The 1964 Earthquake

http://www.thinglink.com/scene/649066951334690818 The link to our project. Bibliography     Cohen, Stan. 8.6: The Great Alaska Earthquake, March 27, 1964. Missoula, MT:             Pictorial Histories Pub., 1995. Print.   Damage in Anchorage, Alaska. Digital image. Official Top List. Web.     Damage in Kodiak, Alaska. Digital image.Http://vilda.alaska.edu/utils/ajaxhelper/?CISOROOT=cdmg11&CIS OPTR=7403&action=2&DMSCALE=80&DMWIDTH=512&DMHEIGHT=474&DMX=0&DMY=0&DMTEXT=&DMROTATE=0. Web.     “Earthquake Aftermath at Chenega.” YouTube. YouTube, 24 Oct.…

Project Plan : Connecting Alaska

Our Story: Our is story is non-fiction, and includes the 1964 earthquake in Homer, Alaska. We will be concentrating on the earthquake itself and how it affected the rest of Alaska, specifically the South Central cities of Alaska. We will also be talking about how different states in Alaska helped the areas affected in their time…

My Proposal

Walkie Charles triggered my interest in doing a digital story about the oppression of the natives and how it affects our community today. Walkie said that as a young boy speaking his native language of Yup’ik was shunned and looked down upon. Because of this he was forced to learn english and basically forget his…

Guest Questions

Danny (Calypso Farm)- What is the goal of the School Garden program? Jason Avery (Fairbanks Parks and Recreation)- Do you think that Fairbanks Parks and Recreation has met a majority of it’s goals? Is there anything that the program is still working on improving or providing? Walkie Charles (Alaska Native Language Center)- What is the…

Wikipedia : Electronic Literature

Capstone 1 Reader-Writer-Text Relationship   In traditional literature, the reader-writer-text relationship is comparable to a two way street. The reader can only absorb the words that the writer chooses to use, and the author only has words to describe himself. However in e-literature, the writer can incorporate numerous different ways that are in digital form…

Games Without Play Response

Golumbia’s writing was very interesting and most definitely thought provoking. I would like to focus on one of the sections called “Gaming as Work” and the idea that games are work,  and the pleasure we get out of it, is the pleasure of completion. Throughout his writing Golumbia presents a fair argument, and broadens the ideas…

Why YOU Should Read Pry

Have you ever thought of the future of books? Or even the future in general? Pry is an Interactive story that allows the reader to navigate their way through it’s chapters on their own terms. In this digital story you are able to see from three different perspectives with just a move of a finger. The story’s main character is…

Culture Shock

For this first writing assignment I chose to write about my life when I was living in Germany. I had lived there for about three years and I thought the different aspects of culture, language, and food was a great way to make the story interesting. Anyhow, what really drove me in this writing assignment…