Archive For June 27, 2016

+XP Generator

By |

+XP Generator

Positivity in learning is often the most important part of a student’s day. This method, when used correctly, is solely positive. Learners become more engaged, take more notes, are more willing to do presentations and generally are more timely when there are points at stake! Gamification in learning has been around since the first lessons…

BBC Gardeners’ Question Time

By |

BBC Gardeners’ Question Time

Once a year, the BBC’s Gardeners Question Time team have a big event at botanical gardens – in 2013 I was asked to do the official photography for the event, shots from the day being published on the BBC’s website and the Ness Botanical Gardens website and publications.  

Training schemes

By |

Training schemes

Through years of training myself, I have gained considerable knowledge of the design software we all know and love, the Adobe Creative suite. As a qualified teacher (through a PGCE), I can provide a structured, targeted training for staff of all levels of competence. Using Adobe software to create graphics for your marketing — websites,…

Digital rendering & retouching

By |

Digital rendering & retouching

Sometimes, a job needs special skills. Taking architectural designs from Autocad’s Revit and creating understandable and logical images out of them isn’t the most straightforward process. These renders are part of a whole marketing strategy development I worked on. I liaised with with the architect, developer and contractors. Sample of the printed marketing materials for lot…

Vector Graphic work

By |

Vector Graphic work

I create visuals in vector programs such as Illustrator – wether I use a base image (as above) or start entirely from scratch – see the elements in the Orchard animation. Vector image creation gives us the flexibility to create graphics for the widest possible range of uses for your business. Often, vector can help reduce…

Conference intro animation piece

By |

Conference intro animation piece

A sub-contracted job for Duality Films.

PGCE: Video Evaluation

By |

PGCE: Video Evaluation

An evaluation with a difference

FoamCutters

By |

FoamCutters

Some time ago the family website needed a revamp; this site is built in Joomla! with an e-commerce package customised at the time to calculate sizes and prices of the various types of foam that are sold. This site took a little longer to develop due to the complexity of the various dimensions of foam…

Music Festival

By |

Music Festival

In early 2016 I was commissioned by a landowner near Chester. I was asked to build a website that could handle ticket sales and designate new branding. Within a week we had a functioning, branded music festival site with built in e-commerce. Take a look: http://saughallhoedown.co.uk/ There’s still time to buy tickets!

MOOCS: Contemporary Issues

By |

MOOCS: Contemporary Issues

This paper will be exploring the impact of Massively Open Online Courses (“MOOCs”), assessing the influence they are having on education delivery, teachers and learner progress and success in Britain and the educators across the globe. This report will be focused on the dominant and emerging providers; “futurelearn.com”, MIT’s “edx.org”, “khanacademy.org”, “udemy.com” and “coursera.org”, amongst…

Go Top