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Hales, Ian Instructor

Positions

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Research

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  • digital media design, web design, computer animation, motion graphics, 3d animation, social media and community management, business marketing and advertising

Teaching

courses taught

  • ATLS 2001 - Design Technologies: Toolkit
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Introduces students to the fundamentals of creative design through digital media production. Throughout the semester, students explore a number of disciplines related to digital media including imaging, web development, animation, video production, and more. Class sessions are in lecture format and are aimed at helping students attain a strong conceptual and technical understanding of creative design.
  • ATLS 2002 - Design Technologies: Process
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces foundational principles, practices and methods relating to the process of creative design. Emphasis on the pre-production process as a creative problem-solving tool in order to produce innovative and interesting creative work. Through lectures, discussion and creative projects, students will gain a familiarity with diverse applications and practices related to creative technology and design
  • ATLS 2200 - Web
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019
    Introduces techniques, technologies and concepts of web design and development through lectures, projects and critiques. Focuses technically on HTML, CSS and JavaScript as the primary web technologies. Contextualizes the technical and societal implications of the Internet through historical and critical perspectives.
  • ATLS 2519 - Special Topics in Technology, Arts and Media
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Analyzes special interest areas of multidisciplinary technology, arts and media research and practice. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • ATLS 3110 - Motion
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    An animation-based projects course that advances student understanding of motion design in today's culture. Through active production and critical analysis, students will create new media projects and critically examine the history, social implications, and impacts of these forms of mass media. Recommended prerequisite: ATLS 2100.
  • ATLS 4519 - Advanced Special Topics in Technology, Arts, and Media
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Analyzes special interest areas of multidisciplinary technology, arts and media research and practice. May be repeated up to 32 total credit hours.

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