Department of

INTERACTIVE MEDIA

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The Department of Interactive Media offers tomorrow’s visual storytellers and and innovators a complete curricular experience in critical understanding and effective creation of contemporary interactive design. Our programs are designed to prepare a new generation in the field of transmedia and interaction design with a mission to explore the creative uses of narrative, documentary, technology, design and human behavior to entertain, impact, augment, and influence how people communicate.

SPECIAL TOPICS COURSES

Please consider the following Special Topics course offerings from the School of Communication. Spring registration begins on November 7, 2022. Please consult Canelink, the instructor of record, and/or your academic advisor for more information.

CIM 489/689 section OWearable Technologies: This studio course focuses on wearable technology, electronic textiles, soft computing and will give students hands-on experience in building wearable computing platforms. Students will design and develop concepts into functional wearables through learning to integrate electronics and fiber art techniques using sensors, microcontrollers, and basic programming. Additionally, they will better understand and be able to analyze the relationship of technology to the body, social interaction, and environment.

CIM 489/689 section QVisual Design Communication: The Visual Design Communication course educates students on the visual perception of information, methods for visualization, and industry needs. Emphasis is geared towards visual design of product interactions, the impact of design on human behavior and aesthetics and style of visual communication. Students will practice their learnings through various in-class exercises and design projects where the objective is on design to bring visual ideas to life, encourage innovation, and inform and delight a specific audience.

CIM 489/689 section QETUReligion & Sacred Space in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality: Throughout human history, religion has been a significant factor in the formation of human community and the communication of prosocial values and practices. Digital culture has created new modes of communication–both aural and visual–that may affect and change how religion works and its impact on society. This course will examine the various impacts that emerging technologies have on religion’s structure and practice in the contemporary world.

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Faculty

Ching-Hua
Chuan

c.chuan@miami.edu
(305) 284-4388
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Clay
Ewing

c.ewing@miami.edu
(305) 284-2995
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Lindsay
Grace

lgrace@miami.edu
(305) 284-4661
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Kim
Grinfeder

grinfeder@miami.edu
(305) 284-6253
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Lorena Lopez

Lorena
Lopez

llopez@miami.edu
(305) 284-9289
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Sanne Martens

Sanne
Martens

sxm2632@miami.edu
(305) 284-5616
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Barbara
Millet

b.millet@miami.edu
(305) 284-1074
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Zevensuy
Rodriguez

zevenrodriguez@umiami.edu
(305) 284-4745
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Michelle
Seelig

mseelig@miami.edu
(305) 284-5211
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Vinicius Sueiro

Vinicius
Sueiro

vss43@miami.edu
(305) 284-1783
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