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COMM-070
Discover Wrld of Communication
Open only to high school students.
CLOSED
003
Professional Newswriting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Professional Newswriting (0) See what it takes to write a news story for print, broadcast, and the web. Get practical instruction in effective writing techniques for the school newspaper, neighborhood newsletter, or website. Learn how to distinguish between news and promotional writing. Hear professional journalists talk about their careers and visit a local newsroom.
OPEN
004
Public Speaking
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Public Speaking (0) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
OPEN
005
Scriptwriting & Video Productn
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Scriptwriting and Video Production (0) Students write an original short script and produce their own video, including shooting, sound recording, and nonlinear editing on Final Cut Pro. In collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, students script, videotape, and edit original works. No prior video experience is required; students are grouped by level of ability. Equipment is provided.
OPEN
006
Sportswriting and Broadcasting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Sportswriting and Broadcasting (0) Learn to write for broadcast and discover secrets of play-by-play commentary. Students enhance their skills as a sportswriter. Students produce stand-ups at a Major League Baseball game, have press box seats to blog for a WNBA game and visit Comcast Sports NET and ESPN 980.
OPEN
007
Photography I
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Photography I (0) An introduction to 35mm black-and-white photography and basic darkroom techniques, this hands-on course covers both aesthetic and technical issues. Film and materials provided. Students bring their own 35mm camera or one will be provided if requested in advance.
OPEN
008
Photography II
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Photography II (0) If students have basic knowledge of 35mm photography or have completed 35mm Photography I, this course offers advanced training in lighting, composition, and black-and-white darkroom techniques. Film and darkroom materials provided. Students bring their own 35mm camera or one will be provided if requested in advance.
OPEN
011
Weather Broadcasting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Weather Broadcasting (0) Explore the world of weather forecasting and the principles of meteorology. Learn about solar radiation, global circulation, precipitation processes, and weather systems. Analyze real-time data and broadcast a live weather forecast from AU's television studio. Students meet with meteorologists at a local television station and the National Weather Service.
OPEN
012
Investigative Reporting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Investigative Reporting (0) Learn about the emerging news landscape, the history of investigating the people in power, powerful organizations, and how to research an interview subject, as well as 10 types of interviews. Speakers explain how they developed major investigative stories and tours show you the latest in data and investigative journalism. In addition, discover comics journalism, sensor journalism, and drone journalism.
OPEN
013
Acting for the Camera
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Acting for the Camera (0) Develop the skills to interpret a script, build a character, and learn acting techniques for the small screen. Explore physical and vocal aspects of character development for camera work. Acting students team up with student directors to create visual portfolios.
CANCELLED
015
International Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. International Communication (0) We are in a 24/7 world and with that comes the art of communication. Whether a company, media outlet, foreign government, or non-governmental agency (NGO), learning how to communicate and articulate your message is crucial. This class helps students understand the importance of recognizing other's differences and how to communicate effectively. Students have the opportunity to visit several embassies, and hear from experts from various global nonprofits including Amnesty International, the UN Foundation, and United Way. Students have developed campaigns as well as small videos about the work international organizations have done.
OPEN
016
Directing for the Camera
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Directing for the Camera (0) Students refine their command of basic visual vocabulary while learning essential skills to break down a script, tell a visual story, and communicate their ideas to those behind and in front of the camera. Directing students team up with student actors to create visual portfolios.
OPEN
017
The Film Intensive
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. The Film Intensive (0) This intensive four-week course takes students from script to screen and everything in-between. Using the standard three-act Hollywood movie structure, students learn how to transform their ideas and stories into short-form fiction screenplays and then professionally produce, shoot and edit their films with state of the art film and digital production equipment used by today's best filmmakers.
CANCELLED
021
Graphic Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Graphic Design (0) This course introduces students to the powerful potential of Adobe Photoshop, where they learn the tools for manipulating digital images for book covers or movie posters and for creating vector graphics for powerful branding packages and logos. Students learn the basics of color and graphic design theory that communicates their message through both streamlined graphic art and complex digital photo manipulation.
