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Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />Yvonne Johnson, Dean of Humanities and Arts<br /...
Digital Arts Technology Alliance<br /><ul><li>Interior Design - AAS
Architectural Technology – AAS
Graphic Communications - AAS
Digital Media Certificates
Digital Media Workshops</li></li></ul><li>What Makes DATA Unique<br />Programs<br />Architectural Technology, Interior Des...
An Interdisciplinary Alliance:Digital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />
Architectural Technology<br />Curriculum<br />Range of courses offered: hand drafting, computer software drafting, 3-D mod...
Building Information Modeling creates a 3-D building and the program interprets plans, elevations, etc.   The 3-D students...
Architectural Technology<br />Faculty<br />Working professionals who bring the most current industry practices into the cl...
Charlene Meehl, Architectural Technology Student<br />
Killian Smith Architect + Associates, P.C.<br />“Over the years, I have hired approximately 4 interns from STLCC-Meramec. ...
Architectural Technology<br />Transfer Opportunities<br />Graduates transfer to four and  five-year professional programs<...
Interior Design<br />Curriculum<br />Emphasizes a strong foundation in visual art skills, architecture and space-planning ...
Interior Design<br />Faculty<br />Instructors are professional interior designers<br />Students<br />Students are directly...
Barbara Slavkin, President June Roesslein Interiors<br />
Interior Design<br />Transfer Opportunities<br />Accredited by NASAD, the National Association of Schools of Art and Desig...
Graphic Communications<br />Curriculum<br />Accredited by NASAD, National Association of Schools of Art and Design<br />Pr...
Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
Graphic Communications<br />Faculty<br />Incorporate industry-standard software  into their classes including: Adobe Photo...
Graphic Communications<br />Employment Opportunities<br />Workplace Learning courses<br />Art studios, advertising agencie...
Digital Media - Certificates of Proficiency<br />Interactive Design(currently World Wide Web)<br />Photography<br />Digita...
Emily Hatcher, Theatre Student<br />
Meramec has consistent high quality productions that give students an outstanding opportunity to learn about theatre. The ...
St. Louis Community College at Meramec regularly proves itself as one of the outstanding two-year college theatre programs...
Machinal<br />Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival<br />
My early college training was in technical theatre at Meramec; lighting, sound, stagecraft. Today my theatre training is s...
Stage and Lighting Design – The Tempest<br />
Landscape Design Certificate<br />Curriculum<br />The Landscape Design Certificate offers a strong emphasis in the applica...
Landscape Design Certificate<br /> Facilities<br />Drafix PRO Landscape design software is used by students in a state of ...
JR Schnarr, Landscape Design Student<br />
DATA Accomplishments <br />Curriculum Development (2009)<br />Workplace Learning Courses in Architectural Technology and G...
DATA Accomplishments<br />New technology classroom at South County Extension Center (2009)<br />First Career and Technical...
DATA Accomplishments<br />New Marketing for the Alliance<br />Advertisements<br />Featuring graduates in St. Louis Homes a...
Mobile Tech<br />Center<br />
DATA Workshops<br />Aimed at professional workforce development<br />Beginner to advanced skills enhancement<br />All hand...
Program Awareness for Businesses<br />Lunch meetings for the Chambers of Commerce<br />Participated in Chamber Business Ex...
Professional Training for Employees<br />Employers who recently sent employees for training in REVIT (Architectural Techno...
DATA Internships<br />Interior Design Program<br />KDR Designer Showroom, St. Louis, MO<br />June Roesslein Interior, Ches...
DATA Internships<br />Graphic Communications<br />Creatives on Call<br />Ligouri Publications<br />St. Louis Jewish Light ...
Robert Jones, Interactive Design Student<br />Internship with Coolfire Media<br />
Employers of DATA Students<br />Interior Design<br />CLB Interiors<br />Bassett Furniture<br />Arch Images<br />The Lawren...
Employers of DATA Students<br />St. Louis Metro Area<br />Embroider Me<br />Flashlight Photography<br />BEST Logos<br />Co...
Patrick Murphy, Television Producer<br />
Total Declared Majors<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 282	Fall 2009: Enrollment - 296<br />Declared Majors in DATA Programs...
Enrollment Trends<br />Comparing Seats Taken at Enrollment and Withdrawal Date<br />2006 - 2009<br />
2006 - 2007<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
2007 - 2008<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
2008 - 2009<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />
2008 - 2009<br />Stage and Lighting & Media Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
Enrollment Trend Totals 2006 - 2009<br />Retention Rate Approximately 90%<br />
Future Plans and Goals<br />Continue New Course Development<br />Interactive Design Specialty<br />Convergence Media<br />...
