Links to some of the online projects developed by members of the Studio for New Media.
A podcast supplement to English 99L: Academic Listening for International Students. (Anne O'Bryan, Volker Hegelheimer, 2005-)
In this simulation, students play the role of consultant, while the case provides the means by which they integrate both substantive and applied course material. Students work to advise four organizations about whether or not they should enter the domestic motorcycle market. The case is based on four actual organizations. [username: 'guest', password: 'guest'] (Dave Fisher, 2003-)
This application enables students in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering program at Iowa State to provide evidence of their development of a number of competencies identified as essential by their department. Students upload documents or other artifacts and then reflect on how those artifacts represent key competencies. [username: 'guest', password: 'guest'] (Anthony Ellertson and Dave Fisher, 2003-04)
The goal of the Antislavery Literature Project is to increase public access to a body of literature crucial to understanding African American experience, US and hemispheric histories of slavery, and early human rights philosophies. (Geoffrey Sauer et al., 2001-)
A modern content management system developed by members of the Studio, which manages the publication of a popular cultural studies journal. (Geoffrey Sauer, 1993-)
Iowa State University is producing new promotional material to recruit students. Part of this new image is a website, www.chooseyouradventure.net, in which you begin you adventure know as college.
As a part of the studio, I was involved with the development of the website content. There are four videos that I filmed, composed music, edited and produced. The site went live in December 2005.
An interactive DVD-video with information about instructional strategies for teaching science to ESL (English as a Second Language) learners. (Roberta Vann and Emily Brightwell, 2006)
The EVIG seeks to further the understanding and research in the area of using video for learning and testing by practical hands-on projects as well as theory-based discussions and presentations. (Erik Voss, 2006-)
A cooperative online publishing organization, with over 280 members publishing over 34,000 works in the arts and humanities to more than 1.25 readers per month. (Geoffrey Sauer et al, 1990-)
Podcasts are becoming increasingly more popular in higher education. Many colleges and universities are starting to provide their students with podcasts of recorded class lectures. While this use of podcasts allows for more student control and flexibility of learning, the goal of this project is to explore the notion that podcasting holds more promise for the classroom teacher than simply recording and allowing students to listen to academic lectures. Thanks to a grant from the ISU Center for Online Learning (COLL), this exciting project aims to integrate podcasts into the ESL classroom, beginning with an academic listening course.
A thirty-minute student-produced streaming video documentary that consists of interviews with faculty, students and professionals in technical communication. (Geoffrey Sauer et al, 2002)
A video production of the new musical "Farmer Song" was done using equipment from the Studio for New Media.
A dynamic resource for first year composition students at Iowa State, created to provide students and instructors with practical lessons on visual literacy. (Anthony Ellertson, 2003-04)
Following a brief introduction to ethical theory, students focus on ethical issues concerning plant biotechnology (golden rice), transgenic animals (including xenotransplantation and Enviropigs), or biotechnology in human health. Students then write letters or make statements of advocacy for any of a number of stakeholders represented in the site. [username: 'guest', password: 'guest'] (Dave Fisher, 2003-)
A funded research project for the Iowa Department of Transportation to develop a standards-compliant content management system for engineering specifications documentation. (Geoffrey Sauer, Rebecca E. Burnett, Lee Honeycutt, 2004-)
The Iowa Renewable Energy Association (I-Renew) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Iowans about renewable energy. (Lee Honeycutt, 2008-)
ISUComm is an approach to university communication instruction that is contemporary in its attention to new information technology and comprehensive in addressing the many forms of communication practice. (Don Payne, Quinn Warnick et al., 2004-)
This site manages courses taught in Iowa State University's ISUComm program and Department of English and is powered by Moodle, an open-source learning management system. (Geoffrey Sauer, Quinn Warnick, Abhi Rao, Russ Suvorov, 2005-)
A collection of more than fifty video tutorials, created in the Studio and available to students and instructors who use the ISUComm Courses (Moodle) website. (Russ Suvorov, 2009)
internet Writing Resource for the Innovative Teaching of English. (Volker Hegelheimer and Dave Fisher, 2003-)
An interactive video website for the ISU Admissions Office, recruiting students to come to Iowa State. (Ramsey Tesdell and Andrew Pratt, 2004-)
A website and research group that studies the use of multimedia cases across the curriculum. (David R. Russell, Anthony Ellertson, Dave Fisher et al, 2003-)
An MFA thesis study of the relationship between kinetic typography and emotion in readers/viewers (Soo Hostetler, 2004-05).
A collection of streaming tutorials for Microsoft Excel, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Fireworks, FileMaker Pro 6, QuickTime and Macromedia Flash MX. (Volker Hegelheimer et al, 2002-04)
A web intranet portal for curricular e-portfolios at Iowa State. (Lee Honeycutt et al, 2004)
This site contains units that faculty may find beneficial for incorporating into ESL classes. The units contain vocabulary building exercises and skill-building sections that primarily develop listening; however, reading and writing are addressed as well. (Volker Hegelheimer, 2003-)
A website with resources about new media composition and design. (Anthony Ellertson, 2004)
A Flash/ColdFusion-based online case study to promote active learning, through self-directed learning and problem-solving, collaboration and writing. [username: 'guest', password: 'guest'] (Dave Fisher et al, 2003-)
The Professional Connection is a video series that emphasizes the importance of communication in the workplace. (Janet Roberts, David Russell, Geoffrey Sauer, 2012)
A free, publicly accessible permanent database of pre-1920 American literature translations into Chinese. A cooperative bi-national public scholarship project from Arizona State University, Iowa State University, and Sichuan University. (Geoffrey Sauer, 2009-)
An XML/XHTML rendition of online and print versions of Quintilian's Institutes of Oratory. Formatting in XML still to be completed. (Lee Honeycutt, 2003-)
A proposed four-year research study that will use modern content management systems to assess and disseminate a comprehensive model to integrate communication, ethics, leadership, economics, and creativity into an undergraduate engineering curriculum.
One of the most popular rhetoric websites in the world, this site publishes classic writings in the field, indexes the numerous categories within the field, and links to quality resources across the Internet in rhetoric and composition. (Pete Hunsinger and Geoff Sauer, 1995-)
In this simulation, students play the roles of a patient deciding whether to undergo testing for Huntington’s Disease, geneticists designing a test for the disease, and other stakeholders (wife, daughter, employer, insurer) in the decision. [username: 'guest', password: 'guest'] (Dave Fisher, 2003-)
This website/database reports on the public representation of nanoscale science and technology (NST) in North American written popular media from 1986-2000. (Brenton Faber and Geoff Sauer, 2005)
The EServer TC Library is the world's largest catalogue of online resources for people who produce, manage, archive, and distribute technical, scientific and professional communication. (Geoffrey Sauer, Rebecca E. Burnett et al, 2001-)