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Media Arts and Practice ( IML)
http://map.usc.edu/ D class assignments for undergraduates available in SCI; phone (213) 821-5860.
An introduction to the expressive range of screen languages in their cultural, historical, and technological contexts.
37402D 060 Lecture-Lab 4:00-5:50pm Thursday 15 of 16 Jeanne Jo ONLINE
An in-depth investigation of the close interrelationships among technology, culture and communication to form a solid foundation for digital authoring. Duplicates credit in former IML 101.
Intermediate laboratory exploring the foundations of visual culture through a series of critical design prompts. Emphasis on the creative process, project documentation and the development of a personal design methodology.
Prerequisite: IML 201 Restriction: Registration open to the following major(s): Media Arts and Practice
Introduction to the methods of visual design with respect to digital media authorship. Exploring the creative process through various conceptual workflows and hands-on techniques.
37416D 060 Lecture-Lab 10:00-12:50pm Monday 12 of 16 Nooshin Rostami ONLINE
Investigation of the potentials of computational media to define new aesthetics, modes of representation and structures of communication.
37417D 060 Lecture-Lab 4:00-6:50pm Monday 13 of 16 Jeanne Jo ONLINE
Critical analysis of the categories of race, class and gender within the diverse digital spaces of contemporary culture, from video games to the digital divide.
Diversity: This course satisfies the university's diversity requirement.
An introduction to a broad range of technical and theoretical issues surrounding the production of web-based content.
37420D 060 Lecture-Lab 6:00-8:50pm Thursday
16 of 16
Qianqian Ye ONLINE
Development of documentation and archival strategies, with an emphasis on techniques of personal and professional representation.
Creating a story that uses three or more digital platforms (video, social media, games, comics, et cetera) with strategies drawn from entertainment, art and activism.
Survey of audio culture and sound technologies, focusing on developing sonic literacy and creating artwork using sound as a primary modality.
37424D 060 Lecture-Lab 1:00-3:50pm Monday
14 of 14
Jimena Sarno ONLINE
An introduction to audio and video techniques for digital storytelling across various platforms. Students will create multiple short-form projects using contemporary tools and technologies.
An intermediate level course which approaches archived material from multiple perspectives, in order to develop new avenues of expression, education, and research.
37426D 060 Lecture-Lab 10:00-12:50pm Thursday 12 of 16 Stephanie Spray ONLINE
Emphasizing rigorous multimedia research and authorship strategies, this course prepares students to undertake large-scale digital projects.
Prerequisite: 1 from ( IML 104 or IML 201) Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior
An introduction to the history, theory and critical context of 3-D spatial representation, as well as foundational authoring skills in modeling interactive 3-D spaces.
The history, theory and methods of design fiction, focusing on design videos and physical prototypes as tools for exploring contemporary social, political and ethical life.
Studio course focused on visual design, UX/UI design and the creative process. Emulating design agencies and working with clients and creative briefs.
37441D 060 Lecture-Lab 5:00-7:50pm Thursday
16 of 16
Catherine Bell ONLINE PDF (130918 KB)
Production of a digital thesis project.
Investigation of the impact of natural patterns on digital media design. Explores the relationships among chaos, harmony, beauty, proportion, spirituality, holistic systems and shaped experience.
Lectures, presentations, and readings introducing cutting-edge digital media innovations and applications. Analysis of the critical and creative challenges of contemporary digital media practices.
A hands-on mentored research lab experience within the context of media art and in association with a real-world project.
IMAX: The Art and Practice of Giant Screen Cinema 37452D 001 2.0 Lecture-Lab 7:00-8:50pm Monday 7 of 12 Matt Scott RZC119 & ONLINE
A comprehensive orientation to mixed reality, delving into its theories and histories while grounding students in a hands-on introduction to current tools and techniques.
Individual research and readings.
An in-depth examination of emergent technologies in their cultural and historic contexts, with an equal emphasis on production and analysis. Open only to graduate students.
Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student, Master Student, Professional Year 1
Critical and practical analysis of scholarly data visualization using diverse platforms. Open only to graduate students.
Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Master Student, Professional Year 1, Doctoral Student
37463D 037 Lecture-Lab TBA TBA
Catherine Bell OFFICE
An introduction to video in academic scholarship. Acquisition and editing of images and sound through a series of short, non-fiction media projects.
Research leading to the masters degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.
Introduction to the historical specificities of old media (painting, print, photography, film, video, television) and to consequences of the convergences produced by new media forms. (Duplicates credit in former CNTV 600)
37485D 037 Lecture 1:00-4:50pm Monday 12 of 15 Henry Jenkins ONLINE
Creation of a work of digital culture, informed by cultural theory, and planned using current design methods and practices. (Duplicates credit in former CNTV 601)
Note: The Friday afternoon class sessions will meet once a month on 8/21, 9/18, 10/9, and 11/6.
37486D 037 Lecture 1:00-3:50pm Thursday 7 of 15 Kiki Benzon, ONLINE 2:00-5:50pm Friday Elizabeth Ramsey ONLINE
Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in CNTV 794a)
37495D 037 Lecture TBA TBA 2 of 5 OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in CNTV 794b)
37496D 037 Lecture TBA TBA 0 of 5 OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in CNTV 794c)
37497D 037 Lecture TBA TBA 2 of 5 OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in CNTV 794d)
37498D 037 Lecture TBA TBA 1 of 5 OFFICE
Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC. (Duplicates credit in CNTV 794z)
37499D 037 Lecture TBA TBA 3 of 10 OFFICE
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