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Writing for New York City Newspapers, Magazines, and Webzines
The New York Times, the Daily News, Newsday, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals the secrets of breaking in. Topics covered include tailoring pieces to specific columns, writing a perfect cover and pitch lette...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4581 - NWRW 0361 B
  • Shapiro, Susan
Apr 01 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
6:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Designing Care Services & Systems
Design is contributing to new ways of delivering care at a service level--from digital solutions to product-service systems. In this course, we explore how systems of care are being transformed through design. Whether for organizational change or industry disruption, design is a critical component in the transformation of healthcare as we know it. Counts as a required course toward the certificate in Human-Centered H...
Apr 08 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Style and Effectiveness
This seminar addresses factors that contribute to prose style and effectiveness. Exemplary essays highlighting essential components are read and discussed, stylistic exercises provide practice, and responses in essay form to the assigned readings are workshopped.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5039 - NWRW 0014 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Apr 10 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Centering Your Brand
This workshop, targeted to students and working professionals who intend to establish or have an existing business or brand in a creative industry, pairs design and brand strategy. Students, who seek to achieve their goals and refine their voice and expression, explore their unique vision through our interactive, hands-on workshop-style course. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5266 - PCFD 0820 A
  • Lau, Bliss
Apr 13 - Apr 27
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 5:00 PM
Spring 2019
PARSONS PARIS SUMMER INTENSIVE STUDIES - COLLEGE/ADULT
The program allows undergraduates, graduates and adults to experience Paris from an insider’s perspective by exploring the history of European art and design firsthand in the many museums and design studios throughout Paris. The program is open to all students who wish to deepen their art and design knowledge and develop their skills in a rigorous academic environment. SESSION I Courses: The Business of Fashion, Fash...
May 31 - Jun 22
Friday
9:00 - 4:00 PM
Summer 2019
Parsons Paris: Luxury Design Management
A summer course in Paris and Florence, Luxury Design Management is a specialized summer course on the essence, heritage, and organization of high-end industries. It focuses on the strategic development of France’s and Italy’s leading luxury sectors and provides an interdisciplinary understanding of their processes and specificities at the crossroads of design innovation, business, and culture. This is an unrivaled op...
Jun 28 - Jul 27
Friday
9:00 - 4:00 PM
Summer 2019
Explorations in Drawing (Pre-College)
This course combines the fundamental practice of observational drawing with conceptual strategies for constructing the drawn image. Emphasis is placed on drawing as an integral component of the design process. Students gain analytical skills through direct observation of studio setups as well as visits to museums and outdoor spaces throughout New York City. These skills are used to approach drawing as a way of thinki...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Illustration: Beyond the Page (Pre-College)
This class explores the ever-expanding territory where illustration meets design. The hybrid designer-illustrator is head and shoulders above the pack, possessing drawing skills; a keen sense of color, typography, and layout; and an interest in doing it all. Today's new breed is poised for long and varied careers. Guest speakers who exemplify these qualities present case studies; slide show lectures provide inspirati...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Graphic Design I (Pre-College)
Graphic design is the visual language of everyday life, used in everything from magazine ads to film titles to product packaging. In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of visual research, composition, typography, and the organization of information. A key goal for all students is learning to develop powerful concepts. Students address a series of design problems through concept-driven solutions ...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Graphic Design I (Pre-College)
Graphic design is the visual language of everyday life, used in everything from magazine ads to film titles to product packaging. In this course, students are introduced to the fundamentals of visual research, composition, typography, and the organization of information. A key goal for all students is learning to develop powerful concepts. Students address a series of design problems through concept-driven solutions ...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Design Studio (Pre-College)
If you are interested in learning more about the world of design or are planning to apply to an art and design school, Design Studio is for you. The criteria for admission to many of today’s most competitive art and design schools are changing. Students are now expected to display their work along with careful documentation of the entire design process. It is no longer enough to present a beautiful finished work of a...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
Game Design (Pre-College)
This course introduces students to principles of game theory and fundamentals of interaction design. Students explore methods for creating analog and digital games by experimenting with a variety of physical objects and digital interfaces. They develop an understanding of game structure, play experience, and the community aspect of gaming culture. Students are introduced to basic coding, enabling them to create their...
Jul 08 - Jul 26
On Campus
Monday
9:00 - 3:50 PM
Summer 2019
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