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Summer Professional Practice Courses Online

ED 5305: Developing Critical Literacies - Reading in the Content Area, Part I $1350.00

Course Description

This course will promote alignment and expedited feedback ensuring the candidates grow and flourish in teaching literacy as the root of the arts. Students will gain necessary hands-on experience to activate their creativity in order to integrate art and core content across disciplines. Students will be exploring the tools and resources teachers need to support developing readers. This course meets the Maryland State Department of Education standards for Literacy in the Content Area – Part I.

Term: Summer 2022

Section .01 meets June 21, 2022 to July 26, 2022
On Tuesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Instructor: Elizabeth Stuart
Credits: 3.00

ED 5306: Methods and Strategies for Teaching Art $1350.00

Course Description

A methods course focused on strategies used in teaching Visual Art, PreK-12, this seminar involves the search of one’s own studio investigations for metaphors and themes, which then become the focus of the construction of units of study. Students develop unit materials including: research on art and artists, formation of an elegant problem, experimentation with materials, creation of a prototype, design of teaching visuals, assessment process and criteria, and a written unit plan with ideas for adapting the unit to different grade levels. As a result, students select and apply a variety of strategies for exploring form and materials, developing symbolic and academic language, and different ways of knowing and thinking in art. Class meetings involve studio investigations, presentations, discussions, and group work.

Term: Summer 2022

Section .01 meets July 18, 2022 to August 10, 2022
On Monday, Wednesday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Instructor: Young Nan Park Sohn
Credits: 3.00

NCPD 106: Workshop: Handlettering in Procreate $170.00

Course Description

ONLINE COURSE.Learn to wield your Apple Pencil like a pro & create playful hand-lettered designs for posters, greeting cards, apparel, and more! Explore different ways to draw letters, arrange words, and style your messages in a way that expresses more than the words themselves ever could on their own! Requires Procreate on the iPad with an Apple Pencil.

Term: Summer 2022

Section A meets June 29, 2022 to July 20, 2022
On Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Instructor: Alissandra Seelaus
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 122: Workshop: Advanced Figma $95.00

Course Description

ONLINE COURSE. Learn how to design and build interactive prototypes with Figma. In this workshop you’ll dive deep into creating responsive user interfaces at scale. You’ll learn how to create data-driven prototypes and utilize the vast amount of community-made plug-ins. Along with being an industry-standard design tool that creates high-fidelity prototypes, Figma is the ultimate collaboration tool and can help streamline your design process. Personal licenses are free.

Term: Summer 2022

Section A meets May 28, 2022 to May 28, 2022
On Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Instructor: Nitin Sampathi
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 212: Workshop: Illustrator 101 $170.00

Course Description

ONLINE COURSE. A workshop for artists and designers getting started with Illustrator. Subjects covered include drawing with bézier curves, working with color, gradients, brushes, patterns, typographic effects and more. Students will learn how Illustrator files are exported and used in other Adobe applications such as Photoshop and InDesign. New features and best practices will also be covered. This course will be taught online using Zoom & Canvas and Adobe Creative Cloud access is included for the duration of the workshop.

Term: Summer 2022

Section A meets June 6, 2022 to June 27, 2022
On Monday from 6:00 PM to 9:20 PM
Instructor: Kenneth Morgan
Credits: 0.00

NCPD 305: Workshop: Video Editing for Social Media $170.00

Course Description

ONLINE. One of the best ways to attract and retain followers on your social media accounts is to use video. This 2 day workshop will cover the best practices for video editing using Adobe Premiere. The class will cover formats, combine images, video clips, telling a short story, special effects, and how to combine type and sound successfully.
Trish Moore ’83 (Graphic Design & Illustration, B.F.A.) is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator and instructor with more than 25 years or experience. Her clients include DuPont, Sallie Mae, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins.

Term: Summer 2022

Section A meets June 6, 2022 to June 27, 2022
On Monday from 6:00 PM to 9:20 PM
Instructor: Patricia Moore
Credits: 0.00