Juniata College:
Integrated Media Arts, IT, and Art Courses

IM110: Principles of Digital Media // 3 Credits

An introduction to the concepts of digital media. Students will develop an understanding of the basics of digital media, the technology surrounding the creation and use of digital media, and its association with art, communication, and information technology. The course provides an overview of media formats, media creation, the fundamental properties of the tools required for media manipulation, and some insight into the artistic, social, psychological, and legal aspects of digital media.

IM275 Integrated Media Arts Lab I // 2 Credits

IM276: Integrated Media Arts Lab II // 2 Credits

Integrated Media Arts Lab is for students studying or interested in Integrated Media Arts. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various technologies (online communities, social networks, digital imaging, audio, video, multimedia work, layout and design, and the World Wide Web) and design to provide students with the practical knowledge, confidence and critical skills necessary to effectively understand and communicate as an Integrated Media Artist.

IM360: Digital Video Production I  // 3 Credits       Fall 2014 Student Examples    Spring 2016 Student Examples

Digital Video production is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production and 3-point lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an audio-visual story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement Digital Video Production will teach students how to work as a professional videographer by expanding digital media knowledge and techniques. Students will learn the technical foundations of video production, camera operation, lighting, audio acquisition and editing. Students will have the opportunity to work individually as well as in groups. Students will be encouraged to investigate the impact of video content based on the viewer in addition to artistic potential through digital storytelling.

IM399: Digital Video Production II  // 3 Credits     Spring 2016 Student Examples

Digital Video production is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production and 3-point lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an audio-visual story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement. Digital Video Production II will allow students to work from ideas to a final video production that is ready to enter into film competitions. From preproduction planning all the way to post-production editing, students will work on a series of videos with full creative rights. Students will be required to oversee planning, storyboarding, shooting, editing, and final exporting. Students with prior video production experience are preferred.

IT341: Web Design  // 2 Credits

A study of modern web design along with an examination of markup and scripting languages (e.g., HTML, JavaScript), page, image and multimedia formats, and the techniques in developing and managing a web site. Page design, graphical user interfaces, interactive techniques and the importance of e-commerce are also emphasized.

AR204: Digital Art  // 3 Credits

This course focuses on the creation of art through electronic processes. Design, composition, value, color, line, simple drawing and multiple imagery (collage, panorama, mosaic, and stop motion movie) will be explored through the use of computers, scanners and cameras. Final works will be exhibited electronically and in print. Students will learn to express their ideas creatively while utilizing techniques and software unique to the creation of digital artwork. Students will create a print portfolio using the schools printers and supplies. Students will also look at the work of contemporary visual artists working with digital arts. The course utilizes primarily Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator on a Mac platform.

Penn State:
College of Arts and Architecture 

GD100: Introduction to Graphic Design // 3 Credits
Instructed Introduction to Graphic Design through PSU e-Learning Online Platform. Utilized Angel, Course Pages, and Open Studio platforms as part of the Penn State e-Learning Institute.

GD102: Introductory Design Studio // 3 Credits
Instructed and developed projects, exercises, schedule, lab and studio lectures, and lesson plans for the freshman-level graphic design course: GD 102-Introductory Design Studio. Revised materials from a 1.5 hour studio to a 3 hour studio meeting twice a week at University Park Main Campus.

Purdue University:
College of Liberal Arts, Department of Art and Design 

Courses taught within the Department of Art and Design in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. If you are interested in seeing more student work examples please click here to download.

AD 105 Foundations Design I 
Two-dimensional design fundamentals: Concepts and Processes

AD 106 Foundations Design II  
Three-dimensional fundamentals: Concepts and Processes

AD 228 Visual Communications Design Computing I 
Introductory course in visual design computing programs: InDesign and Illustratrator

AD 229 Visual Communications Design Computing II  
Intermediate course in visual design computing programs: Photoshop and Dreamweaver