Student Learning OutcomesDigital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance
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  1. 1. Interdisciplinary Programs in a Digital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />Yvonne Johnson, Dean of Humanities and Arts<br />George Wasson, Vice President for Academic Affairs<br />
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  4. 4. Digital Arts Technology Alliance<br /><ul><li>Interior Design - AAS
  5. 5. Architectural Technology – AAS
  6. 6. Graphic Communications - AAS
  7. 7. Digital Media Certificates
  8. 8. Digital Media Workshops</li></li></ul><li>What Makes DATA Unique<br />Programs<br />Architectural Technology, Interior Design, Landscape Design & Animation offered only at Meramec<br />Interdisciplinary Structure<br />Required entry-level computer-aided design class<br />Electronic portfolio courses<br />Shared elective courses<br />Center for Visual Technology<br /> State of the art equipment is not duplicated on other campuses<br />Governance Structure<br />Overview Task Force<br />Subcommittees<br />
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  10. 10. An Interdisciplinary Alliance:Digital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />
  11. 11. Architectural Technology<br />Curriculum<br />Range of courses offered: hand drafting, computer software drafting, 3-D modeling programs<br />Solid base in the profession: art history, mechanical, and electrical<br />Facilities<br />Traditional drafting studios<br />State-of-the-art computer-aided drafting and imaging labs<br />Latest industry software and hardware<br />All drafting tables include computer workstations with internet access<br />
  12. 12. Building Information Modeling creates a 3-D building and the program interprets plans, elevations, etc.   The 3-D students get a much better and more thorough understanding of how a project comes together.<br />
  13. 13. Architectural Technology<br />Faculty<br />Working professionals who bring the most current industry practices into the classroom<br />Advisory committee of local architects identifies relevant, marketable skills in architecture and architecture-related businesses<br />Students<br />Eligible to join the Meramec Architectural Society (MAS)<br />Student Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIAS).<br />Attend regularly scheduled networking events and building demonstrations<br />
  14. 14. Charlene Meehl, Architectural Technology Student<br />
  15. 15. Killian Smith Architect + Associates, P.C.<br />“Over the years, I have hired approximately 4 interns from STLCC-Meramec. The interns from STLCC-M have consistently been more motivated and better trained than the other schools.<br />I was so impressed with the level of training, I became part of the advisory committee of the architectural technology and have taught several courses as well.”<br />
  16. 16. Architectural Technology<br />Transfer Opportunities<br />Graduates transfer to four and five-year professional programs<br />Employment Opportunities<br />Qualified for entry-level employment<br />Drafting technicians and assistants to architects, interior designers, landscape designers<br />Professional rendering and computer imaging companies<br />Architectural product sales and support<br />
  17. 17. Interior Design<br />Curriculum<br />Emphasizes a strong foundation in visual art skills, architecture and space-planning <br />Students develop creative projects using a systemic approach to the design process<br />Coursework includes:<br />solving interior design related problems<br />issues in sustainable design<br />Facilities<br />State-of-the-art technology<br />Latest industry software programs:<br />AutoCAD 2009<br />REVIT (building information modeling)<br />20/20 (Kitchen and Bath 3-D software)<br />
  18. 18. Interior Design<br />Faculty<br />Instructors are professional interior designers<br />Students<br />Students are directly involved with professional organizations<br />ASID, American Society of Interior Designers<br />IIDA, International Interior Design Association<br />NKBA, National Kitchen and Bath Association<br />Participate in community service projects<br />Habitat for Humanity<br />Haven of Grace<br />Women’s Safe House<br />
  19. 19. Barbara Slavkin, President June Roesslein Interiors<br />
  20. 20. Interior Design<br />Transfer Opportunities<br />Accredited by NASAD, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design<br />Transfer agreementwith Maryville University<br />Employment<br />Workplace learning courses<br />The program boasts manysuccessful graduates<br />
