Online Education and Digital Storytelling

Mercedes Bell, a researcher for onlineuniversities.com, shared an article The Art of Digital Storytelling. The article makes several good points and provides numerous examples graphed below. When digital storytelling is used for education, a new challenge today is keeping the reader engaged, without clicking away, wandering through so many loosely related topics, its easy to […]

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What Does That Line Mean?

Architectural drawings contain graphical information explained in more detail in the specifications. For example, waterproofing is just a line on the drawings designated “WP” but up to 50 pages in the specifications.  Specifications became necessary when buildings got more complex, the entirety of the intended work results could not be captured in drawings without the […]

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This is a Test

[237] This [57] is [357] a test. Above are 3 definitions and 3 purple number locations for words in the phrase “This is a test.” Today, there is a wide selection of dictionaries to define what words mean, most public sources are correct enough to serve most users goals. However, as soon as the work […]

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Trace Continuous Threads

Yang’ge Dance Patterns and The Pastoral Dance Pattern by Mr. Isaac The diagrams above show dance patterns. Its easy to imagine how these shapes and places to put your feet could be drawn on a floor for dancers to follow. Experienced dancers could probably just look at the diagram and recreate the movements. By contrast, […]

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Residential vs Commercial

Conversation between Jim Disbrow and Deborah MacPherson regarding the component and community of interest we’re trying to build.  Metaphors comparing semantic architecture vs building architecture are presented on 2 levels: Residential vs Commercial. ___________________   RESIDENTIAL Details of the trademarked EuraCraft System at gutterspecialist.com JD: …for artists to understand and help depict relationships in semantic space….Building […]

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People Can’t Find Things

Offices, organizations, and knowledge domains produce so much useful information. People who are learning about an office, organization, or area of knowledge need best practice notes, standard details, and lessons-learned to be super easy to look through. When people do not know what things are called to input a specific term, it is difficult for […]

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OWL

This is what the web language OWL looks like. For clarity all letters are removed, only numbers and symbols remain. This is what it looks like flattened, mashed up together vertically

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Translation Path

The Spinner by Billy Houdek from Edith Wharton Age of Innocence “…it was determined the best way for a Swedish Opera singer to perform a German opera was to translate it into Italian for the clearer understanding of an English speaking audience.”

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Imagine a World

Imagine a world where everything is in context from the big to the small. All kinds of short cuts, worm holes, and walkthroughs could be mathematically and artistically portrayed. Imagine exploring this world, turning the corner and seeing a huge vista, like all of music, open up before you. Imagine being able to trace an […]

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