Short Pitch Skit

The video below is a partial ‘short’ or ‘explainer’ video created using a new service in development called Rawshorts. The product featured is a quick-concept conceived of for my final pitch to the Venture Capitalist (VC) pool of ETEC … read more

Practice Pitch

The following practice pitch is a fictitious company and product conceived of in ETEC 522 to launch an educational product venture pitch for in a very short period of time.

Image source:  TEDx Somerville. (2011). TED-talks-Somerville-2012-0776. [Video file]. Retrieved from … read more

VFS Digital Design. (2011). Typography: 'Caslon Pro Tells Story' by Karen Poon. [Image file]. Retrieved from Flickr https://flic.kr/p/9gZnLg

Aesthetics & Phenomenology of Print

(Hand to mechanized print)

The aesthetic shift in handcrafted text to that of printed text is of particular interest to me as a student of design. Bolter (2001) states that “each writing space is a material and visual field, … read more

Group Multimedia Project

Charged with the task of exploring one theme regarding the changing spaces of reading and writing, our group chose the common theme of losses and gains. These were apparent through most of the different readings posed and explored in … read more

The Typewriter: Changes in Women’s Roles & Education

As a creative who’s studied object theory before, I really enjoyed my tangential dive into the history of the typewriter and it’s effect on women and women’s education. I had no idea that it had such a significant role … read more

OER on Code Education

A short group project about programming (code) education, created as an open education resource (OER) and submitted to the New Media Consortium (NMC). Interestingly our group’s initial OER submission generated the most lively discussion on code education (almost 200 posts) … read more

Art, Culture, Identity & Representation

A response to viewing a three video vignette, the following short thought-paper identifies pedagogical approaches for culture, identity and representation in art.

 

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Text Storage – For Better or for Worse

If the desire for immortality is what motivates human information storage, and “the rate of digital obsolescence keeps accelerating” indefinitely as Brand suggests, then a loss of cultural memory certainly could “become the price of staying perfectly current.” (1999). … read more

Founder/CEO Example

This week the class was tasked with finding a founder and CEO of a successful start-up based on a number of different VC criteria. The founder needed to have a strong relevant background, show initiative and the willingness to … read more