Media Maker, Academic, Nerd

DTC 201 Schedule Fall 2019

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

When it is noted that we have a “Workday in lab” then we are meeting in Spark 210. (Most of our class meetings are actually in the Spark 210 computer lab.)

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 on8/22 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 – Workday in lab
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 in lab

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

Thursday Sept. 19th – Unit #1 Test

Due Friday Sept. 20th by the end of the day – Photomontages

Unit #2 – Futurism Image

Week 6 –

Sept. 24, 26
Review before class on 9/24:

The Principles of Design

Khan Academy Futurism Chapter
Principles of Design & Introducing Futurism

Illustrator Overview – Workday in lab
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 in lab

Rough Draft Critique in lab

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 in lab

Unit #2 Test in lab
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 10/24:

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 in lab

Workday in lab

Week 12 –

Nov. 5, 7

Workday in lab

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 in lab

Unit #3 Test in lab
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 11/19 review:

The Digital Divide

Internet World Stats

DTC 201 template site
Access & accessibility in digital environments in lab

Practice Essay & Online Portfolios in lab
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.