“My Journey with RISD Continuing Education began when I completed a faculty swap with my lecturer position at the University of Washington. Charles was teaching at RISD CE but wanted to perform research activities I was performing at the UW. I wanted to switch my focus from engineering students to art and design students as I felt teaching Science Technology Engineering Art & Design Math (STEAM) instead of STEM would be more rewarding for me and my students.

In my courses we dive into survey topics related to creative content and process development for web enablement through websites and web applications. One course focuses on web architecture, another focuses on interaction design and another focuses on interactive 3-D content within a gaming context.

I follow a process of incremental and experiential improvement of craftsmanship. Sharing my personal creative process often helps my students form, iterate and improve their process. This is often challenged by the approach a beginner’s mind takes to the activities we attempt in class.

I think it’s important to make sure that we develop a sense of community among students such that we are all fully learning from each other’s artistic process and symbolic processing abilities. I hope that my students carry a firm understanding of the medium with which we attempt to be creative and communicative; a motivational and effective process by which to pursue work with the medium.

I would recommend taking my courses. Explore your creative expression through a meaningful craft.”

—Bruce Campbell, RISD CE instructor, web and interactive design

You can learn more about Bruce’s creative pursuits, teaching experience, academic publications, and blog entries on his website: http://bdcampbell.net/cs/

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