OPEN
022
Scriptwriting & Video Productn
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Scriptwriting and Video Production (0) Students write an original short script and produce a video, including shooting, sound recording, and nonlinear editing on Final Cut Pro, all in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. No prior video experience required; students are grouped by level of ability. Equipment is provided.
OPEN
023
Professional Newswriting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Professional Newswriting (0) See what it takes to write a news story for print, broadcast, and the web. Get practical instruction in effective writing techniques for your school newspaper, neighborhood newsletter, or website. Learn how to distinguish between news and promotional writing. Hear professional journalists talk about their careers and visit a local newsroom.
OPEN
024
Public Speaking
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Public Speaking (0) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
OPEN
025
Sportswriting and Broadcasting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Sportswriting and Broadcasting (0) Learn to write for a live broadcast. Discover secrets of play-by-play commentary. Enhance your skills as a sportswriter. Students produce stand-ups at a major league baseball game, have press box seats to blog for a WNBA game and visit Comcast Sports NET and ESPN 980.
OPEN
026
The Art of the Interview
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. The Art of the Interview (0) Learn how to interview and be interviewed. Meet with professionals and learn techniques for getting subjects to talk. Learn successful strategies for crisis communication, celebrity interviews and telling your own newsworthy story.
CANCELLED
030
Broadcast Journalism
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Broadcast Journalism (0) This course introduces the field of broadcast journalism and related legal, ethical, and technological issues. Students develop interviewing, reporting, and writing skills and produce a brief radio documentary or a television field report for their portfolios.
OPEN
038
Animation
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Animation (0) This hands-on course for beginning to intermediate students introduces you to the core concepts of animation production. Practice computer-based and hands-on techniques, and build your toolbox. Learn the fundamentals of drawing motion, character design, timing, and syncing in animation, and cleanup.
CLOSED
040
Sports Photography
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Sports Photography (0) Capture peak action whether it's on the field, court, water or in a motion portrait session. Utilize your camera's features and learn advanced skills to create dynamic and attention-grabbing photos. Whether you have a DSLR or a camera-phone, master techniques to improve your sports photography for publication, social media and portfolio.
OPEN
051
Broadcast Journalism
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Broadcast Journalism (0) This course introduces the field of broadcast journalism and related legal, ethical, and technological issues. Students develop interviewing, reporting, and writing skills and produce a brief radio documentary and a television field report for their portfolios.
OPEN
052
Public Relations
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Public Relations (0) Discover what goes into a PR campaign, for example, the Washington Nationals baseball team's "Let Teddy Win!" concept. Learn how to strategize, develop, and implement a campaign. Explore the art of messaging and talk to media reps about placing your story.
CANCELLED
053
Documentary Filmmaking
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Documentary Filmmaking (0) Backpack journalists do it all. Students learn to pitch an idea, shoot video, write a story, and record voice-over. Students research, write, produce and edit a final mini-doc and post it on the web.
CANCELLED
054
Flash Fiction Writing
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Flash Fiction Writing (0) Learn to write vibrant, concise stories in this fast-paced course. Students explore the genre of flash fiction, and tap into their creativity through free-writing exercises. Students polish their work through effective word choice, self-editing, and strengthening the emotional core of their stories. Finished pieces critiqued in class.
CANCELLED
055
Nature Photography
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Nature Photography (0) In conjunction with Nature's Best Photography magazine and Nature's Best Photography Students Online, explore techniques for photographing animal, plant, and environmental subjects. Attend discussions with editors and photographers from NBP and NBP Students Online. Go on field trips to museums and nature preserves. Assemble a portfolio and take advantage of the opportunity to publish your images.
OPEN
060
Scriptwriting & Video Productn
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Scriptwriting and Video Production (0) Students write an original short script and produce a video, including shooting, sound recording, and nonlinear editing on Final Cut Pro, all in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. No prior video experience required; students are grouped by level of ability. Equipment is provided.
