Week 1: August 13 - 19
Introduction to course topics, syllabus, Website, and the overall Open Source Studio (OSS) approach to collaborative studio art. We will overview web-conferencing via Adobe Connect, the WordPress “multi-site, ” and other methodologies used in this hybrid onsite/online course. We will review the OSS Getting Started Tutorial for Students
, exploring specific techniques and strategies for online research and documentation. In order to work collectively in the OSS Website, we will cover a range of practices for working in the WordPress multi-site. Each student will learn techniques for organizing their work, designing their site, customizing the interface, and making creative use of the OSS database for the creation of collective narrative forms. We will establish user accounts in WordPress and social media sites, and ...
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