Schedule

January 12: Theoretical foundations — 1:30-2:30 lecture; 2:45 – 4:15 Multimedia Seminar Room

UNIT 1.
Symbols & Sign Systems

January 19: Symbol systems & icons
January 26: Printing & publishing
1/2 of this class will be spent in the DH Hill Library Makerspace. Figure out ahead of time which tools you want to experiment / play around with.
February 2: Telegraphs & telephones

UNIT 2.
Screen Age Wasteland

February 9: Photography

Presentation by Ms. Zuckerman Hyman, Head of Undergraduate Advising, to start class.

February 16: Film
February 23: TV — full booked, ½ / ½

March 1: MIDTERM!

UNIT 3.
Thinking (with) Machines

March 15: Computers
March 22: The net and the web
March 29: Mobile media– Groups will need to schedule and meet with graduate assistant (Eddie Lohmeyer) to discuss critical making project during this week.
April 5: Games

UNIT 4.
Media Made Flesh

April 12: Connect all the things
April 19: Bio-media
April 26: Reading Days: Drop-in / help session–Groups will need to schedule and meet (2nd meeting) with graduate assistant (Eddie Lohmeyer) to discuss critical making project during this week.

 

May 5, from 1 to 4 pm: ‘Final Exam’: hand in work/exhibition of maker projects

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