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  • Marissa Johnen

     

    Current Setup

     
    Closing Reception: Friday, April 25, 6-9pm.
    Exhibition Runs: April 21 - 25
     
    Helen Bolsky Gallery
    Otis College of Art and Design
    9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045
  • “Foregrounds” is a show exploring how we listen to sounds. It utilizes field recordings by blending songs and spoken word pieces with the soundscapes in which we listen to them – whether it be played along with Los Angeles traffic, the sound of a meal being prepared, or waves at the beach. Presented by DJ Derek (Corn), DJ Nasera (Alayon), DJ Max (Miles) of the Otis Radio class.

     

  • HOT & HE∆VY

    Apr 28| Special Event
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  • Tour I: Artists Studios

    May 03| Continuing Education
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    Fee: $75
    In conjunction with Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad

    Curators Meg Linton and Jeseca Dawson lead a tour of artists studios located "inside the quad." Tour includes transportation, lunch, and snacks.

  • student runway show

    May 03| Special Event
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    The annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel is L.A.'s largest runway show. Featuring student designs created with mentors during the 2013-14 year, the show raises $1 million for student scholarships. Awardees this year include Leon Max, Michael Egeck, and Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

  • telefunk samples

    May 05| Special Event
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    Destress from a long day of classes with chill/relax music and little talk radio presented by DJ-Rice (Alan Chen), DJ-Tofu (Sam Wu), and Andre Style (Andrew Chung) of the Otis Radio class.

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Leader Task Calendar

PHASE I

Focus on developing recruitment materials, finalize course budget, and familiarize one’s self with Otis’ Travel Study mission and fundamental philosophies.

 

TASK

SUBMISSION DATE

NOTES

 

 

 

Individual Faculty Leader Meetings with CIE

SPRING:

FALL: Ongoing

Faculty leads will meet with the Director of International Education at the Center for International Education (CIE) once during each Phase. Meetings can occur via Skype, or in-person.

 

 

 

Review: Leader Guide & Safety Guide

SPRING: Ongoing

 

FALL: Ongoing

CIE will provide you with a copy to review or you can click here to review online http://www.otis.edu/assets/user/Leader%20Guide%20_Safety%20Guide%20.pdf

 

 

 

Review: Student Recruitment

 

Review:  Recruitment Strategies 101

 

Host two Information Sessions

SPRING: 

September 15

 

FALL:  January 25

 

Begin your recruitment effort no later than the dates noted above.

Successful recruitment depends on the efforts of the faculty leader(s). It is important that the faculty leaders understand the application process and other important information that students may inquire about.

 

In some cases, the Program Provider will provide additional recruitment materials.

 

You will need to reserve a space through the Registration Office to host your Travel Study Information Sessions.

 

Actively recruit applicants for your program using posters, flyers, info sessions, classroom visits, former participants, student organizations, online networking sites, etc.

Update: Travel Study Flyer/ Poster

 

Information Components:

 

  • Course Dates   
  • Course/Program/      Participant Description      
  • Faculty/Contact Info
  • Info-Session Dates/ location
  • Pricing              
  • Included/Not-Included Description 

SPRING:  August 15

 

FALL:  December 15

 

Submit your materials to CIE no later than the dates noted above.

The recruitment of students for your program rests primarily with you.

To market your travel study, you may create brochures, posters and/or websites to share your program with the Otis community.  Marketing materials must include the information found in the “Task Column” on this page, as well as the CIE logo.

 

You may also use the template provided to you by CIE and insert information

All flyers and posters must be approved by the CIE

Once your flyer/ poster has been approved by the CIE it is your responsibility to print, and distribute around campus.

 

The CIE Office will create a webpage specific to each program on the Travel Study website.  Students will use this website to apply to the program.

 

 

 

 

Update: Travel Study Presentation

SPRING:  August 15

 

FALL:  December 15

 

Submit your materials to CIE no later than the dates noted above.

CIE will provide you with a template to use.  However, you are welcome to develop your own presentation. Your presentation will be uploaded to the CIE webpage. You can also use this as recruitment tool.

 

 

 

Finalize: Program Budget

 

SPRING: 

September 15

 

FALL: 

February 15

 

Submit your budget to CIE no later than the dates noted above.

Finalize program logistics: verify reservations, negotiate final prices and secure resources (instructors, guests, classroom, housing, food, tickets, transportation, activities, etc.). Make any needed adjustments based on enrollment, final logistics, etc.

