GRAPHIC DESIGN I
GRAPHIC DESIGN I,   Pr. Ellen Baryshev
GRADING SYSTEM
GRADING RULES:
1. Due dates are firm, absence is not an excuse. Class work, homework, projects, texts, etc. are always on your class site
2. Significantly unfinished work will not be graded or accepted.
3. Any project submitted on time may be improved for the next class for a higher grade.
4. Late submission: A finished project can be submitted one week late, but will be graded one whole letter grade lower.
For example, an “A” work (100%) becomes next session a “B” work (85%).
In this case, you will not have a chance for improvement
5. No project will be accepted two weeks late and a grade of 0 % will be entered instead.
6. All computer projects have to be submitted into drop-box folder AND printed
7. All additional information is always on your class website
NO EXCEPTIONS

NUMERIC GRADE RANGE (College catalog, page 30)
A 93-100
A - 90-92.9
B + 87-89.9
B 83-86.9
B - 80-82.9
C + 77-79.9
C 70-76.9
D 60-69.9
F 59.9 and below
GRADE CALCULATION:
Components % / points of the final grade
1. Attendance, discipline and class participation 10 points
2. Project 1 10%
3. Project 2 10%
4. Project 3 10%
5. Project 4 10 %
6. Project 5 10%
7. Project 6 20%
8. Midterm test 10%
9. Final test 10%
Total 100
Extra project (if needed) 10%
Note: all projects require preliminary sketches


PROJECTS RUBRIC
(Grading criteria to consider)

Components / Points

Exceptional 20

Acceptable 15

Unsatisfactory 10-0

Score

Following directions
Did student follow directions given by instructor and complete minimum content requirements?
(see project description)

Followed all of professor’s directions; more than adequately completed the minimum content requirements; added extra material.

Followed most of the professor’s directions; completed the minimum content requirements.

Disregarded professor’s directions and failed to complete a significant part of the minimum content requirements.

 

Timely submission
Was project completed and turned in by specified due date?

All project elements were completed and turned in on due date.

Significant part of project was completed and turned in on due date.

Nothing was turned in on due date.

 

Graphic design level
Were the design and organizational concepts of this project understood and demonstrated?

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood all of the basic design and organizational concepts.

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood some of the basic design and organizational concepts.

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood few or none of the basic design and organizational concepts.

 

Technical requirements
Were the required technical concepts and skills of this project understood and demonstrated?

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood all of the basic technical concepts and skills. Student made attempts to explore intermediate/advanced technical skills.

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood some of the basic technical concepts and skills.

Student appears to have demonstrated and understood few or none of the basic technical concepts and skills.

 

Creativity/originality
Does work show unique or creative attributes and did the student demonstrate critical thinking skills?

Works shows unique and creative attributes. The student demonstrated effective critical thinking skills.

Work shows some unique and creative attributes. The student demonstrated weak critical thinking skills.

Work show little unique or creative attributes. The student has not demonstrated critical thinking skills.

 

 

Points 100

Points 75

Points 50 (fail)