VisCom Weeks 10-19 Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 20 (Jan. 26-30)


PREVIOUS WEEKS


Back to Top of Page

Week 19 (Jan. 20-23)


Back to Top of Page

Week 18 (Jan. 12-16)


Back to Top of Page

Week 17 (Jan. 5-9)

  • Wed:ResearchSelf Portraits,Makea Blog Post Titled Self Portrait Examples, Fix Any Old Blog Posts
    • IDO
      • Research some of the portrait articles and images linkedhere
      • Look for examples of self portraits you like
        • You will copy one of them soon
      • Mr. Le Duc will hand back feedback forms from previous blog posts tomorrow
    • WEDO
      • For those of you who did not finish the blog post from yesterday, look at some well composedexamples:
    • YOUDO
      • Finish and publishthe Studio Photography blog post from yesterday
        • Make sure to include an image for every blog post we make in class
      • Makea newblog post titled Self Portrait Examples
        • Look for an example of a self portrait you would like to emulate or copy
        • Embedan example or two of some of your favorite self portraits
        • Explain what you like about the image(s)
        • Link to the article/image(s) in your blog post as well
  • Tues:ReadArticle and Make Blog Post Titled Studio Photography
    • YOUDO
      • Readan article about studio photography and make a blog post reviewing what you read
      • Have a link to the article in your blog post as well
  • Mon: Review Camera and Studio Settings andTakePictures

Back to Top of Page

Week 16 (Dec.15-19)

  • Thurs: Start Studio LIghting Project
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Watch more of the squinch and jaw line videos for and proper portraits
      • Askquestions aboutterms atQuizlet
      • Demonstrate studios
    • WEDO
      • Ask questions about project and lighting studio set up
    • YOUDO
      • Participate in squinch and portrait videos
      • Watch studio demonstrations
  • Wed:Finish and EditBlog Post - Day 2
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Askquestions aboutterms atQuizlet
    • WEDO
      • Revieweach other's blog posts for quality and content
    • YOUDO
      • Finishblog post
      • Getsomeone to check your post for grammar and content
      • Hand inthe feedback form to the sub by the end of class or
        • Takethe feedback form home and have someone at home read your blog post and give you feedback
  • Tues: Finish and EditBlog Post - Day 1
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • I am home sick today :(
      • FinishSeeing Photographicallyblog post and fill in the feedback form
        • The sub has a few extras, if you need one
    • WEDO
      • Revieweach other's blog posts for quality and content
    • YOUDO
      • Finish blog post
      • Get someone to check your post for grammar and content
      • Hand in the feedback form to the sub by the end of class or
        • Take the feedback form home and have someone at home read your blog post and give you feedback

Back to Top of Page

Week 15 (Dec.8-12)

  • Fri:ReviewPictures and Reshoot
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Ask questions about photo safari
      • Ask questions aboutterms atQuizlet
      • Examine student work
      • Reminderabout uploading and privacy settings
    • WEDO
      • Practicewith Canon DSLR camera settings
    • YOUDO
      • Takethe 3 pictures again, download images to the computer, and upload to Flickr, Add to class gallery
  • Tues:Learn Canon Rebel DSLR Settings
    • WARM UP
      • Find yournew seats
    • IDO
      • Introduce theimage settings for theSeeing Photographically Project
      • Watch shutterspeed, lens aperture f-stop, ISO, and lighting explained by
      • Demonstrate CameraSim settings for each image
      • Introducethe Canon T3i DSLR cameras
    • WEDO
      • DemontrateCanon DSLR cameras and the CameraSim
    • YOUDO
      • Setexposuresettings in CamaraSim tool
      • Explorethe Canon Rebel T3i

Back to Top of Page

Week 14 (Dec.1-5)

  • Fri:FinishDay In My LifeProject Blog Posts
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Remind students to hand in feedback forms
      • Describe feedback form assessment process
    • WEDO
      • Supporteach other by giving feedback on blog posts
    • YOUDO
      • Hand in feedback forms
  • Thurs:Work onDay In My LifeProject Blog Posts
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Remindstudents that: "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." -Napoleon Hill
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Usethe feedback form to guide you in building your blog post