OPEN
061
Broadcast Journalism
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Broadcast Journalism (0) This course introduces the field of broadcast journalism and related legal, ethical, and technological issues. Students develop interviewing, reporting, and writing skills and produce a brief radio documentary and a television field report for their portfolios.
OPEN
062
Music Entertainment Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Music Entertainment Production (0) Music has the power to excite and inspire. But how are songs actually put together? In a professional recording studio, learn about multitracking, mixing, and matching music to film or video. No prior experience required; students grouped by ability. Students have the option to work with the Film Intensive students to provide scores for their films.
OPEN
063
Professional Newswriting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Professional Newswriting (0) See what it takes to write a news story for print, broadcast, and the web. Get practical instruction in effective writing techniques for your school newspaper, neighborhood newsletter, or website. Learn how to distinguish between news and promotional writing. Hear professional journalists talk about their careers and visit a local newsroom.
OPEN
064
Scriptwriting & Video Productn
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Scriptwriting and Video Production (0) Students write an original short script and produce a video, including shooting, sound recording, and nonlinear editing on Final Cut Pro, all in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution. No prior video experience required; students are grouped by level of ability. Equipment is provided.
OPEN
065
Broadcast Journalism
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Broadcast Journalism (0) This course introduces the field of broadcast journalism and related legal, ethical, and technological issues. Students develop interviewing, reporting, and writing skills and produce a brief radio documentary or a television field report for their portfolios.
OPEN
066
Acting/Directing for Camera
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Acting and Directing for the Camera (0) Develop skills to interpret a script and build character, and learn acting techniques for the small screen. Explore physical and vocal aspects of character development for camera work. Students refine their basic visual vocabulary and learn essential skills to break down a script, tell a visual story, and communicate ideas to those behind and in front of the camera.
OPEN
067
Professional Newswriting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Professional Newswriting (0) See what it takes to write a news story for print, broadcast, and the web. Get practical instruction in effective writing techniques for the school newspaper, neighborhood newsletter, or website. Learn how to distinguish between news and promotional writing. Hear professional journalists talk about their careers and visit a local newsroom.
OPEN
068
DSLR Photography
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. DSLR Photography (0) DSLR cameras are a game changer. Place the creative power of photography and video in your hands. Ignite your creativity, have the clout of communicating a story in true multimedia fashion. This course expands your abilities and vision in producing a short film, documentary, or multimedia story. Opportunity to collaborate with a behind the scenes exploration of Music Entertainment Production.
OPEN
069
Children's Media Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Children's Media Production (0) Students are introduced to childhood psychology and the relationship between children and media (books, TV,children's media production online). Students in this course encounter examples of preeminent children's media, hear from the experts and go on location to explore what connects with children. Students write, create and complete an animated story, a digital or print book with illustrations or another children's media project of their choosing.
OPEN
070
Directing for the Camera
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Directing for the Camera (0) Students refine their basic visual vocabulary and learn essential skills to break down a script, tell a visual story, and communicate ideas to those behind and in front of the camera. Participants team up with student actors to create visual portfolios.
OPEN
071
Sportwriting and Broadcasting
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/25/17
07/03/17
Special Tuition Rate. Sportswriting and Broadcasting (0) Learn to write for a live broadcast. Discover secrets of play-by-play commentary. Enhance your skills as a sportswriter. Students produce stand-ups at a major league baseball game, have press box seats to blog for a WNBA game and visit Comcast Sports NET and ESPN 980.
OPEN
072
Visual Effects
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/07/17
07/15/17
Special Tuition Rate. Visual Effects (0) Special effects are necessary to boost the "wow" factor in any science fiction or action film. Through the powerful 2D and 3D tool Adobe After Effects, students learn digital tricks and methods for creating simulations like fire, explosions, and rain, and masking for flying, teleportation, and sky replacement.
