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Laura B. Schildkraut
B CUSP 104
Bothell Campus

Discovery Core I: The Arts

Examines an important social issue such as ecology, art, political change, the power of media, educational reform, or the role of science in contemporary culture through interdisciplinary investigation, and the lens of the visual, literary, and performing arts. Offered: A.

Class description

Interactive Media & Entrepreneurship

The “Interactive Media & Entrepreneurship” Discovery Core explores the key elements necessary to create a compelling business proposal around interactive media technologies. We'll begin with exposure to social networking applications, iPhone and smart phone utilities, videoconferencing add-ons, and games. Students will then learn, at an appropriate level of complexity, about all the facets of creating a business, including product/service design and development, marketing, sales, finance, accounting, operations, and human resources. The end result will be a written business case and presentation.

Student learning goals

To introduce students to the UW Bothell including university level coursework, expectations, and facilities to support their success.

To enable students to recognize the full scope of interactive media products and services.

To provide students with the opportunity to understand the components of and have the opportunity to create and present a professional business case.

General method of instruction

Lectures, Class Discussions, Interactive Exercises, Guest Speakers

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laura B. Schildkraut
Date: 04/20/2012