public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag courses

01 December 2006

Art, Design, and Visual Thinking

by 3 others
a basic design text for art students, complete text and exercises onlin

28 November 2006

James Elkins - Syllabi

many of this teacher's lectures on art, visual culture, and social issues are here, along with his syllabi

26 November 2006

media teacher's home page, lots of resouces, links pages

"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."

Links to cultural studies syllabi

from the Cultural Studies L site, a listerv and a source of other resources as well

activelearning strategies

a philosophy of education that relies on simulations, role plays, real world activities; practical tips and bibliography

21 November 2006

Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature: An Overview

longstanding and well maintained site by Internet humanities pioneer, George P. Landow. Organized by country and by conceptual approaches. Courses linked to. Useful internal search engine.

Geography courses with websites Valparaiso University

Geography courses, both present and past, with exercises, links, bibliography. Also see Urban Studies and American Indian Studies. Understanding place as cultural should inform both fiction and non-fiction film.

GEO 101 World Human Geography

very evocative discussion guides for students doing exercises in and thinking about a wide variety of physical and cultural spaces; writers can gets lots of ideas from this course and its notes

20 November 2006 -- The academic porthole

publicly available courseware (lecture notes, handouts, slides, tutorial material, exam questions, quizzes, videos, demonstrations etc) from the world's universities, colleges and other educational institutes; other educational resources

Conversations with Dina

post on how students did visual ethnography using Flickr and the tags people put there

Visual Culture and the Contemporary City

extensive course lectures with special attention to Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin's concepts, especially Benjamin on the flaneur.

American Studies Electronic Crossroads

large American Studies web portal, organized into Communities | Curriculum | Technology & Learning | Reference & Research

18 November 2006

Incredible Art Lessons

by 1 other
many art lessons from preschool through college; lots of stimuli for the imagination, lots of detail if you are a parent or teacher

Dave Harris and Colleagues

large collection of work, lectures, course materials in media studies, leisure studies, sociology

Dr Daniel Chandler's UWA Home Page

extensive website of visual semiotician, with course outlines, online papers, and an interesting links page

Category D: A Film and Media Studies Blog: The Intro Textbook: A Comparison

an entry in a film blog that I like that compares and contrasts the Film 101 textbooks commonly used

16 November 2006

Sequence Analysis

by 1 other
by a teacher, great handout for students on how to analyze a film sequence

Visual Studies video projects

student work from advanced classes, 2003-2004

12 November 2006

Free, Comprehensive Audio and Video Course

Television Production--A Free, Interactive Course in Studio and Field Production by Ron Whittaker, from cybercollege

06 November 2006

Internet resources for course on web art production

links to theory, artists sites, institutional resources, good sites for tutorials, and ejournals on/for web art

links to courses compiled by Karen Nakamura, who notes that most courses in Visual Anthropology teach visual analysis and not visual production