CANCELLED
073
Music Entertainment Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Music Entertainment Production (0) Music has the power to excite and inspire. But how are songs actually put together? In a professional recording studio, learn about multitracking, mixing, and matching music to film or video. No prior experience required; students grouped by ability. Students have the option to work with the Film Intensive students to provide scores for their films.
CANCELLED
074
Media for Change
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Media for Change (0) Learn how to influence people and help change your community for the better. As a collaborative team, students learn how to analyze, design, development, implementation, and evaluate effect positive change. Students create a powerful video, animation, or media campaign for a specific organization.
OPEN
076
Visual Effects
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Visual Effects (0) Special effects are necessary to boost the "wow" factor in any science fiction or action film. Through the powerful 2D and 3D tool Adobe After Effects, students learn digital tricks and methods for creating simulations like fire, explosions, and rain, and masking for flying, teleportation, and sky replacement.
CANCELLED
078
Entertainment Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Entertainment Communication (0) Television, film, theatre, music, sports, fashion, gaming--it's all entertainment today. Learn from experts in the field and understand the importance of messaging. Why are ratings important in television? How do you promote a film? Could you represent a celebrity, be it an actor or an athlete? What is that red carpet all about? Who gets money every time you hear a song? Is the gaming industry the nest big blockbuster? An inside look and what you need to be successful in the entertainment industry.
CANCELLED
079
Entertainment Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Entertainment Communication (0) Television, film, theatre, music, sports, fashion, gaming--it's all entertainment today. Learn from experts in the field and understand the importance of messaging. Why are ratings important in television? How do you promote a film? Could you represent a celebrity, be it an actor or an athlete? What is that red carpet all about? Who gets money every time you hear a song? Is the gaming industry the nest big blockbuster? An inside look and what you need to be successful in the entertainment industry.
OPEN
081
The Good the Bad & the Ugly
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly Films (0) Is there such thing as the best movie ever made? The worst? Learn to be discerning critics and to see valuable lessons in the good, the bad, and the ugly of cinema. Students in this class become the film critic of a film of their own choosing and produce a review for radio or television.
CANCELLED
086
Children's Media Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Special Tuition Rate. Children's Media Production (0) Students are introduced to childhood psychology and the relationship between children and media (books, TV,children's media production online). Students in this course encounter examples of preeminent children's media, hear from the experts and go on location to explore what connects with children. Students write, create and complete an animated story, a digital or print book with illustrations or another children's media project of their choosing.
OPEN
087
Digital Storytelling
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Digital Storytelling (0) Students create a personal digital story that documenta their family backgrounds or transformative moments in their lives and can be used as part of their application for universities. Students learn to integrate video, photos, and narration to create short digital stories.
OPEN
090
Video Game Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/22/17
07/30/17
Special Tuition Rate. Video Game Design (0) Students learn all about game design including 3D characters, animation, sound effects and programming, as well as the mechanics of game creation including scripting, level development, and lighting.
OPEN
091
Video Game Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/22/17
07/30/17
Special Tuition Rate. Video Game Design (0) Students learn all about game design including 3D characters, animation, sound effects and programming, as well as the mechanics of game creation including scripting, level development, and lighting.
OPEN
092
Video Game Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/22/17
07/30/17
Special Tuition Rate. Video Game Design (0) Students learn all about game design including 3D characters, animation, sound effects and programming, as well as the mechanics of game creation including scripting, level development, and lighting.
OPEN
093
Video Game Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/22/17
07/30/17
Special Tuition Rate. Video Game Design (0) Students learn all about game design including 3D characters, animation, sound effects and programming, as well as the mechanics of game creation including scripting, level development, and lighting.
OPEN
100
International Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. International Communication (0) We are in a 24/7 world and with that comes the art of communication. Whether a company, media outlet, foreign government, or non-governmental agency (NGO), learning how to communicate and articulate your message is crucial. This class helps students understand the importance of recognizing other's differences and how to communicate effectively. Students have the opportunity to visit several embassies, and hear from experts from various global nonprofits including Amnesty International, the UN Foundation, and United Way. Students have developed campaigns as well as small videos about the work international organizations have done.
