Courses of Instruction
Multimedia Scholarship (IML)
IML 101 The Languages of New Media I (4, FaSpSm) An introduction to the history, theory, and languages of new media.
IML 104 The Languages of New Media II (2, FaSp) An introduction to the expressive range of screen languages in their cultural, historical, and technological contexts.
IML 140 Workshop in Multimedia Authoring (2, max 4, FaSp) Introduction to the expressive potential of multimedia as a critical and creative tool, supplementing traditional forms of academic work.
IML 340 The Praxis of New Media (2, FaSpSm) An intermediate level blend of theory and practice that approaches scholarly multimedia work in the context of its cultural and technological environment. Recommended preparation: IML 101, IML 104 or IML 140.
IML 346 Methods in Scholarly Multimedia (2, max 4, FaSp) Emphasizing rigorous student multimedia research and strategies for authorship within a disciplinary context, this course prepares students to undertake their thesis projects.
IML 400 Web Based Scholarly Multimedia (2, FaSp) Theory and practice related to the analysis and creation of scholarly Web-based media projects. Recommended preparation: IML 101 or IML 104.
IML 420 New Media for Social Change (4, max 8, FaSp) Creating real social change through multimedia, working in collaboration with a local nonprofit organization. Recommended preparation: IML 101 or IML 340.
IML 440 Honors in Multimedia Scholarship: Multimedia Honors Thesis Project I (4, FaSp) Exploration of theoretical and practical concerns of advanced level interdisciplinary multimedia research and authorship. Open to students in the Honors in Multimedia Scholarship program only. Senior standing. Prerequisite: IML 101 or IML 104, IML 346.
IML 444 Honors in Multimedia Scholarship: Multimedia Honors Thesis Project II (4, FaSp) Production of Multimedia Honors thesis. Open to students in the Honors in Multimedia Scholarship program only. Prerequisite: IML 440.
IML 466 Digital Studies Symposium (4, FaSp) Lectures, presentations, and readings on the critical and creative challenges of contemporary multi-screen digital media practices.
IML 490x Directed Research (2-8, max 8, FaSpSm) Individual research and production. Not available for degree credit. Prerequisite: IML 101 or IML 104.
IML 499 Special Topics (2-4, max 8) Selected topics in multimedia literacy.
IML 501L Digital Media Workshop (4, FaSp) An introduction to modern research on expressive screen languages, studied in their cultural, historical, and technological contexts. Open only to graduate students.