Calendar

Fall 2018

All students must Sign-up for CT101.us here <—-

Week 1 – Tuesday -8/28  &  Thursday – 8/30 – 

Class Introductions & Full Course Overview. Examples, explanations, energy and more!

Welcome to CT101!

*Read this – Making me happy post

If you have questions please consider leaving a comment with a question at the bottom of this page. We are happy to answer in the comments section. That way you and others can benefit from building the Q&A section below. And remember to Blog Like Flaca Would.

***Don’t forget to Sign up for CT101.us here <—–***

 

Week 2 – Tues – 9/4  &  Thurs – 9/6 –

Part 1 – Logging into our class website/blog and getting familiar with the wordpress interface – Lets post our first assignment – Making me happy post – Check out my contribution to the assignment here! It will give you some insight another “variation” of “how” the assignment can be completed!

Part 2 – Making our first GIF! My first GIF post

Imgur and Giphy are great platforms to explore and create with! Sign up for both, its free! This week, outside of class please create a NEW blog post and embed a new Reaction GIF that speaks your feelings about our class and what the potentials are (yes, you can make more than 1!).

PS – Did you Sign up for CT101.us here ??

 

Week #3 – Tues -9/11 (No Tues classes in session) – Thurs 9/13 –

(**Note- Tuesday 9/11 – classes are not in session – all students in the Tuesday CT101 section will follow the calendar below and publish a blog post from this assignment – Flexibility in the kinds of Digital Storytelling projects you do.)

Lets take a look at some of those Reaction GIFs that you made! Students will share their highlights from this first experience. (The Thursday class section will do this 9/13)

Lets dig into this assignment, its chock full of useful information – Flexibility in the kinds of Digital Storytelling projects you do.

And, here is another assignment to get your creative juices flowing! Are Memes Art? What do you think? Will you respond by making a Meme to share you feelings??

 

Week #4 – Tues -9/18 (No Tues classes in session) – Thurs 9/20 –

*Tuesday section students – Not to worry, we will catch up in full next week on class demonstrations and techniques for the Meme art making project. In the meantime, keep blogging by focusing on this assignment – Flexibility in the kinds of Digital Storytelling projects you do.

Thursday section students – Lets have a look at this – Panoramic Storytelling with Multiplicity

 

Week #5 – Tues – 9/25 & Thurs – 9/27-

**Both CT101 Sections Should READ this post – What if I miss a CT101 class?

TUESDAY SECTION -9/25- Were back! We have some things to catch up on! Lets make a few MEMEs and Question – Are Memes Art? What do you think? Will you respond by making a Meme to share you feelings??

THURSDAY SECTION 9/27- The demonstration for this will covered in class – We will be moving on to the  GIF the Portrait project <— Click the link to investigate and prepare for classroom awesomeness. Continued GIF making techniques using Adobe photoshop. Image manipulation exercises. Each student will contribute to the collaboration and publish a individual blog post about the process to CT101.

 

Week #6 – Tues – 10/2- & – Thurs – 10/4-

Tuesday section students – Lets have a look at this – Panoramic Storytelling with Multiplicity

Class collab on the Pano-project – examples & More.

Thursday Section students – will continue working on the GIF the Portrait project with additional photoshop demonstrations in class on 10/4.

 

Week #7 – Tues – 10/9 – & – Thurs – 10/11-

Tuesday section – The demonstration for this will covered in class – We will be moving on to the  GIF the Portrait project <— Click the link to investigate and prepare for classroom awesomeness. Continued GIF making techniques using Adobe photoshop. Image manipulation exercises. Each student will contribute to the collaboration and publish a individual blog post about the process to CT101.

Thursday section – The GIF the Portrait Student Collaboration Single frame Submission information is here – READ ME

(YES, you can make a NEW portrait GIF version if you would like to push this further now that you have learned the skill.)

Next Week -> we will be selecting a Domain Name and starting to build our own websites! Watch this video about selecting a domain name over the course of the next week and write a blog post about how will you create and select yours!

 

Week #8 – Tues – 10/16 & Thurs – 10/18 –

Tuesday Section – The GIF the Portrait Student Collaboration Single frame Submission information is here – READ ME

(YES, you can make a NEW portrait GIF version if you would like to push this further now that you have learned the skill.)

Next Week -> we will be selecting a Domain Name and starting to build our own websites! Watch this video about selecting a domain name over the course of the next week and write a blog post about how will you create and select yours!

Thursday Section –  Exciting Times! Its time to start building your own personal blog’s! Read this – Picking a Domain Name, Getting a Web hosting Account, and Installing WordPress  

***Note – please wait to get started on this if you are NOT in attendance during class-time this week. I will walk you through the process the following week.

 

 

E-mail me with any questions at Ryan (at) ryanseslow.com or rseslow (at)york.cuny.edu

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