I assume the most basic explanation or response to the question: why do people read? is that reading is a likable activity for the most part. It yields good results. But to question, Why do people read, wondering about reading and deeper learning by students from a critical perspective–this is a personal effort to improve… Read More Why do people read?
https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/thailand-community-tourism-intl/index.html This website helps us to find good ways to experience Thailand from a different perspective that raw tourism and mere commercial entertainment.
I am finding opportunities and work in a new field of teaching (new, for myself)—Transmedia Storytelling. I am supposed to teach this subject so it’s a good time to define what transmedia storytelling is, and how students can learn from it. I found this good article that helps as an introduction. I am looking forward… Read More Transmedia Storytelling
This website is a very good example for students of independent filmmaking as a well-done example of online marketing and promotion. http://www.theentertainersmovie.com/ I would like to know more about the ragtime style of piano-playing after seeing the various clips. I love what the left hand is doing with those amazing bass lines.
This is a very useful video by Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3) about the struggle and importance of the story’s beginning–creating the foundation for the rest of the story. I am very interested in the experience of writing and developing a story, asking myself, what does it feel like to write? Writing is purely mechanical… Read More The beginning of the story
I have become very interested in the techniques and potential results from proprioceptive writing. Here is a good website that describes a proprioceptive writing session: http://www.roomtowrite.info/proprioceptive-writing/
A useful writing that explains the absence of audio tape stock. CLICK HERE “Recording on tape enforces a musical process, McTear explains. Band members must play together, recording all at once, instead of editing and manipulating sounds so perfectly that they’re perfectly boring.” I love this approach to musicianship and recording arts. The reel story… Read More Tape is gone, but it lives on!