Digital Education

Have you ever wondered if you were in the position to shape the young minds of the future, what methods or ideas would be useful? I racked my brain when presented with this is a unique question for a class discussion. I remember my K-12 education and when I compare it to my 11-year-old little … More Digital Education

Modern “Folk” Art

The idea of “folk” art since digital culture has evolved in many ways. In the past, a political comic was viewed in only a few places. It was drawn by a cartoonist and circulated in print publications. The current state of folk art allows everyone to participate. Instead of drawing a picture, captioning it, submitting … More Modern “Folk” Art

Story Time

Transmedia storytelling is a more in depth process than many may be aware of. Storytelling when I was younger dealt with more traditional tales that had an underlying message of morality. Stories like The Three Little Pigs, The Three Bears, and David & Goliath incorporated thing issues that are still relevant today, such as bullying, … More Story Time

It Takes a Village

Utilitarianism isn’t anything new. It is instilled in the DNA of many living things. There are tons of species that have survived based on this. Henry Jenkins argues that a knowledge based culture can further not just an individual growth but also the society in which the ideas are shared. Hopefully, I haven’t lost you … More It Takes a Village

The Arts

Have you or your loved ones ever been a judged scribbles on a wall? Not liked a musicians song? Thought a film was bad? If you have answered yes to any or all of these questions, you are a victim of art. What is art? This question has been asked to many over centuries and … More The Arts

The 4th Estate

Media Analysis #3 Living in a technology based society has many ups and downs. I work in a retail, convincing people that this new gadget will help make the day-to-day grind easier and also help with remaining connected to friends and loved ones. It isn’t just the devices that I am peddling, but the home … More The 4th Estate