Rent Week is a text-based interactive game designed to illustrate the financial challenges that undergraduate students at the University of Georgia may face and the role that privilege can play in surviving that dreaded last week of the month.
Ecofeminist Book Club is a feminist's guide to reading and writing about the environment. Inspired by my graduate seminar in Environmental Communication, this carefully curated reading list seeks to inspire even “inside people” to become more deeply connected to the world outside them.
The Good, The Bad, and the TED is a lecture I wrote & developed for my upper-level elective course, New Media & TED. It provides an overview of TED's history as an organization without overlooking its criticism and controversy throughout the years. This encourages student ambassadors of TEDxUGA to act as conscious consumers and reminds them that it's okay and important to be critical of the things we love.
As my Emerging Media capstone project, I designed iNViVO: mobile application and web platform designed to serve as a digital companion for prolonged exposure (PE) therapy, one of the fastest growing treatments for PTSD — an anxiety disorder that affects nearly 7.7 million adults every year in the United States.
From Behind the Desk is a presentation that I developed for Michelle Suttle as a communications intern for her startup company, PURSUIT. It was designed to provide undergraduate students of UGA's AdClub with important job-seeking advice and encourage them to register for Michelle's upcoming workshop.
As a part of my graduate coursework for Digital and Social Communication Strategies, I conducted a case study on the social media platform now formerly known as li.st or The List App. Along with an overview of the platform, the presentation provided ways for organizations to strategically and successfully implement The List App into their overall digital strategy.
As part of my graduate coursework in Project Management and Innovation, I worked with a group to research an agile project management methodology called Scrum. With the presentation, I provided an overview and history of the Scrum methodology and ways that organizations can successfully implement it into their workflow.
As a part of my graduate coursework for Social Media Listening, Analytics and Engagement, I worked with a partner to conduct a case study on TED-Ed. We used Crimson Hexagon to analyze the social media presence of TED-Ed and evaluate the success of their present digital strategy.
Make it Resonate is a lecture that I developed and delivered to a variety of on-campus groups interested in presentation development and more compelling storytelling. Using concepts from Nancy Duarte's online resource Resonate, this lecture seeks to make its audience members more empowered presenters.
As part of my Project Management and Innovation class, we were tasked with using Google Venture’s Sprint methodology to develop the prototype for an emerging media solution. We had a month to live out the "week" of a sprint and what my team came up with was Class Match, a mobile app used to help graduate and undergraduate students find the courses that matched their interests and career goals.
As part of my coursework in Media Interaction Design & Usability, I worked with a group to conduct a user research study on the website of Grady Newsource, a student-run news platform run out of the Grady College. This presentation summarizes our findings and includes recommendations for future web development.