New Media Faculty Dev. Seminar – FA2010

"Awakening the Digital Imagination" – a Networked Seminar

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I Should Write Here More Often…

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I’ve been thinking about ways to creatively procrastinate in my need to grade student essays while giving meaningful feedback. I want to be able to give myself a break from the gnawing fear and frustration that comes with the natural struggle to gain …

I Should Write Here More Often…

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I’ve been thinking about ways to creatively procrastinate in my need to grade student essays while giving meaningful feedback. I want to be able to give myself a break from the gnawing fear and frustration that comes with the natural struggle to gain …

This is a test for embeddable video in preparation to a potential Writing for Digital Media course in the Fall or Spring: It seems to work, and the video is catchy as well.

This is a test for embeddable video in preparation to a potential Writing for Digital Media course in the Fall or Spring: It seems to work, and the video is catchy as well.

Countdown To Vacation

Countdown To Vacation

We have grown up with comics and have accepted the need to hop from frame to frame in a linear path. Time moves to the right and down in standard comics. So we have accepted the flow visually. This is not a new concept. We have been telling stories in this linear fashion with drawings […]

Learning from the comics

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What a refreshing reading!  I thought the format was extremely effective.  I’ve never been a fan of comics, but I now have a great appreciation of the art of comics as well as their power to involve the reader in the subject matter. Radio is often called “theatre of the mind.”  It is sometimes more …

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Scott McCloud on Comics

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McCloud’s explanation in comics form of how comics “work” was fascinating. I had never thought of the mechanics of how comics artists get their story, action, and representation of time across to the readers.  I think writing this book in comics form was a great and entertaining way to literally illustrate the many points he […]

We do live in a society that values degrees. In previous years that was not as big a problem as it is today. Today parents and students alike value the degree but not what it takes to acheive the degree. In many cases both feel that grades and degrees give them some magical way to […]