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Spring 2019
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Beyond iCelebrities: Social Networking and Social Activism
Popular social networking sites have evolved rapidly in the past few years, alongside Internet-savvy grassroots organizations like MoveOn.org. The course outlines the recent history of Move On, Code Pink, Facebook, YouTube, and Second Life (virtual activism) and the viral nature of Internet trends. What happens when corporate entities enter social networks on the Internet? What is the link between viral marketing and...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4287 - NCOM 3026 A
  • Sweeney, Kathleen
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
This Picture Is Condemned! Controversy, Censorship, and the Movies
According to filmmaker John Waters, "Bad taste is what entertainment is all about. If someone vomits watching one of my films, it's like getting a standing ovation." Is there really such a thing as "appropriate" entertainment? Are there boundaries that should never be crossed? In the 1930s, the Hays Office, Hollywood's watchdog, declared, "Wrong entertainment lowers the whole living conditions and moral ideals of a r...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4291 - NFLM 3471 A
  • Smukler, Maya
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Food and the Senses
This course offers an overview of key philosophical, sociological, and anthropological arguments about embodied knowledge through an examination of the sensory nature of food. Through readings, discussions, explorations, and projects, students learn about historical constructions of the body in the Western tradition and alternatives to mind/body dualism and then analyze sensory experience and food consumption as cult...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4329 - NFDS 3505 A
  • Tracy, Sarah
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
A Cultural History of Nutrition and Dieting
In this course, the science of nutrition is explored as a cultural and historical phenomenon. Students learn how ideas about food, health, body images, fears, and disgust change in different times and places, beginning with the ancient world and continuing through the 20th century. This class examines how the concept of nutrition itself has changed over time and how those changes have affected what societies and indi...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4331 - NFDS 3110 A
  • Shieh, Fa-Tai
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Episodic and Procedurals: Crafting The Original One-Hour Pilot
From period dramas like Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire to fairy tale-inspired procedurals like Grimm to musicals like Smash and Glee, the diversity of shows on TV today is unprecedented. The industry is always innovating and looking for fresh ideas. This course begins with a guided analysis of contemporary network and cable pilot scripts, ranging from the serialized (Breaking Bad, Big Love, Mad Men) to the procedural (...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4916 - NSRW 3852 A
  • Sturman, Lindsay
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Web Design I
Students learn how to hand-code webpages with HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. They discuss and master the elements of good Web design, the basics of user interface, and recommended standards. Toward the conclusion of the course, each student designs a cohesive website. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowledge of Photoshop is a plus. Online class requires (free online) code editors such as T...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5073 - PCDD 1100 A
  • Alibek, Mira
Jan 22 - Apr 02
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Web Design I
Students learn how to hand-code webpages with HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. They discuss and master the elements of good Web design, the basics of user interface, and recommended standards. Toward the conclusion of the course, each student designs a cohesive website. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowledge of Photoshop is a plus. Online class requires (free online) code editors such as T...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5074 - PCDD 1100 X1
  • Otieku, Omar
Jan 22 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
Fabric Selection and Design Style
Explore fabric research and color theory before drawing your own design. Develop color swatch boards like those used by designers to present their season collections. Discuss inspiration and personal style while selecting fabric swatches. As a final step, create an original finished design, sure to be a colorful addition to your portfolio. Three sessions of this course meet during daytime hours at fiber shows and mil...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5119 - PCFD 1261 A
  • Cesarani, Salvatore
Jan 22 - Feb 26
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5126 - PCFD 1802 X1
  • Hughes, Patrick
Jan 22 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
Fashion Merchandising
Study the fundamentals of fashion merchandising principles and the techniques you need to operate as a merchandiser in a successful fashion apparel company or as an entrepreneurial boutique owner. Analyze case studies outlining merchandising strategies used by manufacturers and retailers. Study the impact of consumer behavior and how it leads to forecasting. Learn about "global merchandising", where it's effective, a...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5137 - PCFD 1860 X1
  • Duncan, Joan
Jan 22 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
Graphic Design 1
Learn design fundamentals and concept development as they relate to typography, composition, and color. Discover what makes the difference between ordinary images and powerful, effective graphics. Strengthen your design communication skills and develop your style and vision as you transform your concepts into finished design. The class explores the concept of visual communication in terms of the triad of message, for...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5160 - PCGA 1005 X1
  • Kim, Lucie
Jan 22 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
Health and Wellbeing: Material Impacts
This Advanced Topics in Interior Design course explores the role of materials in building health and well-being in interiors as part of a larger system of engagement with the built environment. Students will examine the impact of the physical environment on human health and well-being through the study of material impacts, from resourcing through its life cycle. Factors to be examined include, life cycle analysis, en...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6334 - PSCE 3048 X1
  • Rendall, Clark
Jan 22 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
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