NEWM-N 485 SEMINARS IN NEW MEDIA (3 CR.)
Current trends, problems, best practices and developments in new media. Students pursue a special interest and share information and experience with the group. An in-depth exploration of topics and issues at the forefront of new media. Seminar-format with research papers and class discussion/presentations.
3 classes found
|LEC||3||33447||Open||3:00 p.m.–5:40 p.m.||W||IT 357||Ray III F
Regular Academic Session / In Person
LEC 33447: Total Seats: 38 / Available: 9 / Waitlisted: 0Show Details for section 33447
- This three-credit hour course introduces students to an innovative strategic business tool ¿ the strategic brand story in both theoretical, practical and hands-on terms. Throughout the course students will explore, discuss and actively put into practice the approach (process and methodology) required to develop an authentic, differentiating and effective strategic brand story for any brand (or organization-as-brand, including start-ups). The knowledge, skills and mindset acquired in the course have broad application to a variety of professional fields and interdisciplinary industry verticals, including digital media design and organizational informatics.
Topic: Strategic storytelling
|LEC||3||34441||Open||ARR||ARR||WB WEB||Wingler W
Regular Academic Session / 100% Online All
LEC 34441: Total Seats: 40 / Available: 35 / Waitlisted: 0Show Details for section 34441
- This is a 100% online delivered class. No on-campus class meetings are required.
- This course explores the various types and uses of Assistive Technology (AT): products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities. Students will compare and contrast specific technology related to vision, hearing, communication, mobility, fine motor, intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Hands-on and in-depth projects will allow students to evaluate the historical, social, technical and disability-specific needs encountered by people with disabilities, as well as the community resources, funding sources, and systems available to increase their independence. Trends and current research in the field of Assistive Technology will be highlighted. Examples of technologies covered in this course include: text-to-speech, magnification, speech-to-text, Braille, video-modeling, home automation, internet of things, augmentative and alternative communication systems, and adaptive gaming. In-depth research and hands-on experience in a particular area of disability and assistive technology will be a required portion of this course.
Topic: Fundamentals of assistive tech
|LEC||3||34523||Open||6:00 p.m.–8:40 p.m.||R||IT 355||Hay J
Regular Academic Session / In Person
LEC 34523: Total Seats: 30 / Available: 12 / Waitlisted: 0Show Details for section 34523
- This course introduces students to social media content and strategy development for individuals and organizations. Social media has become an essential tool in the arsenal of digital storytellers and part of the basic literacy for IT professionals, digital product designers and managers. From high-awareness influencer activations to finely-tuned targeting campaigns, this course will provide the foundation to managing a personal brand as well as a comprehensive approach to forming a social media strategy for a brand or product. Key topics include: social media toolkits; social media content creation and curation; business models for social media; social media analytics and action strategies; industry case studies and industry guest speakers.
Topic: Social media content, analytic