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Irma Abu-Jumah

Lecturer

Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
College of Engineering Technology

585-475-5871
Office Location

Irma Abu-Jumah

Lecturer

Department of Graphic Media Science and Technology
College of Engineering Technology

Education

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

585-475-5871

Currently Teaching

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-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.
MAAT-551
3 Credits
Lab Topics in Media Arts, Sciences and Technology provides a lab-based platform for students to explore the most contemporary issues in the rapidly evolving fields of media arts, media sciences and media technologies. The content taught in this lab-based course will change frequently and the course may be repeated for credit, however each particular topic may have limits on repeatability.
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-223
3 Credits
This course focuses on planning and producing cross-media projects. Students gain hands-on experience with all phases of production through a series of print and new media projects. Concepts of content and production management are applied with an emphasis on creating quality outcomes that are delivered on-budget and on-time.

In the News

  • June 28, 2021

    two students and a professor posing with magazine spreads on a table.

    Students win Canon national design competition

    Undergraduate students in Irma Abu-Jumah’s Typography and Page Design course placed first in the Canon Solutions America—University Program Magalog Challenge this spring. They were among two schools and several teams that participated in the University Inkjet Program, the company’s annual student design competition.