Faculty Profile

Christopher Meerdo

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2011.
Major: MFA

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 3504.501, Intermediate Photography: Photography, Sound and the Moving Image, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3504.502, Intermediate Photography: Photography, Sound and the Moving Image, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3501.501, Intermediate Photography: Rotating Topics, Fall 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 3701.501, Intermediate New Media: Rotating Topics, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 5001.505, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 2701.502, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3506.501, Intermediate Photography: Lighting Techniques, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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