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Instructor for Basic Visual Literacy Course, Purchase College

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 10, 2007, 8:41 p.m.
  • Location:
    New York

Basic Visual Literacy course / Spring 2008

Instructor sought with recent postgraduate work in any of the following fields: graphic design, visual culture, art history, film, television and media studies, video game studies, and/or the Internet. Qualified candidates will be expected to introduce New Media students to methods of visual encoding and decoding. Students will explore the language and iconography of visual communication as it relates to the worlds of: art, advertising, print publications, television, and the Web.

In the interdisciplinary New Media Program at Purchase College, students learn to interact with digital media both as critical consumers and as active producers. For more information about the program, please visit the website (http://www.purchase.edu/Departments/Admissions/AreasofStudy/ProgramPages/newmedia.aspx). This class meets once a week for approximately three hours and is currently scheduled Wednesday from 8:30-11:10 am. The term begins on January 23, 2008 and ends on May 15, 2008.

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts. The campus is located 20 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County.

Please send a CV and contact information to Brooke Singer (brooke.singer@purchase.edu) if you are interested in the position by 1/04/08. Also, feel free to contact Brooke Singer with any questions.