Layout Activity – Business Cards

Business Card Layout Activity

The Business Card Layout activity was created for the Graphic Design faculty to use during the lecture. The interface allows students to collaborate and view 20 business cards’ layouts, and sort them based on design quality.  A “correct” feature re-sorts the cards based on the definitions provided by the faculty member in class. The activity can be reset and run again to test understanding of the topic.

The interaction was made in Flash and uses an XML structure, which allows the faculty member to replace the cards as they see fit.

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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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