Bystander Standing In

Click the link to go to the latest interactive Green Dot story “Bystander Standing In” by Aimee Bushnell, Cynthia Jones, and Keisha David. >> Bystander Standing In   Included is a bibliography to help watchers find more information about Green Dot and abuse. The sources are hyperlinked to take you directly to the source Green Dot Alaska…

What’s Your Green Dot?

WHAT’S YOUR GREEN DOT?   Idea To create a fictional story to help Fairbanks reconsider the type of community and environment that they want to live and raise children in. To help create the first idea that violence is not tolerated at all. And to spark the idea that we as bystanders have the power…

How Many People Do You Actually Know At UAF?

Walking from class to class, I’ve realized that I see many of the same individuals everyday on campus. Although this is true, I know little to nothing about any of them. This got me thinking about doing my story proposal based off of individuals who attend and work at The University of Alaska Fairbanks. Getting students,…

Questions For Guest Speakers

Danny from Calypso Farm: What were some past experiences that were critical for the success of the school gardens?   Jason Avery from Fairbanks Parks and Recreation: Is there anything you would change or enhance about the park?   Walkie Charles from Alaska Native Language Center: What was the Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) Program all about…

Digital Storytelling

Digital storytelling is the use of technology to tell a story. In digital storytelling, it incorporates the form of telling a story with a number of multimedia like audio, video, and Web designing. Digital storytelling is not relatively new to many individuals. In fact, they have been used in community centers, schools, libraries, businesses, and more. A…

Contributing to Wikipedia

Navigation and Reader Experience Electronic Literature is a relatively new form of reading that introduces the reader to the concept of navigation. Navigation is a component that greatly affects the audience’s experience with electronic literature. Jessica Pressmen discusses the topic of navigation in her online article Navigating Electronic Literature. Pressman states, “Unlike print literature, electronic…

Is It Gaming or Working?

While reading Games Without Play by David Golumbia, you may feel intrigued to carry on with reading his work, or perhaps feel like the concepts are dragging on and that he should just get to the point. Whatever the case may be, you cannot deny the fact that Golumbia invokes all types of ideas into…

Pry: A Different Way Of Reading

If you are unfamiliar with digital literature, then the works of Pry, A Novella may either confuse or even intrigue you. What is Pry you may ask? Pry was created by Danny Cannizzaro and Samantha Gorman and it is an interactive multimedia story that allows the reader to, in a way, choose the path of…

Three Life Choices: Keisha

Three Life Choices: Deciding which route to take. The ability for me to choose how to live my life has never really been my decision. For as long as I can remember, my parents were the main source of the outcomes of my life today. My parents are the stereotypical strict asian parents and I…