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Taxidermy as Wearable Art
CE 5054N 01
Beth Beverly
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 26 to Oct 24
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Creatively repurpose, design and fabricate animal specimens in this introduction to one of the world's oldets and most alluring crafts. Learn the essentials of basic taxidermy to gain visual and hands-on knowledge of animal anatomy and an understanding of natural fibers, ultimately completing an accessory or wearable embellishment of your choice. Specimens for class are sourced humanely and are safe to handle. Additional costs may be incurred for materials depending on the scope of the individual project selected.

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Usability: a Case Study - Finding Solutions
CE 1104C 01
Michael Estok
  • Fall 2018
  • Oct 01 to Nov 01
  • Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

In this course students will take an existing product through a usability test phase to learn what works and where the design may have fallen short. Students will learn techniques to determine whether a product or website is developed with sufficient features to satisfy early adopters and whether the final, complete set of features works for the intended end users.

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User-Centered Design: Research Phase
CE 1441C 01
Jeff Stern
  • Fall 2018
  • Nov 05 to Dec 06
  • Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
UArts

Learn about the psychology of design and client research. In this course students will organize, conduct and synthesize user research in order to test ideas as they develop a design solution. Students will also learn about user personas and profiles to test their products against.

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Vocal Lab
CE 6140N 01
Nicole Tecce
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
UArts

This course is a wonderful way to participate in the study of voice in a group setting which will build confidence and technique. Class will deal with basic vocal techniques for beginners, including positive breathing habits, posture, good diction, phrasing, interpretation of song literature, resonation, tone, production and diction. Both group and individual singing of simple vocalises and songs are part of each week's class work. Various singing techniques are covered, including singing with a microphone. This workshop provides a basic foundation into the craft of singing for all participants, regardless of experience, in a fun and welcoming environment.

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Web Design III
CE 2224C 01
Jonathan Davis
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Dec 06
  • Sep 25 to Dec 06
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • UArts

    The Web Design Practicum integrates and builds upon concepts from the previous courses in the certificate, and introduces the skills of building a custom design for a Content Management System. You will explore advanced techniques while building a complete website for a client. Coursework combines design and development into a single cohesive workflow as you build a dynamic website for a client beginning with wireframes and mock-ups. You will go through a formal client review and revision process.

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