Faculty Profile

Stephen Zhang

Stephen Zhang

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

    

Education

MFA, University of North Texas, 1994.
Major: Communication Design
Degree Specialization: Communication Design
Dissertation Title: Color association and symbolism in Design application
BFA, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, 1985.
Major: Graphic Design
Degree Specialization: Graphic Design
Dissertation Title: NA

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 4515.502, Cause Based Design, Spring 2021
ADES 4525.502, Graphic Design Final Portfolio, Spring 2021
ADES 2515.502, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ADES 3510.501, Interaction Design I, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ADES 3500.501, Publication 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 4515.502, Cause Based Design, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 4525.502, Graphic Design Final Portfolio, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 2515.502, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3500.501, Publication Design, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2520.502, Graphic Design, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2510.502, Typography II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4520.501, Graphic Design Advanced Campaigns, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 2515.502, Image Making and Color Theory, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3500.501, Publication Design, Fall 2018 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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