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Knight, Tara L Associate Professor

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTS 5717 - Graduate Studio Critique
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours with any single faculty member.
  • CMDP 2500 - Introduction to Media Practices
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Working in design groups, students will explore the expressive potential of media through the production of short projects, discussions, readings, formal analysis, and critique. Provide a basic introduction to media practices as an extension of visual thinking and through approaches to storytelling, and hybrid media forms.
  • CMDP 3830 - Advanced Performance Media Workshop
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Study practical, technical and theoretical strategies of performing with and through media. This is an in-depth course that investigates a narrow scope drawn from topics that may include dance/movement, the illustrated lecture, projection environments, digital sensing, responsive lighting or acoustic strategies for performance.
  • CMDP 4620 - Media Environments
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Explore the design and implementation of multimedia environments. Students will develop strategies for creating media exhibitions and/or performance environments with projection and sounds activated by sensors. This course is ideal for performers, dancers and media artists as well as those desiring to present information in novel ways, such as working with archival or non-fiction materials.
  • CMDP 4900 - Concepts and Practices of Contemporary Media
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Explores the application of new media technologies in depth, and engages students in an ongoing dialogue about the cultural context of new media technologies and their own work. Students will produce a major media project that synthesizes methods of media making into modes of communication and expression. This is the capstone course for undergraduates in Media Production.
  • CMDP 5500 - Documentary Production Workshops
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Workshopping and developing technical skills in documentary media production.
  • CMDP 6650 - Documentary MFA Thesis Seminar II
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Explores editing and post-production of the MFA thesis project. Emphasizes aesthetic choices (structure, narration and music), distribution, contracts and audience.
  • CMDP 7500 - Production Methods I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides technical resources for students to work with emergent technologies in a media arts context. This is a team-taught, practice-based course addressing various production methods, from moving image and video to web and network media to computational media.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)