Thinking Media: Low-tech Entryways to Media Production

Friday, August 6, 2021:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


This session will serve as an introduction to and discussion of digital media and its thought processes, timelines, and different ways of working.

Through methods such as; illustration to augment writing or posters, looping animations as a base for audio narratives, field recording or oral history as a form of storytelling, students can begin to think about how to tell stories or convey research findings through time-based and visual media.

This workshop will be a presentation with examples followed by discussion and ideation about potential coursework.

This session will take place as a Zoom meeting. Participants will receive the link to join the meeting via their confirmation email.



Session Outcomes

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to conceptualize an approach for their students to begin working with media as a form for expressing what they have learned/researched in their course.

Target Audience


Workshop Length

1 hour

  • Infographic and affective illustration to augment writing
  • Looping animations/gifs strung together with audio to create digital narratives
  • Short oral histories/interviews and field recordings to create audio stories
  • Media as an augmentation of traditional papers/research



Kyle P. Hartzell

Instructional Designer - Innovative Media


Registration open through 8/6/2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Zoom Session (online)


Zoom connection link will be included in the email confirmation.

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