Lecture_Syllabus2009

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Unformatted text preview: Visual Communication Course Syllabus------------------------------------------------ Communication 130 Revised January 2009 TUESDAY LECTURE THURSDAY LECTURE Section (Friday or Monday) Jan 20: Introduction to the class: How it will operate, the content, grading, text and readings, quizzes, exercises, sections and lectures. • Topic: Imagining a world without images . • Lecture: (Film clip- American Photography Introduction) If you are trying to add C130, go to the section you WANT. If there is space the TA will add you. IF YOU MISS section this week you may be replaced by someone who attends! Jan 22: Learning to “read” visuals—the four aspects of visual literacy • Reading: Visual Literacy Ch. 1 (on line) pp. 1-9 • Quiz (none) TOPIC: Getting organized & The importance of images in our world. Video: American Photography Part : 1 On February 1, 1900, a new, small box camera appeared in stores. It was called the Brownie – a camera so popular that in one form or another, it remained in production for almost eighty years. This small camera changed our view of ourselves and the way we remember the past. Jan 27: The Construction of visuals • Reading : Dondis Ch. 2 (on line) • Quiz #0 : Practice • Assigned : Exercise 1- Elements of Visuals • Lecture: Dondis Jan 29: How do you recognize images? • Reading: Visual Literacy Ch. 1 (on line) pp. 9-14 • Quiz #1 Includes all lectures and readings, including today • Lecture: How We see Section this week: Dondis (Exercise 1) • Topic: Discussion of Dondis: Stress, grouping, leveling, balance, etc. Feb 3: How Visuals Attract Attention • Reading :Text pp. 3-33 • Quiz #2 • Lecture: Attention Feb 5: Eliciting Emotion • Reading: Text ,pp. 34- 52 • Quiz #3 • Assigned: Exercise 2: Analyzing how visuals attract attention • Lecture Section this week: Review: Gaining attention Exercise 2: discussed Due: Exercise 1 Feb 10: Visual Form • Reading: Chapter 2 Text • Quiz #4 • Lecture Feb 12: Can visuals bridge cultures? • Reading: Chapter 3 Text • Quiz #5 : Section this week: The role of visual images in selling culture and expectations....
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