Comment to Jess and Sarah

Hi Sarah and Jess!
From watching and reading the concept of your video, I like how you both are experimenting with the idea of how writing has changed over the years. Your screen shots and music seem to flow well, and I like how you used Vimeo instead of YouTube. Maybe you could add video screen shots to add in to make the video more eye-catching; maybe even add more video shots of typing more information into the video to add to give the viewer more information on the topic you are displaying; with the end product, I think that your video will come into one good project.



Comment to Richard


Watching the rough draft of your video, it looks really good so far. I like your concept, and I like how you have YouTube shots, but yet “real-life” shots, too. With your video, you get your point across about computers, and video games. I also like how you bring in comic books into the video, and how you have all of your screen shots arranged in a way where it works well. If you continue with this concept, I think the end product will be really good!


Comment to Aaron

The video you have made is very intriguing, especially the music. The music blends with the video, the beginning seems eye catching, and it seems like it is going to end up being a very well made video. The best part so far is that the music goes well with the video screen shots. With the end piece, I think it will all end up as a great work for the semester. You are on the right path for creating a great piece for the Concept in 60, and I think that it will all work together in the end.

Comment to Freeblaze77


Claire Lauer’s “What’s in a Name” site was very interesting, but yet bland to look at. You state, “Lauer explores the terms multimodal and multimedia and determines how they are used differently in academic, industrial, and non-academic settings;” in different environments, different perspectives are used to get a message out, that deal with multimodal or multimedia; it depends on the author who is creating the work. You also write, “Multimedia in another field and for another purpose such as a television commercial may include no word texts but it is still multimedia,” so multimedia can be in different ways in the presentation that they are conveying in their project.



Comment to Sarah C.

Hi Sarah!

I agree with you on that we have come a long way in the last three years, and will hopefully have more and new technologies for the hearing and visually impaired students and people around the world. The article went through on how the student, Jordan Moon, had a tough time with how everything was mostly in print, and that it should have been more accessible to him because of him being visually impaired. Hopefully within the future, there will be more technology that is accessible to those who have hearing or are visually impaired to help them succeed in and out of school. These new technologies are coming into the world every year, and are being brought to those who need it to have a more successful life, especially if they are in school. Overall, I agree with you on how new technology is coming around with new ways of helping the hearing and visually impaired.



Comment to DR-501


For your heuristic, I agree with you on most of it; maybe some changes could be made. Some of the vocabulary could be changed, such as unencumbered, and phrases like “The project’s efficacy…” Overall, I think that this heuristic that you have created touches on everything that a project should have, such as audience, content, and core. All of these parts of the heuristic show what a good project should have in it. I think you did a good job with creating this heuristic, and with some changes, it would be the one we use in class.



Comment to mccarleyr


You state, “I definitely don’t think computers or the internet have decreased our capacity to do anything. I believe these tools greatly expand what we are able to accomplish individually as human beings and as a collective society;” I agree with you on how the technology within the world today “expands” what we are able to do on a daily basis. On the other hand, I do think that the Internet and computers have just a little bit, changed how we think and do things now. I think you have many good points within your post, but I do feel as though technology has changed the way we think and do our daily life things.



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