A presentation for the Social Impact Working Group at DePaul University.
The MA Program in Writing as a Provider of Nonprofit Digital Media Training A presentation for the Conference on Community Writing, in Boulder, CO, on October 17, 2015. 1. My Background Before PhD: professional writing and digital media teacher + tech trainer for nonprofit staff Post-PhD Grand Plan: combine my two jobs—writing teacher and tech … Continue reading Presenting at the Conference on Community Writing
Three Promising Ways That Nonprofits Can Distribute Digital Stories Online A presentation for the 6th International Digital Storytelling Conference, at UMass (alma mater!) and Smith College, on September 25, 2015. A. Distribution and Digital Stories The paradigmatic mode of digital storytelling distribution is the live showing, ideally with the storytellers present to contextualize their own stories. Online distribution of … Continue reading Presenting at the Voices of Change Conference
The Stories That Work Database: How Nonprofits and Cause Initiatives Use Personal Stories in their Work A presentation for the DePaul University Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Research Symposium, on June 8, 2015. A. My Summer Research Grant Project: Building the Stories That Work Database The database collects what I call "digital personal experience … Continue reading Presenting at the LAS Research Symposium
This is a presentation made on March 12, 2015, to students in DMA 527: Digital Media Arts Survey, a foundation course for students in DePaul's MA in Digital Communication and Media Arts, a program that has some similarities to my department's MA in New Media Studies. In this talk, I've been asked to: 1) provide … Continue reading On Being a Pracademic