The Nine BIG Secrets of Creativity
An overview of some basic habits that can enhance the creative
process for designers and artists.
An amusing but informative look at basic creative strategies that innovators
use to keep pushing the envelope.
More Than Meets the Eye
The story of photography and how the images created by this technology came to be trusted as truth, then challenged as illusion.
The Image Transplosion
Examples of the way in which images have not only changed the world but
actually altered human consciousness.
Visuality: How Pictures Mean
An overview of the field of Visuality; how we "read" images and why
being effective at this matters so much.
The Dire Image
An investigative look at the means by which images can be used to create
powerful propaganda focusing on the swastika in Nazi Germany.
Images that Shook the World
A look at some of the images throughout history that have had radical
and profound influences on the course of human history.
How We Look
An entertaining but instructive introduction to Visual Studies and our
complex relationship with images and their reality.
The Design Center
An overview of the award-winning student work in exhibitions, products,
and publications for the Design Center at Kean University.
The Design Studio: 35 years of Service Learning
Creating a hand-on learning environment for students that reinforces
notions of community, service, and non-profit innovation.
An outline of methods and resources to help writers use the web for
publication and promotion.
How to Be A Global Media Star
A tongue-in-cheek outline of the steps needed to achieve media
stardom along with practical tips on building a personal brand.
The Shape of Language
Written language as visual communication and a journey into the
history turning sound into script.
How pictures trick us into seeing and optical illusions that reveal how
the brain processes vision.