Events
  • LA Portfolio Day

    Jan 15| Special Event
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    Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to host the Los Angeles Portfolio Day on January 15, 2017 from 12-4pm!

    Bring your portfolio for an informal review by representatives from art and design schools, and learn about their programs of study. Portfolio Day events are held across the country, high school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and college transfer students are encouraged to attend.

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Tuning the Room

    Jan 28| Exhibition
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    Anna Craycroft: Tuning the Room

    January 28 - April 16, 2017

    Ben Maltz Gallery

  • Opening Reception

    Jan 28| Special Event
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    In acoustical engineering, “tuning the room” is a technique for measuring the specific sound properties of an enclosed space and then adapting the environment to improve its acoustic reflections. New York-based artist Anna Craycroft applies this technique both literally and metaphorically to the Ben Maltz Gallery for her exhibition Tuning the Room. Craycroft’s exhibition asks that we consider how the specific characteristics of an environment shape our experience within it, and how we become attuned in return.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Paul Lisicky

    Mar 08| Lectures
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    Paul Lisicky’s memoirs include The Narrow Door, a New York Times Editors' Choice, and Famous Builder. He is the author of a collection of short prose entitled Unbuilt Projects, and the novels The Burning House, and Lawnboy.

O-Tube

Creating a Rubric

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  • Select "Course" under "My Courses" gray heading
  • Select "Submission" tab

+Make sure you have watched the previous two videos on how to create a 1-step or 2-step submission assignment.

  • Add a new assignment or go to a previously created submisison by selecting the pencil icon under the title
  • Select "Edit" on right side of the Step 2 box

+When I built the 2-step submission, I had selected "Teacher Rubric" from the workflow options for Step 2.

  • Update "Name" and "Description" if neccessary
  • Make sure for "This step assesses:" you select Step 1
  • Under "Rubric" select the "Change" button
  • A window pops up
  • Select "Choose New Rubric from Library" 
  • Can select rubric (if already built one) from drop down "My Courses" menu and select "Go"
  • To create a brand new one, select "Create New Rubric" on right
  • Select "Edit" at the top
  • Enter Rubric title and Description
  • Select "Save"
  • Add rows and columns as needed by selecting "Add Row" or Add "Column"
  • Hover cursor over "row 1" or "column a" and select once
  • Small window pops up letting you change rubric label
  • Hover cursor over gray box and select once
  • Enter text for rubric, can also copy + paste from document (Ctrl + C in DOC, then Ctrl + V in gray box) 
  • Once entered, designate a passing score (= sum number)
  • Select "Done"
  • Select "Save" for Step 2

To update rubric in the future 

  • Select pencil icon under submission assignment on "Submissions" tab
  • Select "edit" next to step 2
  • Select "Change" button under "Rubric"
 
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