Volume 10 Visual and Instructional Design
Chapter 01 Visual & Instructional Design Policies: Overview
Responsible Office: Visual and Instructional Design
Originally issued: 2001
Revised: December 2007
Visual arts produced by Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Visual and Instructional Design represent the Institution locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. Therefore, work completed by the unit must meet a number of institutional and legal guidelines.
Reason for Policy
The Division of Visual and Instructional Design produces information that represents Georgia Health Sciences University in the form of visual art. It is the intent of the Institution that the brand and design of visual art representing Georgia Health Sciences University be in compliance with the graphic standards and style guide chosen by the administration.
Entities Affected By This Policy
All Visual and Instructional Design customers, including university administrators, Georgia Health Sciences University faculty and staff, and outside entities seeking visual arts services that work in conjunction or cooperation with Georgia Health Sciences University, are covered by this policy.
Who Should Read This Policy
This policy should be known and understood by all customers of Georgia Health Sciences University Visual and Instructional Design Division, whether they be internal or external entities.
|Director, Visual and Instructional Design||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/VID|
These definitions apply to these terms as they are used in this policy.
|Graphic Art||Graphic art is an artistic process of creating a design using a medium and transferring the image to a material, thus creating an artistic expression.|
|Associated Press Stylebook||The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, usually called the AP Stylebook, is a style and usage guide used by newspapers and in journalism classes in the United States.|
The Division of Visual and Instructional Design offers professional artistic support to the University by providing comprehensive, high quality resources to support faculty and staff in the use of technologies and artistic skills, enhancing their publications, lectures, grant applications and other deliverables representative of the institution.
The Division of Visual and Instructional Design offers its services to institutional faculty, staff, and students on a fee-for-service basis. Customers approach the division to assist in providing professional visual art to enhance presentations, lectures, marketing efforts, scientific posters, and live events.
The responsibilities each party has in connection with Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Policy 10.1, Visual and Instructional Design Policies: Overview are:
|Director of Visual and Instructional Design||Provides oversight and ensures compliance with Georgia Health Sciences University’s graphic standards policies.|
|Graphic Artist||Provides professional graphic design for faculty, staff, and external customers compliant with the institution’s graphic standards policy.|
|Medical Illustrator||Creates professional medical illustration for visual arts projects that comply with the university’s graphic design standards.|
|Photographer||Provides professional photography for use by Georgia Health Sciences University faculty and staff. Maintains a library of stock photographs for use in Georgia Health Sciences University publications. Provides professional photographic coverage of Georgia Health Sciences University events as requested by administration, students, staff, and external customers.|
|Technical Illustrator||Creates professional scientific posters, charts, graphs and illustrations used in journal articles, presentations, grant applications, and marketing events to internal and external customers.|
|Video Production Specialist||Provides videographic coverage of institutional events including lectures, ceremonies, presentations, continuing education programs, and student events.|
|Senior Video Production Specialist||Provides oversight, supervision, and editing expertise for all video projects completed by Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Visual and Instructional Design.|