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
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
Arts & Culture Chicago Theatre First Avenue Minneapolis Murals Fashion in LaCrosse, WI Riot Grrls of the Midwest Vial – Band from MSP Leslie Barlow, Painter Education One room school houses in Wisconsin Psychology majors at Stout Farming, Land, & Agriculture Family farms Peshtigo Fire Minnesota State Fair Protecting the Boundary Waters The Porcupine Mountains… Read More Midwestern Curation Topics
Check out Dietz’s “How Can Curation Tell Your Story” from Curatii. Dietz asks a series of questions that might help you think through how you’d find your voice and focus in a curation project: So, what are you an authority on? That is to say, what do you know more about than the average person?… Read More Can Curation Tell YOUR Story
Today, we’re reading Robin Good’s Medium article, “The Key Benefits of Content Curation.” As you read it consider the following questions and answer them in this discussion forum: Why does curating take time? How does the quotation from How Experts Think share your understanding of what curation is? Look through the 23 benefits – which three do you think… Read More Benefits of Curation
Today, we’re looking at two very different visual projects about birth control: “Risky Contraceptive Methods Some Women Are Forced to Use” The Guardian “Repackaging the Pill” 99% Invisible As you look through both of them, consider the following questions: The topic of both of these pieces is contraception; describe how each piece tells a completely… Read More Contraception Visuals
There is so much to look at in the LGBTQ History Project of Wisconsin. In your small groups, explore the website and select one element to share with the class. As you explore this element, consider the following questions: What is the cultural significance of the element your group selected? What is it important to… Read More LGBTQ+ History Wisconsin
Today, we’re looking at some examples of the “What Were You Wearing?” exhibit (below). As you look through the exhibits, considering the following questions: What is the point (or argument) of these exhibits? Why is a visual medium (examples of the clothes) effective? What does seeing the outfits do that listening to or reading a… Read More What Were You Wearing?