  21. 21. Graphic Communications<br />Curriculum<br />Accredited by NASAD, National Association of Schools of Art and Design<br />Prepares student for various levels of creative and technical skills<br />Areas include: graphic design, animation, web design, presentation graphics, illustration, photography, publication design and various areas of production<br />Facilities<br />Dovetails with the Center for Visual Technology facilities<br />Students learn advanced design principles<br />State-of-the-art, industry-standard computer hardware and software<br />
  22. 22. Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
  23. 23. Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
  24. 24. Demonstration of student computer animation work<br />
  25. 25. Graphic Communications<br />Faculty<br />Incorporate industry-standard software into their classes including: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Quark Xpress<br />Active professionals in the graphic arts field<br />Students<br />Real-world projects prepare students to enter the workforce as designers or for transfer to 4-year institutions for higher degrees<br />Students are encouraged to become affiliated with the American Institute of Graphic Arts – St. Louis chapter<br />Meramec works with AIGA to conduct the Student Design conference<br />
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  27. 27. Graphic Communications<br />Employment Opportunities<br />Workplace Learning courses<br />Art studios, advertising agencies, package design, printing and publishing firms, television stations, retail stores, corporations, and non-for-profit organizations<br />U.S. Department of Labor: employment of graphic designers is expected to grow<br />
  28. 28. Digital Media - Certificates of Proficiency<br />Interactive Design(currently World Wide Web)<br />Photography<br />Digital Illustration(formerly Fine Arts)<br />Graphic Design<br />3 D Design &Animation<br />Stage Set & Lighting Design(in process)<br />
  29. 29. Emily Hatcher, Theatre Student<br />
  30. 30. Meramec has consistent high quality productions that give students an outstanding opportunity to learn about theatre. The overall excellence is something of which the institution should be proud.<br />Peter E. Sargent, Dean Webster University<br />College of Fine Arts<br />
  31. 31. St. Louis Community College at Meramec regularly proves itself as one of the outstanding two-year college theatre programs in the nation.<br />With a top-notch faculty of teaching artists and a passionate commitment to challenging and enriching both the students and the community with a great range of plays and musicals, it comes as no surprise that their work has been showcased here at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.<br />Gregg Henry, Artistic Director<br />Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival<br />
  32. 32. Machinal<br />Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival<br />
  33. 33. My early college training was in technical theatre at Meramec; lighting, sound, stagecraft. Today my theatre training is still the core foundation for everything I do as a lighting cameraman.<br />Dave Rutherford, Director of Photography<br />Film and Television<br />
  34. 34. Stage and Lighting Design – The Tempest<br />
  35. 35. Landscape Design Certificate<br />Curriculum<br />The Landscape Design Certificate offers a strong emphasis in the application of design to the landscape while emphasizing the basics in Horticulture creating a sustainable landscape.<br /><ul><li>Students take classes ranging from Soils to Ornamental Plants</li></li></ul><li>Landscape Design Certificate<br />Students<br />Students learn Landscape design using a functional approach <br />Students explore form composition and design within geometric space definitions<br />Application of design and art principles allow the student to incorporate hardscape and plant materials in a master plan<br />
  36. 36. Landscape Design Certificate<br /> Facilities<br />Drafix PRO Landscape design software is used by students in a state of the art smart classroom<br />Laptop computers are assigned to students during their enrollment in the program<br />
  37. 37. JR Schnarr, Landscape Design Student<br />
  38. 38. DATA Accomplishments <br />Curriculum Development (2009)<br />Workplace Learning Courses in Architectural Technology and Graphic Communications<br />Introduction to Interactive Design (ART 607)<br />Introduction to Adobe Flash (ART 606)<br />LEED Certification and Green Technology course<br />Intro to Building Information Modeling (ARC 124)<br />Architectural Portfolio Production Course <br />
  39. 39. DATA Accomplishments<br />New technology classroom at South County Extension Center (2009)<br />First Career and Technical Education offerings at SCEUC<br />Offered 4 courses in Fall 2009<br />Classroom versatility allows use of room by other disciplines<br />
