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Chloe Smolarski
Title
Adjunct Professor
Department
Entertainment Technology
Bio

Chloe Smolarski is media maker, documentarian and educator.

Work Phone
917 861 4881

My Courses

Topics & Perspectives in Emerging Technologies – MTEC 3140 – HD40

Topics & Perspectives in Emerging Technologies – MTEC 3140 – HD40

An introduction to the study and analysis of emerging technologies and how this relates to and informs practical process. Students will examine how technologies have evolved historically and develop perspectives on how they would best be used in the future. Major topics will include media and computing history, human-computer interaction, computers and culture, and the ethical and social implications of new technologies. Conceptual frameworks in the field of New Media and Studies of Emerging Technology will be explored through a series of readings, which include articles, books and essays that explore technology and its broader implications on society, ethics and cultural production. Through the application of close reads, critical analysis and discussions students will write and create multimodule projects about contemporary issues surfacing around emerging technology and how they apply to their own media production and consumption. This class will function as an incubator, which nurtures discussion, multiple forms of writing and the sharing of ideas.

MTEC 1001 –  Game Design and Media SkillsSpring 2023

MTEC 1001 – Game Design and Media SkillsSpring 2023

An introduction to the study and analysis of emerging technologies and how this relates to and informs practical process. Students will examine how technologies have evolved historically and develop perspectives on how they would best be used in the future. Major topics will include media and computing history, human-computer interaction, computers and culture, and the ethical and social implications of new technologies. Conceptual frameworks in the field of New Media and Studies of Emerging Technology will be explored through a series of readings, which include articles, books and essays that explore technology and its broader implications on society, ethics and cultural production. Through the application of close reads, critical analysis and discussions students will write and create multimodule projects about contemporary issues surfacing around emerging technology and how they apply to their own media production and consumption. This class will function as an incubator, which nurtures discussion, multiple forms of writing and the sharing of ideas.

Topics & Perspectives in Emerging Technologies – MTEC 3140-HD40 (17980)

Topics & Perspectives in Emerging Technologies – MTEC 3140-HD40 (17980)

An introduction to the study and analysis of emerging technologies and how this relates to and informs practical process. Students will examine how technologies have evolved historically and develop perspectives on how they would best be used in the future. Major topics will include media and computing history, human-computer interaction, computers and culture, and the ethical and social implications of new technologies. Conceptual frameworks in the field of New Media and Studies of Emerging Technology will be explored through a series of readings, which include articles, books and essays that explore technology and its broader implications on society, ethics and cultural production. Through the application of close reads, critical analysis and discussions students will write and create multimodule projects about contemporary issues surfacing around emerging technology and how they apply to their own media production and consumption. This class will function as an incubator, which nurtures discussion, multiple forms of writing and the sharing of ideas.

Game Design and Media Skills_Fall 2022_

Game Design and Media Skills_Fall 2022_

This 3-hour lab consists of workshops that offer supportive instruction and training in various software programs, digital tools, and platforms. These workshops are introductions to the programs and tools for digital imaging, graphics, video, sound, and interactive design. The workshops are designed to scaffold technical and design skills and foster a culture of sustainable learning communities. Students are expected to complete a series of guided assignments that cultivate media production skillsets, to be used while developing assets for digital storytelling, game studies and interactive design. Active class participation is required as well as timely completion of assignments. Students will be maintaining Open lab portfolio blogs in which they post all assignments. Students must also reflect on each post and discuss in writing their ideas and challenges in completing the assignment. The class is portfolio-based. In order to complete the course successfully, students must upload all assignments to their Open lab portfolio and actively participate in critiques and class challenges.

MTEC 1001 –  Game Design and Media Skills Fall 2022

MTEC 1001 – Game Design and Media Skills Fall 2022

This 3 hour Lab consists of a series of workshops that offer supportive instruction and training in a verity of software programs, digital tools and platforms. Specifically, we will be s working with WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Audacity, Audition and Unity. These workshops are introductions to the programs and tools for digital imaging, graphics, video, sound, and interactive design. The workshops are designed to foster a culture of collaboration and sustainable learning communities. Students will be expected to complete a series of guided assignments that cultivate digital skill sets as well as conceptual frameworks, which lend themselves to interactive storytelling and game studies. Active participation in class is required as well as timely completion of assignments. Students will be maintaining portfolio blogs in which they will post all assignments. Students are also required to reflect on each post and discuss in writing their ideas, and challenges in completing the assignment. This is a portfolio-based class and in order to complete the course successfully, students are required to have a completed online portfolio and to have actively participated in critiques.

My Projects

Dynamics | Dubouskaya

Dynamics | Dubouskaya

my culmination project website.

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