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Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
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Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
To prepare for remote instruction this spring, please review the following video and guidelines below.
To succeed with learning online, make sure you have:
To the best of your ability, create a distraction-free work and study space where you can attend live class sessions and complete assignments.
If you require additional hardware or technology support for remote instruction, review the Technology Support page for further information from CalArts IT.
Review the Using the Learn LMS and Using Zoom pages for further information.
When learning online, you will need to be self-motivated, self-disciplined and have strong time management skills. It is recommended that you:
In your remote class, you should also be aware that live sessions may be recorded so students who are not able to attend can watch the recordings later. Your instructor may have specific expectations around using Zoom in class, or even attendance and participation. If you are unclear on faculty expectations in class or are concerned about meeting an expectation, be sure to reach out to your instructor directly.
Finally, it’s important to be aware of CalArts’ Netiquette guidelines.
For help with course content, please reach out to your instructor using their preferred contact method.
For technical support please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Staff are on standby to support you through the semester.
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