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    ARC 203LAB - Graphics & Digital Media Topic-Intro To Physical Computing
    Graphics & Digital Media Topic-Intro To Physical Computing DMS Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
    Class #:   24242   Enrollment Capacity:   5
    Section:   DMS   Enrollment Total:   5
    Credits:   4.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
    Dates:   01/28/2019 - 05/10/2019   Status:   CLOSED
    Days, Time:   T R , 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM
    Room:   ARR  
    Location:   South Campus      
    Reserve Capacities
    Description Enrollment Capacity Enrollment Total  
    Architecture Minor Seats Rsrvd 2 2  
    Class meets in 201 Crosby Hall. This course introduces basic concepts and techniques for designing, constructing, and programming objects, spaces, and media that sense and respond to their physical surroundings. Eschewing the paradigm of screen-keyboard-mouse, this course seeks alternative modalities -- such as light, sound, and touch -- for creating interactive experiences. Through a progression of weekly exercises, students are exposed to electrical theory, circuit design, micro-controller programming, and a variety of sensor and actuator technologies. Students work both individually and in small groups, responding to a set of progressively complex design prompts culminating in both a mid-term and end-term presentation. No previous programming or electronics experience is required; however, curiosity and a willingness to experiment are a must! There may be a class fee assessed to your student account.
      Course Description
    The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply. Topics vary annually. Past topics addressed issues in graphic representation, conceptual communication, digital media, computer-aided design, and other visualization techniques used in architecture.
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