  40. 40. DATA Accomplishments<br />New Marketing for the Alliance<br />Advertisements<br />Featuring graduates in St. Louis Homes and Lifestyles Magazines<br />Ads in local high school newspapers<br />Email campaign to promote professional workshops<br />Ads in local newspapers to promote new classes<br />Activities & Events<br />Reception and critique expo<br />Mobile Tech Center visits to 13 local high schools<br />Transfer discussions with local universities<br />Tours of the facilities for prospective students, high school faculty and administrators<br />
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  43. 43. Mobile Tech<br />Center<br />
  44. 44. DATA Workshops<br />Aimed at professional workforce development<br />Beginner to advanced skills enhancement<br />All hands on experience<br />Growth: from 8 to 26 per semester<br />One-and-two day workshops that cover topics such as the following:<br />- Adobe Acrobat - Copyright<br />- Final Cut Pro - Flash<br />- Illustrator - iMovie and iWorks<br />- Photoshop<br />
  45. 45. Program Awareness for Businesses<br />Lunch meetings for the Chambers of Commerce<br />Participated in Chamber Business Expo 2008 & 2009<br />Tours to area Chambers following breakfast meetings<br />Customized training workshops for businesses<br />Meetings with businesses discuss internships<br />Hosted the Benjamin Moore 2011 “Color Preview” with the International Interior Design Association, September 2009 (90-100 students and professionals in attendance)<br />
  46. 46. Professional Training for Employees<br />Employers who recently sent employees for training in REVIT (Architectural Technology – ARC 124):<br />Bond Wolfe<br />Cowell Engineers <br />Saur & Associate <br />Kuhlmann Design Group<br />Abdelmalek & Associates<br />Laura NeriBabler Architect <br />Gray Design Group<br />Fox Architects<br />
  47. 47. DATA Internships<br />Interior Design Program<br />KDR Designer Showroom, St. Louis, MO<br />June Roesslein Interior, Chesterfield, MO<br />Edwin Pepper, St. Louis, MO<br />Bozoian Group Architects, St. Louis, MO<br />Modern Kitches & Baths, St. Louis, MO<br />RSI Kitchen & Bath, St. Louis, MO<br />Affordable Kitchens and Baths, St. Louis, MO<br />Callier and Thompson, St. Louis, MO<br />Design Expressions<br />
  48. 48. DATA Internships<br />Graphic Communications<br />Creatives on Call<br />Ligouri Publications<br />St. Louis Jewish Light Magazine<br />Momentum Worldwide<br />St. Louis Magazine<br />The Creative Group<br />CBS Outdoor<br />Coolfire Media<br />Willoughby and Associates<br />Fleishman-Hillard, Inc.<br />Elan Polo Inc.<br />Grubb & Ellis/Gundaker Commercial<br />Laura Booth-Vandover<br />Furminator, Inc.<br />Full Throttle Midwest Magazine<br />ProWolfe<br />St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)<br />
  49. 49. Robert Jones, Interactive Design Student<br />Internship with Coolfire Media<br />
  50. 50. Employers of DATA Students<br />Interior Design<br />CLB Interiors<br />Bassett Furniture<br />Arch Images<br />The Lawrence Group<br />The Design Source Limited<br />Spellman Brady<br />Niche<br />HOK, Lighting Design<br />RSI Kitchen and Bath<br />Modern Kitchens and Baths<br />
  51. 51. Employers of DATA Students<br />St. Louis Metro Area<br />Embroider Me<br />Flashlight Photography<br />BEST Logos<br />Coolfire Media<br />Digital Media<br />Dreamworks Inc.Glendale, CA<br />CCP GamesStone Mountain, GA<br />Sucker Punch ProductionsBellevue, WA<br />Naughty Dog Inc.Santa Monica, CA<br />
  52. 52. Patrick Murphy, Television Producer<br />
  53. 53. Total Declared Majors<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 282 Fall 2009: Enrollment - 296<br />Declared Majors in DATA Programs<br />Architectural Technology<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 79<br />Fall 2008: Enrollment - 77<br />Interior Design<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 143<br />Fall 2008: Enrollment - 161<br />Kitchen & Bath Design<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 14<br />Fall 2008: Enrollment - 14<br />Graphic Communications /Digital Media<br />Spring 2009: Enrollment - 46<br />Fall 2008: Enrollment- 44<br />
  54. 54. Enrollment Trends<br />Comparing Seats Taken at Enrollment and Withdrawal Date<br />2006 - 2009<br />
  55. 55. 2006 - 2007<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
  56. 56. 2007 - 2008<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
  57. 57. 2008 - 2009<br />Architectural Technology<br />Digital Media<br />Interior Design<br />
  58. 58. 2008 - 2009<br />Stage and Lighting & Media Design<br />Landscape Design<br />
  59. 59. Enrollment Trend Totals 2006 - 2009<br />Retention Rate Approximately 90%<br />
  60. 60. Future Plans and Goals<br />Continue New Course Development<br />Interactive Design Specialty<br />Convergence Media<br />Including Certificates in Digital Music, Digital Journalism, and Digital Marketing<br />
  61. 61. Student Learning OutcomesDigital Arts and Technology Alliance<br />

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