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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Courses

COMM 1300 Visual Communication

Course description

Introduction to visual communication theory. Examines how visuals influence our attention, perspectives, and understanding. Uses examples of visuals drawn from advertising, TV news, documentaries, entertainment movies, print, and interactive media to develop a theoretical framework for becoming more visually aware and for thinking more critically about how visuals influence us. Outcome 1: Students will be able to explain the history of self-representation in visual media. Outcome 2: Students will be able to appreciate cultural differences in visual communication. Outcome 3: Students will be able to recognize and critique the indexicality of various forms of visual media. Outcome 4: Students will be able to recognize and validate whether visual content is “fake news.” Outcome 5: Students will be able to create and present visual content using a number of media including photo-editing software, presentation software, and website design.

This course is frequently offered in the Summer Session.

Classes

COMM 1300 001-LEC Online course

Number:1067
Class dates:January 2-19, 2019
Days/times:online course
Credit:3
Grade:Graded
Instructor:Porticella, N. (nap28)
Max. enroll:15
To enroll:See the Enrollment and registration for more information about enrolling in Winter Session classes.
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.

Tuition and fees

See the Tuition and fees page for more information.

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