Results for: Reaching across space and culture
Reaching across space and culture
General ItemA Day In The Life
A web-based interactive narrative that show the story in different characters' perspectives that relates to the semester theme, Time, Space, Together, Apart.
General ItemARCH | Architecture Creation Club, bridging design and the environment
ARCH is an after-school program focused on diversifying the creative technology professions by giving high school students access to develop hard skills in architecture, urban planning, and engineering through higher education student mentorship. The program will center design equity for a year-long project where students can earn credits and scholarships.
General ItemArt Reach Easy Art Video Series
Virginia Tech Perspective Gallery employs students to work with the director overseeing gallery operations and programming. During the pandemic we continued supporting their positions and kept the arts alive and available for student co-curricular activities through a series of student created “easy art” videos and Take & Make Pop Ups.
General ItemCome SEE the Place-Based FEW (Food-Energy-Water) Nexus Curriculum Designed for Rural Middle Schoolers
Aligned with the mission of SEE VT (Summer Enrichment Experience at Virginia Tech), the FEW (Food-Energy-Water) Nexus curriculum is supported by a critical pedagogy of place framework to increase educational opportunities in rural Appalachia. Responsive to the region, this curriculum focuses on sustainability in agriculture and engineering and aims to mitigate existing academic opportunity gaps for rural students.
General ItemDebating Higher Education's Networked Futures
The pandemic has put higher education’s claims of a networked future to the test. Will new technologies bridge physical distance, save money, and generate tailored experiences? Or, will they diminish the quality of education, commodify knowledge, and sap motivations to learn? Students in Innovation in Context hold a research-based debate to find out.
General ItemDemoscene Sequencing Looper
This is a tracker that uses Pure Data, a creative coding language, to connect multiple users to one server and remotely collaborate on the same piece of creative work.
General ItemDestination Areas: Building Transdisciplinary Research and Learning Communities
Transdisciplinary communities at Virginia Tech are working collaboratively to address complex problems that impact the human condition. Teams are working across disciplinary boundaries to address challenges in rural health, infectious disease, coastal mitigation, brain health and development, quantum information science and engineering, advanced manufacturing, and security.
Mashed.mp3 is an extension of the Apple iMessage application that allows users to view artistic visualizations that are generated from data representing the chat members' musical preferences and recent listening habits. As the visualization changes over time, group members can see how their individual choices affect the group's image.
General ItemMonument Public Address System
Monument Public Address System is a mobile augmented reality (AR) app that superimposes audio and visual narratives of justice, liberation, and inclusion onto existing Confederate monuments and sites where monuments have been removed.
General ItemMusic of the World
Music of the World is an interactive website that allows the user to listen to songs and learn about different countries by clicking on the country and hearing some of their most popular songs.
General ItemPlay to Make
Play to Make is a foundation course for the Creativity + Innovation Destination Area. The spring 2021 transdisciplinary cohort composed short films to challenge themselves technically with digital story telling, and conceptually by tackling a topic with global impact.
General ItemProject John Doe
An interactive narrative where you apply your social media skills to find a missing person with an unknown identity.
Realms is a retail-based social engagement app for local businesses and their customers within the community. We aim to optimize the engagement level during local shopping, dining, and entertaining.
TalkItOut is a mobile application that is built to help individuals navigate through difficult personal and professional conversations. Our application provides a solution through negotiation and aims to save time and energy of those involved.
In this project, you have an opportunity to travel to different cities in the world in one trip. You can choose one area you are interested in and we will make a specific trip plan for you. Try to solve the puzzles we give you and figure out where the next destination is.
General ItemVTDITC: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech
Digging in the Crates: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech, or #VTDITC, exists to foster a sense of community among artists, fans, and scholars. We hope to model that students’ and community members’ personal interests are worthy of academic study and further institutionalize Hip Hop Studies’ presence at VT.
General ItemVirtual Museums: Avatar-guided and Game-based Experiences for Learning and Engagement
Presence, engagement, and a real connection are difficult to establish through virtual exhibits. To explore these challenges, we partnered with the Liberation War Museum in Bangladesh and created a web-based 3D virtual museum where three galleries have three different presentation modalities - "self-guided," "avatar-guided," and "game-based." We explore their learnability, usability, and engagement.