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2018 New Media Projects

Project: Eko Studio Interactive Stories
In groups of two, the participants created their first interactive stories on the free platform called Eko Studio.

Cooling Off - Sean and Valentina
Lost - Kaleb and Kaylin
Graffiti Spotting - Matthew and Levi
All Things in Murderation - Diamond and Erika

Project: The Story of an App
Is it hard to create an app? Using the MIT App Inventor, one can build a demo phone or web application by simply dragging and dropping. How about creating a story with the application? In teams of two, the participants were tasked to turn their applications into stories by choosing themes and age groups that the stories would be targeted towards.

If you have an Android device you can check out these projects by first downloading them on your phone from the links below, then follow these instructions here, on how to install them.

Little Sprouts - Download
Super Cool Project - Download
The Actual Project - Download

Project: Interactive Poster
Communication is key for poster design, and the summer youth coded their own posters using Processing 3. They added text, shapes, images as well as open processing to produce flowing posters that could be seen as music or promotional artwork. With some coding knowledge, the next project involves a few new languages with some similar concepts.

Project: Beginner Website
The participants created their very first websites using HTML, CSS and some JavaScript. The websites have themes that represent themselves, and are abstract to the topics they wanted to work on.

Cute - Sean and Nate
Fashion - Erica, Val and Kaylin

Project: Glitch VR Websites
Project: Glitch VR - Participants create VR websites for computer and phone. 
Using Glitch and A-Frame coding, participants learned how to create VR websites that you can use on your computer and phone. Glitch generates random domain names, so the themes for the projects were based on those. The next part was to become familiar with the 3D space, and how to change the positions, rotations and animations of objects. The participants now have a spatial awareness of the 3D digital world, leading into the next project.

Erica, Nate and Diamond
Divine and Valentina
Kaylin and Sean


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