The Academic Portfolio

The Academic Portfolio

This comprehensive book focuses squarely on academic portfolios, which may prove to be the most innovative and promising faculty evaluation and development technique in years. The authors identify key issues, red flag warnings, and benchmarks for success, describing the what, why, and how of developing academic portfolios. The book includes an extensively tested step-by-step approach to creating portfolios and lists 21 possible portfolio items covering teaching, research/scholarship, and service from which faculty can choose the ones most relevant to them. Peter Seldin, J. Elizabeth Miller.

Note: The kindle version missing sample portfolio table of contents.

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DIGM – Lynda.com Training

DIGM – Lynda.com Training

If you like to learn by watching video tutorials and walking through sample files, then you are going to love lynda.com. The Digital Media program has renewed a deal with lynda.com so that any and all digital media students can access any and all lynda.com online tutorials. Just go to http://iplogin.movielibrary.lynda.com from one of the following systems and you are in!

URBN Center: Room 202: System: 71-202-01
URBN Center: Room 243: System: 71-243-01

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DIGM Senior Show 2012

This years Senior Show is rolling in strong.

WHERE:
Drexel University
Bossone Research Center
3140 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

WHEN:
June 10th – Sunday
1:00pm – Expo in the Bossone Lobby
3:00pm – Presentations in the Mitchell Auditorium

PROJECTS:


DIGM Vault is an online resource for digital media students. It allows students to assist their peers by providing a place to share tutorials and videos, and give feedback on the work of other students. Those seeking help can ask questions and share or show off their own work. http://digmvault.com Team Roflcopter: Jake Lazaroff, Michelle Brennan, Mary Beth Maier, Ian Woskey.


Pyrolysis is a exploration of visual effect techniques. Utilizing traditional and digital methods we have created a hybrid short showcasing application of processes developed. The short tech piece depicts a transformation sequence where the live actor is integrated with computer generated imagery. Behind the scenes breakdowns explain the process behind generating digital parts of our actor, and the integration back into live footage. http://pyrolysis.jvspad.com/ Team Earls of Grey: Nate Lapinski, Paul Stokes, James Spadafora


Monsters and Maidens is an animation about the evolution of video games as experienced by a character in a game. Join our knight on his quest to save his princess as his world evolves and upgrades around him. He begins in two-dimensional 8-bit form, evolving through various stages of 2D and 3D gameplay. The technical specifications of each era of gameplay are the basis for the changes that our character experiences, and therefore, evolution of video games is the driving force of the story. http://angrypxl.com Team Angry Pixels: Mike Cossentino, Melissa Cell, Geena Sundaram, Sonia Havens, Glenn Bender.


Heart of the Island is a first-person adventure game developed in Unity3D for iOS. With a focus on the importance of narrative and atmosphere, HotI combines elements of both traditional “point and click” games and modern mobile applications. The player must traverse through three unique areas of a deserted island, solve puzzles along the way, and unravel the mystery that lies at the heart of the island. http://heartoftheislandproject.com Team Identity Crisis: Kevin Gross, David Myers, Logan Moloshok, Molly Weiner, James Graves.


Spirit of the Virginia: Prologue
is a narrative-focused tablet experience for young adults. Marshall is a young workhand for Steammech Incorporated. Readers join Marshall on the maiden voyage of Steammech’s new flagship train: The Virginia. “Spirit” is set in an original universe with fantastical elements, crafted in high-quality 3D coupled with text-based narration to fully immerse readers. http://wearebeyondink.com Team Beyond Ink: Jake Nichols, Bob Speck, Girish Balakrishnan, Will Murdoch, Kevin Howarth.

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