Creative Campus Collaboration Summary EMPOWERING DIGITAL CREATIVITY FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY ACROSS CAMPUS and preparing GRADUATES FOR THE NEW EXPERIENCE AGE
Creativity at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute
Troy D'Ambrosio, Executive Director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah
" Our mission is to provide transformative student experiences through innovation and entrepreneurship."
- 25,000 Students all have individual subscriptions to Adobe Creative Cloud.
- Students Live, Create and Launch ideas.
The Lassonde Studios will merge 400 unique residences with a 20,000-square-foot “garage” for students to attend events, build prototypes, compete, launch their futures — or just hang out. The facility will be the hub for innovators, makers and entrepreneurs.
Empowering Faculty with Digital Literacy skills
Dr. Jan Holmevik, Associate Professor of English and Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Next Generation Computing and Creativity
" Today's students are digital natives, but that does not mean they are also Digitally Literate, Digitally Fluent and Electrate. In order to make a real difference in the digital world, these skills are critical. "
Knowing, doing, and making : digital creativity as a pedagogical choice
April Obrien, Ph.D student. Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design Program
"A digitally-rich composition classroom provides an atmosphere for students to grapple with diverse ideologies, learn to invent through creative heuretics, and create meaningful artifacts that displays their expanded understanding."
Digital Literacy as a part of every students' education
Courtney Miller, Director Annenberg Digital Lounge
" Lessons learned - Number 1 - start by knowing who your students are."
The Digital Essay for all undergrads
Dr. Kyle Dickson, Ph.D. Professor Director of the AT&T Learning Studio, Abilene Christian University
" It begins with Story Telling"
Links below represent student evidence
21st Century Visual Communications on campus
Connie Allison, Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies, Office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
" Our initial conclusion from the data is that the visual nature of the Adobe suite helps students acquire knowledge about, analyze, and discuss meaningfully texts that are largely visual in nature. " - Dr. Emily Heady, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Dean of the College of General Studies
The Student Experience with Creative Cloud
Vincent Fu - Biology HBS and Calvin Chhour - Computer Science BS
- Expanding beyond the usual design and art student- Creativity can be learned in any discipline - Calvin is a Computer Science Major and Vincent is a Biology Major
Both Vincent and Calvin have been accepted into the Lassonde Studios and will be moving in there in the summer of 2016
Preparing students for the Experience Age
Stephen W. Marshall Ph.D., Chair, Department of Mass Communication, East Tennessee State University