OPEN
101
Graphic Design
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Graphic Design (0) This course introduces students to the powerful potential of Adobe Photoshop, where they learn the tools for manipulating digital images for book covers or movie posters and for creating vector graphics for powerful branding packages and logos. Students learn the basics of color and graphic design theory that communicates their message through both streamlined graphic art and complex digital photo manipulation.
OPEN
102
Broadcast Journalism
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Broadcast Journalism (0) This course introduces the field of broadcast journalism and related legal, ethical, and technological issues. Students develop interviewing, reporting, and writing skills and produce a brief radio documentary or a television field report for their portfolios.
OPEN
103
Documentary Filmmaking
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Documentary Filmmaking (0) Backpack journalists do it all. Students learn to pitch an idea, shoot video, write a story, and record voice-over. Students research, write, produce and edit a final mini-doc and post it on the web.
OPEN
104
Flash Fiction Writing
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Flash Fiction Writing (0) Learn to write vibrant, concise stories in this fast-paced course. Students explore the genre of flash fiction, and tap into their creativity through free-writing exercises. Students polish their work through effective word choice, self-editing, and strengthening the emotional core of their stories. Finished pieces critiqued in class.
CLOSED
105
Nature Photography
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Nature Photography (0) In conjunction with Nature's Best Photography magazine and Nature's Best Photography Students Online, explore techniques for photographing animal, plant, and environmental subjects. Attend discussions with editors and photographers from NBP and NBP Students Online. Go on field trips to museums and nature preserves. Assemble a portfolio and take advantage of the opportunity to publish your images.
OPEN
106
Music Entertainment Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Music Entertainment Production (0) Music has the power to excite and inspire. But how are songs actually put together? In a professional recording studio, learn about multitracking, mixing, and matching music to film or video. No prior experience required; students grouped by ability. Students have the option to work with the Film Intensive students to provide scores for their films.
OPEN
107
Media for Change
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Media for Change (0) Learn how to influence people and help change your community for the better. As a collaborative team, students learn how to analyze, design, development, implementation, and evaluate effect positive change. Students create a powerful video, animation, or media campaign for a specific organization.
OPEN
108
Entertainment Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Entertainment Communication (0) Television, film, theatre, music, sports, fashion, gaming--it's all entertainment today. Learn from experts in the field and understand the importance of messaging. Why are ratings important in television? How do you promote a film? Could you represent a celebrity, be it an actor or an athlete? What is that red carpet all about? Who gets money every time you hear a song? Is the gaming industry the nest big blockbuster? An inside look and what you need to be successful in the entertainment industry.
OPEN
109
Entertainment Communication
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/11/17
07/21/17
Special Tuition Rate. Entertainment Communication (0) Television, film, theatre, music, sports, fashion, gaming--it's all entertainment today. Learn from experts in the field and understand the importance of messaging. Why are ratings important in television? How do you promote a film? Could you represent a celebrity, be it an actor or an athlete? What is that red carpet all about? Who gets money every time you hear a song? Is the gaming industry the nest big blockbuster? An inside look and what you need to be successful in the entertainment industry.
OPEN
110
Children's Media Production
00.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/27/17
07/07/17
Special Tuition Rate. Children's Media Production (0) Students are introduced to childhood psychology and the relationship between children and media (books, TV,children's media production online). Students in this course encounter examples of preeminent children's media, hear from the experts and go on location to explore what connects with children. Students write, create and complete an animated story, a digital or print book with illustrations or another children's media project of their choosing.
COMM-102
Natl Studnt Ldrshp Conf Topics
Restriction: National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC).
