Extra Credit


Offsite Meeting No. 1

6 Points

University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

Attend the display of historic objects at UMMA on U-M’s Central Campus. That’s it. Just show up, sign your name on the sign-in sheet, and enjoy informal conversation about the historic artifacts on display. Details on the Class Blog.


Offsite Meeting No. 2

6 Points

Hatcher Graduate Library

Attend the display of historic objects at Hatcher Library on U-M’s Central Campus. That’s it. Just show up, sign your name on the sign-in sheet, and enjoy informal conversation about the historic artifacts on display. Details on the Class Blog.


Offsite Meeting No. 3

6 Points

Duderstadt Center — Letterpress Workshop

Attend the informal letterpress workshop at the Duderstadt Center on U-M’s North Campus. That’s it. Just show up, sign your name on the sign-in sheet, and enjoy informal conversation about the historic artifacts on display. Details on the Class Blog.


Oral Presentation

6 Points

Do some research, present it to the class. Plain and simple. 5 minute minimum. Run your idea past the instructor first.


Historic Poster

6 Points

Pick a style we talked about in class and design a poster in that style. Plain and simple. Run your idea past the instructor first.


Layer Tennis

6 Points

You will challenge the instructor to five rounds of Layer Tennis. Together we will create a poster based on the student’s chosen theme.

  1. Student starts file and sends to the instructor

  2. Instructor edits file and sends back to the student

  3. Student edits file and sends back to the instructor

  4. Instructor edits file and sends back to the student

  5. Student finishes the file

All five rounds must take place within a week. Check out the original Layer Tennis project by Coudal Partners for more backstory.