David Faux
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A real-world approach to understanding the typographic capabilities of Adobe InDesign, or other software applications used to produce media materials. The booklet will take the user, step-by-step, in making typographic manipulations such as indents,
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The typography quiz includes 28 questions, an answer key, and a blank answer sheet. It will evaluate the following items: ~ Intro to Typography Activity ~ Type Anatomy ~ Type Parts and Terms Slide Show ~ Type Parts and Terms Handout For FREE
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This pdf slide show is a sequential presentation of type anatomy, vocabulary, and type measurement. It is a complete breakdown of the FREE handout “Type Parts and Terms.” The slides are designed to cover the basics and allows the presenter to
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Vector images are made up of paths that are created by establishing start and end points. In this activity these points will be created using a Pen Tool. Since vector images are not raster images (composed of pixels) they can be enlarged to a bigger
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Includes 125 questions that cover the following topics: • General Computer Questions • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, & Dreamweaver — general questions and tool identification • Type Classification • Typographic Terms • Publication
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Computer production is not normally the first step of a design strategy. This publication includes . . . AN APPROACH TO CREATIVE DESIGN • Produce Thumbnail Sketches • Develop a Rough Layout • The Comprehensive Layout. PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN •
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A direct and to the point slide series (13 slides) about color basics for the fine or media communicator. Color is a powerful element when properly applied to a graphic image. Often an image is well done and degraded with poorly chosen hew
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An ideal book for all levels of Career and Technical Education: Graphic Communications, Graphic Design, Print Production, Offset Lithography, or Visual Arts. This publication is a complete overview of the creative and production processes of
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A one-year syllabus outlining a complete set of goals and objectives, an approach to managing the classroom, methods of instruction, grading and attendance, student expectations, and suggested training tutorials followed by student oriented projects
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A page listing the parts of type and a recall quiz page. Knowing how to describe type enables discussions about classification, differences in a classification, and readability. For FREE materials and STUDENT examples go to . .
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NEW VERSION: Typography is the most frequently used means of communicating for learning, sharing information with friends and family, and in the workplace. This PDF booklet can be open while creating any media product and used when concerns arise
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This nineteen page student oriented project features the use of InDesign and Acrobat, with the opportunity to also utilize Photoshop and/or Illustrator. It includes three pages of related design principles, two pages of goals/objectives, a data
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This publication is an overview of the creative and production processes of Color and Color Management using Adobe InDesign. CPCM contains theory and application, with outstanding illustrations, to make working with color using InDesign simplified.
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This how-to booklet includes background information, basic tools and their use, a hand lettered introduction, and how to hold a pen to create basic strokes. Four cap and lower case alphabets are included (vertical roman, italic/cursive, gothic/black
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An 11” x 8.5” handout illustrating the parts of type and defining important typographic terms. The background information and terms are a necessity when discussing type face selection and use. A must for any instruction dealing with
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GET TO KNOW YOUR STUDENTS: Obtain information that helps you be a better teacher. Get to know your students, their interest, computer and software knowledge, school activities, technology access at home, reason for taking the course, employment,
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A list of suggested student expectations that was distributed when covering First Day Stuff in a computer facility used to teach graphic communications, design, and print production. Distributed at the same time as the Graphic/Web Design SYLLABUS.
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Eleven ready-to-use Graphic Media Evaluation Sheets. Save yourself many hours. Use as is or easily modify to suit your situation. For FREE materials and STUDENT examples go to . . . http://www.graphicmediapub.com
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Understanding underlying digital technology and how to choose the appropriate file format ensures reproduction quality and internet transfer speed. Not saving original files in the proper format will lose the ability to edit them for a variety of
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Includes 7-pages of 37 questions to test the knowledge related to its parent publication "How to Prepare and Save Image Files." It contains a Teacher's Copy with answers (3-pages), a Student Copy (3-pages), and a blank Answer Sheet (1-page).
