Through reading numerous articles about website design and creating web content that works I have finally created my own personal website. This is the last project of my digital communications spring 2014 class! I have truly enjoyed learning all the “ins and outs” of digital communications. Throughout this class I have learned how to create storyboards, actively blog, shoot and edit video, use adobe photoshop elements and premiere elements, and build websites. However, most importantly I have learned how to tell a story through many different digital and visual ways. A visual storyteller is what I have become. I am excited to use these new skills in my summer internship with Community Journals in Greenville, South Carolina and throughout the rest of my communication studies courses. I also hope to implement these skills and knowledge when applying to graduate school in the upcoming fall semester. Thanks for staying tuned in to my blog for the past three months, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I have! Don’t forget to check out the link below to view my personal website/ digital portfolio in its’ entirety.
This article focuses of writing web content that is user friendly. Very effective strategies for building websites. Read the rest of this entry
We were given the task of creating personal websites for our final project in digital communications. This is quite interesting, because many personal websites are also used for electronic portfolios. Sooo, let the the “think tank” begin!
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Before reading this particular article about user experience, I had not really thought about how certain elements help to enhance the user experience. Read the rest of this entry
This is a rough sketch of how my video project on social issues and conformity at my university will go!
When telling a story, choosing what point of view to tell it from is extremely important. The point of view you tell a story in can drastically change the meaning or presentation of your points. The perspective of the story teller can be told in either first, second, or third person. Depending on what presentation one is trying to make these different person point of views work better for portraying information different ways. Read the rest of this entry
The author of this article, Virilio, provides a very interesting perspective towards the evolution of technology and how it is altering our society. Read the rest of this entry
I used photoshop to edit nearly all of my photos! However, I edited 5 pictures more complexly than the others. Read the rest of this entry