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Travis Noakes
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Phone to Photoshop: Mobile workarounds in young people’s visual self-presentation strategies #ddr2014 #wdc2014 @DDRConf @Bourdieu
Dr Marion Walton , Anja Venter and Professor Johannes Cronje and I co-authored an article for the  Design Development and Research Conference 2014 ; " Phone to Photoshop: Mobile workarounds in young people’s visual self-presentation strategies ". I gave the...
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I'm using an iTunes Store SA account. Should I terminate my account with the iTunes Store US ?
Written for SA iTunes users with US iTunes Store accounts. With the release of iTunes version 11 , the iTunes Store was officially launched to South Africans in December, 2012. The entertaining shopping experience it provides is impressive. This begs the qu...
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Here's the executive summary of my presentation to the South African Visual Arts Historians Conference 2013....
The 'Visual Arts Showcase e-portfolio' meta-genre has changed and matured since 2010 to become one that assists learners by providing in-depth guidance on each design choice. This approach resonates with the compositional approach of Linguistics, where learners create meaning from the “bottom ...
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Improving ICT qualitative research coding indices titles' accuracy and descriptiveness using 'activity system' components from second-generation Activity Theory.
Written for ICT researchers developing titles for coding indices. Introduction Using the components of an 'activity system' from the second-generation of Activity theory (Engeström, 2005) proved usefu...
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I enjoyed the layout and ideas in this article; it is going to be interesting to see how well-resourced educators use curation to transform their pedagogical approach. Sadly, a 'new educational eco-system' will have marginal applicability in most (i.e. under-resourced) South African schools, though.
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Artworks need creative titles: an important, but seldom taught, skill.
Written for educators interested in teaching their Visual Arts learners to creatively label artwork. Why teach creating artwork titles? Naming artworks is an important aspect of the creative artist's practice.
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I'm using an iTunes Store SA account. Should I terminate my account with the iTunes Store US ?
Written for SA iTunes users with US iTunes Store accounts. With the release of iTunes version 11 , the iTunes Store was officially launched to South Africans in December, 2012. The entertaining shopping experience it provides is impressive. This begs the qu...
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I'm using an iTunes Store SA account. Should I terminate my account with the iTunes Store US ?
Written for SA iTunes users with US iTunes Store accounts. With the release of iTunes version 11 , the iTunes Store was officially launched to South Africans in December, 2012. The entertaining shopping experience it provides is impressive. This begs the qu...
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If you use your printer for more than four years, you may learn that it has an inbuilt 'printable pages limit'. Another example of printer manufacturers being neither customer- nor environmentally friendly?
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Recognise the "model" in the ABhancer Ad? Virgin Active South Africa's parody ad may have died out in print, but it will simply not die online! {Feel kind of proud to almost-be-a-meme-or-whatever-this-is :) }
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Like the proverbial billboard in a dessert, what good is an online portfolio website if it can't be readily found by your family, peers and potential clients? 'If you build it, they will come' may hav...
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PhD in Media Studies candidate
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Visual Arts e-portfolio researcher & 'T-shaped designer'.
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Visual Arts e-portfolio genre and design thinking proponent: I'm a PhD in Media Studies candidate and blog about it here.

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Use my blogsite for learning about creating Visual Arts showcase electronic learning portfolios.
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Cape Town
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Cape Town - London