfolio specific to a type of business
b. Developing a portfolio specific to a project.
3. Deciding on what goes into a portfolio
a. Examining and reflecting on past work
b. Creating new work
4. Types of formal presentations
i) Portfolio case
C. Portfolio development and business issues
3. Job search
5. Free-lancing and pricing
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
B. Complete 4 in-class exercises
C. Complete 4 assignments by scheduled due dates
D. Quizzes and final exam
IX. Instructional Materials
A. Flash drive or portable hard drive
B. Ink jet paper
C. Mount board
D. Blank CDs
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
B. Four assigned projects: 25%
C. Attendance: 15%
D. 3 quizzes: 25%
E. Final exam: 25%
XI. Other Course Information
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.