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Networked Communities and Environments
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 2.0 credits Liberal Studies.
This studio seminar course is a cross-disciplinary opportunity for art and design students interested in the social aspects of digital media. It offers a rigorous exploration of theories, practices, and tools related to networked communities and environments. The course will be comprised of in-class workshops orienting students to current and emerging technologies, and student-led group seminars on topics of technological and social change. Students will undertake individual and collaborative projects, carrying concepts of communities, environments, and social media networks from research through to the creation of robust interactive artworks and design prototypes.
Notes: This is a core required course for the Interdisciplinary Minors in Digital Media and On-Screen Media.
New title: formerly Virtual Communities and Environments
Course was last updated August 23, 2010 - 12:36 PM