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Capstone Project - Web Design Professional Certificate
CE 0002C 01
David Chaplin-Loebell
  • Fall 2017
  • Sep 25 to Dec 07
  • 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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Capstone Thesis Project - Teaching Artist Certificate
CE TA07 01
Teresa Jaynes
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 10 to Aug 11
CS Online Course

Demonstrate application of theory into practice. Through field placements, you will observe and assist master artists in a residency setting.Then, design and implement a 15-session arts-integrated project under the supervision of a residency mentor in a school or community site. Walk away with experience and a model lesson plan that can be used in a future residency. Prerequisite:This class is forTeaching Artist Certificate students only; successful completion of all required certificate classes is mandatory.

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Ceramics Residency - Glazing
CE 0811N 01
Kelcy Folsom
  • Summer 2017
  • Aug 07 to Aug 11
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
UArts

In this one-week course, investigate ceramics materials and processes, focusing on glaze chemistry and glaze application in relation to clay body, oxidation and firing. You will obtain technical experience in glazes and discuss the visual and physical characteristics of fired glaze in relation to the integration of form, surface, color, structure, function and expression. Content is designed for those with previous throwing or hand-building experience who seek to explore the technical aspects of glazing. Studio time, critiques and lectures will provide you with opportunities for personal exploration.

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Classical Tap
CE 6107N 01
Corinne Karon
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Aug 10
  • 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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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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Creating a Large-Scale Paper Collage
CE 0402N 01
Henry Bermudez
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Jul 06
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Unleash your imagination to create a one-of-a-kind large-scale assemblage from an array of traditional and non-traditional materials. Your instructor will guide you through a series of techniques to create large cut paper elements. You may also choose to incorporate photographs, scanned images, and exotic papers, which fuse to become a work of art suitable for display. This course merges the playfulness of expressive art with history and theory that support memorable assemblage.

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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 08 to Aug 10
  • 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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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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Data Visualization
CE 3340N 01
Phil Holcombe VI
  • Fall 2017
  • Aug 30 to Dec 06
  • Wed 1:00 PM - 6:50 PM
UArts

This course will address the visual presentation of quantitative data. Through a series of challenges, the student will develop a foundation for information design assignments in their professional work. It will also enable students to read more deeply into visualized data in their daily lives.

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Design With Adobe Illustrator
CE 2408C 01
TBA
  • 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
TBA
  • 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 Audio Workshop
CE 2508N 01
Jacob Folk
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 07 to Jul 05
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Interested in making music on your computer, but not sure where to start? Gain a basic understanding of digital audio so you can finally start composing and creating! Students become familiar with the fundamentals of digital recording and audio manipulation over the course of five sessions. The first three classes are held in a lab setting, allowing hands-on experience converting audio to a digital format and manipulating it within a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW). Get acquainted with audio editing software including GarageBand, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, and Pro Tools, and learn to create MIDI-based compositions - compositions where instruments interface with your computer. The final two sessions are held in a recording studio, granting exposure to a mixing console and different types of microphones. Basic mixing techniques are covered in this course, including equalization, compression and panning audio within the stereo spectrum.

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