201 Schedule

The class schedule is subject to change and will be updated every Monday. Check this page regularly to see what is expected for the upcoming week. Scroll to bottom to see schedule for weeks that have passed.

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Remember: You can work outside class during open hours in the SPARK computer lab (Mon-Fri, 7:30-11:00pm) and in the Avery Computer Lab in Avery Hall in the evening and on weekends (Mon-Fri, 5:30-9:00pm; Sat-Sun, 12:00-5:00pm).

WEEK 13

Tues 11/14

Due today:

  • Oral history reading: (We will cover this in class!)

In class:

  • Look ahead to Project 4: Oral History (What is a podcast? What is an oral history?)
  • Work on web portfolios if there is time

Thurs 11/16

Due today at BEGINNING of class

Over break:

—Thanksgiving Break—

WEEK 14

Tues 11/28

Due today:

In class:

  • Discuss reading
  • Editing Audio Files
  • Using creative commons-licensed sounds to supplement your oral history

Thurs 11/30

Due today:

  • Audio editing tutorials: TBA

In class:

  • Course evals for 10 points extra credit
  • Uploading your audio file to your Web Portfolio
  • Work on editing audio files

WEEK 15

Tues 12/5: Attend DTC Showcase today at 3pm if you can!

Due today:

  • Oral History for critique

In class:

  • Group critiques
  • DTC Showcase today in SPARK Atrium (first level near Starbucks): 3-5pm

Thurs 12/7

Due today:

  • Critique write-up for Project 4 posted to blogroll on Web Portfolio (email link to your partner)

In class:

  • Work on Oral History podcasts

FINALS WEEK

9:10am section: Tues, 12/12, 10:10am-12:10pm

10:35am section: Fri, 12/15, 10:10am-12:10pm

To do by end of the finals time assigned to your section:

  • Post Project 4: Oral History to your Web Portfolio
  • Post Reflection Essay on your blogroll (see Reflection Essay description)

 

– – PREVIOUS WEEKS – –

 

WEEK 1

Tues 8/22

In class:

  • Course Introduction
  • In-Class Activity: Technology of Music Artifacts

Thurs 8/24

Due today:

In class:

WEEK 2

Tues 8/29

Due this week:

In class:

Thurs 8/31

Due today:

  • Thumbdrives labeled with names and DTC 201, format for MAC and PC

In class:

WEEK 3

Tues 9/5

Due today:

  • Meet in CDSC, 4th floor of Holland Library Meet in Spark 208
  • Bring thumbdrive with creative commons-licensed images (include citation checklist)
  • Bring something to scan that you want to use for your collage

In class:

  • Additional Photoshop basics
  • Help with Photoshop and online image searches

Thurs 9/7

Due today:

  • Meet in CDSC, 4th floor of Holland Library
  • Bring something to scan that you want to use for your collage
  • Bring laptops to work in Photoshop if you wish

In class:

  • Class visit to Center for Digital Scholarship & Curation (CDSC) to use flatbed scanners

WEEK 4

Tues 9/12

Due this week: Photoshop Tutorials

In class:

  • Work on Photoshop tutorials and your collage

Thurs 9/14

Due today:

In class:

  • Group critiques

WEEK 5

Tues 9/19

Due today:

  • Group critique write-up (2 copies)

In class:

  • Work on finishing Project 1: Dystopian Collage

Thurs 9/21

Due today by end of class:

WEEK 6

Tues 9/26

Due today:

In class:

Thurs 9/28

Due today:

  • Bring your Character Profile (1 page, printed), with all required and some optional details
  • Read Hierarchy and Diagram from Graphic Design: The New Basics by Ellen Lupton

In class:

WEEK 7 

Tues 10/3

Due this week: Illustrator tutorials

In class:

Thurs 10/5

In class:

WEEK 8

(Midterm grades due this week)

Tues 10/10

In class:

  • Group critiques: Bring your file to show to your group
  • Independent work day: Prepare Project 2 for Group Critique next class

Thurs 10/12

Due today:

  • Group critiques: Bring your file to show to your group

In class:

  • Group Critiques

WEEK 9

Tues 10/17

Due today:

  • Group critique write-up (2 printed copies)

In class:

  • Project 2 Test

Thurs 10/9

Due today by end of class:

In class:

  • Introduction to large format printing

WEEK 10

Tues 10/24

Due today:

In class:

  • Large format printing day: Prepare files
  • Work on Writing and Reflection Activity

Thurs 10/26

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work

In class:

  • Large format printing
  • Work on Writing and Reflection Activity

WEEK 11

Tues 10/31 Meet in the CDSC, 4th floor Holland Library

Due today:

  • Your printed responses to Writing and Reflection Activity (handed out last class on Tuesday, 10/24)
  • Make sure your prints are trimmed by Monday night (cutting mats and knives are in the SPARK computer lab in the end cabinet)
  • Meet in the CDSC!

In class:

  • Critique of prints

Thurs 11/2

Due today:

In class:

  • Introduction to Web Portfolios: Layouts, Templates, File Prep
  • Get set up with WSU Crimson pages

WEEK 12

Tues 11/7

Due today:

  • Have your wordpress template chosen and begin adding content

In class:

  • Additional WordPress information
  • Web resolution
  • Work on your web portfolio

Thurs 11/9

Due today:

  • Come prepared to work

In class:

  • Short Project 3 Test
  • Additional WordPress information
  • Work on your web portfolio