Barbuda video project and materiality in education

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

Student’s video insights from Seaview

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

Barbuda field school and interactive technology and pedagogy video project

This January will mark the fourth consecutive season of the Barbuda archaeology field school, organized by Prof. Sophia Perdikaris from Brooklyn College.  A group of ten undergraduate students from across the CUNY system will participate in three weeks of excavation at the coastal site of Seaview, as well as attend lectures and conduct group . . . → Read More: Barbuda field school and interactive technology and pedagogy video project

Closing out Week 1

Veiðivötn 1477 tephra exposed in Area E

Most of our efforts for the past few days have been on Area E, around the house.  With seven people on site we’ve managed to take out a significant amount of soil very quickly, now getting down to the Veiðivötn 1477 tephra, and at the end . . . → Read More: Closing out Week 1