Jenna Spevack’s Profile

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Jenna Spevack
Title
Associate Professor, Creative Media Design
Department
Communication Design
Office
N1127
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My Courses

COMD1100_D108 – Graphic Design Principles 1

COMD1100_D108 – Graphic Design Principles 1

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through the understanding of the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop basic skills in two- dimensional design, color and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design. (Photo: Walter-Wilhelm)

PLAY WITH YOUR PROBLEMS – FYLC Fall 2016

PLAY WITH YOUR PROBLEMS – FYLC Fall 2016

PLAY WITH YOUR PROBLEMS Learning Community Life is a series of problems to solve. Learn to embrace play: discovery, ideation and experimentation, to find imaginative solutions. This First Year Learning Community brings together Graphic Design Principles 1 and English Composition 1 to introduce Communication Design students to a creative process they can use in design, writing and life! Faculty: Sarah Schmerler (ENG1101) & Jenna Spevack (COMD1100) Image Credit: Green, Plate 13 by *Jeremy Brooks*

ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles (SP14)

ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles (SP14)

This foundation design and color theory course explores graphic communication from idea development to final execution. Through hands-on experiments, collaborative learning, and individual projects students will learn the language and process of design thinking and gain a solid foundation in design principles and practices. While studying the basic tenets of design students develop visual literacy by following a design process: 1. Research 2. Experimentation 3. Development of Skill, Craft and Voice 4. Expression of Form, Emotions or Concepts 5. Thoughtful Assessment (verbal and written) 6. Record of significant commitment of time Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

Ways of Seeing – FYLC Fall 2015

Ways of Seeing – FYLC Fall 2015

Ways of Seeing: Adventures with Image & Text This Learning Community for COMD students taking COMD1100 & ENG1101 will include field trips, hands-on projects, and cross-sensory experiences to help you discover and express your creative vision. Faculty: Jody Rosen (ENG1101) & Jenna Spevack (COMD1100) Image Credit: We are floating in Space…. by *Psycho Delia*

ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles 1

ADV1100 Graphic Design Principles 1

Through hands-on experiments, collaborative learning, and individual projects, students will learn the language and process of design thinking and gain a solid foundation in design principles and practices. Students develop visual literacy while studying the basic tenets of design, color, and content creation through: 1. Research 2. Experimentation 3. Development of Skill, Craft and Voice 4. Expression of Form, Emotions or Concepts 5. Thoughtful Assessment (verbal and written) 6. Significant commitment of time Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

My Projects

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

A virtual resource exchange of teaching practices

Opening Gateways Project Management

Opening Gateways Project Management

This is a private group for members of the management team of “Opening Gateways to Completion: Open Digital Pedagogies for Student Success in STEM,” a Title V Cooperative Arrangement grant funded through U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Hispanic-Serving Institutions program. The project, a collaboration between City Tech and the Borough of Manhattan Community College, is focussed on using Open Digital Pedagogies to increase student success in gateway mathematics courses for STEM disciplines. Avatar image and site header by Flickr user Rosa Say (https://flic.kr/p/8vdRTC).

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

Advisement for COMD

Advisement for COMD

An online system of advisement tools for COMD students at City Tech

FYLC – Faculty

FYLC – Faculty

This is a Working Space for Faculty who participate in First Learning Learning Communities. This site is a private website open to FYLC Faculty.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Distance Runners of City Tech

Distance Runners of City Tech

Marathoners and half-marathoners unite!