New Media Track Spring 2015 Courses

New Media Track

Spring 2015 Courses

(Please see Connect Carolina for the most up-to-date information)

 

New Media Prerequisites

 

COMM 150-001

Introduction to New Media

Prof. Joyce Rudinsky

TuTh 9:30a-10:45a

Swain Hall 115A

An introduction to the design, aesthetics, and analysis of various forms of digital media. Hands-on experience with different modes of creation, including graphics, web-based communication, and social media.

 

 

COMP 110-001

Introduction to Programming

Prof. Jayashree Aikat

TuTh 9:30a-10:45a

Genome Sciences Building G100

Introduction to computer use. Approaches to problem solving; algorithms and their design; fundamental programming skills. Students can receive credit for only one of COMP 110, 116, or 121.

 

 

COMM Courses

 

COMM 431-001

Advanced Audio Production

Prof. Mark Robinson

MoWe 8:00a-9:55a

Swain Hall 101A

Prerequisite, COMM 130 or COMM 150. Grade of C or better in COMM 130. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite. Advanced analysis and application of the principles and methods of audio production.

 

 

COMM 650-001

Cultural Politics of Global Media Culture

Prof. Michael Palm

MoWe 1:25p-2:40p

Bingham Hall 108

Prerequisite, COMM 140. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite. Primary subjects will be popular culture and media technology, and guiding questions will be organized around the relationships of each to commerce and/as social change.

 

 

 

COMM 654-001

Motion Graphics, Special Effects, and Compositing

Prof. Edward Rankus

MoWe 12:20p-2:10p

Swain Hall 200A

Prerequisite, COMM 130 or 150. Grade of C or better in COMM 130. Permission of the instructor for students lacking the prerequisite. In this course students learn a wide range of video post production techniques working mostly with the application After Effects.

 

 

COMM 690-002

Advanced Topics in Communication Studies- Experimental Media Practice

Prof. Joyce Rudinsky

TuTh 11:00a-12:15p

Swain Hall 115A

Prerequisite, COMM 150. Experimental Media Practice is an advanced course in the New Media Track. Students work in collaborative teams to develop several projects. The projects include using various media software and the application of electronic input devices. The class focuses on idea development, design, and critical making. Enrollment is by permission of instructor. If you are interested, please email Joyce Rudinsky at rudinsky@unc.edu.

 

 

COMP Courses

 

COMM 185H-001

Serious Games (Honors Section)

Prof. Diane Pozefsky

TuTh 9:30a-10:45a

Sitterson Hall 011

Concepts of computer game development and their application beyond entertainment to fields such as education, health, and business. Course includes team development of a game. Excludes COMP majors.

 

 

COMM 380-002

Computers and Society

Prof. Tessa Nicholas

TuTh 9:30a-10:45a

Fred Brooks- Sitterson Hall F007

A broad introduction to instructional technology and computer science issues in society: Internet history, privacy, security, usability, graphics, games, computers in the media, development, economics, social media, AI, IP, computer and Internet ethics, global ethics, current legal issues, etc. Frequent guest speakers. Lecture course of 100+ students.

 

 

 

 

 

COMM 380-990

Computers and Society

Prof. Tessa Nicholas

ONLINE COURSE

A broad introduction to instructional technology and computer science issues in society: Internet history, privacy, security, usability, graphics, games, computers in the media, development, economics, social media, AI, IP, computer and Internet ethics, global ethics, current legal issues, etc. Frequent guest speakers. Lecture course of 100+ students.

 

 

COMM 380H-001

Computers and Society (Honors Section)

Prof. Tessa Nicholas

TuTh 2:00p-3:15p

Fred Brooks- Sitterson Hall F008

A broad introduction to instructional technology and computer science issues in society: Internet history, privacy, security, usability, graphics, games, computers in the media, development, economics, social media, AI, IP, computer and Internet ethics, global ethics, current legal issues, etc. Frequent guest speakers. Lecture course of 100+ students.

 

 

INLS Courses

 

INLS 151-001

Retrieving and Analyzing Information

Prof. Heather Barnes

TuTh 11:00a-12:15p

Manning Hall 001             

Introduction to and application of the processes that can be used in seeking information, evaluating the quality of the information retrieved, and synthesizing the information into a useful form.

 

 

INLS 151-002

Retrieving and Analyzing Information

Prof. Jeffrey Campbell

MoWe 8:00a-9:15a

Manning Hall 001             

Introduction to and application of the processes that can be used in seeking information, evaluating the quality of the information retrieved, and synthesizing the information into a useful form.

 

 

INLS 151-990

Retrieving and Analyzing Information

Prof. Liyu Cao

ONLINE COURSE                 

Introduction to and application of the processes that can be used in seeking information, evaluating the quality of the information retrieved, and synthesizing the information into a useful form.

 

 

INLS 161-001

Tools for Information Literacy

Prof. Ronald Bergquist

TuTh 8:00a-9:15a

Manning Hall 307             

Tools and concepts for information literacy. Includes software use and maintenance, computer applications, and networked information systems.

 

 

INLS 201-001

Foundations of Information Science

Prof. Ronald Bergquist

TuTh 12:30p-1:45p

Manning Hall 001             

Examines the evolution of information science; information representation, organization and management; search and retrieval; human information seeking and interaction; organizational behavior and communication; policy, ethics and scholarly communication.

 

 

INLS 201-002

Foundations of Information Science

Prof. Ryan Shaw

TuTh 9:30a-10:45a

Manning Hall 307             

Examines the evolution of information science; information representation, organization and management; search and retrieval; human information seeking and interaction; organizational behavior and communication; policy, ethics and scholarly communication.

 

 

INLS 318-001

Human Computer Interaction

Prof. Steven Barlow

Tu 6:00p-8:45p

Manning Hall 014             

Prerequisite, INLS 382. Design, implementation, and evaluation of interfaces for computer systems. User-based techniques, usability issues, and human factors.

 

 

INLS 560-001

Programming for Information Science

Prof. Joan Boone

Tu 2:00p-4:45p

Manning Hall 307             

Introduction to programming and computational concepts. Students will learn to write programs using constructs such as iteration, flow control, variables, functions, and error handling. No programming experience required.

INLS 560-001

Programming for Information Science

Prof. David Gotz

TuTh 12:30p-1:45p

Manning Hall 304             

Introduction to programming and computational concepts. Students will learn to write programs using constructs such as iteration, flow control, variables, functions, and error handling. No programming experience required.