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Irma Abu-Jumah

Roger K Fawcett Professor
School of Media Sciences
College of Art and Design

585-475-5871
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Irma Abu-Jumah

Roger K Fawcett Professor
School of Media Sciences
College of Art and Design

Education

BS, Dr. Jose Matias Delgado University (El Salvador); MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-5871

Currently Teaching

MAAT-106
3 Credits
The course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practical foundations of typography and page design. Students study the history, aesthetics, and technology of typography, and current methods of page composition. Projects include design and production methods, using current software tools and fonts for typography in print and monitor display. Students will apply their acquired knowledge to make informed decisions in the practice of typography and page composition.
MAAT-101
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the graphic media industry by studying its history, culture, technologies, markets and workers. The course provides an orientation to production concepts, working environments, hardware and software tools, languages, working standards and cultures of the industry.
MAAT-446
3 Credits
This class is an introduction to the concepts and methods of magazine design and production workflow, with the practical experience of producing a cross-media magazine for output to a digital device and print. Special attention is given to the use of images in integration with text, grids. The role of experimentation and innovation in the modern magazine is emphasized.
MAAT-107
3 Credits
This course covers skills and competencies necessary to create, manage and edit digital images. Students work with digital hardware, software, and learn relevant terminology. Various processes of image reproduction from acquisition to manipulation, and output of optimized files are addressed.