rmichals’s Profile

Faculty
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rmichals
Title
Professor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N1126

My Courses

COMD 3330 OL98 Fall 2020

COMD 3330 OL98 Fall 2020

The emphasis in this intermediate photography class is on creative problem solving with photography for the Communication Design field. Students learn to transform subject matter with photographic style in order to communicate ideas.

COMD 1340 OL89 Fall 2020

COMD 1340 OL89 Fall 2020

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. *if this course is being held online due to an emergency, students will meet learning outcomes using alternate tools and equipment.

COMD 1340 D164 Spring 2020

COMD 1340 D164 Spring 2020

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.

COMD1340TestClone

COMD1340TestClone

This openly available model course contains course information, learning outcomes, suggested weekly topics and projects, video resources, quizzes, and more. It may be cloned and adapted by any faculty member teaching this course.

Digital Photography 2

Digital Photography 2

In this advanced class, the emphasis will be on creative problem solving with photography for the Communication Design field. The emphasis will be on using style to transform subject matter in order to communicate ideas. In addition, each student will create a coherent body of work on a topic of his or her choice. Students will be exposed to a wide range of contemporary photographers from a range of genres. Advanced digital darkroom, color correction, and color management procedures will be covered in addition to facilitate students’ professional-level portfolio development.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

COMD Advisement site

COMD Advisement site

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

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.

Project Wayfinding

Project Wayfinding

Project Wayfinding is a college-wide effort to answer the question “How can Faculty, staff, and students effectively provide/use accurate information for academic career planning from Day 1 through Graduation?”

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.

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