Digital Media & Design

DMD 1000: Digital Foundation

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

Introductory studio experience in designing for the digital arts; concepts, media and strategies for making creative digital work.

Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of two years of high school art and one year of computer science are recommended.


Instructor Certification Requirements:

High school teachers wishing to teach Digital Foundations as part of the UConn Early College Experience are required to have at least a B.A or B.F.A with a three year background working or teaching Digital Media. The ideal candidate should be comfortable delivering content as part of a project-based learning environment and/or part of a flipped classroom model.

The facilitator of the ECE Digital Foundations course will schedule a time to meet the candidate and visit their teaching facilities. This experience provides an opportunity to introduce the program in greater detail and view samples of student work.

Teachers who meet the criteria are required to attend a 2-day professional development session during the summer.


Instructor Resources:

DMD 1000 Sample Syllabus (PDF)