This is an exercise for beginning level design students. They create a Box that represents their neighborhood in the style of a Joseph Cornell Box. In this class the project is later used as an emotional response to their final project, but it can be done as a stand alone project or in conjunction with other projects.
This is a design project for beginning students to see how they adapt a classic film as a Broadway Musical, incorporating elements of their own neighborhood and utilizing basic principles of design.
This project asks students to both analyze an existing design rooted in Historical research and to create their own original contributions by adding themselves to the film in historically accurate garb. In this way the students must synthesize their understanding of primary historical research and the principles of design.
Pedagogical materials created during Spring 2019 OER/Digital Literacy fellowship at Queens College, revising English 302: Playwriting Workshop.
Syllabus for Introduction to Entertainment and Emerging Technologies at New York City College of Technology
Syllabus for Health and Safety at New York City College of Technology
In Sound Technology, you got an overview of sound theory and equipment. In Sound II, we go further in depth.
We introduce system design and construction concepts, and engineering for live sound systems
This syllabus is from the second (and final) level of Ear Training at CCNY. This course is based primarily on popular music.
A first lecture in Early Jazz, covering Freddie Keppard, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton and basic style characteristics. Designed by Professor Jon De Lucia for the Intro to Jazz Course at the City College of New York.
Examines traditional forms of East Asian culture (including literature, art, performance, food, and religion) as well as contemporary forms of popular culture (film, pop music, karaoke, and manga). Covers China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, with an emphasis on China. Attention given to women's culture. The influence and presence of Asian cultural expressions in the US are also considered. Use made of resources in the Boston area, including the MFA, the Children's Museum, and the Sackler collection at Harvard. Taught in English.
ENT 1201 is an introduction to Electrical Theory supported on practical examples and emphasizing the safe use of electricity in entertainment and media. This course also covers a quick overview of the most basic devices that manipulate and transform electricity in modern life like Generators, Transformers, Motors, etc. Electrical fundamentals such as voltage, current, power and resistance are introduced. Ohm’s law and the Power law are covered, using practical examples from the field. Simple electrical circuits, including series and parallel, are introduced. Specific methods of power generation and distribution are covered.
Learn to plan, organize and execute safe and effective live productions with a focus on safety, training and supervision of performance venues and staff, including the NFPA codes and OSHA regulations as they relate to live performance planning and execution. The class visits local venues and learns first-hand how facilities adapt to produce live events in a safe environment. Includes required case studies of local venues focusing on safety and the relationship between the venue, the artists and the audience.
This syllabus is intended to be used in conjunction with the CCNY course Killer Stories, a dual class focusing on reading, writing, and discussion of key issues raised in texts that feature killing. This syllabus represents the intended course of study for the composition section of the course, in which students develop and refine their argumentative writing skills in response to the texts.
A week by week syllabus that includes instructions for student groups to create an on-line "guide book" instead of a basic portfolio.
This phase two writing assignment prompt for FIQWS 10003 - HA1 WCGI History & Culture and FIQWS 10103 - HA1 Composition for WCGI History & Culture (fall 2018) provides guidelines for writing an Exploratory Essay in which students will consider the ideas of course readings and compose an essay that demonstrates their engagement with those ideas. The rhetorical purpose of this assignment is for students to demonstrate the ways in which their thinking about language and literacy has developed so far in the course, using evidence based on interpretations, ideas, and examples as well as passages from four or five sources. Summary, synthesis, and crafting effective thesis statements are the primary critical reading and writing strategies required in this assignment.
This syllabus is for a Freshmen Inquiry Writing Seminar, which is a two-section, collaboratively taught course wherein one of the two courses engages students in critical thinking, reading, and writing about the issue of language and literacy, while the other introduces students to conventions of academic writing and mentors them in social and rhetorical writing processes. Thus, this course draws on the topic of language and literacy as a vehicle for critically analyzing students' own languages and literacies and developing especially their academic and information literacies.
ZTC syllabus and class calendar with assignment and text links for Freshman Inquiry Writing Seminar (FIQWS) Composition class.
Increasingly, music performance organizations, museums, and archives are making rich materials freely available online. Free Online Resources for Undergraduate Study (FORUMS) is an aggregated, evaluated resource collection of these materials appropriate for undergraduate music study. FORUMS comprises authentic, scholarly and academic resources contributed and curated by experts in music, music education or pedagogy, undergraduate teaching, and digital media.
The guide is available at http://libguides.brooklyn.cuny.edu/forums/.
The XML file is available for download above.
This extra credit assignment was designed for a joint humanities course in English and Black Studies, combining first-year writing and an introductory survey of African American Literature. Throughout the semester, students are encouraged to complete extra credit assignments, such as this film/tv review, to earn additional points (up to 5%).
Combining rhetorical analysis with applied research, students have a list of films or television shows to choose from, as well as the ability to select their own related media, and write a response that includes a synopsis, analysis of plot, character development and themes, and personal response to the text in light of our course topics and learning outcomes. No secondary sources were required, but this assignment can easily be updated to include additional sources.