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animation Personal Teaching and Learning

Seeing Squares

There was a moment of epiphany that I had today and I’m pretty sure it had something to do with seeing the dazzling animated squares by John Johnston above. It was actually quite lucky that I saw this piece in my Tumblr feed which is filled with visual interestingness. But the post found it’s way to […]

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Personal Teaching and Learning

Reposted: CUNY Is You, Me, Everybody

I wrote this a couple months back for the CUNY Academic Commons blog Ground Control as a project team member contribution. It was published last Friday, and wanted to republish it on my personal blog because I love the Commons, CUNY, and the Blues Brothers so much!  Jake and Elwood, brothers not by blood but […]

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Digital Storytelling Personal Teaching and Learning

We’ll Keep Building At York College

When I started at York College eleven years ago supporting the edtech department (aside –  holy crap this is the longest job I’ve ever held), I was given the opportunity to look at a proposal for a communications technology major that had been dormant since 1991. At first I was, “huh what’s communications technology, it’s […]

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Digital Storytelling Teaching and Learning

I ♥ Pictures of CUNY

Eric Metcalf and I have been working on a photography blog about CUNY hosted on the CUNY Academic Commons for a few months now. The original idea was to surface what we thought were interesting CC licensed photos that relate to CUNY and present a new one every day. I spent many hours searching Flickr […]

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Digital Storytelling Teaching and Learning

CUNY Week 8 – So You Want to Make a Movie…

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Michael Branson Smith With the rest of ds106 we are going to be jumping into making videos for the next few weeks and we had a fun start with the #ds106xtranormal blitz in class. I think that there was some really interesting re-envisioning of […]