OPEN
001
Public Speaking
01.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Public Speaking (1) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
OPEN
002
Public Speaking
01.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Public Speaking (1) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
OPEN
003
Public Speaking
01.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Public Speaking (1) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
OPEN
004
Public Speaking
01.00
Menke-Fish,S
Books
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Public Speaking (1) Develop confidence and skills for effective presentations. Learn strategies of audience analysis and how to overcome stage fright, manage visual aids, and understand the power of nonverbal messages.
COMM-291
Communication Field Experience
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: instructor and program director.
OPEN
002
01.00
Puglisi,G
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-305
Digital Skills
Prerequisite: COMM-100 and COMM-200. Restriction: Communication: Journalism (BA), Communication: Communication Studies (BA) or Foreign Language and Communication Media (BA) and minimum 2.5 GPA.
CANCELLED
001
03.00
Patterson,J
Books
MW
01:00PM
04:10PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Additional Class Fee: $75.00.
COMM-310
Public Speaking
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-1
001
03.00
Stack,R
Books
TTH
09:00AM
12:10PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
COMM-365
Digital Media and Culture
Restriction: SOC major and minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Sinnreich,A
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-391
Communic Careers Internship
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: instructor and school.
OPEN
002
02.00
Puglisi,G
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-408
Social Media Strateg & Tactics
Prerequisite: COMM-301. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-5
001
03.00
Wysocki,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 608 001)
COMM-420
Topics in Mass Media
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-1
002
Voice and Presentation Skills
03.00
Olmsted,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Voice and Presentation Skills (3) This online course teaches and refines vocal delivery. Students identify bad vocal habits such as nasality and sing-song delivery and replace them with a more authoritative yet natural-sounding delivery. Through individual coaching students study different techniques to vary their rate of speech, volume, pitch, and articulation. The class also covers how to combat nervousness, create elevator pitches, and improve public speaking across all communication professions. Meets with COMM-620 002.
(Meets with COMM 620 002)
COMM-439
Political Communication
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Giddins,C
Books
TTH
05:50PM
09:00PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
(Meets with COMM 639 001)
COMM-441
Crisis Communication
Prerequisite: COMM-301. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-3
001
03.00
Wolf,G
Books
TTH
06:00PM
09:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/03/17
08/10/17
Additional Class Fee: $40.00.
(Meets with COMM 641 001)
COMM-443
Foreign Policy and the Press
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Squitieri,T
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 643 001)
COMM-490
Ind Study Project in Communic
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: instructor and division director.
OPEN
001
News 21 Project
01.00-06.00
Sullivan,J
Books
COMM-491
Senior Professional Internship
Prerequisite: Public Relations & Strategic Communication (BA): COMM-337 or COMM-346 or COMM-380; Communication: Journalism (BA): COMM-320; Communication: Film and Media Arts (BA): COMM-331 and COMM-382; Communication: Communication Studies (BA): COMM-401 or COMM-409 or COMM-533. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: instructor and school.
OPEN
002
03.00
Puglisi,G
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-570
Film & Digital Media Institute
OPEN
001
Previsualization of Film/Video
03.00
Katis,A
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Previsualization of Film and Video (3) Modern previsualization techniques are being used to design innovative content for feature films, commercials, videogames, and themed attractions all around the world. This course introduces students to previs techniques including storyboards and software applications that allow students to test concepts as they take the visual story from script to production, including set design, blocking camera and talent action, and all aspects of directing. Recommendation: familiarity with basic film terminology.
OPEN
002
Social Media for Producers
03.00
Koslow,A; Gizzi,J
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/15/17
08/19/17
Social Media for Producers (3) This course focuses on the exploding importance of social media for producers as they seek to finance, market, and distribute their productions. The course covers both films and television projects from the major studios and networks as well as independent producers. Prerequisite: COMM-513 or COMM-660.
CANCELLED
003
Making Video for Social Media
03.00
Ray,N
Books
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Instructional Method: Online. Making Video for Social Media (3) Students learn the theory and impact of digital media as a communication tool. Students also learn and apply video skills for a variety of platforms, including web and mobile phones.
