Tag: teaching

  • pamphlet bound sketchbook 2013

    pamphlet bound sketchbook 2013

    pamphlet bound sketchbook made from a single folded signature of cotton rag paper, most likely Arches 88. this one is from the fall of 2013. each year — since 2004 — I teach a class to our first year graduate students called Digital Design Concepts. the first project of the first day of class is […]

  • rapid physical game design sketchbook

    rapid physical game design sketchbook

    smythe sewn signatures of paper taken from a block of white grid sheets, created sometime between 2010 and 2012.

  • In other words: technology’s not the problem. It’s the context. Just ask Plato about writing, or Gutenburg about books, or Dante about Italian, or painters about photography, or record company executives about sampling … The Liberal Arts Are Dead — The Synapse — Medium

  • By denying students the use of technology in the classroom, we send the message that technology is a distraction from real learning. I find this perspective increasingly untenable. Gerald R. Lucas, The Liberal Arts Are Dead — The Synapse — Medium

  • This system creates students, first, then functionaries upon graduation that learn the “official angle” and cannot operate without the hierarchy of control. Imagination and creativity only get in the way of the obedience necessary to function successfully in those bureaucracies. The problem is, Sterling observed in 2000, that the stable roles (jobs) this system used […]

  • artandsciencejournal: Colour Theory: A Brief History These diagrams are 19th and 20th century attempts to systematize colours and describe how the human eye perceives them. In the late 18th century, scholars began to develop colour theory according to the understanding that three primary colours – red, yellow, and blue – could be combined to create […]

  • Notes for a theory of contemporary education

    notational: Very loose ideas floating around my head these days. Even if they are loopy or ridiculous, the seeds of something useful might be in here.Not sure about the mechanistic aspects. 1. We live in a day and age (and in many cases place) in which information is not a scarce resource. Due to the […]

  • My collaborator has suggested that the cultural semiotics of nerd is not an effective lure, not an attractor, for young latino males (in the US) who might otherwise explore STEM fields. Bill Gates’ financial success is an insufficient model. The age group we are looking at is ten years old. These young latinos are acutely […]

  • My collaborator has suggested that the cultural semiotics of nerd is not an effective lure, not an attractor, for young latino males (in the US) who might otherwise explore STEM fields. Bill Gates’ financial success is an insufficient model. The age group we are looking at is ten years old. These young latinos are acutely […]

  • Sally Fincher on Useless Truths at SIGCSE 2010 « Computing Education Blog

    Sally Fincher on Useless Truths at SIGCSE 2010 « Computing Education Blog