Anita Giraldo’s Profile

Faculty
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Anita Giraldo
Title
Associate Professor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N-1111
Academic interests

Interactive Installation Art; Interdisciplinary Multi-media Projects, Project Management

My Courses

COMD 1200 Graphic Communication II

COMD 1200 Graphic Communication II

This course explores creative visual thinking and its importance to communication design. Students experiment with image-making techniques and learn to use graphic tools to communicate concepts and ideas. The course emphasizes the integration of communication concepts, type and graphics and their relationship to multiples discloses. Students develop projects from thumbnails through final presentations.

COMD 1340 Digital Photography, FA2019

COMD 1340 Digital Photography, FA2019

Course Description: An introduction to the fundamentals of photography for students in advertising design and graphic arts. Operating procedures for digital SLRs and compact digital cameras. Emphasis is on composition and camera operation. Introduction to continuous and strobe lighting, file management, fundamental digital darkroom technique, and direct and archival printing. Laboratory projects include still life and portrait photography.

COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017

COMD1167 D154, Type and Media, Spring 2017

This is a foundation course in typography with emphasis on using type for a range of industry related applications from print to interactive. Students will be introduced to principles of type design and terminology including: variations of type structure, anatomy, font usage, grid, leading, kerning, tracking and alignment. Students will learn industry standard software such as InDesign on the Macintosh operating system.

My Projects

The COMD Pedagogy Project

The COMD Pedagogy Project

The COMD Pedagogy Project (IN DEVELOPMENT) presents the department’s pedagogical standards and provides support for faculty teaching online and in the classroom. COMD faculty will find recommended pedagogical approaches, model courses, and course materials for a unified COMD approach to teaching at a distance and in-person.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Student-Ready College Committee

Student-Ready College Committee

As a committee we are working on enhancing our new student orientation process. We are assessing and enhancing all steps from the moment a student is accepted into the college to their first year experience.

The BFA Show 2020

The BFA Show 2020

City Tech’s Communication Design department presents the inaugural BFA Student Show! This online exhibition showcases the excellent work of current COMD students in eight categories: Advertising, Animation / Game Graphics, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Video, Visual Art, and Web / Interactive. Visit The BFA Show 2020 project site to view the full exhibition.

COMD CLT Remote Access

COMD CLT Remote Access

The COMD CLT Staff is hard at work making resources and support for the department easily accessible and available for all. This Project and associated blog will make it easier for you to find the tools and resources you need to best meet the needs of your classes. Email: comdclt@gmail.com Phone: (929) 320-0338 Skype: comdclt@gmail.com Zoom: comdclt@gmail.com

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