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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

Google Search – Advanced Skills

Never sure how to find what exactly what you want when searching online? The following is a quick crash course on advanced Google Search skills I authored on the UBC Media Wiki. Enjoy!

As web content and search queries become

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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

Digital Story

Story Assignment:

A complex digital story, educational in nature, using one of a range social media. Your story must:

●  Meet the overall quality of work standards listed above
●  Be educational
●  Be a story–not a digital lesson or

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Shifting from Consumer to Producer

There’s something powerful that occurs when people shift from being content consumers to content creators in the public sphere. Suddenly you’re the creator of intellectual property, you’re a digital citizen, and you have a responsibility and an accountability.

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Games

Gaming is Serious Play

What is it about video games that’s so appealing? From a phenomenological standpoint I think primarily of the subjective experience. Even when playing an old game like Donkey Kong for example, engagement is created through the complete control a … read more