Blog posts filed under “learning”
- another website redo
The very few viewers of my professional website might notice a change here.
- my first games
Around December, I started working on a Udemy course on 2-D game design. I was excited to learn a new programming language (C#), and to build something that people might actually want to interact with.
- transcripts: the digital exhibit
I built a website/digital exhibit for a new podcast called Transcripts, which uses oral histories from the Trans Oral History Project out of the University of Minnesota to tell stories about trans politics.
- still loading: lottie animations
I had never implemented a loading state animation for a web application before so I started digging around for some ideas on how to do this when I discovered Lottie Files.
- today I learned: animating with css
The most challenging aspect of working with animations in web design is making sure that you strike the right balance: giving your designs a bit of finesse and liveliness while not overwhelming your user by animating everything.
- notes on Rules of Play
While we can know what we want to ask people to do, read, watch, or consider, we can't (fully) determine what they will learn until we run the activity or teach the course.
- annotate away
What can you do with a collaborative annotation tool?
- The Montessori Method
The tenets of (adult) learning: structure and order, intellectual stimulation, freedom, beauty, real experiences, and sense of community
- new video: games for learning
How can you actually use games for adult learning?
- work small
On showing your work in progress
- crank it up
*cue ambient sounds*
- reflect & resolve
ready for 2021
- project showcase: case studies in effective chaplaincy
interactive case studies for chaplain educators