Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Jasio Stefanski
Price: $201.50

Continuing with concepts introduced in Experimental Interaction I, this portion of the class considers contemporary means of image generation, the idea of a post-digital reality, and exploring deeper meanings of interfaces.  Using design fundamentals covered in earlier design courses, students work through the ideation process, designing a final project using one of the technologies learned in the course as a final project.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
July 10August 11Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Ashby Utting
Price: $1,209.00

In this course students expand on HTML and CSS skills by bringing projects to life with JavaScript and JavaScript libraries. These languages are used as the vehicle to add interactive and rich experiences to websites. Topics include: fundamental programming concepts, best practices for interactive development, coding for interactive design, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, and related technologies. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Prerequisite: Web Development: HTML + CSS.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Price: $1,209.00

In this course students are introduced to designing for web and screen. This includes web-specific design fundamentals, best practices, and a review of current web design trends. From ideation to client review, students are guided through each step of the design process, including wireframing, use of design tools, and the preparation of a design for client review. Students complete a final web-design project and continue building and refining their web portfolios. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $403.00

This course introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). We explore how the web works, tags, links, images, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), directory structure, wireframing, web development best practices, and lay the foundation for further web development in the next course, Web Development Basics: CSS. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28October 1Online - AsynchronousOnline

Sustainable Design Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Denise DeLuca
Price: $1,209.00

Economic, environmental, and ethical crises present leaders with new and complex challenges. Effective, resilient, and agile leaders employ a diversity of skills, experience, and resources to respond to humanity's greatest challenges with creative, innovative, and humane solutions. Students build their capacities to become creative leaders and to work constructively as part of dynamic and collaborative teams through the integration of an ecological perspective for their work, organizations, communities, and the planet. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $1,209.00

In this course students learn how to create visually appealing, well-organized web pages using HTML and CSS, the fundamental languages for creating content and style on the web. The course begins with HTML, and students are introduced to tags, links, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), and the foundation of web-page construction. Then, using CSS, students apply style sheets to HTML, using fonts, colors, divs, spans, 82 layout, and positioning to create a well-crafted web page. The course is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Amy Sands
Price: $1,209.00

See. Examine. Draw. Explore the microscopic world of plants and insects from direct observation through a lens and from rich, scientific, online databases of digitally captured magnifications. In this class, students explore the relationship between art and science through the close examination of botanical and insect life. The observed information is transformed into large- and small-scale drawings in a variety of media. Topics include natural formations of pattern, metamorphosis, artists who integrate science and art, and building a series of related works.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Li Zeng
Price: $1,209.00

Have you ever used a website or app that makes it hard to do what you want? This course explores the UX Design process and leverages it to bridge the gap between functionality and aesthetics, creating a better experience for users. Guided by user-centered design processes, students design visual and experiential systems for web and mobile apps that are shaped by such things as stakeholder interviews, requirement gathering, usability testing, competitor benchmarking, and analytics.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Pre-College Portfolio Preparation Ages 15-18, Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 16 and over
Instructor: Michaela Chorn
Price: $280.00

The portfolio is the single most important component of an art school application, and colleges across the nation are stepping up their requirements for admission. Most require several observational drawings, or drawings made from what we see, rather than from our imagination or a photograph. This online drawing class is designed to help motivated visual arts students develop exemplary observational drawings for their portfolios.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Design and Digital Media Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Colin O'Neill
Price: $403.00

Mechanics are the working parts of a game system. Whether on a screen or on a table, all games have rules and logic that make the game fun and challenging. In this course, students analyze and implement a wide range of the interactive components of game design. This course takes an in-depth look at what makes a game a game, and how to best approach player interaction for any given concept. Through demonstrations and discussion, students explore the vast possibilities to consider as they construct their own game structure. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Design and Digital Media Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Price: $806.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Price: $403.00

It is often assumed that only professional artists and illustrators can draw well. However, if concerns about artistic quality are eliminated, drawing or sketching can become a powerful communication tool. For example, a quick sketch may more effectively communicate complicated ideas than a one-thousand word document. Designers and non-artists in every discipline and profession use quick sketching under numerous circumstances and for a variety of purposes, such as brainstorming, idea creation and recording, problem solving, selling ideas and communicating visually with clients.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $403.00

This is the second course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students build on their understanding of HTML, and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create well crafted web pages. Topics include: CSS selectors and properties, fonts and typographic treatment, colors, divs and spans, floats, layout, and positioning. This five week online course is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer; students are assumed to have a strong fluency with HTML.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
October 2November 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: James Johnson
Price: $403.00

