Faculty Profile

John Ligon

John Ligon

Title
Academic Associate Dean
Department
Dean's Office
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, University of North Texas, 1997.
Major: Communication Design
BFA, Pratt Institute, 1984.
Major: Communication Design

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, 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*

ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Fall 2019 SPOT
ADES 4541.501, Portfolio Development, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.501, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ADES 4520.501, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ADES 4540.502, Communication Design Studio, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ADES 5534.001, Design Pedagogy, Spring 2013
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2012
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
ADES 4700.731, Professional Internship, Spring 2012
ART 2900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2012
ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2011
ADES 5534.091, Design Pedagogy, Spring 2011
ADES 2520.501, Graphic Design I, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2011
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2011
ART 4091.502, Communication Design: Advanced Graphic Design, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Summer 5W1 2010
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
ART 4093.502, Communication Design: Final Graphic Design Portfolio Preparation, Spring 2010 Syllabus
ADES 2520.504, Graphic Design I, Spring 2010 Syllabus
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2010
ADES 2500.505, Design Thinking, Fall 2009 Syllabus
ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Fall 2009
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2009
ART 2082.504, Communication Design: Color Theory, Rendering and Production Techniques for Advertising, Spring 2009
ART 2084.503, Communication Design: Graphic Design, Spring 2009
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Spring 2009
ART 4091.501, Communication Design: Advanced Graphic Design, Fall 2008
ART 2080.501, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2008
ADES 1500.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Fall 2008
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Fall 2008
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2008
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2008
ART 4807.502, Communication Design Studio, Summer 5W2 2008
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Summer 3W1 2008
ART 2084.502, Communication Design: Graphic Design, Spring 2008
ART 4082.502, Communication Design: Publication Design, Spring 2008
ART 1080.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Spring 2008
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Spring 2008
ART 5920.731, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2008
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2008
ART 4091.501, Communication Design: Advanced Graphic Design, Fall 2007
ART 3080.502, Communication Design: Advertising Design, Fall 2007
ART 2080.503, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2007
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Fall 2007
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2007
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Summer 5W1 2007
ART 2082.501, Communication Design: Color Theory, Rendering and Production Techniques for Advertising, Spring 2007
ART 2084.502, Communication Design: Graphic Design, Spring 2007
ART 1080.002, Introduction to Communication Design, Spring 2007
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Spring 2007
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2007
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2007
ART 2080.501, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2006
ART 2080.504, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2006
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Fall 2006
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2006
ART 4807.503, Communication Design Studio, Summer 3W1 2006
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Summer 5W1 2006
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
ART 2084.503, Communication Design: Graphic Design, Spring 2006
ART 4082.504, Communication Design: Publication Design, Spring 2006
ART 1080.001, Introduction to Communication Design, Spring 2006
ART 5930.731, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2006
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2006
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2006
ART 5910.731, Special Problems, Spring 2006
ART 4091.501, Communication Design: Advanced Graphic Design, Fall 2005
ART 2080.502, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2005
ART 2080.504, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2005
ART 5920.731, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2005
ART 5930.731, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2005
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2005
ART 5900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2005
ART 4450.731, Professional Internship, Summer 5W1 2005
ART 2084.502, Communication Design: Graphic Design, Spring 2005
ART 3082.504, Communication Design: Three dimensional Graphic Design, Spring 2005
ART 1080.002, Introduction to Communication Design, Spring 2005
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Spring 2005
ART 5807.501, Communication Design Studio, Fall 2004
ART 2080.503, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2004
ART 2080.505, Communication Design: Typography, Fall 2004
ART 5920.731, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2004
ART 4900.731, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* 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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