Print Media 1 Print Media 2

Course Information

Course Description

PM1 Course Description - 2018-19

The course description is an overview of the course, including learning targets and grading policies.

Daily Agenda

PM1 2018-19 Sem 2 Daily Agenda

One slide is added each day with the agenda for the day and links to activities.

Semester Calendar

PM1 S2 2019 - Semester Calendar

This calendar is a day by day plan for the semester. It will of course change as the semester progresses.

Teacher Information

Ms. Kelly Smith

(847) 415-4178

Office: 1410


  • Associates in Graphic Arts/Printing from Triton College in 2001.
  • Bachelor's in Technology Education from Illinois State University in 2003.
  • Master's in Computer Graphics & Animation from DePaul University in 2010.
  • Master's in Graphic Information Technology from Arizona State University in 2015.

Curriculum by Learning Target

1. Page Layout - InDesign

2. Digital Illustration - Adobe Illustrator

3. Photo Manipulation - Adobe Photoshop

4. Print Production

Project: Students will start off the semester by rotating through each piece of print media equipment to see what each one does and how it works.

Button Makers (1" and 2.25")

Epilog Laser Zing (Laser engraver and cutter)

VersaCAMM VP540i

(Wide Format Inkjet with Contour Cutting)

Epson Surecolor F2000 (Direct to Garment)

Speedtreater - TX (Pretreater for dark garments)

Roland VersaUV LEF-20 (Flatbed UV Printer)

Graphtec FC 4500 (Die Cutter)

Canon iR-ADV C5560

(Digital Printer)

Bindery Equipment

Makerbot Replicator (3D Printer)

  • Optional (for students who have finished all other work)