EDPX 2400 Time

Spring 2017
TR 1:00-3:50 Shwayder 220
Dan Wilcox, Shwayder 215, danomatika.com
Email: daniel.wilcox[at]du[dot]edu
Voice: 412 980-7081
Office hours: TR 12-1pm & by appointment (24 hours ahead)

Syllabus

EDPX 2400 Syllabus

Statement for Creative Works guidelines

Successful Critique guidelines

Equipment

EDP TechCheck hours & policy info: found on the landing page of the EDP website, right hand side

Audio/Visual Tech Notes: Links, howtos, & tutorials on the equipment & software needed for class

Schedule

Subject to change

03/28 Intro

Course introduction
Instructor introduction
Student introductions

Homework

Buy hard drive (week 2)

Watch RIP: A Remix Manifesto & prepare for Copyright discussion (week 4)

03/30 Statement

Critique overview (nutshell)

Developing a Creative statement

In-class exercise: GIF

Homework

Exercise 1: GIF

04/04 GIF

Creative statement due

Exercise 1 critique

Introduction to Canon Vixia camcorders
Recording best practices

Homework

Exercise 2: Listen

04/06

Preparing hard drives

FCPX introduction
Importing, previewing, & exporting audio

Exercise 2 critique in progress

04/11 Listen

Exercise 2 critique

Introduction to audio editing
Editing audio in FCPX (cuts, fades, & transitions)

Homework

Exercise 3: Experience & Memory

04/13

Exercise 3 critique in progress

Work day (bring your headphones)

04/18 Experience & Memory

Exercise 3 critique

Homework

Exercise 4: Color Fields

Prepare for Copyright discussion

Exercise 4 critique in progress

Copyright discussion

04/25 Color Fields

Exercise 4 critique

Introduction to Zoom recorders

Homework

Exercise 5: Musique Concrète

04/27

Exercise 5 critique in progress

Introduction to Audacity (bring your headphones)

Work day

05/02 Musique Concrète

Exercise 5 critique

Introduction to GoPros

Work day

Homework

Project 1: BodyCam

05/04

Project 1 critique in progress

Work day

05/09 BodyCam

Project 1 critique

Homework

Project 2: Control & Chaos

05/11

Project 2 idea presentations

Work day

05/16

Project 2 critique in progress

Work day

05/18 Control & Chaos

Project 2 critique

Homework

Project 3: Multiples

05/23

Project 3 idea presentations

Work day

05/25

Work day

05/30

Project 3 critique in progress

Work day

06/01

No class due to finals.

06/06 Final

T 1:00-2:50 Shwayder 220 (We'll probably stay a little longer to have a normal critique time.)

Project 3 critique

Final Portfolio due by 2:00pm, including updated Creative Statement