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School of Art and Design Programs
Animation / Interactive Design

Wayne Godwin
Old Cafeteria 2207

Office Hours
7:45-8:00 AM
2:00-3:30 PM

10:30-12:00 Noon

7:45-8:00 AM
2:00-3:30 PM

Art 4411 – Professional Practice

Designing a Digital Portfolio, Cynthia L. Barron
ISBN 0-7357-1394-4

Semester: 14 Weeks
Part I

Professions Jan 8&10

Adaptation Jan 17

Audience Jan 22

Format Jan 24
Notebook Evaluation Jan 29&31
Part II Collecting and Preparing

Organizing your work Feb 5&6

Digitizing traditional work Feb 12&14

Cleaning up Feb 19&21

Reproducing and Optimizing Feb 26&28

Creating written content Mar 5&7
Notebook Evaluation Mar 5&7
Part III

Development of basics Mar 18&21

Designing a portfolio interface Mar 26&28
Notebook Evaluation April 2&4
Part IV

Copyright & portfolio April 9&11

Presenting your portfolio April 16&18
Notebook Evaluation April 23
Final Project – Compilation CD/Personal Website
Final Exam - May 2 - 11:00-1:30

Planning 28 %
Collecting and Preparing 35 %
Production 14 %
Marketing 14 %
Final Project  10 %

Materials Required

Notebook 2" 3-Ring Binder
Hole Punch
0.5 Black Pens
Writable DVDs
Pack of white printer paper (optional)

The university policy on attendance will be followed for this course. It can be found at: section W

The class will allow 3 unexcused absences per semester with a 5-point deduction in the final grade for each unexcused absence after 3 are used. No cuts are allowed crit days.

Grading and Evaluations
You are responsible for having all projects and assignments completed at the start of class on due dates. Failure to be in class with project and assignments on the due date will result in a letter grade deduction for each class meeting after the due date.

Grading Scale        
A    93-100
B    85-92
C    77-84
D    70-76
F     69 and below

East Carolina University seeks to comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Students requesting accommodations based on a disability must be registered with the Department for Disability Support Services located in Slay 138 (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).