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Randy D. Nichols
Works at Limestone College
Attended Clemson University
Lives in Spartanburg County, South Carolina
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Look at This (VR/360) Photograph!
Knowing: Each of our colleagues contributed an article from their research on Virtual Reality to this weekend's reading assignments.Students will read each of the articles , and post a brief blog entry on insights gained from each article . Brandon suggests...
Knowing: Each of our colleagues contributed an article from their research on Virtual Reality to this weekend's reading assignments.Students will read each of the articles, and post a brief blog entry on insights gained from ...
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Look at this Photograph (Is it Legal-use?)
Students in the Digital Literacies Class at Limestone have been working in various ways with images: rules of composition, lighting, digital publishing, intellectual property licenses, and more. They are finding "freegal" (free and legal-to-use) images, and...
Students in the Digital Literacies Class at Limestone have been working in various ways with images: rules of composition, lighting, digital publishing, intellectual property licenses, and more. They are finding "freegal" (fr...
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Photography: Knowing, Doing, Making
Keeping in mind the principles from our classroom workshop on Photography Composition Tips, grab your smartphone, tablet or digital camera and dig into photography: Knowing: Click through Getty's "12 Rules to Win with Digital Images." Click deep and glean m...
Keeping in mind the principles from our classroom workshop on Photography Composition Tips, grab your smartphone, tablet or digital camera and dig into photography: Knowing: Click through Getty's "12 Rules to Win with Digita...
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Brandon finds a great example of how the internet "democratizes publishing" across genres.
Kevin Kelly Article Review After reading this article i strongly agreed with the fact of how the mentioned the development of movies and tv shows and videos and how they have came a long way. He states " An emerging set of ...
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Shows How New Media Breaks the Old Media
Sure, "Video Killed the Radio Star ," but New Media also breaks Old Media. "When the Net absorbs a medium, it recreates it in its own image." -Kevin Kelly Consider the popular Netflix series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt . First - it is Emmy-nominated, even th...
Sure, "Video Killed the Radio Star," but New Media also breaks Old Media. "When the Net absorbs a medium, it recreates it in its own image." -Kevin Kelly Consider the popular Netflix series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. First -...
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Is Google Making Us Stupid? Really?
This week, our students tackle Nicholas Carr's seminal article " Is Google Making Us Stupid? "
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Look at this Photograph (Is it Legal-use?)
Students in the Digital Literacies Class at Limestone have been working in various ways with images: rules of composition, lighting, digital publishing, intellectual property licenses, and more. They are finding "freegal" (free and legal-to-use) images, and...
Students in the Digital Literacies Class at Limestone have been working in various ways with images: rules of composition, lighting, digit...
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More Fun with Photos!
Over the weekend, Digital Literacies students will have a little more fun with images! Knowing: Students will engage a few lessons, workshops and tips from these sites: National Geographic Photo Tips Morguefile Classroom LifeHacker Phone Camera Tips   Doing...
Over the weekend, Digital Literacies students will have a little more fun with images! Knowing: Students will engage a few lessons, workshops and tips from these sites: National Geographic Photo Tips Morguefile Classroom Lif...
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Untangling the Web: Digital Aggregation and Curation
One things that makes "New Media" new is that these media have not yet formed all their rules, grammars, best practices, etc. That is to say, that even though students explore these media without dear, they are, indeed, pioneers - blazing trails adn discove...
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Drinking from the Digital Firehose
"The scare resource is the human attention needed to make sense of the
enormous flow of information, to learn, as it were, how to drink out of
the firehose." -Richard Lanham I hope you're thirsty. Students in Limestone's Digital Literacies class are exper...
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Rick Rollin', Rollin' Stone, and Screen People
This week, our students will be tackling these assignments: Knowing - Reading Kevin Kelly's  "Becoming Screen Literate" Doing - Playing around with Bob Dylan's "Interactive Rolling Stone" (Get
a good desktop computer and a fast connection and wait for it t...
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Yep - all too familiar, isn't it?
New research reveals the incredible toll one rude person can have on the office.
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Chair, Department of Communication
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  • Limestone College
    Chair, Dept. of Communication, 2011 - present
  • Clemson University
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2011
  • Rutgers University
    Writing Center
  • Essex County College
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Christy's Christmas
    Imagineer
  • Assemblies of God
    Minister
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Spartanburg County, South Carolina
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Easley, SC - Belleville, NJ - Lakeland, FL - Sumter, SC - Cowpens, SC
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Randy D. Nichols: The "McGyver" of Communication
Introduction
Randy is a speaker, writer, and teacher of Communications and Composition at Limestone College, where he serves as chair of the Department of Communications and Interdisciplinary Studies.He also holds the PhD. in Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design from Clemson University, the M.A. in English Literature from Rutgers-Newark, and a B.A. in pastoral theology from Southeastern University.

He has worked as a teacher, course developer, consultant, youth leader, imagineer, urban revitalization director, freight handler, writer, teacher, carpet cleaner, stock boy, maitre'd, conference speaker, and janitor - among other things....
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Named TIME's "Person of the Year" in 2006, ran the bases at "Field of Dreams," flew to Minneapolis with Paul Schaeffer, and rode on elevator with Richard Lanham.
Education
  • Clemson University
    PhD - Rhetorics, Communication, Information Design, 2011
  • Rutgers University
    M.A. English Literature
  • Southeastern University
    B.A. Bible & Theology
  • Broome High School
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