public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tag space

03 December 2006

other people's stories

Every story on OPS is a story a contributor heard from someone else. These stories have been overheard and misheard, told and re-told and sometimes refined over time.

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

Orion Magazine

ideas of sustainability and its cultural contexts; many notable writers and artists here

Black Film Research Online

good discussion of Black film in Chicago; also a large section on how to do Black film research on the Internet

Hayden White, Historiography and Historiophoty

"Historiophoty" is Robert Rosentstone's term for our representing history visually and filmically; in contrast, according to White, is "historiography," representing history verbally, in prose.

Plants In Motion

"Time-lapse photography allows us to easily see the movements of plants and clearly demonstrates that plants are living organisms capable of some extraordinary things." various phases of plant life, both on cellular and external level

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"

Offscreen.com :: Volume 10, Issue 10

by 2 others
Canadian film journal online since 1997, wide coverage of independent and international film; many resources

Edward Tufte home site

by 4 others
lots here from a major figure in information graphics; especially interesting are many entries in section, "Ask E.T."

Gene Pool

by 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)"

28 November 2006

James Elkins - Syllabi

many of this teacher's lectures on art, visual culture, and social issues are here, along with his syllabi

Naturesongs Digital Recordings and Photos from Nature!

insects, animals, weather, water, birds, etc. and their sounds

jlesage's reviews

my tagcloud from stumbleupon; just discovered I could import my delicious tags and comments there. Stumbleupon is my newest obsessively visited site.

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.

Dr. Chris Mullen, The Visual Telling of Stories, illustration, design, film, narrative sequences, magazines, books, prints etc

by 1 other
a very large historical archive, often from advertising, "to provide for all levels of possible viewer a visually orientated taxonomy of the ways in which pictures are used to tell stories." unique collection, also useful for many other purposes

eipcp.net

transversal is a multilingual web journal; interesting web design

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

Reconstruction

a cultural studies ejournal, with essays on literature and film; fall 06 issue is on blogging theories and practices.

26 November 2006

media teacher's home page, lots of resouces, links pages

"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."

Links to cultural studies syllabi

from the Cultural Studies L site, a listerv and a source of other resources as well

Cyberstudies webring

collection of sites with interest in cyberculture, many from the social sciences

activelearning strategies

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