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DTC 201 Schedule Fall 2019

Class Syllabus: http://ruthmakesmedia.com/dtc-201-syllabus-fall-2019

The schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the class.  All changes will be reflected here and a message will be sent out to the entire class through Blackboard’s email system.

Week & DatesClass PrepIn ClassDue
Week 1 –

Aug. 20, 22
Before class on January 10th review:

DTC 201 Syllabus 

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

The Great War Begins

Components of An Artwork

What is Modern Art?

Art Forever Changed by World War I
Introductions

Form & Content
Modernism & WWI

Unit #1 – Dada Photomontage

Week 2 –

Aug. 27, 29

Review before class on 8/27:

Dada Movement

Photography Composition Rules
Dada & Composition Guidelines

Photoshop Overview
Week 3 –

Sept. 3, 5
Review Photoshop Tutorials:

Photoshop Basics

Changing an Image Size

Working with Layers

Making Selections

Combine Images

Workday in lab  

Workday in lab
Week 4 –

Sept. 10, 12


Workday in lab

Rough Draft Critiques

Due Thursday September 12th before class starts – Rough Draft of Photomontage

Due by the end of the day on Thursday Sept. 12th – Peer Reviews of Photomontage Rough Drafts
Week 5 –

Sept. 17, 19


Test Review
 
Unit 1 Test
Due Tuesday Sept. 17th – Test Review (Class Participation)

Thursday Sept. 19th – Unit #1 Test

Due Friday Sept. 18th by the end of the day – Photomontages

Unit #2 – Futurism Image

Week 6 –

Sept. 24, 26
Review before class on Feb. 12:

The Principles of Design

Defining Futurism XXXXX

Khan Academy Futurism Chapter
Principles of Design & Introducing Futurism

Illustrator Overview
Week 7 –

Oct. 1, 3
Illustrator Tutorials:

Illustrator Overview

Create and Edit Shapes

Changing Color & Strokes

Adding Text to Your Designs

Organizing Content with Layers

Create with Drawing Tools
Workday in lab
 
Workday in lab

Week 8 –

Oct. 8, 10
Workday

Rough Draft Critique

Due Thursday October 10th before class starts – Rough Draft of Futurism Image

Due by the end of the day on Thursday October 10th – Peer Reviews of Futurism Images Drafts
Week 9 –

Oct. 15, 17


Unit #2 Test Review

Unit #2 Test
Due in class on Tuesday October 15th – Test Review (Class Participation)

Unit #2 Test in class on Thursday October 17th

Due by the end of the day on Friday October 18th – Futurism Images

Unit #3 – Soviet Montage

Week 10 –


Oct. 22, 24
Review before class on October 24th:

The Theory of Film & Video Editing

Soviet Montage Theory

Copyright Basics

Bound by Law
No Class on Tuesday October 22nd

Soviet Montage Overview & Copyright Overview

Week 11 –  

Oct. 29, 31
Premiere Tutorials:

Editing Basics in Premiere

Trimming Clips
Premiere Overview

Workday

Week 12 –

Nov. 5, 7

Workday

Rough Cut Critiques
Due before class on Thursday November 7th – Rough Cuts of Soviet Montage sequences

Due by the end of the day on Thursday November 7th on Blackboard – Peer Reviews of Soviet Montage sequences
Week 13 –

Nov. 12, 14
 Unit #3 Test Review

Unit #3 Test
Due in class on Tuesday Nov. 12th – Test Review (Class Participation)

Unit #3 Test in class on Thursday Nov. 14th

Due by the end of the day on Friday Nov. 15th – Soviet Montage sequence

Unit #4 – Portfolio

Week 14 –

Nov. 19, 21
Before class on November 19th review:

The Digital Divide

Internet World Stats

DTC 201 template site
Access & accessibility in digital environments

Practice Essay & Online Portfolios
November 26, 28 No ClassThanksgiving Break
Week 15 –

Dec. 3, 5

Workday in lab  

Workday in lab
FinalsDue by 11:59pm on Thursday December 12th.

Digital portfolios due by the end of the day on Thursday December 12th.