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Events
  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

  • Come fly a kite!

    Bring your family and friends to make and fly kites at the beach.

    Everyone will receive his or her own free, unique kite along with color theory instruction. Otis students will provide advice.

    Where

    Just north of the Santa Monica Pier
    Parking at the North Parking Lot 1: $12

    When

    Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10 am – 4 pm

  • Hideaki Kawashima, 130, 2004, Acrylic on canvas
     

    Opening Reception for Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal
    4-6pm

    Gallery walk-thru with Curator Richard Rinehart at 4:30pm

     

  • Graduate Open Studios

    Apr 12| Special Event
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    2015 Graduate Open Studios

    Visit studios and meet MFA students in Fine Arts and Public Practice.

    Open to the Public. Free parking behind building.

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Writing Resources and ESL Services

Language Learning Resources
Art Terms ArtLex Dictionary
SmartHistory
ESL Activities for ESL Students - Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL) This project of The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) has thousands of contributions by many teachers.
Dave's Internet Cafe - The Internet's Meeting place for ESL and EFL teachers and students from around the World.
Easy English - Online English tests place, then explain what student need to study, links to English lessons and personalized tests- different every time,too.
English Forum - Self study quizzes, vocabulary quizzes and puzzles, interactive English language exercises, better English and business English exercises.
Grammar Common Errors in English - Excellent list of common errors with clear explanations and helpful learning on how to avoid the error in future.
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling - Offer handouts, exercises, power point presentations and useful resources on grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Grammar Help - Interactive language exercises on the web.
Vocabulary Academic Vocabulary - Help to expand your academic vocabulary using the Academic Word List. All students, home students and overseas students, need to learn the technical vocabulary of their field.
English Idioms & Proverbs - A collection of idioms and proverbs. All the idiom/proverb pages have at least one picture each drawn by students. English Idioms: Sayings and Slang - Look for idioms by section, idioms containing a specific word and idioms explained by a specific word.
Pronunciation American Accent Training - Can have self-training for intonation, word connections (liaisons), pronunciations , and accent in action.
Say it! - Type what you would like me say, then Nico say the word you typed immediately.
Listening Randall's Cyber Listening Lab - Highly recommended excellent listening site. Choice of general listening quizzes, listening quizzes for academic purposes, and long conversations with RealVideo. Voice mailbox, too!
CNN Listening Activities - Offers web delivered instruction using current and past CNN San Francisco bureau and CBS 5 - KPIX (CBS Broadcasting) news stories including the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension.
Reading Global Issues for English Learners - Learners can choose from various topics dealing with issues in the Real World. Easier reading, help with vocabulary and interactive vocabulary quizzes.
Bradley's Online Activities - Over 250 free interactive activities to help students with their vocabulary and grammar.
Speaking Language Trade - Brings you free Internet voice chats with native speakers of the foreign language you want to learn! Chat Library - Use the virtual reality chat room and library for asking questions about writing, grammar and vocabulary, and can also use the discussion board to leave messages on this website.
Writing Online Research and Documentation - Finding Sources and Documenting Sources for MLA in-text citations, MLA list of works cited, MLA information notes, MLA manuscript format and Sample MLA style paper.
Uni Learning - Well organized, excellent site for effective writing, academic writing, writing sentences, essay writing, report writing, reading, note taking and critical thinking.
Basic Essay - Guide to write the basic structure of essay including topic, outline, thesis, introduction, conclusion, finish and sample.
The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing - a writing-across-the-curriculum primer for anyone who wants to write better. It's intended mainly for college students help to learn how to write more clearly, gracefully, and effectively.
Purdue's Writing Lab - Handouts, materials, and resources for students and teachers, including: general writing concerns such the writing process and writing about specific topics, ESL such as writing for an American audience and help with English conventions, research and documenting sources including MLA styles.
Writing Guides - Collection of all writing guides:Academic essays, critical thinking, reading and study strategies, the writing process, writing your research, citing and documenting your sources, grammar and usage, personal and professional writing, theses and dissertations, and writing in your courses.
Essentials of Writing - The writing process, audiences, organizing your paper, formatting and writing with computer, essentials of English usage and avoiding plagiarism and documentation in writing.
Special Writing Resources
Translation Translator from Dictionary.com
Quotation Using Quotations from University of Toronto
A Dictionary of Quotations from Bartleby.com
Plagiarism Plagiarism: What It Is and How to Recognize and Avoid It from Indiana University
Plagiarism - and how to avoid it!from Drew University
Proofreading Editing and Correcting Your Work from University of Warwick
Errors Finding Common Errors from Purdue University
MLA Styles Citing Sources from Duke University
MLA Citation Guide from Long Island University
Dictionary Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary & Thesaurus from Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Academic Writing Advice on Academic Writing from University of Toronto
Online Writing Resources Online Writing Resources from University of Michigan
Online Writing Lab from Purdue University

 


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