PREVIOUS WEEKS


Back to Top of Page

Week 13 (Nov. 24-26)

  • Wed:Work onDay In My Lifeproject
    • IDO
      • Continue workingon project
      • Finish recording narrations
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Workwith iMovie to build your presentation

Back to Top of Page

Week 12 (Nov. 17-21)

  • Wed:RecordScript and Find Image from Search.CreativeCommons.org
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Remind students to cite the image source
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Workon script and storyboard
      • Scanstoryboard
      • Recordyour narration with Mr. Le Duc
  • Mon: Finish Scripts and Work on Storyboards for Day In My Life Project
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Show Amanda's blog post
      • Remind students they need to tell a good story with audio and video
        • You want visuals that reinforce what you are saying
      • Share that we will scan in the paper storyboards
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Work on scripts and storyboards

Back to Top of Page

Week 11 (Nov. 10-14)

  • Thurs:Workon Script and Storyboards
    • WARM UP
      • WatchtheForgotten Years- Midnight Oil
        • About WWI which started 100 years ago
        • 16 million people died
      • Watch video about Social Jet Lag and the 3 clocks that rule our lives
    • IDO
      • Share scripts and storyboards
      • Share Tayah's script and storyboard
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Work on script, storyboards, and finish blog posts
  • Wed:ReviewBlog Posts andShareColor Palettes
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Share well composed blog posts with class
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Work on blog post
  • Mon:Work on Color Schemes for Day in My Life Projectand Make Blog Post
    • WARM UP
      • I am sick again, please explore the color sites below, think and choosea color scheme and font, and make a blog post with your choice
      • Please watch this: NPR Colors
      • Listen to Colors Decoded
    • IDO
    • YOUDO
      • Make a blog post titled, My Color and Font Choices for Day in My Life Project
      • Take a screenshot of your font in Font Book and of your color scheme in Adobe Color
      • Save upload them to Flickr and embed in your blog post
      • Watchatutorial for making the graph

Back to Top of Page

Week 10 (Nov. 3-7)

  • Fri:CompleteBoth Blog Posts and Fill in The Question Form
    • YOUDO
      • Complete both blog posts listed yesterday
      • Continue to work with your "trusted system"
      • Write at least one question about the GTD, Getting Things Done, trusted system process
  • Thurs:Review24 Hour Schedule
    • WARM UP
      • Tracking time...
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Discussthe Secret Weapon
      • Discusspaper-based system
      • Play with Pocketmod.com
    • YOUDO
      • Finisha blog post titled, What I Did in 24 Hours
        • Includeyour notes from the past 24 hours
          • Lista raw data
          • Groupthe data by category
      • Create a blog post titled, My Trusted System
        • Include the system you are going to try for a few weeks
      • Install Evernote or start working with a paperbased system to fold in the process
  • Wed:Review24 Hour Schedule
    • WARM UP
      • What time is it?
      • Find new seat
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Discuss the Secret Weapon
      • Discuss how you track your to do lists
    • YOUDO
      • Createa blog post titled, What I Did in 24 Hours
        • Includeyour notes from the past 24 hours
          • Lista raw data
          • Groupthe data by category
  • Tues:StartDay in My Life Project
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Shareproject ideas and skills
        • 5.1 Define the elements of design ( e.g. line, form, color, space, texture, value, shape)
        • 5.2 Define the principles of design (e.g. emphasis, unity, balance, proportion, rhythm)
        • 5.3 Identify elements of composition C.RA.P. (contract, repetition, alignment, proximity)
        • 5.4 Combine text, images, and sound by incorporate information from a wide range of media (e.g. films, newspapers, magazines, online information, television, videos, and electronic media-generated images)
        • 5.5 Use the selected media skillfully, edit appropriately and monitor for quality
        • 5.6 Scan photographs, objects, and drawings
        • 5.7 Use a digital camera
        • 5.8 Panel elements and structure
        • 5.9 Export window and settings
        • 5.10 Test audience response and revise the presentation accordingly
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Decide on paper or plastic for recording 24 hours of what you do

Back to Top of Page