The Violence Counter

The Violence Counter

This learning object helps the student identify what a prominent theorist determines to be a violent act. The activity centers around the viewing of a first person ‘shooter’ game demo or trailer. The student simply presses a button each time they think a violent act has occurred. At the end of the activity, a score appears showing the actual number according to the definition the student is shown.

The activity was created using Flash and allows the main video to be replaced with any other quicktime or mpeg movie.

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About Britt Carr

I am the founder and Creative Director for Advanced Authoring, a company dedicated to making learning more interactive and engaging, and sometimes even portable. I have spent the last 15 years consulting as an Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist for multiple universities' Learning Technologies units. I was responsible for helping faculty and teaching staff include learning objects into their courses. In this role I help faculty develop both personal and distance learning websites, interactive media, and advanced presentations technology. From my innovative work in the field, I have been recognized by Adobe Systems as a worldwide Higher Education Leader. Before assisting universities, I worked as an Internet Strategist for Macromedia, Inc. I created and managed Macromedia’s Innovation Award program which highlighted web developer’s talents and ground-breaking use of rich media in the education and e-Learning fields. I am a certified Macromedia Flash Designer and hold a B.S. in Broadcasting from Northern Arizona University and a M.Ed. in Educational Media and Computers from Arizona State University.

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