Digital Scene Books

Digital Scene Books

At Bucknell University, Theatre 240 students traditionally compile Director’s Books for two projects during their semester: a short scene and then a longer production. As part of Library and Information Technology’s 2015 Beginning Digital Pedagogy workshop–a workshop that I created and ran–Professor Anjalee Hutchinson designed a template for her students to create their director’s books using WordPress. The template provides instructions and rubrics for each […]

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Visual Literacies: Digital Essay

Visual Literacies: Digital Essay

The documents for this digital essay assignment were created for a second year integrative perspectives course, UNIV200.09 “Visual Literacies in a Digital World.” The course was taught in the spring of 2016. Throughout this Integrative Perspectives course–taught by two faculty from different disciplines–students explored what it means to be a visually literate person in a digital age. In the second half of the semester, students created […]

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Digital Art History

Digital Art History

At Bucknell University as part of a Library and Information Technology Mellon Summer Curricular grant, Art History Professor Janice Mann worked with me to redesign her ARTH 373 “The West Encounters the Rest.” The class examined what happens to the visual arts when European cultures encounter those in other parts of the globe. Moving chronologically from the 15th to the early 20th century, ARTH373 explored how […]

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Bot or Not: Digital Essay

Bot or Not: Digital Essay

The documents for this digital essay assignment were created for a first year composition course, ENGL101.05 “Bot or Not: Technology, Identity, Autonomy.” The course was taught in the fall of 2015. The digital essay assignment was based on Donna Haraway’s “Cyborg Manifesto” in which she argues that we are all cyborgs. After spending a week reading and discussing Haraway’s text, the students did an in class-writing exercise where […]

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Mural.ly in the Hybrid Classroom

Mural.ly in the Hybrid Classroom

While working on hybrid course this semester, Lisa Brundage and I experimented with forums and blog posts in order to get students to connect and discuss in an online space. Both the blog and forum worked in a limited capacity, but the students never fully engaged with each other, they simply fulfilled the assignments. When we turned to our class project–a digital companion to Margaret […]

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How to Create a Timeline

How to Create a Timeline

This post originally appeared as part of the Monthly Social Justice Topic Series on Stop-And-Frisk from JustPublics@365. Throughout this topic series, we will introduce knowledge streams and digital tools that can help you present information in engaging and meaningful ways. The Timeline JS tool used to create the Stop-and-Frisk timeline is one of these tools. Timelines allow you to craft a narrative for your audience, gather a wide range […]

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Stop-and-Frisk Timeline

Stop-and-Frisk Timeline

This post originally appeared as part of the Monthly Social Justice Topic Series on Stop-And-Frisk from JustPublics@365. This timeline illustrates some of the major moments of, responses to, and influences on Stop and Frisk dating back to Terry vs. Ohio, the 1968 Supreme Court decision to the present Federal District Court ruling on Floyd v. New York City. Collected here are important documents, reports, and films, created by the state, activists, research and community […]

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