In the Spotlight Archive: Fall 2012

Below you’ll find an archive of the sites we’ve featured in the spotlight section of the OpenLab homepage during the fall 2012 semester.

December 17: Planned Obsolescence

This site was created by students in Lisa Brundage’s Advanced Technical Writing course. After looking through their site, what do you think about planned obsolescence?




November 26: Writing Across the Curriculum

The WAC site features some great resources, from the latest WAC workshops and events to examples of writing assignments from around the OpenLab.




November 19: Blind Moon PoemFolio

This week we have another excellent student ePortfolio to feature, by Muhammad Hasan Ali. Only this one is not just a Portfolio, but a PoemFolio!




November 12: Ins and Outs of Physical Computing

Check out Damon Baker’s course site for plenty of activity, interaction, and excellent student projects!




November 4: Storm Stories

Storm Stories is a place for students, faculty, and staff to post pictures and narratives of their experience during Hurricane Sandy, and to connect with others.




October 22 and 29: Perspectives in Hospitality Management

Karen Goodlad’s course site has plenty of great activity and student work.  In particular we’d like to highlight the excellent videos students created to promote the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront area.



October 15: Jes Bernhardt’s ePortfolio

Jes has done excellent work on this creative and media-rich portfolio site, highlighting her work in Restorative Dentistry.  We especially love her metaphor of teeth as tiny buildings within tiny city-mouths.



October 1: Telling Brooklyn Stories

Check out Jody Rosen’s Telling Brooklyn Stories for glossaries, readings, student writing, how to sync a learning community, and to learn about Brooklyn!




September 24: Interaction Design

Amelia Marzec’s Interaction Design course has wonderful posts, group work and video-based final student projects.




September 10: Survey of Art

Sandra Chang’s students’ have been reflecting on the nature of art:  is graffiti art?  is food?  Follow their ranging, delightful discussion!

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