Summer 2014 Program Spotlights

Computer Painting & Digital Art (Commuters) 7/21-7/25/14

This course explores the computer as a visual art-making tool. Using state-of-the art computer paint software, students will learn digital drawing and painting techniques to simulate natural media on the computer, and investigate the image-making possibilities unique to electronic media. Emphasis will be placed on understanding issues common to all computer graphics.

Friday class ends at 12pm.

Dates : 07/21/14 to 07/25/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS306C

Web Page Design (Commuters) 7/7-7/11/14

An introduction to the planning, design and construction of web pages. Students will learn the basics of how the Internet works and the principles of web design, by designing and building a website of their own. Students will gain a solid foundation in html, file management, and how to use Adobe Dreamweaver and other graphics software to create web pages.

Friday class ends at 12pm.

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Dates : 07/07/14 to 07/11/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS104C

Wealth and Management Camp (Commuters) 7/14-7/18/2014

Become immersed in the financial world as you sit on a real trading floor with live feeds with information from global stock markets and up-to-the-minute news. Learn how to invest and manage your personal finances as you engage in hands-on exercises lead by prominent business community members and University faculty and staff.

Technology fee included

Friday class ends at 12pm.


Dates : 07/14/14 to 07/18/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 675.00
Course Number : HS201C

SAT Math and Verbal (Commuters) 7/14-7/25/2014

Get ready for the SAT’s writing and critical reading portion as you strengthen your test-taking skills by increasing your vocabulary and writing skills to receive a score that reflects your ability. Other tools to be covered include time management, scoring strategy, anxiety relief, and tricks to get into the SAT mindset, along with a discussion about the ACT. Leave with the tools and confidence to take your score to the next level.


Dates : 07/14/14 to 07/25/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 850.00
Course Number : HS202C

Script Writing for Stage and Screen (Commuters) 7/7-7/11/2014

This course is writing-intensive and is designed to introduce the fundamentals of developing and writing scripts for film, television, and the live stage. The course emphasizes theme, story, plot, dialogue, character arc, dramatic structure, script format, and the process of developing and writing a script. We will analyze films and read screenplays.

Technology fee included

Friday class ends at 12pm.


Dates : 07/07/14 to 07/11/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS101C

Summer Writing Institute: Journalism and Fiction (Commuters) 7/21-7/25/2014

Aspiring writers who are considering a future as professional journalists, poets, novelists, or public relations specialists are invited to this week-long, intensive institute. This program will introduce emerging writers to diverse forms and styles, including essays, poetry, fiction, reporting, and screenwriting.

Friday class ends at 12pm.


Dates : 07/21/14 to 07/25/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS302C

Leadership in Action: Knowing Self and Making a Difference (Commuters) 7/14-7/18/2014

This course examines from individual, interpersonal, and group points of view the types of leadership that is required to be successful in high school, college, and beyond. Students will be encouraged to assess their own leadership style and to develop a leadership action plan.  The course will also cover the importance of leadership roles, leadership qualities, ways to make a positive difference in the community. The course provides opportunities to work on individual and group projects that will assist students with their college exploration process.  Throughout the week, students will work on a leadership portfolio, which will include their action plan, goals, and vision statement.

Technology fee included

Friday class ends at 12pm.


Dates : 07/14/14 to 07/18/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS206C

Songwriting and Music Industry Camp (Commuters) 7/28-8/1/14

Study songwriting and the business of the music industry from industry pros and William Paterson University faculty members. This summer camp will include: The Art of songwriting; The Art of lyric writing; Creativity and the creative process; Song Promotion; Powerful Pop Chord Progressions; Song Structure; Writing to a Track; The Creative Life; Performance rights organizations; Recording companies; Contracts; Social media’s role in the music and entertainment industry.

Faculty

Martin Briley has become one of the most prominent writers in America, he has received orchestral commissions, and has written songs for such artists as Celine Dion, *NSYNC, Dream, Michael Bolton, Kenny Loggins, Pat Benatar, Jessica Andrews, 5-Star, Jeff Healey, Rebecca St. James, Nana Mouskouri, Willy Nile, Gregg Allman and Barry Manilow, to name a few.  

Dana Calitri is one of the music industry’s top professionals.  A brilliant singer, multi-platinum selling songwriter and teacher, Dana is an integral part of the international music scene. Her music can be heard all over the world from the USA to the U.K to Europe, Japan, South America, Australia and the Philippines. Dana has written songs for platinum-selling artists such as American Idol’s CHRIS DAUGHTRY, SHINEDOWN, ORIANTHI, THEORY OF A DEADMAN, THE MAINE, DREAM, JESSICA ANDREWS, PLAY, DONNA SUMMER and many others.

David Philp has 20+ year’s experience in the entertainment world working for PolyGram Records, the Universal Music Group, New Video (home video distributor of the A&E Network, History Channel & Biography Channel content), The Edge With Jake Sasseville (independent television show), and Greater Media Broadcasting (WDHA & WMTR radio).  He is currently the music coordinator at the Wayne United Methodist Church, Chief Organizer Guy of You Choose Music, a live music events company that raises oodles of big dollars for great non-profits and is an assistant professor of music at WPU. 

Dates : 07/28/14 to 08/01/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Fee : $ 575.00
Course Number : HS405C

Audio Recording Camp (Commuters) 7/14-7/18/2014

 Learn about the art and practice of recording from industry professionals.  Participants will have hands-on experience in a professional recording studio and take part in recording and mixing sessions.  Students will also learn about: running a recording session, microphone techniques, improving room acoustics, developing critical listening skills, tips on using your DAW software and computer interface, signal processing, how to polish a mix, and careers in audio.

Friday class ends at 12pm.

Dates : 07/14/14 to 07/18/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Fee : $ 485.00
Course Number : HS207C

Mobile App Development (Commuters) 7/14-18/14

For students who want to build that killer app, it is important to know something about designing for mobile technology, whether it is the iPad, iPhone, or one of the many Android devices. This course introduces the “model view controller” design framework within the context of “event driven programming.” Student will gain an appreciation for, and develop competence in, 21st- century computing skills that emphasize interactivity and networked computing. They will use the two predominant development environments, XCODE/Objective C (for Apple products) and Eclipse/Java (for Android), over the course of this weeklong course to learn the subtle difference between these two predominant platforms. Issues of usability, privacy, and data mining will also be addressed. Starting with App Inventor, an icon-based environment for Android programming, students will rapidly require the programming skills necessary to create a working app.  The program will end at 12noon on Friday.


Dates : 07/14/14 to 07/18/14 
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri 
From : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Fee : $ 575.00
Course Number : HS218C

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