COMM-573
Visual Strategies in Pub Rels
Restriction: Public Relations & Strategic Communication (BA), Strategic Communication (MA), or Global Media (MA); and minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Archambault,P
Books
MW
05:30PM
08:40PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
Additional Class Fee: $75.00.
COMM-601
Communication Law
Restriction: Communication: Journalism and Public Affairs (MA), Journalism and Digital Storytelling (MA), Communication: Producing Film, Television, and Video (MA), or Global Media (MA).
OPEN
002
03.00
Kelley,M
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/15/17
08/19/17
Restriction: Interactive Journalism (MA).
COMM-602
Digital Media Literacy Skills
OPEN
001
03.00
Maher,B
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-603
Web Development
OPEN
001
03.00
Ray,N
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-608
Social Media Strateg & Tactics
Prerequisite: COMM-640.
OPEN
001
03.00
Wysocki,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 408 001)
OPEN
002
03.00
Bernardini,D
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 608 004)
CANCELLED
003
03.00
Cotter,C
Books
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
CLOSED
004
03.00
Bernardini,D
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 608 002)
COMM-610
Principles of Video Production
Restriction: Film and Media Arts (MA) or Film and Electronic Media (MFA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Griffin,G
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $100.00.
CLOSED
002
03.00
Engel,L
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $100.00.
COMM-620
Topics in Mass Media
OPEN
002
Voice and Presentation Skills
03.00
Olmsted,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Voice and Presentation Skills (3) This online course teaches and refines vocal delivery. Students identify bad vocal habits such as nasality and sing-song delivery and replace them with a more authoritative yet natural-sounding delivery. Through individual coaching students study different techniques to vary their rate of speech, volume, pitch, and articulation. The class also covers how to combat nervousness, create elevator pitches, and improve public speaking across all communication professions. Meets with COMM-420 002.
(Meets with COMM 420 002)
COMM-624
Boot Camp for Journalists
Restriction: graduate journalism program.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Eisman,A
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
MTWTHF
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $100.00.
OPEN
002
03.00
Eisman,A
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
MTWTHF
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $100.00.
COMM-630
Principles of Photography
Restriction: graduate film program or International Media (MA).
OPEN
002
03.00
Jayaswal,L
Books
MTWTHF
09:00AM
12:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $150.00.
OPEN
003
03.00
Jayaswal,L
Books
MTWTHF
01:00PM
04:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/31/17
08/18/17
Additional Class Fee: $150.00.
COMM-632
Backpack Video Journalism
Restriction: graduate journalism program.
OPEN
002
03.00
Patterson,J
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
05/20/17
05/20/17
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/03/17
07/01/17
Additional Class Fee: $100.00. Restriction: Interactive Journalism (MA).
COMM-639
Political Communication
CLOSED
001
03.00
Giddins,C
Books
TTH
05:50PM
09:00PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
(Meets with COMM 439 001)
COMM-640
Principles of Strategic Comm
Restriction: Game Design (MA), International Media (MA), Health Promotion Management (MS), Political Communication (MA), or Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Sawatzki,D
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 640 003)
CANCELLED
002
03.00
Charles,M
Books
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Sawatzki,D
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 640 001)
COMM-641
Crisis Communication
Prerequisite: COMM-640.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Wolf,G
Books
TTH
06:00PM
09:10PM
TBA
TBA
07/03/17
08/10/17
Additional Class Fee: $40.00.
(Meets with COMM 441 001)
OPEN
003
03.00
Hoare,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 641 005)
OPEN
004
03.00
Charles,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
CLOSED
005
03.00
Hoare,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 641 003)
COMM-642
Strategic Communication Mgmt
Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA).
