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Late Spring Break homework.

(I did most of this already, I just didn’t know we had to post it on here sorry) 1. Watch or read something related to your project. I watched one of Daniel Pink’s lectures on motivation in the business world. It talked about how the carrot stick approach to motivating people does not work anymore. … Continue reading

Spring Break Assignment (Late, I Know =/)

1. Watch or read something that’s related to your project idea. That might involve Netflix or a magazine or asking Google or something more creative. I am currently reading a book ‘Here Comes Everybody’ to better understand the attachment some people have made to their social network accounts . This video really puts in perspective … Continue reading

Progress update, round II.

Now that you’ve been considering your research question + project for the past four weeks, it’s time to move your work outside of the classroom. Please complete the survey found here to give us an update on your work; your responses will be seen by your “Critical Thinking in ..” teacher, as well as by … Continue reading

Project Question Answers

1. What is video game culture really about? 2. I am going to write an ethnographical essay on gamer culture. In order to do this I am going to attend as many video gaming expos and tournaments (as well as small scale “hang-outs”) as I can and document my experience through photography and writing. 3. … Continue reading

Questions 1-5

Culture is what a society is based on and what gives them social norms. Culture differs from every part of the world. How does a society’s culture influence an architectural structure? The best way this answer is going to be answered is through writing. Through this writing I will explain the influence that culture holds … Continue reading

8 1/2 x 11

1. How does the music industry control artists and their consumers? 2.  I am going to create a visual album. The album will consist of spoken word that I have written about my issue. I’ve looked at and studied the history of spoken word. 3. I care about this problem because I feel like music … Continue reading

Katherine’s Eight and a Half by Eleven

Cognitive psychology is defined as the study of the mind; it explains and gives reasoning to our actions. But how can I have an effective medium explaining why different areas of psychology are interrelated and/or relevant to everyday life. This is why a picture book would be the most effective medium because it contains the … Continue reading

Research

Research Requirements: Over the next week you will need to complete research on your chosen topic. First you will need to compile a list of 10-12 resources (article, books, films, etc.) that will broaden your understanding of the topic. For each source chosen you must complete one research notebook page. The guidelines for the research notebook … Continue reading

Spring Break Assignment (kareem soliman)

Program: AutoCAD or another design program (possibly Google Sketchup) Example Project: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukpdgxjjep0 Websites that relate to topic: http://usa.autodesk.com/autocad/ http://www.we-r-here.com/cad/tutorials/index.htm Someone in same field: Khaled Ahmed – Cousin in Texas who is studying mechanical engineering and has experience using AutoCAD Ahmed Allam – Uncle in Texas who is majoring in mechanical engineering.

Spring Break Activities

1. Watch or read something that’s related to your project idea. That might involve Netflix or a magazine or asking Google or something more creative. Netflix; Boys Don’t Cry, The Virgin Suicides, Triple Dog Click on a category on the right that’s related to your own interests (like “film’) and comment on at least three … Continue reading