Neuropsych PowerPoint

Information Design: a PowerPoint presentation in clinical neuropsychology. The doctor who gave the presentation was a certified genius, and I am proud to have played a role in disseminating her research. Cole Nussbaumer at Storytelling With Data wrote an interesting post last week about choosing between light and dark backgrounds for data visualizations. As Cole mentions, dark backgrounds, combined with bold, … Read More

Intro to Arboriculture

I spearheaded the HTML5 update to ISA’s award-winning award-winning, interactive training series (“Intro to Arboriculture”), which was previously only available through CD-ROMs or in Flash format. Before I came to the project, the ISA had been struggling to update their legacy content. They had tasked a handful of instructional designers who failed to clean the Flash code. With proper planning … Read More

Custom 404 Pages

Website visitors land on a 404 error page when they try to visit a page that does not exist. This can be because the page has been moved or removed, the server or internet connection is down, users have clicked a broken link, or users typed the wrong URL. Typically 404 error pages result in one of the following messages: When it … Read More

Founding a Design Lab

I helped to kickstart the Rutgers Writing and Design Lab (RWDL), a forward-thinking multiliteracy center with a focus on digital composition. The RWDL offers face-to-face tutoring for a population of nearly 6,000 students, as well as workshops in document and instructional design.  As a senior consultant, I helped create student videos, craft effective presentations, podcasts, and web publications. We also … Read More

Kickstarting a Digital Studies Center

I helped to kickstart and grow the Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Center (DiSC), an interdisciplinary, collaborative research, development, and education center. DiSC helps facilitate, support, and promote projects made possible by the convergence of digital technologies within the humanities as well as the arts, natural, and social sciences. Since I was was there at the beginning of the DiSC, I partnered with … Read More

Premiere Pro – Video Experiments

Jan Holevik’s Rhetoric and Info Technology course was an intensive masterclass in Adobe Creative Cloud software. I read a ton of theory — and each week, instead of writing papers, I created video-reactions based on those readings. But saying I completed one video week per video is a bit misleading. I was teaching two undergrad courses at the time, taking … Read More