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It all comes back around…

Hello all! It's been a long time since my last blog post, but that's because I've been writing documentation instead. Since then, SIF has moved to CETL, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, so you should check us out sometime! We're there Wednesdays and...

October Update!

October has been quite an exciting month for me. I got to work on various projects listed below. Glass Plate Negative Photo Gallery: The task was to display the glass plate negative photographs from the 1920’s (Remember, we have done photo-stitching to merge Atlanta...

An Interesting Take on Finding Your Managing Style

I feel this semester I’m pretty much on a “project management” information expedition, trying to come to grips with various aspects pertaining to the field. Things like how to keep track of work; how to define suitable and manageable timelines; how to keep everyone...

This is My Broken Cup

It's been a little over a month since I've joined the SIF program, and I've never taken in so much information in such a short time. The Hoccleve Archive project is progressing smoothly. It's made me open my eyes to how inexperienced I am as a programmer — almost...

Progress with the Hoccleve Project!

With the Student Innovation Fellowship program -  SIF for short - I've been working on the Hoccleve archive and making a lot of progress for adding in a search functionality. While working with my teammates, we've created updated XML files to be used along with the...

SIF-ing “in the clouds”

As a first-year Student Innovation Fellow, I’ve been learning the ropes this past month. The projects that are encompassed in the SIF domain are multiple, collaborative by nature and design, and have more arms than a centipede. This kind of learning is, I have to...

My journey continues

Last semester, as a Student Innovation Fellow, the journey was quite exciting and fun because I got to gain practical knowledge rather than the theoretical learning. I worked on 3D Atlanta, Glass plate negative and VR game which was huge learning experiences for me....

Flat Rock Archives

Dr. Jeffery Glover and I are currently creating an interactive web-map for the Flat Rock Archives. The map will be created through ArcGIS, a geospatial mapping software. It will feature the graves within the Flat Rock Cemetery, a search engine to find a particular...

Academic Innovation And Creative Freedom

As a doctoral candidate at the faculty of political science, I hardly ever get to work with technology and sophisticated information systems. Most of my work involves writing and going through literature or doing field work to create new research within my field. That...

Jack of all trades? Not really…

At the end of the summer and shortly before the beginning of the fall semester I went on a little quest to find a dedicated project management environment for the SIF program. In previous years, we had been using Microsoft SharePoint, and while this tool had been...

3D Atlanta big update

It has been over half a year since the last update on the 3D Atlanta project. Nonetheless, the project has constant been evolving and maturing. The 3D Atlanta group and I have been high at work to contribute our best to the project. At the time of the previous update,...

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