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Describe an example of a product or service that is not web-based.

please see below 4 prompts for each journal reflections.
1. BEYONG THE SCREEN: We often think of UCD as something that is primarily applied to web-based interfaces. Describe an example of a product or service that is not web-based. This can be something that is more experiential, something that is a physical/embodied product, or something multichannel. What makes it compelling/engaging? Why do you choose to use this service? What could make it better?
2. UC SKETCHING: If you currently sketch, how might you modify your process to engage in more UCD sketching? Or, how would you apply Buxton’s rules for sketching to your current method?
If you do not currently sketch, how might you apply the rules and create your own method to further explore sketching as a skill you develop?
please refer to the buxton’s rules of sketching, attached file.
3. UCD MINDSET ENVIRONMENT: Have you worked in a collaborative environment in the past where an empathic UCD mindset was employed? If so, how was it used and what were the outcomes? Or, think of an example when a UCD mindset might have been applied to achieve better outcomes?
resource: https://fireart.studio/blog/examples-of-user-centered-design/
4. COMMUNICATING UCD: the world of human-centered design pulls together many different groups into the process of creation – it’s never just a team of designers making decisions unilaterally (well, sometimes it is, but that doesn’t make it okay).
A good practitioner of UCD works to be able to speak the language of different parties: visual design, interaction design, development and programming, sound, video, motion, business and more. It’s a long list:
What areas do you feel confident communicating within?
Which do you feel the least confident in?
How might you address your lower confidence areas?
resource:
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/the-building-blocks-of-visual-design
https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/topics/design-principles
https://uxdesign.cc/everything-you-need-to-know-about-design-systems-54b109851969

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Discuss the purpose and usage of smart objects, layers and vectors in editing, also differentiate between a raster image and a vector image.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PHOTOSHOP OR THE ABILITY TO SEND .PSD FILE DO NOT EXCEPT THIS TASK. YOU MAY HAVE TO EMAIL THE .PSD IF YOU CANNOT UPLOAD IT.
Instructions: Find an old family photo to restore (or a photo of a place that is special to you), enhance the photo with at least five to seven different elements that you’ve learned, and create a magazine cover page using the photos with some creative ideas behind it. Utilize at least one other photo for a background. You will upload three photos minimum, the original family photo, background photo and the final cover page.
Once this is completed, you will complete a minimum of a two-page write up (minimum of 500-750 words, not including Title Page or Reference Page): 12 font Times New Roman, double spaced paper in APA Style format, using at least two references to describe the following: Submit your paper in Word format only.
Purpose of the magazine. You must identify a valid purpose as if this magazine will be published for the public.
Identify five to seven tools used and any challenges encountered.
Describe the layers applied and why selected.
Examine the differences, the benefits and the limitations of the different image file types.
Discuss the purpose and usage of smart objects, layers and vectors in editing, also differentiate between a raster image and a vector image; also detail the layer concepts of hiding, linking, and setting layer styles.
Outline the different processes to enhance images including sharpness, color, contrast, hue, brightness and resolution.
Evaluate the image processing capabilities such as feathering, filtering and burning.
Describe the process for performing advanced selection using masks, channels, refine edge, and defringing.
Detail the capabilities of Adobe Photoshop as a tool for editing and restoring digital images, also describe the process for enhance digital images by manipulating sharpness, color, contrast, hue, brightness and resolution.
Submission Instructions: Submit the original photo, background photo, final cover page and write up in APA format in the assignment area (Submit your paper in Word format only). You may need to reduce the file size of the images if the file is over 25 MB. Do this by reducing the PPI for the image. Images may be in .JPG or .PNG format. Submission of your .PSD on this assignment is at the discretion of your instructor

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You can choose the first company from the company list given in the document, h

You can choose the first company from the company list given in the document,
https://sheridancollege.libguides.com/c.php?g=726081&p=5202862 is the link for the product chosen from the MaterialConnexion.
Please include links for the reference page
thank you