Prior to my experience in the US I had a very stereotypical understanding of Sexual Assault in US colleges. I had seen all of the videos about it, most notably the it’s on us campaign (http://itsonus.org/), as well as the documentary ‘the hunting ground’ (which can be found on netflix and I highly suggest that … More Sexual Assault on US College Campuses
So this is just a brief info about what my posts will be like for the next year. I have had the privilege to go to San Diego State University for my International Studies program. I’m here majoring in Spanish and minoring in Chicano and Chicana studies. It’s an amazing experience and I’m so excited … More I’m on exchange!
In the words of Bugs Bunny, That’s all Folks! Yep, that’s right, the semester has come to an end, and with that, my Weekly Wrap Up blogs will be too. I’ve learnt a lot this semester, with two very interesting subjects that have helped my figure out my passion for user experience. I’m very lucky … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 12: And We’re Done!
The past couple of week on this blog have been rather quiet, and while some of that is due to lack of classes, and other parts of it is due to other ‘unforeseen circumstances’, it is also because I’ve had a lot of university work, and work itself to do, and I prioritised that over … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 11: The Catch Up
This week was a rather slow week in regards to content, particularly because we’re focusing a lot on our assignments, but I will talk a bit more about that later below. There isn’t any information here about Managing Digital Information because this week due to other commitments I was unable to attend class. This week … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 6: When MDI is away, the Web Designers play.
This week was rather different to the others that I have had. While MDI was rather similar, in Designing for the Web we had an assignment due, and on top of that we didn’t have a live lecture this week. Designing for the Web Because we had an assignment due this week, a lot of … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 5: The quiet before the storm
This week was rather different to the others that I have had. While MDI was rather similar, in Designing for the Web we had an assignment due, and on top of that we didn’t have a live lecture this week. Because we had an assignment due this week, a lot of our tutorial was focused … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 4: Assignments and Framework
Week 4 was the week that my subjects finally overlapped. If you’ve been reading these weekly wrap ups, you should know by now that in Designing for the Web we’ve been talking about the usability of websites, and for Managing Digital Information we discuss databases and categorisation. However this week the topics switched. In Designing … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 4: It’s all connected
Exciting news everyone! I’ve been talking to some companies online in regards to publishing some of the content that I write. And I’m excited to announce that I will now be contributing to OuttaGum, the online Pop Culture news site. I will be mainly focusing on comic books, which (as you know) I want a … More I’m Published!
This week predominately focused on definitions, with Web design actually defining information architecture and how it relates to design (and UXD!), and MDI defining the indexing process. In Web Desgin we talked predominantly about Information Architecture. Specifically what an Information architect does. While we were given quite a few different definitions (as it is such … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 3: Defintions