Faculty Profile

Martin Back

Martin Back

Title
Senior Lecturer
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, University of North Texas, 2013.
Major: Considering the Sound World
BA, College of Santa Fe, 2004.
Major: Moving Image Arts

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 2702.501, Beginning New Media: Analog and Avant Garde, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 2702.502, Beginning New Media: Analog and Avant Garde, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 2701.502, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2020
ASTU 3704.501, Intermediate New Media: Performance and Electronic Media, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3701.501, Intermediate New Media: Rotating Topics, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2020

* 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 2702.501, Beginning New Media: Analog and Avant Garde, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3703.502, Intermediate New Media: Creative Coding, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 4700.502, Senior New Media Studio, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2020
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2020
ASTU 2702.501, Beginning New Media: Analog and Avant Garde, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2701.501, Beginning New Media: Time and Movement, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3701.501, Intermediate New Media: Rotating Topics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5001.504, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2019
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.502, Intro to New Media Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2455.502, Introduction to Performance Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4450.502, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.502, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2455.501, Introduction to Performance Art, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2018
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2018 SPOT
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1450.501, Design II, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1450.502, Design II, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3030.502, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3460.501, New Media Art : Experimental 3D, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2018
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2018
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.503, Advanced New Media Art, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3450.503, Creative Software Programming and Physical Computing, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.503, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2017
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2017
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3460.501, New Media Art : Experimental 3D, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2017
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3030.504, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3450.502, Creative Software Programming and Physical Computing, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2016
ASTU 3460.501, New Media Art : Experimental 3D, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2016
ASTU 2460.501, Time based Media Art, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4460.502, Advanced New Media Art, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3450.502, Creative Software Programming and Physical Computing, Fall 2015
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2015
ART 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2015
ASTU 3460.501, New Media Art : Experimental 3D, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ART 4900.711, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ASTU 4450.501, Topics in New Media Art, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ASTU 3450.502, Creative Software Programming and Physical Computing, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ASTU 2450.501, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ASTU 2450.502, Intro to New Media Art, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ASTU 5450.711, New Media Studio, Fall 2014
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2014
ASTU 3030.502, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2014
ASTU 3030.501, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Fall 2013
ASTU 3030.502, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2013

* 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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