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Retired, 5-30-2014: Taught in high school, college, and consulted for the past 53 years. Currently consulting and writing in and about media communications. Instructor, 2002–2014: Digital Media Arts Instructor: Hamilton High School, Chandler, Arizona. Taught graphic/web design and digital media production. Also designed and developed facilities for digital photography, and graphic design and web production, set up, install software, network and maintain Macintosh computers in all areas of instruction. Consultant, 1970–Present: Publishing and new media consultant to educational institutions and the media industry. Clients included a college, three vocational education centers, commercial printing companies, advertising agencies, newspaper publishers, and private media hardware and software consumers. Responsibilities included performing needs assessments, specifying technology, supervising installation, developing curriculum and group/individual training. Areas include graphic media and presentation/multimedia. December 2013 a $600,000 digital media facility was opened at Hamilton High School that I designed and specified equipment. Professor Emeritus, 1999: State University of New York at Oswego. Professor, 1993–99: Coordinator of the Graphic Design Area, Department of Art, State University of New York at Oswego. Coordinated the development of the BFA and MA Graphic Design Majors, and taught courses in graphic and presentation media. Professor, 1984–93: Graphic Communications Area, Department of Technology, State University of New York at Oswego. Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in graphic communications, commercial graphic design, and digital media production Associate Professor and Chairperson, 1982–84: Department of Printing Production Technology, School of Visual Communications Careers, Rochester Institute of Technology, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester, New York. Provided leadership to the Department and represented the concerns and priorities of faculty and students to others within the administrative organization. Developed and monitored department plans of work and associated budgets. Coordinated curriculum development and reviews. Supported co-op and placement activities. Developed departmental workload guidelines. Chaired the School’s self-study and Middle States review process, implemented a departmental computer literacy program, and was the pre-conference Chairman of the 1984 International Graphic Arts Education Association Conference. Associate Professor, 1977–82; Assistant professor, 1968–77: Department of Technology, State University of New York at Oswego. Visiting Professor, Summer 1969: Teacher’s College, Truro, Nova Scotia. High School Teacher and Department Head: 1965–68: Abington Heights High School, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania; 1962–65: Tunkhannock High School, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania; 1961–62: Ephrata High School, Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Directed discovery.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Craftsman of the Year Award, 1996, ‘92, ‘78: Syracuse Club of Printing House Craftsmen. Distinguished Craftsman Award, 1990: Syracuse Club of Printing House Craftsmen. Van Hanswyk-Jasser Outstanding Achievement Award, 1990: International Association of Printing House Craftsmen. International Presidents Award of Merit, 1989, ‘75 ‘73: International Association of Printing House Craftsmen. Graphic Arts Teacher of the Year, 1986: Rochester Club of Printing House Craftsmen. Elmer G. Voigt Award, 1980: Awarded by the Education Council of the Graphic Arts Industry. Educator of the Year, Secondary Education, 2010: Awarded by the Electronic Document Systems Foundation.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate School: Millersville State University, Millersville, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Science in Education with authorization to teach English, General Industrial Arts, Graphic Arts and Drawing. Graduated in January, 1961. Granted permanent certification in April, 1965. Graduate School: The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania. Master of Education Degree in Industrial Arts Education. Degree granted September 4, 1965. Attended courses, seminars and workshops at the following organizations (after ‘65 to present): Rochester Institute of Technology, Eastman Kodak, Nord Photo Engineering of Canada, Philco Ford, Polychrome Corporation, Canon Corporation, Compugraphic Corporation, and the New York State Education Department. Most recent courses: 2009 — Completed 60 hours of SEI (Standard English Immersion) to better meet the needs of English language learners. Completed professional growth activities using Adobe Creative Suite CS6

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Textbook Coauthor: J. Michael Adams, David D. Faux and Lloyd Rieber. Printing Technology, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Editions, Delmar Publishers Inc., 1971–1996, 629 pp. Coauthor of four New York State Curriculum Guides: Photography: Black and White Imaging, 27 pp., Graphic Communications, 26 pp., Communications Systems, 15 pp., and Media Production, 21 pp. Presenter - October 2008: 69th Technology Conference, State University of New York at Oswego, Communications Technology, Trends, Tactics and Practices. Presenter - January 2009: Clemson University Leadership Forum, Leading and Learning for Tomorrow. Presenter - October 2014: 75th Technology Conference, State University of New York at Oswego, Media Communications: Best Practices.

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