 

After the submission date, there can be no additions to the projected program costs, and changes to the budget are expected only in the areas of exchange rates and number of participants.

 

 

 

 Finalize: Student Information Sessions

SPRING: 

September 15

 

FALL: 

February 15

You will need to secure a location, dates, and times for your sessions. This information will need to be posted and disseminated by faculty leaders.

 

Please invite the Center for International Education to attend.

 

 

 

Correspondence with Program Provider/

Host Organization

SPRING: Ongoing

FALL: Ongoing

 

 

It is your responsibility to communicate with your Program Provider any changes to your itinerary, general concerns, etc.

 

 

 

Begin correspondence with your students

SPRING:  October 1

FALL:  March 1

Begin your correspondence with students no later than the dates indicated.

 

 

 

Student Applications

 

ALL APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED TO THE CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

SPRING:  December 10

               

FALL: April 10

 

The faculty leader and the CIE will review the applicant numbers for each program after Dec. 10 (Spring) or April 10 (Fall) to decide whether or not to continue planning for the program.

 

Ultimately, applications could be accepted 1-2 weeks after the last day to add courses. Therefore, the final absolute deadline varies program-to-program, year-to-year. Please always consult with the Center for International Education on whether to extend your program deadline.

 

 

 

Complete: CPR

Optional

Contact Human Resources to register for free First Aid Training

       

 

 

PHASE II

Focus on course content, structure, and flow. Discussion during this 2nd phase will be centered on Student Learning Outcomes, Logistics, and Pre-Departure Materials.

 

TASK

SUBMISSION DATE

NOTES

 

 

 

Participation in Faculty Pre-Departure Orientation

SPRING:

Thursday, January 9th, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Ahmanson Hall, Forum

Friday, February 7th, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Ahmanson Hall, Forum

Fall: TBA

 

 

All participating faculty are required to attend this orientation. Topics covered:

Health & Safety;  Group Life Cycle;  Program Components; Student Conduct; Documents/Forms; Course Flow          

 

 

 

Finalize: Two Pre-departure Meetings with your students

Spring: January 14th

 

Fall: August 27th

Inform both your students and CIE when you will be delivering your two pre-departure orientations. 

 

CIE will send you specific information that needs to be reviewed in your meetings; this information is also available on the webpage.

 

 

 

Review: Faculty Travel Study Course Log

SPRING: Ongoing

 

FALL: Ongoing

The Center for International Education will provide you with a copy to review. Use this Log to help develop your First 48 hours, and Final Itinerary.

 

 

 

Update: Student Course Prep-Manual

 

 

SPRING:  January 10th

 

FALL:  August 10th

 

Submit your Course Prep-Manual to CIE no later than the dates noted above.

The Center for International Education will provide you with a template to use.

 

The Center for International Education will review your Course Manual and send you the edited version. This is the version you will send to your students

 

Submit your updated version to the Center for International Education.

  • Insert Relevant Supporting Course Material         
  • Course Description  Dates/Titles/Contact Information

 

 

 

Submit: Passport Copy

SPRING:  January 14

 

FALL:  April 14

 

 

 

 

Submit: Travel Advance Request Form

Only if applicable.

 

Submit your Travel Advance to CIE no later than the dates indicated.

SPRING:  Four weeks prior to departure date

 

FALL:  Four weeks prior to departure date

 

Please complete and send (electronically) to the Center for International Education.

 

Arrange for any advance payments or deposits. Collect invoices from vendors and forward to the Study Abroad Office to process payments.

 

 

 

 

Complete: Proposed Itinerary/ Activities Worksheet

SPRING:  Four weeks prior to departure date

 

FALL:  Four weeks prior to departure date

The Center for International Education will provide you with a template to use.

 

If you are using a program provider you must submit their program itinerary to the Center for International Education

Complete: 1st 48 hours Itinerary

SPRING:  Three weeks prior to departure date

 

FALL:  Three weeks prior to departure date

The Center for International Education will provide you with a template to use.

 

 

 

 

 

Review: Program Provider Faculty Manual

SPRING: Ongoing

 

FALL: Ongoing

If your course is using a program provider, you will need to review their policies and procedures.

 

 

 

Individual Faculty Leader Meeting with CIE

SPRING:  Two Weeks prior to departure

 

FALL:  Two weeks prior to departure

CIE will contact Leaders to coordinate meetings to review the Leader Binder and relevant information pertaining to the outbound trip.