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Michael is a tenured Associate Professor and Co-Chairperson of the Digital Media + Design Department (DMD) at the College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois, USA teaching courses in design, animation, audio, video and digital media culture and theory. In addtion to the DMD Department, he has taught courses in the Art Department and the Computer Information Technology Department.


Michael was instrumental in developing and launching the DMD program in the fall of 2007. He assisted in authoring 14 courses, created the curriculum for the graphic design, animation and audio and video production programs and helped establish and coordinate the DMD Guest Lecture Series.


He has taught numerous courses including:


DMD 111: Introduction to Digital Media

DMD 113: History of Graphic Design     
DMD 115: Internet Fundamentals   

DMD 157: Introduction to Animation

DMD 173: Introduction to Digital Sound

DMD 233: Digital Video Editing                

DMD 251: Advanced 3D Modeling

DMD 253: Advanced 3D Animation

DMD 259: 3D Special Effects

DMD 256: Dynamic Web Design and Development

DMD 257: Interactive Animation

DMD 273: Advanced Electronic Graphic Publishing

DMD 299: Selected Topics in Digital Media

ART 122: Two Dimensional Design   

ART 264: Introduction to 3D Animation

CIT 292: Desktop Publishing

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