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Prof. Matthew C. Lange
Title
Adjunct Lecturer
Department
Communication Design
Academic interests

Photography, Design, Graphic Arts, Art History, Theory.

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My Courses

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2019

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Spring 2019

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context and semiotics will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

COMD1340 Photo1, Spring 2019

COMD1340 Photo1, Spring 2019

This course will serve as an introduction to the fundamentals of photography for students in Communication Design. Our curriculum will be based on operating digital SLRs and compact digital cameras, with an emphasis on composition and technical knowledge. In conjunction with digital capture we will examine and utilize file management, fundamental digital darkroom technique, and direct, archival printing. The course will involve studio and location shooting during classroom laboratory sessions. Studio projects will include still and portrait exercises. On location shoots will be designed to put fundamental camera techniques into practice.

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Fall 2018

COMD3504 Communication Design Theory, Fall 2018

This course will offer an in-depth introduction to communication design theory, examining theoretical perspectives of design practice within the larger discourse of design and visual culture. Communication models, the nature of representation, the dimensions of context and semiotics will be explored through critical readings from key documents written between the early decades of the twentieth century and the present.

CDMG1111 Digital Media Foundations Fall2017

CDMG1111 Digital Media Foundations Fall2017

This course introduces students to core concepts in the graphic communications field including typography, color theory, design and production terminology, reproduction processes, file formats and substrates. During the semester, students will complete three pages of their own ePortfolio web site. Lectures will provide students with a historical perspective of the graphic communications field as well as discussing current practices and future trends.

COMD1340 Photo1, Fall 2018

COMD1340 Photo1, Fall 2018

This course will serve as an introduction to the fundamentals of photography for students in Communication Design. Our curriculum will be based on operating digital SLRs and compact digital cameras, with an emphasis on composition and technical knowledge. In conjunction with digital capture we will examine and utilize file management, fundamental digital darkroom technique, and direct, archival printing. The course will involve studio and location shooting during classroom laboratory sessions. Studio projects will include still and portrait exercises. On location shoots will be designed to put fundamental camera techniques into practice.

My Projects

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Realizing the value of the research experience at the undergraduate level, this project is committed to fostering research opportunities for City Tech students. Faculty and students can use this project as a place to share announcements about research opportunities, as well as a place to offer information about the experiences students and faculty have had in their research endeavors. A handbook on effective mentoring, developed by the Undergraduate Research Committee, is currently available for download.

Office of the Provost

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COMD 1340 Photography 1

COMD 1340 Photography 1

This beginning photography course explores the foundational concepts of light and exposure. Using dSLR cameras, professional lighting equipment and software, the student develops compositional skills and the ability to control photographic style to create visually engaging photographs.

Living Laboratory Associate Fellows

Living Laboratory Associate Fellows

This is a collaborative space for use by Living Laboratory Associate Fellows participating in the General Education Seminar, part of City Tech’s Title V grant-funded initiative A Living Laboratory. This seminar will concentrate on incorporating general education outcomes into our courses focusing on Kuh’s High Impact Educational Practices, place based learning, open pedagogy and assessment practices.

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