Rider University Lifting Barriers https://explore.rider.edu/lifting-barriers/
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Rider University seeks adjunct instructors for the Spring 2021 semester which runs from February 1 through May 14, 2021. Specific classes in communication and film & media with current need include, but are not limited to:
COM 321 Stand Up Comedy Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Modality: Fully Remote Synchronous delivery
Description: This course explores the theory, history, and practice of stand up and comedy writing as a contemporary rhetorical practice. Students will learn the various mechanics of joke construction, the nature of comedic narratives, and how humor can be used to engage in personal, social, cultural, and political commentary through the analysis of comedic performances. The class will also feature workshops in which students create and refine their comedic performances and personae. The class will culminate with students performing their material in front of an audience.
FMS 286 Writing Short Screenplays for the Digital Cinema Monday/Wednesday 2:50-4:20pm Modality: Light Hybrid Synchronous (up to 6 in person on campus class meetings; the remainder of classes delivered remotely in a synchronous format)
Description: This course focuses on the creation of a short screenplay for digital film. Students will be required to conceive of and execute a viably, producible screenplay, shooting script, and industry pitch for the modern market. Students will learn script breakdown both, fiction and non-fiction, and screenwriting across multiple genres in a writer's room setting.
FTV 295 Cinematography I Date/Time TBD Modality: Heavy Hybrid (7 or more in person on campus class meetings; the remainder of classes delivered remotely in a blend of synchronous and asynchronous delivery)
Description: This course introduces the art of cinematography from historical, aesthetic, and practical perspectives. Students will learn the principles of cinematic composition, lenses, lighting, and camera operation while studying the work of great cinematographers in film history.
FTV 390 Producing and Production Management Date and Time TBD Modality: Heavy Hybrid Blend (7 or more in person on campus class meetings; the remainder of classes delivered remotely in a blend of synchronous and asynchronous delivery)
Description: This course examines in a topical manner the influence of communication upon significant issues and movements affecting people and society.
Advanced degree: Master's-level or higher (Ph.D., Ed.D.) in appropriate field of study; significant industry experience; prior teaching experiences, preferably with synchronous teaching platforms.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."