Physical Computing in the Arts (Remote/In-Person*)

Fall
Fall 2020
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 24
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

computer studies

Learn to use light, sound, motion, and/or interaction in art pieces. We’ll get acquainted with 3D printing, digital fabrication, circuit design, and introductory programming of microcontrollers for projects in fine and performing  arts. Students will work on projects and prototypes to  design, wire, and program devices that result in designed experiences of made physical things. 

 

To successfully participate in this program, students will need a computer with Mac, PC, or Linux OS, a reliable internet connection, ability to order supplies, and a well lit workspace. Students can expect our remote teaching to be around 3 hours of synchronous (scheduled) coursework per week, using Zoom and Canvas. Students will have access to alternatives to synchronous (in person or remote) participation if conditions require.

 

*If conditions allow, the following activities will happen in person: media lab.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

computer sciences and the arts

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers 50 - 74% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Special expenses:

Students will need to order specific supplies (~$40).

Fees:

$25 for specialized project components

Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 24
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Final schedule and room assignments:

Located in: Olympia