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Entries Tagged as 'Education'

Changing Education Paradigms

December 1st, 2010 · Comments Off

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Tags: Culture · Education · Film & Video · Ideas · Inspiration · You Tube

It’s a Book, by Lane Smith

November 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

This is a wonderful new children’s book by Lane Smith (but really, it seems like it’s directed more at parents). We picked up a copy over the weekend. From a design point of view, I think the above video – while a great tool for helping get the word out -  impacts the first impression […]

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Tags: Books · Culture · Education · Film & Video · Technology · You Tube

The Secret Powers of Time

June 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. Found via Caterina.net

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Tags: Culture · Design · Education · Ideas · Social · Uncategorized · You Tube

Typography for Lawyers

May 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I stumbled across this site while doing some typography research. At first I kinda chuckled (have you ever seen a lawyer’s handwriting?) but upon closer inspection, I found it to be a very clear, well-written piece of information. Very useful not only for lawyers, but for any professional not already familiar with typography and communication […]

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Tags: Business · Design · Education · Graphic Design · Typography · Uncategorized

ECIAD becomes ECUAD

May 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off

My alma-mater (2000) just became a University! The video above shows BC Premier Gordon Campbell making the official announcement. What does this mean? From the site: This is one of the most significant changes in the 83-year history of Emily Carr. We will over the next year be planning and implementing the transition to a […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Canada · Culture · Design · Education · News

Promoting Media Awareness: Where are the Professional Designers and Ad Hacks -er, Agency Folks?

June 9th, 2005 · Comments Off

Shauna and I have discussed this on several occasions (she’s an early years educator) and wondered aloud why it doesn’t *seem* to be addressed on a large enough scale in both classrooms and in our professional practice. (I may be wrong about that – any parents/educators out there hearing about media awareness being discussed in […]

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