Turn off your iPad. It is not to be used (in any way) in this classroom, either for academic or recreational use (unless approved by the instructor). Ignoring this will result in detention and further disciplinary action (Gross Misconduct/Refusal to comply). Did you remember to put your assignments in a folder? Did you label the folder after the assignment title? Did you save your file in the appropriate manner? If not: NO GRADE! Check your PowerSchool frequently. It's your RESPONSIBILITY!


Business Card Design

Due Date: February 16

  • View these samples
  • Create two uniquely different business cards using both Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
    • Design one that is horizontal
    • Design one that is vertical
  • Use the logo that you've created (Logo Design/Branding) to design your business cards around.
  • Business cards should be 3.5 inches wide by 2 inches tall, or 3.5 inches tall by 2 inches wide. Set your resolution at 150 dpi.
  • Business cards must include similar colors as your logo
  • Keep all text and graphic away from the edge of the card (known as a "gutter" or "margin")
  • Create a background image for the business cards (something that won't clash with the color scheme of your logo, or will conflict with your type).
  • Use a pattern (that you created) on at least one of your business cards (Photoshop - Define Pattern)
  • Use a pattern (that you created) on at least one of your business cards (Illustrator - Swatch)
  • Your Business Card must be saved as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file. Cards that are not saved as PDF will not be considered submitted and therefore will not be graded.
  • Business cards must include the following information (DO NOT USE YOUR REAL INFORMATION FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT)
    • Your name
    • Your address
    • Your phone number
    • Your email address
    • Your webpage (if you have one. If not, then make one up)

  • Standards of Technological Literacy

    STL 2- The Core Concepts of Technology

    • Systems
    • Resources
    • Requirements
    • Optimization and Trade-ffs
    • Processes
    • Controls

    STL 3 - The Relationships Among Technologies and the Connections Between Technolgy and Other Fields

    • Technology Transfer
    • Innovation and Invention

    STL 6 - The Role of Society in the Development and Use of Technology

    • Development decisions
    • Factors affecting designs and demands of technologies

    STL 8 - The Attributes of Design

    • The design process
    • Design problems are usually not clear
    • Designs need to be refined
    • Requirements

    STL 10 - The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving

    • Research and Development
    • Researching technological problems
    • Not all problems are technological or can be solved
    • Multidisciplinary approach

    STL 11 - Apply the Design Process

    • Identify a design problem
    • Identify criteria and constraints
    • Evaluate the design
    • Develop a product or system using quality control
    • Reevaluate final solution(s)

    STL 12 - Use and Maintain Technologial Products and Systems

    • Operate and maintain systems
    • Use computers to communicate

    STL 17 - Information and Communication Technologies

    • The purpose of Information and Communication systems
    • Many ways of communicating
    • Communicating through symbols