This is the third course in the Web Development Basics series. In this course, students expand on their understanding of HTML and CSS, laying a foundation for more advanced development work. Students will build towards professional-grade front-end web development. Topics include: advanced layout and positioning, source control using Git and Github, modular CSS, and basic interativity with JavaScript. Students complete a large development project for their portfolio. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
November 6December 5Online - AsynchronousOnline

Design and Digital Media Online

Open to students ages 18 and above.
Instructor: Erika Hutchings
Price: $806.00

This class introduces individuals with little or no design background to the graphic design practice. Students work both on and off the computer to complete assignments that explore basic 2D communication principles integrating color, shape, texture, typography, and photography to build a visual language. Essential skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator that support the task of each assignment will be taught through weekly tutorials.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 11Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Jared Lantzman
Price: $1,209.00

This course introduces students to an overview of the interactive world by immersing them in current technologies and trends. Aspects of design, development, and marketing converge to illustrate the workflow process of interactive projects. The project management skills covered in this course guide students from the ideation process to project launch. A review of the career paths possible in the field of interactive prepares students for later courses in the program.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 11Online - AsynchronousOnline

Design and Digital Media Online, Illustration and Comic Art

Open to students ages 16 and above.
Instructor: Caitlin Skaalrud
Price: $403.00

Comics Crash Course is a primer of the fundamental skills necessary for creating comics. Students will be guided to a working knowledge of crafting and producing comics, as well as mentored on how to develop their own creative voice. Weekly readings, technical demonstrations, and critiques of smaller assignments will supplement the completion of a short form comic over the five weeks. Topics covered will include craft and production, drawing, 2D art principles, narrative structure and concepts, critical thinking, and industry and publishing.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5July 7Online - AsynchronousOnline

Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Jasio Stefanski
Price: $201.50

In the first half of this two-part course, students are introduced to the interactive world by immersing them in current technologies and trends. This course introduces concepts within and outside of the web space. As interactivity moves beyond the computer and into everyday experiences, technology allows us to engage and interact with users in ways never imagined. Possibilities include data visualization, native applications, and generative art. Students learn how to weave interactivity with visualization through a variety of media. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5July 7Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Jessica M. Dandona
Price: $1,209.00

In this course students critically examine the cultural meanings of representations of the body in art and visual culture. Organized in roughly chronological order, the course comprises a series of case studies in the history of representation of the body in art, science, and popular culture. Topics that may be addressed include the classical nude in Greek sculpture, female saints, mystical visions of the body, aesthetic dismemberment of the body in modern and contemporary art, the transgender body, and cyber bodies. This course is taught as a seminar with some lecture.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 11Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Emily Hoisington
Price: $1,209.00

The visual journal can be a place of exploration that is portable, economical, and inter/cross-disciplinary. In this course, students create daily journal entries that can include but are not limited to drawings, paintings, collages, digital renderings and photography, paper engineering, and written observations. Each journal's overall form can be conventional or that of an artist's book, website, or blog.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
June 5August 11Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Murphy Pizza
Price: $1,209.00

By examining myth/ritual and its symbolization process, this course explores the significance of myth - spanning from the ancient Greek stories to modern comics. Anthropological and psychological theories on the origins of mythology are emphasized. Class material utilizes cross-cultural as well as comparative examples from contemporary fine arts and popular culture. Class sessions are a mix of lecture and discussion. This course fulfills the Science and Economic Systems requirement for Humanities and Sciences. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Ricardo Bloch
Price: $1,209.00

Books can provide all makers an exploration of image, text, and materials. Artists’ books as a medium allows for pushing boundaries and expanding the definition of what a book is—whether it be graphic or conceptual, handmade or printed, narrative or stream-of-consciousness, photocopied or collaged, political or autobiographical, analog or digital. In this course theme-based projects are instigated by the instructor with media and materials selected by the student.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline

Creativity and the Humanities Online

Open to students 18 and over
Instructor: Elisabeth Workman Brandt
Price: $1,209.00

This course investigates the aesthetic issues at the heart of writing as an art in itself. Course topics illuminate the kind of thinking that guides and inspires and require students to develop presentations and to explore creatively. Students engage in deep investigations into the nature of communication and inquiries about the role of language. The class may include trips to and possibly participation in local events to enhance the classroom experience and students' understanding of the creative writing process.

Date StartDate EndDays of WeekTime
August 28December 15Online - AsynchronousOnline