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Acting Lab
CE 6102N 01
Rosey Hay
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

This course provides a basic foundation into the craft of acting to all participants, regardless of experience. Through investigating techniques in script analysis, movement, voice, ensemble, and collective collaboration, students gain skills widely useful in social, business or public speaking situations. Participants are assigned scene-work and/or monologues as a means of personal exploration, and they work closely with the instructor to discover their strengths and challenges as an actor.

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Adobe Creative Suite Overview
CE 1403C 01
Christine Bailey
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Designed for individuals with no or little exposure to Adobe design software. This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Topics include image resolution, scanning, importing and exporting images, print setup, photo adjustments and introduction to vectors. Basic typography and design will be addressed. You can expect to gain a better understanding of how these three programs work together to create products for print and web. After this course you will be prepared to explore these programs at a deeper level and have the basic skills to expedite your creative ideas.

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Adobe Indesign Workshop
CE 025C 01
Gina Kernan
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe InDesign is the go-to software for print-oriented products ranging from brochures and ads to billboards, product packaging, annual reports, magazines and books. Make the most of this versatile design program with an in-depth look at everything from fundamentals and navigation to organization of project components including style sheets, master pages, tables and columns. Explore the program's web and interactive uses as well as its compatibility with Photoshop and Illustrator. Finish this course armed with a basic working knowledge of InDesign that spans all of your desktop and digital publishing needs.

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Animation
CE 1710N 01
Lowell Boston
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Wed 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

Animation encompasses nearly all the other arts, from drawing, painting and sculpture to design, writing, acting and music. We will explore the mediums and techniques possible in the art of animation. Beginning with the fundamentals of hand drawn animation, students will then apply them to numerous animated mediums, from stop-motion, clay and sand, to digital approaches and tools. Various platforms will be discussed and demonstrated to showcase your work.

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Assessing, Analyzing + Monitoring Social Media
CE 2234C 01
Justin Lehmann
  • Fall 2017
  • Oct 31 to Dec 07
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In a rush to stay current in today's fast-paced digital marketing world? Many companies deploy a social media strategy without a plan to measure success. If you're not analyzing your strategy's effectiveness with the right markers, you could be wasting money and resources. Deploying a social media analysis and monitoring strategy will provide tangible benefits that ensure your social media strategy is a success. Monitoring social media channels can also help you manage your brand image and allow you to not only react effectively, but be proactive. Learn how to create analysis and monitoring strategies, make the appropriate adjustments to your overall strategy, work with industry influencers to promote your brand and manage a social media crisis.

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Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
CE 0002C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 25 to Dec 07
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge you have learned in the Web Design Certificate program. At its core, this course focuses on project management skills, planning and the creation of a successful website that meets the needs and expectations of a real-world client. You must arrive at the first class session having identified a client for your project. This course concludes with a formal presentation to a panel of instructors and students. Prerequisite: This class is for Web Design Certificate enrollees only; successful completion of all prerequisite classes is mandatory.

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Classical Tap
CE 6107N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
UArts

Tap dance is a uniquely American dance form evolved from African-American and Irish-American folk dances. This course focuses on teaching classical tap steps, rhythm and technique. Class consists of warm-up and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations. This course is appropriate for all levels of experience, including beginners. Tap shoes are required.

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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 28 to Dec 07
  • Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

This course is taught in a workshop format to allow both fiction and non-fiction writers to share, critique and improve their craft through lively discussions, conferences, written critiques, personal feedback and more, led by a professional writer. Participants examine plot structure, character developement, effective dialogue, voice and point of view. The goal is to guide students to refine a piece of work in prepareation to publish, while honoring the ongoing creative process of writing, editing and critiquing. This course is intended for writers with some work in various stages of development that they are eager to improve and expand.

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Design With Adobe Illustrator
CE 2408C 01
Gregg Robinson
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 27 to Oct 25
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Illustrator is a powerful tool that helps you create infinitely scalable vector graphics. The program is used by Artists, Illustrators, and Designers alike. In this course you will learn how to use the application to create logos, icons, and translate drawings to editable digital format. This course is an overview of Adobe Illustrator's interface, workspace, tools and techniques. You will learn to build with shapes, colors, gradients and lines while learning aspects of design composition through various projects. The skills you learn in this class will help you create professional usable vector graphics, design page layouts and share assets with other Adobe CC programs. The design processes and Adobe Illustrator tools learned in this course will add distinction and professionalism to any business or professional work.

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Design With Adobe Photoshop
CE 9999C 01
Kendra Lebo
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 01 to Dec 06
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for editing raster images. In this course you will learn how to work with Photoshop's interface, tools and panels. You will learn best practices for enhancing color, fixing exposure, managing lighting and cropping. You'll gain expertise in retouching tasks such as restoring old photos or editing portraits. The skills you learn in this class will help you create professional images and teach you how to share them with other Adobe CC programs to enhance your overall layouts and designs. Whether you want to be a photographer, graphic designer or web designer this course will prepare you for all of your image editing needs.

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Digital Marketing Strategies
CE 2231C 01
Alisha Miranda
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 26 to Oct 26
  • Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

The marketing industry has made a significant shift from traditional marketing methods to an increasingly digital focus. The Internet and mobile technologies have made way for new marketing channels, and today's marketers must be familiar with the ever-evolving digital landscape to stay connected and relevant to their customers. In this course, learn how to drive traffic to a website with social media and SEO strategies, and turn website visitors into customers with effective user experience design. You will also learn how to create effective digital campaign strategies using viral marketing, social media, email and online ads.

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Digital Media for Photographers - Lightroom
CE 1416C 01
TBA
  • Fall 2017
  • Nov 07 to Dec 05
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

This course provides an overview of Adobe Lightroom, a complete end-to-end software solution for both amateur and professional photographers. Providing a critical set of tools for digital imaging tasks, Lightroom helps photographers work faster and more efficiently with one image, a set of images or a large image library. Lightroom allows you to organize images and quickly make adjustments. In this course, learn how to productively work with Lightroom, import images and sort them for organization and efficiency. Also spend time with advanced developing techniques to adjust exposure, contrast and color of images. You'll learn to edit photos and discover advanced features to enhance workflow.

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