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Studio Classes in Professional Development - Summer

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CSGD 256 Adobe InDesign 1 1.5 credits Patricia Moore $630

Section A Meets 5/27/2015 to 7/29/2015 on Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM.

This hands-on course covers InDesign basics of layout and design in this widely used program for cross-media publishing. Students will create several projects in class, such as business cards, hang tags, promotional materials, and multi-page brochures. Skills covered include layout, formatting, type, graphics handling and color, and style sheets and master pages for multi-page documents. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Apple computers. Note: Students are required to bring a USB drive to class.
CSGD 306 Illustrator 1 1.5 credits Kenneth Morgan $630

Section A Meets 5/28/2015 to 7/30/2015 on Thursday from 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM.

This course will introduce students to the vector-based application widely used by professionals today in illustration, graphic design, technical drawing, animation, and motion graphics. Students will work on projects in class and at home utilizing specific techniques to create custom typography, logos, illustrations, and more. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Apple computers. Students are required to bring a zip drive to class.
ED5539 Fine Arts Studio for K-12 Art Educators 3 credits Rebecca Belleville $1845

Section A Meets 7/13/2015 to 7/24/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Art educators are invited to spend two weeks creating artwork generated through prompts, themes, and contemporary art practices. Participants will share a studio in the Lazarus Graduate Center, and develop unit and lesson plans inspired by their art-making practice in order to return to the classroom with new ideas, insights, and inspiration to enrich their teaching. Educators who want to continue the dialogue about how these ideas transfer to the classroom are invited to enroll in a follow-up course in the fall for three more credits. Educators will explore how the work from the summer can transform students, open the possibilities of what and how students learn in art, and suggest new ways for assessing student growth and learning in the art classroom.
ED5543 Graphic Design for Educators 3 credits Brockett Horne $1845

Section A Meets 8/3/2015 to 8/14/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Section A Meets 8/3/2015 to 8/14/2015 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Educators (from any subject area and any level of teaching) are invited to learn the basics of graphic design that will enhance their ability to create visually dynamic and effective teaching resources from posters to handouts to assessments. Basic skills in InDesign will be learned through project-based learning. This course will be taught in the Graphic Design Lab of the Baltimore Design School and is offered for credit through MICA. The Baltimore Design School is located at 1500 Barclay Street.