andrewh talks about Form and Content

andrewh talks about Form and Content — A slide deck

Form & Content

A presentation by:
Chantal Gibson (Senior Lecturer, SIAT)
& Andrew Hawryshkewich (Lecturer, SIAT)

What we'll be covering

Today's talk will...

  1. Contextualize our research problem.
  2. Present our process and artifacts.
  3. Demonstrate one of our 'bridging' activities.
  4. Describe challenges encountered.

A Challenge

How do we better prepare students and get them ready for 2nd and 3rd year connections?

What is SIAT?

Logo for the School of Interactive Arts and Technology

Our 'tool'

The learning portfolio

First page of the portfolio project brief

Audience

Critical Thinking Primer

IAT103W Sketching Exercise (Fall 2015)

A Sketch Is...

Suggesting and exploring. Not confirming our ideas.

A Sketch Is...

Aim for:

  • Quick
  • Plentiful
  • Appropriately detailed
  • Disposable

Sketching time!

You will now have four minutes to sketch the ideas and characteristics you may want to convey to the audience of your portfolio.

Challenges

Shared & consistent materials

Interdisciplinarity

Shared language

Style: The use of grammar, proofreading and editing strategies to create a seamless document that promotes understanding with your audience.

 

Shared language

Style: The use of grammar, proofreading and editing strategies to create a seamless document that promotes understanding with your audience.

"Style because there are way too many fonts to choose from and the only way to determine whether it works or not is through other peoples feedback."
"I think style because I had issues with selecting the proper fonts and colors."
Students of IAT102/103W

Shared language

Style: The use of grammar, proofreading and editing strategies to create a seamless document that promotes understanding with your audience.

Professionalism: This is the seamless experience you create for your Audience. This component addresses the specific use of terminology, grammar and sentence structure, proofreading and editing strategies to create a seamless document that promotes understanding with your audience.

Shared language

Professionalism: This is the seamless experience you create for your Audience. This component addresses the specific use of terminology, grammar and sentence structure, proofreading and editing strategies to create a seamless document that promotes understanding with your audience.

"When Chantal talked the steps for creating process analysis, I noticed one part of Professionalism is citation. It helps me."
"Chantal's talk helped us see the true perspective of a professional examining another’s portfolio and/or work."
Students of IAT102/IAT103W (Fall 2015)

Audience

"The explanation of audience in the instructions was very clear, and the venn diagram comparing the different types of audiences was especially effective for me because I am a visual learner."
Student of IAT102/IAT103W (Fall 2015)

Sustainability

Results

Open up digital +/- print portfolios

Thanks for attending

Any questions?

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