CLOSED
001
03.00
Fitzmorris,K
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 642 002)
CLOSED
002
03.00
Fitzmorris,K
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 642 001)
COMM-643
Foreign Policy and the Press
OPEN
001
03.00
Squitieri,T
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 443 001)
COMM-644
Writing for Strategic Comm
Restriction: International Media (MA), Political Communication (MA), or Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Guizlo,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 644 003)
CANCELLED
002
03.00
Guizlo,C
Books
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Guizlo,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 644 001)
COMM-646
Strategic Communication Pract
Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
McCully,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 646 004)
OPEN
002
03.00
Prade,B
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Mollica,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
004
03.00
McCully,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 646 001)
COMM-649
Int'l Strategic Communication
OPEN
001
03.00
Blout,E
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 649 003)
OPEN
002
03.00
Basu,E
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Blout,E
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 649 001)
COMM-662
Production Planning & Mgmt
Restriction: Communication: Producing Film, Television, and Video (MA).
OPEN
002
03.00
Foster,O
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
05/20/17
05/20/17
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
06/03/17
07/01/17
COMM-690
Ind Study Project in Communic
Permission: instructor and division director.
CLOSED
001
ICANN and India: Beyond 2016
01.00-06.00
DeNardis,L
Books
CLOSED
002
Play and Imagination
01.00-06.00
Stokes,B
Books
CLOSED
003
A Critical Analysis of Trump
01.00-06.00
Sinnreich,A
Books
CLOSED
004
Investigative Reporting
01.00-06.00
Sullivan,J
Books
CLOSED
005
News 21 Project Water Quality
01.00-06.00
Sullivan,J
Books
CLOSED
006
Travel Blogging Best Practices
01.00-06.00
Zaharna,R
Books
CLOSED
007
Investigative Broadcasting
01.00-06.00
Sullivan,J
Books
CLOSED
008
Fired and Rehired
01.00-06.00
Sullivan,J
Books
OPEN
009
Studies in Photography
01.00-06.00
Llerena,K
Books
CLOSED
010
Food Security Tel Aviv Univ.
01.00-06.00
Zaharna,R
Books
COMM-691
Graduate Internship
Permission: division director.
OPEN
001
Journalism Grad Internship
03.00
Lawrence,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
002
Strat Comm Grad Internship
03.00
Stack,R
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
003
Film Graduate Internship
01.00
Douglass,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
004
Film Graduate Internship
03.00
Douglass,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
005
Phd Internship
01.00
Sinnreich,A
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-702
Master's Portfolio Capstone
Restriction: graduate film or game design program.
OPEN
001
01.00
Douglass,J
Books
Additional Class Fee: $50.00. Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
002
02.00
Douglass,J
Books
Additional Class Fee: $100.00. Instructional Method: Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Douglass,J
Books
Additional Class Fee: $150.00. Instructional Method: Online.
COMM-720
Capstone Seminar in Journalism
Restriction: graduate journalism program.
OPEN
001
03.00
Sullivan,J
Books
MW
05:30PM
08:40PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
Additional Class Fee: $40.00.
COMM-725
In-Depth Brdcst Prod Capstone
Prerequisite: COMM-632 and COMM-722.
OPEN
001
03.00
Brown,C
Books
MW
05:30PM
08:40PM
TBA
TBA
05/22/17
06/29/17
Additional Class Fee: $40.00.
COMM-735
Communication Theory
Restriction: Game Design (MA), International Media (MA), Political Communication (MA), or Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Weissman,P
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 735 003)
OPEN
003
03.00
Weissman,P
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 735 001)
COMM-738
Research for Strategic Comm
Restriction: International Media (MA), Political Communication (MA), or Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Powers,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 738 003)
OPEN
002
03.00
Weissman,P
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
003
03.00
Powers,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 738 001)
COMM-744
Strategic Comm Capstone
Prerequisite: COMM-735 and COMM-738. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Carey,C
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
OPEN
002
03.00
O'Rourke,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online. Restriction: Strategic Communication (MA): Online.
(Meets with COMM 744 003)
OPEN
003
03.00
O'Rourke,M
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with COMM 744 002)