Online course on introduction to computational arts is a multidisciplinary production class that serves as an introduction to, and exploration of electronic media in the arts. Lectures will cover concepts and presentations of artists working in various capacities with computers, as well as tutorials on specific software packages.
About the course
In this 16-week course, the topics covered will be introduction to the fundamentals of computational arts-covering basic programming, simple image processing and elementary sound recording. This class has been taught for seventeen years at Stony Brook University, and is an accessible introduction to combining arts and computing.
Introduction to Computational Arts
No prerequisites or prior knowledge needed. Familiarity with computers is helpful but not necessary.
This class will consist of weekly theoretical and practical videos, which will contain integrated quiz questions. There will be occasional standard quizzes, standalone homework (peer assessed on technique only), and three projects (peer assessed on aesthetic and technical grounds).
August 25, 2014 - December 19, 2014
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