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December 2006

Lateral Thinking Problems - Preconceptions

by jlesage
The site poses problems in lateral or logical thinking, from easy to hard, with both hints and answers. Great party conversation and something kids will like.

artists and art...the-artists.org

by jlesage & 1 other
extended visual, biographical, and textual database of 20th Century and contemporary visual artists

Gene Pool

by jlesage & 2 others
a science game: "a virtual Darwinian aquarium .. you initiate a primordial soup, and .. check up on what Virtual Mother Nature is up to - about every 15 min. (or every few days)"

[debates] A Concise Lexicon of / for the Digital Commons

by jlesage
by Raqs Media Collective / September 2001; keywords not usually used by folks in literature and film, yet they will want to enter the fora where these ideas have a formative influence

November 2006

Writing Demonstrations

by jlesage
interactive demonstrations of Conducting Electronic Searches; useful both for the information contained and as a demo of web design and writing instructional media in a library context; the larger site is a resource for writers.

ArtLex on New Media

by jlesage
entry in big art site has many links and hypertext connections to trace out; useful

Sharpening 101

by jlesage & 1 other
an explantion of what sharpening in Photoshop does and the theory behind it, plus workarounds

Jo’s Toolkit for grassroots and student journalists

by jlesage
tips and links for lots of aspects of the media, both print and visual

Geography courses with websites Valparaiso University

by jlesage
Geography courses, both present and past, with exercises, links, bibliography. Also see Urban Studies and American Indian Studies. Understanding place as cultural should inform both fiction and non-fiction film.

Research on Place and Space

by jlesage & 1 other
huge portal site, across disciplines; "...other terms are sometimes used in place of place, such as home, dwelling, milieu, territory, and of course, space. None of these, though, are necessarily equivalent to the notion of place."

Conversations with Dina

by jlesage
post on how students did visual ethnography using Flickr and the tags people put there

Visual Culture and the Contemporary City

by jlesage
extensive course lectures with special attention to Georg Simmel and Walter Benjamin's concepts, especially Benjamin on the flaneur.

American Studies Electronic Crossroads

by jlesage
large American Studies web portal, organized into Communities | Curriculum | Technology & Learning | Reference & Research

ArtLex Art Dictionary

by jlesage & 3 others
search, arranged in alphabetical order, large number of terms

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