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Stage Rigging Spring 2015

Stage Rigging Spring 2015

The course is designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of rigging, the equipment in general use, and the appropriate safety practices and procedures. By the end of the course the student should be able to:  Estimate weights of objects and determine loads imposed on the rigging system  Identify and properly connect essential rigging hardware  Tie a selection of important knots  Operate a counterweight rigging system  Rig a theatrical aluminum truss on chain hoists  Specify complete lists of materials required for basic rigging situations

Ins and Outs Of Physical Computing

Ins and Outs Of Physical Computing

An introduction to interactive technology with a focus on how we use technology to express ourselves and interact with our environment. This class will combine a hands-on exploration of sensors and microcontrollers with concepts of interaction design employing a structured design process. Students will work on creative group projects and provide on-line documentation of their work. An array of sensing technologies from simple switches to video tracking will be introduced. Students will use the simple programming of microcontrollers to process incoming data from sensors.

LIB 1201: Research and Documentation for the Information Age

LIB 1201: Research and Documentation for the Information Age

This course explores research and documentation for all media formats including text, images, sound, and multimedia. Students will examine the full life cycle of information, including: how information is produced and organized in both traditional and emerging media, locating information sources in a variety of media and formats, critical evaluation of sources, the ethics of information use, and documentation and citation of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will create and present research and documentation projects. Avatar source: Smiciklas, Mark. (2012, July 9). Social Media Information Overload. Intersection Consuting. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial2.0 Generic license.

Media Design Foundation

Media Design Foundation

A cross-disciplinary foundation presenting design principles and applied concepts for all creative disciplines, including media design, computing, and engineering. Using case studies, brainstorming, and idea generation, students learn creative thinking and problem solving techniques to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, and make better design decisions.

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