University Professor

The University of Houston & Wharton Community College

Lecturer of Digital Media

IMED 1301: Intro to Digital Media (Photoshop & Illustrator)
Fall 2016, Spring 2018

Digital Media Adjunct Professor

DIGM 1350: Graphics for Digital Media (Photoshop & Illustrator, Re-designed the course)
DIGM 4379: Transmedia (Re-designed the course)
DIGM 2351: Web Design (Re-designed the course)
DIGM 3354: Video Production 01
Jan 2017 - Current

ACHIEVEMENTS

Digital Media Guest Masters

Award-winning guest masters

Facilitated the concept and booked Guest Masters to augment various courses with insights from award-winning professionals.
zoo's petals AR game

Zoola's Petals

Wrote a National Science Foundation grant, Zoola’s Petals: a serious AR game series focused on increasing informal STEM
Uh curriculum rebranding

 curriculum REDESIGN

Reformatted and redesigned curriculum from two courses to enhance student learning.

Award-winning students

2018 PIGC STUDENT GRAPHIC EXCELLENCE 
AWARD-WINNER: 
adam Davies

student winner, Adam daviesstudent winner, brian fonkert

2018 PIGC STUDENT graphic excellence
award-winner:
brian fonkert

In the course of 1 year, 8 students won awards

“As a previous student of Mrs. Snyder, she continued to demonstrate her masterful understanding of the digital media world and its myriad of ever-changing applicability class after class.”

Rock Roque, UH Digital Media Student

“Overall, a pretty solid teacher. If you think you are going to turn in junk and still pass... you won't. She makes you work for your grade.”

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“I really like the new design for this semester's course schedule, and I definitely believe the new look makes it easier to read and memorize.”

Austin Stakes, UH Digital Media Student

"I want to personally thank you for teaching Transmedia the way that you did. The fast-paced, but detail-oriented coursework provided reassurance of my path and brought everything together in one enormous package with a beautiful bow on top."

Tim Viesca, UH DIGITAL MEDIA STUDENT

“The new project instructions are much more descriptive in terms of what is needed, and I like having some examples of student work as well as research examples.”

AUSTIN STAKES, UH DIGITAL MEDIA STUDENT

"After taking your Transmedia course, it opened up many opportunities, and with perseverance, the success will undoubtedly continue to grow! I'm really excited with the way things are flowing!"

Tim Viesca, UH DIGITAL MEDIA STUDENT
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uh red fest, karen snyder and phil snyder with tim walker
uh transmedia certificate
karen snyder teaching
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