In attempting to finish up the video project that I started two years ago, I’ve been thinking a lot about the connection between materiality and learning. How is it that using tools, ie tactile, physical, tangible things, helps us learn? Maybe the idea of “using” tools is too limiting, so how about understanding the . . . → Read More: Barbuda video project and materiality in education
As mentioned earlier, one aim of the project in Barbuda was to allow the field school students to record personal video footage of their experiences. My hope was that these videos would provide a different frame of reference for the public and at the same time give the students a tool with which to . . . → Read More: Student’s video insights from Seaview
I apologize for the long delay in updates from Barbuda. Island life can be less than ideal when it comes to certain amenities, like Internet access, and effective bug repellent, and good coffee, but I digress. I am now back in NYC and working on the post-excavation analysis and video editing from Seaview.
After . . . → Read More: Long overdue Barbuda update
Seaview site prior to clearing of vegetation
Since my last stint in the field, in Iceland last summer, I have swapped the midnight sun for starlit nights and midges for mosquitos. And after much planning, gear purchasing, travelling, organizing, equipment sorting, car renting, food buying, and then accounting for everything we forgot, the . . . → Read More: The field school is underway