public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags education & culture

04 December 2006

01 December 2006

Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society

by 2 others
"Our interests extend to the wondrous, the curious, the singular, the esoteric, the arcane, and the sometimes hazy frontier between the plausible and the implausible." a whacky collection

AwesomeStories.com, The Story Place of the Web

by 1 other
narrative+history+pictures+encyclopedia; "safe, fast and fun way to learn the real story behind historic events, famous people, heroic exploits, legends, disasters, movies, plus topics of current and general interest"

Visual dictionary

by 3 others
just what it says, a dictionary but in pictures; kids will love it; a good way for learning English as a second language

27 November 2006

Visuarios: broadcast your skills

how-to videos or, more commonly, audio/slideshows; useful rhetorically for both technical writing and instructional video learning; web2.0 sharing of video that is perhaps instructionally more useful than YouTube.

Imagining the Internet

by 1 other
popular site from Pew Internet Project; allows people to make predictions, read predictions from the 90s; nice for kids

26 November 2006

activelearning strategies

a philosophy of education that relies on simulations, role plays, real world activities; practical tips and bibliography

22 November 2006

21 November 2006

What Can We Do With Flickr? on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

how to create hotspots with popup notes on Flickr. Very useful for image analysis and assignment requiring students to comment on social aspects or formal aspects of image; or to formally critique them.

20 November 2006

American Studies Electronic Crossroads

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

ArtLex Art Dictionary

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

Design Observer: writings about design & culture

by 1 other
very well written blog; as I have commented before, knowing about space and place is crucial for thoughtful mediamakers

Connectivism Blog

by 1 other
a new theory of education and learning, for a digital Internet culture

19 November 2006

(Notes on) Politics, Theory & Photography

blog that reviews and critiques aspects of art and visual culture and photojournalism, often from an ethical standpoint

Cabinet Magazine Online -

a quarterly journal of art, design, culture; partly playful, some art, some scholarly essays; good mix of specific reviews and overviews

18 November 2006

EServer.org: Accessible Writing

by 3 others
large collection of academic essays; "such diverse topics as art, architecture, race, Internet studies, sexuality, drama, design, multimedia, and current social issues. Also hypertext and streaming audio and video recordings."

16 November 2006

Sequence Analysis

by 1 other
by a teacher, great handout for students on how to analyze a film sequence

lens culture: contemporary photography magazine

by 4 others
Photographyy internationally: documentary, fine art, photojournalism, lyrical, personal, abstract, human, and street photography. Essays, interviews with photographers, reviews of exhibitions and photo books.

The Eye Page

an exploration of eye structures in nature