All posts filed under “Research

Kinetic Vis Comm: Where My Research is Leading Me

I have lived, played, or worked in Visual Communication in some way for nearly 30 years, since the days I discovered I had to draw in order to stay sane. I have been through the waves of self-development and technological change and now that I […]

Why Printmaking is Important (And Always Will Be)

I have been getting a lot of questions about bringing the arts back into classrooms of all sorts, so I have begun a series of articles I hope to compile into an eBook for instructors. As an ardent S.T.E.A.M. proponent, an artist, and an interaction designer, […]

Living Lab Symposium

I presented my work to my fellows at City Tech during the event From Microbes to Stars: A Living Lab General Education Symposium. My presentation centered on the ways that high-impact teaching practices had influenced my instructional style, specifically in terms of collaborative research projects. Symposium Agenda […]

The Game of Love Lives On!

It’s been a couple of years since I created this piece and lo and behold, it has more legs than I ever expected! My Game of Love was used as a part of a Valentine’s Day lesson in a school district in Vietnam. I am now […]

Portfolio: Research

My research is all about finding ways for myself and others to create strong, socially constructive work using whatever tools at hand. As my students are mostly young digital natives, there are specific issues I must untangle and conquer in the classroom. In order to get them […]

Altruism as Your Medium

As I develop my practice as a design educator, I find there are some core ideas that I find I must get across to my students: Work with the tools you were born with before the ones you buy Play without fear every single time […]

EAT Lab:
Experiential Art & Technology Lab

I and Dr. Xiaohai (Richard) Li are starting a collaboration at the New York City College of Technology and have dubbed this effort EAT Lab: we are hoping to blend our separate disciplines into a cohesive whole, wherein we will create projects that incorporate emerging technologies […]

From the Haptic to the Virtual

I have been chosen to run a workshop pertaining to my research at the 9th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices and the Design Principles and Practices in Chicago in March of 2015. From the Haptic to the Virtual: Teaching Metacognition to Designers This workshop […]

Research Statement

I push every facet of my practice towards helping myself and  others to become self-actualized and cogent cultural producers. I create, design, and teach in order to make the world a better place. My focus is the cultivation of emotional and intellectual metacognition. If I […]