Friday, September 30, 2011
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Reading Response: He Might Be Giant, Guerrilla Street Postering: Civil Disobedience in Los Angeles, Adbuster: Veronique Vienne Interviews Kalle Lasn
Friday, September 16, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
Response to Readings: Towards Critical Autonomy, The Designeras Catalyst, Beyond Literal Materiality, Now That We Can Do Anything, What Will We Do?
It talks about type style and and only those who are trained to see changes in the type style or formatting. Most style choices are made to please the eye, make a text legible and presentable or produce an "aesthetic" design. There are graphic instances that have graphical codes that affect our reading and we make connections of a time or era. Interestingly, the article talks about how in early twentieth century journals were style to appeal different audience. Unbroken columns of text were aimed for a masculine sensibility while the broken up of chunks and graphics aimed at a female reader. The desktop user has the possibilities in treating various type settings and therefore many graphical components assume their own "entity", is what the author calls "literal materiality" that a graphical entity is simply "there" and thus available to a rich, descriptive discussion of its self-evident characteristics. Characters depending on it's use (position, juxtaposition and context) it has a different effect. For example hand-lead text the shifting it up and down, weight can all be factors of placement, juxtaposition, leading and surrounding space.
1. Relationships with peers ( make friends outside of their ESL class)
2. Better understanding of the new country
3. Help applying for colleges and/ or scholarships
4. Eliminate Stereotypes (want to be understood)
5. Learn subjects & English at an equal level like mainstream students
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Monday, September 5, 2011
Thursday, September 1, 2011
One Stop Career Centers in Missouri are managed by the Division of Workforce Development of the Department of Economic Development. In conjunction with employment and training organizations, the centers strive to meet the specific needs in each local community. They are equipped with computers, fax machines and telephones. Individual services include skills assessment, career exploration, job placement, job training, family support services and mental health services. Those eligible include basic skills deficient individuals, dislocated workers, people with criminal records, low-income individuals, eligible youth and those seeking non-traditional employment. MissouriCareerSource is the ....development! is the online service that focuses on providing services related to employment, training, job and workforce development.
Division of Workforce Development
Missouri Department of Economic Development
421 E. Dunklin St.
P.O. Box 1087
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Family & Parenting Support Group 816.932.2258