As you’re thinking through how to present your curation project, you may find the following tips, trainings, and ideas helpful. If you find a helpful tutorial, feel free to add it here too. Software/Freeware besides PowerPoint InDesign – you have free access through Stout Canva – Check out their presentation templates Adobe Create Cloud Express… Read More Presentation Design & Support Ideas
Templates for Social Media Posts Canva Check out their templates for everything from Instagram to Twitter Adobe Create Cloud Express – More cool templates for creating graphics and presenting Tips for Social Media Check out this piece about Creating Engaging Social Media posts This piece from Team Lewis offers a more succinct list of tips.
Today, we’re looking at “Social Services and the Marquette Women’s Center” from the Upper Peninsula Studies center at Northern Michigan University. In small groups, select one of the people interviewed for the project. Skim the interview transcript and answer the following questions: Why is your interview subject import? You’re provided with a written transcript. What do you… Read More Marquette Women’s Center
After reading both “Feminist Standpoint Theory” in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy and Wikipedia’s statement on “Neutral Point of View (NPOV)” consider the following questions: Is it possible to keep your standpoint AND remain neutral? Can you “begin with the lives of the marginalized” and be neutral? Why or why not? Is neutrality problematic for WGS?… Read More Is a Neutral Standpoint Possible?
The final aspect of the curation research project will be to create social promotions for your project. Today, we’re looing at Carly Hill’s “How to Use Instagram to Engage Audiences” in Museum Hack. Select one of the museum accounts Hill lists. Who do you think the target audience of this account is? What do you… Read More Museum Instagram
Today, we’re reading Steve Marsh’s MSP Magazine article, “How Bon Iver and Other Wisconsin Bands Invaded Local Music.” As you read, prepare yourself to answer the following questions: What do you think of Marsh’s characterization of Eau Claire and Western Wisconsin? What does Marsh’s history of Eau Claire? Particularly, what do you think of his… Read More I-94 Local Music
Today, we’re reading Austin Smith’s “Lords of Lambeau” from Harpers Magazine. How does Smith set the scene for his pilgrimage to Lambeau? Why does Smith provide a brief history of the Packers’ first season? Smith shares details of his own experiences playing football. Why? What does this tell us about his trip to Lambeau? What… Read More Lords of Lambeau
Today, we’re reading something a little different in David Treuer’s “Off the Land” from Harpers Magazine. Instead of our normal rhetorical analysis, take the story in. Consider the following questions as you read, and be prepared to share some of your responses in class: Which detail in the story felt most Minnesota, northwoods to you? … Read More Off the Land
In “To Be Both Midwestern and Hmong” from The Atlantic, Doualy Xaykaothao argues that Hmong people still struggle for acceptance in Wisconsin. With that in mind, answer the following questions: What happens in the opening paragraphs of the article? Why do you think Xaykaothao opens with this scene? How does it impact your reading of… Read More Midwestern and Hmong
Today, we’re going to try and employ the Creative Commons “Best Practices for Attribution.” Go online and find an image – you might find Google Images, Pinterest, or Instagram helpful. Consider looking for an image or artifact that might be useful to your research project. Next, create an attribution based on the directions from CC.… Read More Attribution Best Practices