Exploring Digital Media with art, design, and education.

Welcome to Jeff Rascov classes. The classes listed are for the Fall 2014 semester. Most classes are offered at West Valley College or Mission College. You can signed up for a class at http://www.westvalley.edu - Mission and West Valley use the same computer system.


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Course # /Name
Course Description
Books for class
Classes for Spring 2014

DM/IS*014C Dig Illustration: Illustrator

4 unit class

Fox 105

Tuesday and Thursday 10:55 to 12:30

Lab times 12:30 to 2

8/26/2014 to 12/13/2014 This course focuses on using Illustrator to create digital illustrations and various kinds of graphics for visual communication. Emphasis is placed on acquiring technical skills and learning creative strategies for producing a variety of illustrations used in commercial media and online devices.


ISBN - 9780321841766

Great class - Learning To Draw on Computer


DM/IS 22A Digital Video 1

4 Units

Online 8/26/2014 to 12/13/2014 This course introduces the stages of video making, including narrative structure, and acquisition of video production skills in camera, lighting, sound and editing. Principals of motion graphics, and post-production delivery for webcast and new media are also covered. Production work, editing with software, readings, and screenings outside of class are assigned. Pass/No Pass Option. Transfer: CSU


Subscription to Lynda.com


GDES 070 UX and Interface Design Course

Mission College

3 Units

Online 8/26/2014 to 12/13/2014 This is an introductory course focusing on developing creative design skills that are required to conceptualize and model an interactive experience. The course covers the basic principles of organizing information effectively and creating visually compelling interfaces.

New book - Interactive Design - publisher Rockport - ISBN 978-1-59253-780-8


32122 - Tuesday Evening

CIS 002 Intro to Computing - we offer 2 sections

4 Unit class

BU 3 01/25/2014-05/23/2014 This is a first course in computing, introducing students to the concepts and uses of computing applications in business and society. This is an information competency infused course. Pass/No Pass Option. Transfer: UC/CSU

Microsoft Office 2013 - ISBN 0-13-314267-1


Technology in Action - ISBN 0-13-305622-8

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