My Poster of Hope!

Some time ago, I was touring alone through the National Portrait Gallery.  It was so exciting because the then iconic Hope Poster created by Shepard Fairey was on display. Pre-iPhone I asked for my photo to be taken with it from another museum patron.  I was so excited.  In fact, I searched high and low to find the orginial photo to post on this website, … Continue reading My Poster of Hope!

Copyright Infringement and Other Concerns!

Teachers and students, this is a warning…you are being watched!  Scary isn’t it?! However scary, this is a possible scenario when using copyrighted images, video and sound clips in your digital media creation.  Both in your educational practice and art production, we must be aware of copyright infringement. Let’s start from the top! What is copyright infringement? According to Webster’s Dictionary Online: Copyright is stated … Continue reading Copyright Infringement and Other Concerns!

Video Art Portfolio – A Teaching Tool

Video Art Portfolio A Teaching Tool Video Art Portfolio – A Teaching Tool (http://tinyurl.com/videoartportfolio) The video art portfolio is a great way for students to embrace their knowledge of technology and Apple products such as the iPad and iMovie. I created this teaching tool which instructs, via video, how to create a video art portfolio. Using three basic items, the iPad, iMovie, an application on … Continue reading Video Art Portfolio – A Teaching Tool

NPR’s – What Makes a Great Teacher!

Hello, Friends! So I read an excellent article from NPR that is called: What makes a great teacher. It is a great read and I recommend it to anyone looking to become a teacher or who is already a teacher. Here is my takeaways from the articles: 1.) Set an example of excellence for your students and peers with your dress and speech 2.) Arrive … Continue reading NPR’s – What Makes a Great Teacher!

Career Development Fellowships @ GWU

Hello! Do you attend George Washington University and also work at least 20 hours a week in the DC Metro area? If you answered YES and YES…then you are in luck!  There is a great fellowship available at GWU. It is called the Career Development Fellowship.  See the information provided below! Best Wishes and Good Luck! Amanda Jane http://www.gwu.edu/~fellows/fellowships/career_development.html OGSAF at GWU Purpose Career Development … Continue reading Career Development Fellowships @ GWU

19 and counting…

OK, So I have a list of 19 items that need to be completed and turned into my professors.  That spells out S-T-R-E-S-S to me!  Yikes!!!! I am really hoping that my concentration continues to improve.  It was obvious to me that graduate school would have it’s challenges.  That is what I signed-up for!  However, I had no idea how under stimulated I would be. … Continue reading 19 and counting…