Category Archives: Communication Theory and Practice: Fall 2012

Post-brainstorming, Pre-presentation

I am giving my first TED Talk in less than a week. Although, I’m trying to employ Durate’s structure design, but I feel as if I’m struggling with the simplest point of it all: really driving home the “new bliss”. … Continue reading

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Secrets Revealed!

Not mine, but someone who a good deal plus some about giving a good presentation. Nancy Duarte’s TED talk, The Secret Structure of Great Talks was a good summation of the main points in her book Resonate.  Her video caps … Continue reading

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Blog vs. Website: Competing Forces

The group has had some difficulties with creating a new website for my beloved station, Radio 1851. Its been very difficult choosing a theme that isn’t too bloggy, but allows our group a professional feel that isn’t dependent on posts. … Continue reading

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Frustation in Navigation

In Comm class, we had to evaluate more sites in terms of usability, which was the reasoning behind attacking the fancy but failing toothpaste website from my last post.  Truth be told, I would have blogged about it anyway. http://www.bluebell.comContinue reading

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high fashion toothpaste

No, I’m not kidding. In a prowl through various websites trying to make their product most attractive to the consumer, Marvis Toothpaste was just trying too hard. http://www.marvismint.com/ wanted so badly to astound the user with their expensive graphics and … Continue reading

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