1. Brian Allen

    FDA says walnuts are illegal drugs

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    Heres the read on it “Your walnut products are drugs” — and “new drugs” at that — and, therefore, “they may not legally be marketed … in the United States without an approved new drug application.” The agency even threatened Diamond with “seizure” if it failed to comply.   I …

  2. Brian Allen

    K-State Salina Library PSA – Planning #1

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    During the course of this semester, The Digital Media Project class is doing a  few video projects. Our current project is a PSA, which is limited to 30 seconds. My chosen topic is Library Services. I thought it would be something I should do because I work for the K-State …

  3. Brian Allen

    Five good reasons why blogging is important

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    Attention customers, our store is closing in ten minutes. Have you ever gotten that intercom message during your weekday trip to the store while grabbing milk and bread? Some people still don’t have 24/7 service, and it’s a typical thing in smaller towns – 7pm or 10pm – its quiting …

  4. Brian Allen

    Working Digital Lit Review

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    Compile a comprehensive list (25+) of references for your topic on working digitally. These can be specifically related to your topic, or about working in the digital age in general. Post a brief discussion (paragraph or two) about the project along with your list.

    An example of a similar lit …

  5. Brian Allen

    Video Shot Types

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    Using classic and/or contemporary TV and film, provide and label examples (still photos ok) of the following shot types: Establishing, Wide Shot, Medium Shot, Medium Close Up, Close Up, Extreme Close Up, Over the Shoulder, Reaction/Reverse Shot, and Dutch Angle. Also show and label one example each of a dolly, …

  6. Brian Allen

    Comments 4 Kids assignment

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    Assignment:

    Visit the Student Blogging Challenge website. Click on the Participants menu to find a list of kid bloggers who are participating in the challenge. There are blogger children from many different countries all around the world. Find 3-5 young bloggers, visit their blogs, and offer them your encouragement. For …

  7. Brian Allen

    Comments 4 Kids assignment

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    Assignment:

    Visit the Student Blogging Challenge website. Click on the Participants menu to find a list of kid bloggers who are participating in the challenge. There are blogger children from many different countries all around the world. Find 3-5 young bloggers, visit their blogs, and offer them your encouragement. For …

  8. Brian Allen

    Your Own Country Designs

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    We were asked to create our own Country including A flag, Stamp, Stationary, and a Currency

    Country: The United Districts of Human Social Order, HSO for short
    Government Style: A New form of Democracy (True Democracy)
    Governmental Leader: Me and my Pals

    Here are my designs in PDF or look …

  9. Brian Allen

    Visual Literacy Draft Proposal 1

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    Brian Butters
    ENGL 100
    Visual Literacy Draft 2
    03/14/2012

     

    The Misconception: Convicts will always be Convicts

                    Many people see only what they want to see, and sometimes, the perceptions people have for ex-convicts can be blurred because of the media and cultural differences. For example, a person living in …

  10. Brian Allen

    This American Life: 460: Retraction Recap

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    Assignment:

    This week’s This American Life is unlike any other they have ever produced. It is a retraction of the earlier story Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory. Listen to it, reflect on it, and write about it. Are you angry about this new information are learning? If so, why…
  11. Brian Allen

    Radiolab notes “parasites”

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    Assignment:

    Listen to the RadioLab Podcast Parasites

    Answer the following questions on your blog/website. Submit the URL to this assignment.

    First part

    Very cool creepy sounds to build intensification — It reminds me of old scary movie music, but it add a digital flare to it by gating (speeding/slowing in …

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