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Educators Program Panels


Wednesday, 15 August
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Room 505
21st Century Literacy: Media and Meaning

What does literacy in the 21st century look like? What should it look like? In today's media-pervasive society, both makers and consumers of media should examine how we make, and make use of, online and video content.

Anthony Chapman
Thirteen/WNET New York

Faith Rogow
Insighters Educational Consulting Inc.

Elana Rosen
JustThink Foundation

Sarah Feldman
Oxygen Media, Inc.
75 West Ninth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, New York 10011 USA

Wednesday, 15 August
2 - 3 pm
Room 502B
  Designing Experience: Modeling On-Line Collaborative Learning in Art & Design

How can designers involve learners in constructing and personalizing digital environments? This panel explores emerging trends in designing experience-based, online learning environments.

Susan Kozel
Technical University of British Columbia

Alice Mansell
Ron Wakkary

Technical University of British Columbia

Steve DiPaolo

Thecla Schiphorst

Technical University of British Columbia
Suite 301, 10334-152 A St
Surrey, British Columbia V3R 7P8 CANADA


Thursday, 16 August
11:30 am - 12:30pm
Room 505
Designing and Developing Interactive Entertainment at Bell h@bitat, Canadian Film Centre

The School of New Media at the Canadian Film Centre (Bell h@bitat) offers project-oriented, team-based training for producing designs that integrate interactivity and emotional engagement with new forms of digital media. This panel discusses the successes and challenges of running a flexible, experience-based curriculum in an incubator-like setting that focuses on product development, team building, and critical thinking.

Jerome Durlak
York University

Darryl Williams
Ryerson Polytechnic University

Ana Serrano
Bell h@bitat
Canadian Film Centre
2489 Bayview Avenue
Toronot, Ontario M2L 1A8 CANADA


Thursday, 16 August
2 - 3 pm
Room 505
Seeing Drawing

Drawing is central to all that is produced by art and design practitioners. It is the core around which the conceptual and intellectual development of students take place. A number of art and design institutions in the United Kingdom have developed products that address the important subject of drawing, focusing on the process of developing visual literacy.

Robin Baker
Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication

Fariba Farshad
The London Institute
65 Davis Street
London W1Y 2Da United Kingdom

Thursday, 16 August
3 - 4 pm
Room 502B
Teaching Computer Animation for Results!

Learning (or teaching) computer animation depends on knowing what to emphasize and what to put on the back burner. This session shares solid approaches at three levels (foundation, undergraduate, and graduate) for teaching animation along with examples of successful student results.

Kevin Geiger
California Institute of the Arts

Jim McCampbell
Ringling School of Art & Design

Craig Caldwell

Media Arts Department
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210076
Tucson, Arizona 85721 USA