Artc 409 Fall 2003
Professional Practices
Heather Elliott-Famularo

Assignment #1:
Email questions DUE: Thursday, August 28, 5pm
Essay and Reading DUE: Thursday, September 11, start of class


This assignment is in THREE parts. You must complete all three.


Part 1: Reading #1: Resumes and Cover Letters

IN TWO PARTS, downloaded pdf and the Career Services Career Search Guide Book:

1 - Read (pp. 1-22 AND pp. 132-141) of the Course Packet (Reading #1a and #1b):

To get the Readings from the Course Packet:
        1- Go to BGSU ERes - Electronic Reserve
        2- Click on Electronic Reserves and Course Materials
        3- Select a department: Art, Computer
        4- Click on ARTC409
        5- Enter Password: 409F03gl
        6- Click on Reading #1a
        7- Download AND PRINT the 4 (FOUR) different pdfs
        8- Click on Reading #1b
        9- Download AND PRINT the pdf
        10- READ and COMPREHEND.
        11- Come to class prepared on Thursday, September 11 when this is DUE!

2 - Career Services Career Search Guide, Chapter 1 (pp. 5-9)

BE PREPARED TO TALK ABOUT THE READINGS WITH OUR GUEST SPEAKER, Joann Kroll of BGSU Career Services, IN CLASS ON SEPTEMBER 4TH.


Part 2: Email Questions

Think of at least three questions you have for our guest speaker about resume's cover letters, or interviews. You must email me these questions no later than 5pm on Thursday, August 28th. I will forward these to our guest speaker prior to her presentation.

Email your questions to:     helliot@bgnet.bgsu.edu
Subject Line:     Email Questions - Reading 1


Part 3: Reflection: What Next?

Consider the discussion we had about the three possible paths you may take as you make the transition from a Digital Arts major in school to the outside world. Write a reflection on which direction you see yourself taking; one of the three, a combination, or something different. Recall we talked about graduate school, computer art in the traditional arts world (including marketing yourself), and going into industry. Your focus may be something we didnšt talk about or a combination of many ideas. Describe how you think you will start and how you will balance your goals.

Next, reflect on what you see yourself doing in ten years.

The writing can be a free flow of ideas, but should be well written.

MUST BE TYPED.
DUE Thursday, September 11


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