This thesis examines current methods and trends in graphic design education. It focuses on the improvement of graphic design education by helping educators better understand the graphic design discipline, describing important factors in a design education, and the needs of the graphic design student. The focus is on the first year of graphic design study, and includes a sample textbook designed by the thesis author for first-year graphic arts students.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Graphic arts--Study and teaching (Higher); Commercial art--Study and teaching (Higher); Graphic arts--Outlines, syllabi, etc; Commercial art--Outlines, syllabi, etc; Graphic arts--Textbooks--Design; Commercial art--Textbooks--Design
Department, Program, or Center
School of Design (CIAS)
Tregay, Sarah Beth, "A Graphic design primer resources for educators" (2000). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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