Faculty of Communication & Design

New Media

Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning

By: Pamela Sachant and Peggy Blood, University of North Georgia Press

Introduction to ArtIntroduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. Authored by four faculty members with advance degrees in the arts, this textbooks offers up-to-date original scholarship. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses.

Attribution: Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning by Pamela Sachant and Peggy Blood is licensed under CC BY-SA

Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Cloud – Revised Edition

By: Xtine Burroughs and Michael Mandiberg, Open Oregon Educational Resources

Digital FoundationsThis textbook which was written by a group of select experts with a focus on different aspects of the design process, from creation to production addresses the many steps of creating and then producing physical, printed, or other imaged products that people interact with on a daily basis.

Attribution:  Digital Foundations – Intro to Media Design by Xtine Burroughs and Michael Mandiberg is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 

 

Media, Society, Culture and You

By: Mark Poepsel, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

This communications studies text has been positively-reviewed and has been successfully adopted by other faculty. It covers introductory concepts in communications & multimedia, from social media to the fall of gaming.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, exercises, solutions, and group activities.

Attribution:  Media, Society, Culture and You by Mark Poepsel is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. .

Understanding Media and Culture

By: Jack Lule, Lehigh University

This media studies course is positively-reviewed and has been successfully adopted by other faculty. It covers introductory concepts in media and culture, from the modernization to the violence in media.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, exercises, solutions, and group activities.

Attribution:  Understanding Media and Culture by Jack Lule is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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