1. kirklunsford

    Another Blog Post About CARP. This Time It’s Personal!


    CARP, not referring to a fish, but rather it’s an acronym for Contrast, Alignment, Repetition, Proximity. Sometimes referred as CRAP! Or so I have found by doing a brief search for CARP on Google. There are already so many great resources out there describing CARP, however I first learned …

  2. kirklunsford

    Pecha Kucha, Resources for Getting Started

    The new assignment in INTE 6710 “Creative Designs,” is Pecha Kucha. I never heard of it until I took this course. It’s essentially 20 slides and 20 seconds of speaking per slide. No fancy animations, moving text, or retro transitions. I haven’t quite figured out how I’m going to pull…
  3. kirklunsford

    Graphic Design is WAY More Complex Than Just CARP

    This week in INTE 6710 “Creative Designs,” our class dove into understanding CARP, or contrast, alignment, repetition, and proximity. There are many other deeply embedded meanings in simple graphics that evoke responses in the viewer, even if subconscious or subliminal. There’s color, gestalt, symmetry, asymmetry, texture, scale, etc. All these…
  4. kirklunsford

    Keep Calm and “Sticky” Like a Boss


    After the “SUCCES” exercise this week, inspired by The “SUCCES” checklist, by Chip & Dan Heath, or “Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotional, and Story,  I was able to narrow down the catch phrase for the infographic to be “Keep calm and save on (the right way!),” or “Save like a boss avoid …

  5. kirklunsford

    Learning Reflections of Games and Learning Part 3

    For the final learning reflection in Games & Learning course INTE 5320 with Associate Professor Remi Holden I have selected a few things to highlight based on key participation this semester. Works featured include blog posts, annotations via hypothes.is, and affinity space participation and presentation. http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/media/#wallpaper I chose to highlight…
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    Who Are Some Key Members of Unity Community?

    The Structure of Unity Community

    Unity community is an expansive affinity space for members interested in all things Unity. There are approximately 32 threads ranging in topics from “Getting Started” to “Commercial: Job Offering.” The affinity space is so large, I have only focused on a few topics like “Game …

  7. kirklunsford

    Teachers Need To Level Up Too


    When considering a digital game based learning curriculum, there are potentially many barriers. Curriculum requirements, game content, accessibility, and community support to name a few. But what about the teachers themselves? What kinds of teachers are using games in their classroom? Could the teachers be a barrier to the digital …

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