Color and Light

Challenge(s) The primary challenge of this course involves the hands-on nature of it and being offered as a fully online course. A primary task involves students learning how to mix and apply paint through numerous assignments, and participate in group critiques to analyze the success of their efforts on projects. This means students need to be able to

Sculpture Online

Challenge(s) This is perhaps the project that turned the most heads in a double-take... "What?! You're going to teach sculpture online?!" The challenges in teaching any hands-on course online consistently involve the instruction around the hand work and the ability to review and correct the work of the students, and provide timely feedback toward improvement.

Digital Imaging

Challenge(s) Digital Imaging is a critique-based digital design course. Students learn several of the Adobe design applications while employing design principles and theories taught in the course. The course was traditionally taught in a computer lab, which limited enrollments to the number of computers in the lab to about 18. To meet a growing demand

Animal Reproduction

Challenge(s) Animal reproduction is a course that focuses on the science and modern practices in the reproduction of farm animals, in particular those of horses and pigs. Historically, students would make many visits to the farm in order to observe and learn about these practices face-to-face. The challenge here was that the instructor wanted to