Project 3: Research Paper / Essay (Due December 11)
(based on one of your two projects, or a new topic that you propose)
Besides elaborating on a Graphic Style or noted Graphic Designer, topics could include Typography, Poster Design, a Book or Magazine Review and Analysis, Emerging Trends, and is limited only by your imagination. You propose it to me and we will sort it out. The Essay is due as your final project at the end of the semester. The deadline is Sunday, December 11 to D2L.
15% of your final grade (15 points) is based on a research paper/essay. The paper itself must be about 750-1000 words, or about 5-7 pages in length, including appropriate high-resolution (300 dpi) visual examples throughout, word processed/typeset in Microsoft Word, double-spaced, using 11 or 12pt. Times New Roman, on white 8 1/2 x 11 paper. See an example here.
Included will be a bibliography of at least four sources other than the Megg’s textbook.
The grade for the paper is based on the writing, not as an example of publication design.
Include a bibliography of works cited (see examples of APA and MLA styles).
Feel free to make use of GCOM’s Design Lab and our amazing Library. They really make it easy, click the link below.
6. GRADING: Max. 15 Points (100 Points total for class). Upload your essay prior to the deadline to D2L.