Schedule

August

Tues 23 - Intro to professional practices, core value searches, elevator pitches, determine topics for first assignment: see rubric [HERE]

Thurs 25 - Delicious.com, networked research, workday for presentations

DUE Tues 30: Assignment 1 : Teach us something. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Tues 30 - Individual presentations & critique

September

Thurs 1 - Individual presentations & critique, assign Reading Response 1 (pp. 43-66)

DUE Tues 6: Reading Response 1 turned into class server before class begins on Tuesday 6th, Reading Response rubric is: [HERE]

Tues 6 - What are new media? lecture & discussion

Thurs 8 - What are new media? lecture & discussion (cont.)

Tues 13 - Revised presentations: 10 min!!

Thurs 15 - Revised presentations: 10 min!! Assign Reading Response 2 & Reading Response 3

DUE Tues 20: Reading Response 2 & Reading Response 3 should be uploaded before class on Tuesday 20th, Reading Response rubric is: [HERE]

Tues 20 - Professional presentation of work: lecture & demonstration, assign Project 2 Present your own work, assign reading response 4 & reading response 5.

DUE Thurs 22: Part one of Project 2: proposal for personal work presentation. See [HERE]

DUE Thurs 22: Reading response 4 & reading response 5 uploaded to class server before Thursday 22nd. Optional reading can be found [HERE]

Thurs 22 - Group elevator pitches of personal proposals

DUE Tues 27: reading response 6 uploaded to class server before class begins.

Tues 27 - GUEST LECTURE: Mike Arrigo ("On Creativity"), The Artist Statement

Thurs 29 - The Artist Statement

October

DUE Tues 4: Project 2: Present your work. See [HERE]

Tues 4 - Initial Art Presentations

Thurs 6 - Initial Art Presentations

Tues 11 - (Fall break) NO CLASS

DUE Thurs 13: reading response 7 uploaded to class server before class. Optional readings on giving historical context to WoW can be found [HERE] & [HERE]

Thurs 13 - What is your coherent strategy? The Graduate Essay/Philosophy

DUE Tues 18: reading response 8 uploaded to class server before class.

Tues 18 - Resume/CV Workshop; The Biography

DUE Thurs 20: Bring in a printed copy of your resume, but only things you have accomplished or done since leaving high school. Include any potential information as it may pertain to the arts/design. Also bring in your COMPLETED graduate essay utilizing the outline defined in class.

Thurs 20 - RESUME workshop

Tues 25 - User-Centered Design Lecture

DUE Thurs 27: reading response 12 uploaded before class.

Thurs 27 - Demo your Web Portfolio

November

DUE Tues 1: Bring in a printed copy of your three personas. We will review these in class and re-design your pages based on them.

Tues 1 - Finish Demo your Web Portfolio; Re-design web portfolio using User-Centered Design; remember to simplify! CD-ROM Demostration

Thurs 3 - NO CLASS (recode your web portfolios)

DUE Tues 8: reading response 13 uploaded before class.

DUE Tues 8: Bring in a CD-ROM copy of your online portfolio which has been revised to take into account all critiques and user-centered design (UCD).

Tues 8 - Revised Web Portfolio demonstration with explanation using UCD demonstrations

Thurs 10 - (SECAC) NO CLASS (Begin to decide how you will present your packet in a professional way)

Tues 15 - Cover Letter demonstrations

DUE Tues 15: reading response 14 uploaded before class.

DUE Thurs 17: Upload cover letter document to class server before class begins.

Thurs 17 - New Art Presentations with Critique

Tues 22 - New Art Presentations with Critique

Thurs 24 - NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)

Tues 29 - New Art Presentations with Critique

December

Thurs 1 - Putting the packet all together: where to find jobs and what it means

DUE: Final Packet is to be handed in person to the professor at the beginning of class on the 6th. The Final Artistic Presentation should be uploaded to the class server as well.

Tues 6- Final Artistic Presentations

Thurs 8 - Final Artistic Presentations