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Courses 1-6 of 6 matches.
Acting VI   (THA-321)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
This course is designed to continue the study and development of the acting technique established in Acting I-V and to train actors to transfer these skills to the medium of television. Students will rehearse scenes taken from a wide variety of materials and commit them to videotape. They will learn how to make appropriate acting choices when playing in front of the camera and to deal with the problems faced by the actor in most TV/film production situations.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Justify adaptation of performance to the special needs of the camera
  • Apply scriptural analysis and text scoring beyond the introductory level by analyzing a scene or act from a play requiring the application of techniques and modifications for technical demands of TV/film.
  • Demonstrate understanding by submitting a video and scrip mark-up
  • Analyze the challenges facing an actor in articulating a character in front of the camera
  • Articulate a personal theory of acting above the fundamental level
 
Digital Camera I   (PHO-363)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Experimental Camera Techniques   (PHO-453)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Single-Camera Production   (RTV-357)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Multi-Camera Production   (RTV-457)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Fund raising for nonprofit organizations: corporate, individual and foundation giving. Grant writing.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain why nonprofits exist.
  • Define a philanthropic gift and discuss why people make philanthropic gifts.
  • Discuss the importance of an organization's mission in fundraising and the role of a “case for giving” in any fundraising effort.
  • Name, describe and give examples of at least five methods of fundraising from individuals and/or organizations.
  • Use the fundraising cycle to describe the activities possible to secure a charitable gift from an individual.
  • Outline the grant proposal process.
  • Describe the methods to identify a grant prospect and discuss the importance of mission match in this process.
  • Name how volunteers, board members and staff are used in a fundraising effort, and provide a job description of at least one volunteer role.
  • Talk about why commissions are not appropriate in fundraising.
  • Explain why the AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Code of Ethics is an important guide to staff, board and volunteers who engage in charitable gift fundraising.
 
Directing for Film and TV   (COM-421)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
This course offers an in-depth examination of the director's role. Explores the art, skill, authority, and responsibility of the director for preproduction planning, budgeting, casting, location scouting, and rehearsing in feature films, TV series, commercials, business and educational films, documentaries, news films, and videotape. Students work on assignments and exercises in scripts breakdown, shot determination, character description for casting call, sound stage utilization, camera placement, action blocking, and the preparation of a director's work script.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss and demonstrate an in depth knowledge of director duties in pre-production, production and post-production
  • Analyze and breakdown a script, creating character breakdowns and shooting schedule
  • Create a budget for production and crew needs
  • Prepare and present a directors works script and shot list
  • Discuss the proper coverage of a scene, plan mise en scene, blocking and shot determination.
  • Discuss key factors in casting
  • Discuss key factors in location scouting
  • Identify key issues relevant to rehearsals
  • Articulate how these differ for feature films, TV series, commercials, business/educational films, documentaries, news, videotape
 
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