Arts, Culture, & Skills4Industry

Undergraduate Courses

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Fundamental elements and principles of composition for Art and Design. Research data gathering and analysis to stimulate and inspire design ideas. Application of color to textile fibers and fabrics.  Development of aesthetic awareness with emphasis on visual presentation skills.

Samples Production: Properties, applications, and availability of materials. Practical testing and investigation of information sources. Utilization of local resources and materials.

Articulation, presentation, and debating ideas. Using creative presentations to provoke a response, reaction, and critical debate. The power of storytelling, and critical debate in a creative house. The historical perspectives of compositional art. Contextualization of composition through the natural environment.

ACT102: History and theory of arts and culture in design projects

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Research methods for identifying and extracting relevant data on design history and theory. Organize and present research data with easy access and cross-referencing. Creative arts data analysis to inform project objectives. Elements of creativity of value in past, present, and future works. Applying design history and theory to inform current and future projects. Applying competencies in historical creative theories to personal projects. Historical data application in analyzing current theories, styles, and trends

ACT103: Skills4Industry – Critical thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, & learning skills techniques in creative projects

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Concepts questioning the premised value of the creative projects. Challenging personal creative vision through questioning. Ask questions of yourself to challenge and expand your thinking and understanding. Constructive questioning for robust insights. Mastering the art of questioning. Asking and answering questions in teams. Ranking information based on relevance. Managing preconceptions and assumptions for validations.

ACS104: Empathy: Theories and evidence of social media influences related to arts & culture

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Establish procedures for UI & UX design. Engage target user groups. Develop connections with all stakeholders. Identify existing creative innovations – tools, techniques, & products. Develop feelings for the target group’s beliefs, values, and folklore through engagement. Understand why the needs exist and are unmet. Identify previous approaches, theories, and evidence.

ACS105: Introduction & Intermediate Spreadsheets Design for Creative Projects

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Capture design numbers. Costs, expenditure and sales figures, cash flow forecasts, and graphs. Handle and manage information. Enter and edit data. Analyze and interpret information. Present data. Improve project efficiency.

ACS200: Introduction to creative design & editing software

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Adobe Software Products, CAD, and Blackmagic Davinci

ACS201: Fundamentals of Drawing & Illustration

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Drawing and illustrations are important to creative competence. This course covers both introductory, intermediate, and advanced techniques. Including media essential to the presentation of design projects.  Students will develop mastery of creative evaluation of art using visual explorations and their implications for creativity. Students will come up with individual style samples for presentation as an expression of self.

ACS201: Create technical design information and use 2D and 3D CAD technology to finish the job

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Create technical requirements. Choose relevant methods, media, and scale. Define project purpose for 2D & 3D. Produce technical information Customize system variables for the project. Menus, drawing defaults, & conversion. Drafting details like dimensions calculation. Create surfaces in 3D. Modify existing 3D model. Apply rendering techniques to 3D models. Link drawing to the database to create project attributes. Create detailed views to scale. Save in the required format.

ACS202: Introduction & Intermediate Statistics of Human Body Form

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Developing a Grading System for Fit

Collection of anthropometrical data. Statistically analyze data to determine sizing specifications and standards. Distribution of dimensions across the body for size specifications. Replicate the body shape changes from size to size. Standard deviation σ = Squared Differences & Mean. Define Fit Mathematical for transfer to CAD. Projects cover headbands, shoulder forms for jackets. Armpit & Arms. Prosthetic. Ankles Jewellery, etc..

ACS203: Create storyboards & animatic for creative story visualizations

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Effectively dramatize a creative brief/script. Communicate the story visually. Plan the sequences, scenes, shots, and action for the narrative. Shot composition timings, transitions, camera moves, soundtrack, scratch dialogue, music, sound effects, special effects, pacing, and rhythm. Conduct quality checks through design, technical requirements, facilities, and production. Adapt narratives to designs, technical, & production requirements.

ACS204: Skills4Industry – Communication

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Design briefs & requirements management. Creative composition, writing, reading, listening, and speaking.

ACS205: Introduction to products portfolio management

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Create a plan, artifacts collection, artifacts labeling & presentation.

ACS300: Skills4Industry Communication Strategy

Frameworks. Models. Types of Networks. Reducing Noise & Distortions of Messages in Communication Channels. Elements & Principles of Creativity Communication. Incremental vs. Transformational Strategies.

ACS301: Skills4Industry Technology, Critical Thinking, & Empathy

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Improving Human Experiences in Engagement with Arts & Cultural Artifacts

Beyond Portfolios. Cloud Architecture. Microservices. Database Creation & Management. Application Stacks. Web Applications. Community Experience Design

ACS302: Advanced Statistics of the Human Body Form

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Fit Transformation by Stacking Patterns into A Graded Nest

Developing a Grading System

Collect & feed anthropometrical data to a personal relational database. Statistically analyze, annotate & automate sizing data for real-time specification standards. Distribute dimension across the body for size specifications. Replicate the body shape changes from size to size using vector-based software. Standard deviation σ. Define Fit Mathematical for transfer to Vector-based software. Rapid Prototyping.

ACS303: Skills4Industry – Introduction & Intermediate Planning, Self-management, & Entrepreneurship

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Culture & Fit

Purpose & Creative Project Premised Value Definition. Identifying Target Communities Creative Products Needs. Establishing Keywords from Premised Value. Conceptualize Keywords. Create/Produce a Product Fit for Purpose. Capture Activities for Costing. Create a Business Plan.

ACS304: The Socio-Cultural Psychology of Creative Products

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The composition of creative products is informed by the impact of the natural environment on cultural values. Embedded with rhythm, repetition, scale, balance, movement, weather, flowers, foods, forests, animals, birds, & the like we become immersed in infinite creative inspirations. Cultural and sociological differences manifest in costumes and art forms based on different products in various cultures over time. Social, psychological, and economic considerations in selecting decorative art, music, dance forms, and buying family clothing are impacted by values. Students will be proficient in the arts and culture of the world through the IICS First Ladies of The World Museum project that is at the heart of this courseware.

ACS305: Specifications Standardization for Quality Control & Brand Identity

Case Study: Vero Cuiou (Italian Good Leather Standards)

ACS400: Skills4Industry – Artificial Intelligence

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Create Cloud-Based Machine Learning Project. Stream Customer Product Design Specification Data. Stream Personal Creative Design Product Specifications Data. Create Parameters for Machine Learning. Perform Training. Ensure Final Product Meet Specification Data with Clients or to Personal Requirements. Create Product.

ACS401: Skills4Industry – Advanced Entrepreneurship

Creative Products Business Development. Market Launch