ERIC Number: ED350451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Printing/Graphic Arts Technology Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This guide presents the standard curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum addresses the minimum competencies for a printing/graphics technology program. It includes specializations in art and copy preparation, prepress/image assembly, and lithographic press operations. The guide contains four major sections. The General Information section contains an introduction giving an overview and defining the purpose and objectives; a program description, including admissions requirements, typical job titles, and an accreditation and certification statement; and curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections describe the courses under the following categories: General Core Courses (English, general mathematics, interpersonal relations and professional development); Fundamental Technical Courses (introduction to computers, introduction to printing industry); and Specific Technical Courses of which there are 28, including art and copy preparation, type composition, reproduction photography, image assembly, halftone reproduction photography, basic multicolor assembly, film composition production techniques, process color assembly techniques, duplicator operations, large single-color sheet press operations, and press operations internship. Each course entry consists of the following: course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. An equipment list is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Printers, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Graphic Arts, Job Skills, Layout (Publications), Photocomposition, Photography, Postsecondary Education, Printing, Program Guides, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 134.