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Digital Media in the Workplace. DIG 3035 Fall 2009 J. Michael Moshell University of Central Florida. Original image* by Moshell et al . Imagery is fromWikimedia except where marked with *. Licensing is listed. Getting started …. What’s the course about?.

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Digital media in the workplace

Digital Media in the Workplace

DIG 3035

Fall 2009

J. Michael Moshell

University of Central Florida

Original image* by Moshell et al .

Imagery is fromWikimedia except where marked with *. Licensing is listed.


Getting started …

  • What’s the course about?

  • Professionalism (some aspects of it, at least)

  • - What’s a professional?


Getting started …

  • What’s the course about?

  • Professionalism (some aspects of it, at least)

  • - What’s a professional?

  • * You have the right skills

  • * You communicate well


Getting started …

  • What’s the course about?

  • Professionalism (some aspects of it, at least)

  • - What’s a professional?

  • * You have the right skills

  • * You communicate well

  • * You have an excellent reputation

  • * Your integrity is unquestioned

  • * You DELIVER.


Digital Media Professional

  • What DM skills are needed?

  • At least one core competency with tools:

    • Imagery (Photoshop, Illustrator)

    • Web Design (Dreamweaver, Flash)

    • Programming (PHP, Javascript, Java, C++)

    • Database & Portals (MySQL, Mambo etc.)

    • 3D Modeling and Animation (Maya)

    • ProTools Audio, Final Cut Pro for Video


Digital Media Professional

  • What DM skills are needed?

  • Substantial experience in project work:

    • Requirements analysis

    • Proposal writing

    • Schedule and budget (realistic cost estimates)

    • Work flow management, team coordination

    • Quality control


Digital Media Professional

  • But before all that .. Who are YOU?

  • Personal Assessment

  • Today’s lecture will be about personal

  • Assessment. But first let’s look at the

  • Syllabus and Schedule

  • www.cs.ucf.edu/~jmmoshell/DIG3035


Personal Assessment

  • Who am I? Where am I going?

  • Principles

  • Roles and Missions

  • Interests, Talents and Skills

  • Weaknesses and Challenges

  • Objectives


Personal Assessment

  • Principles:

    • Deep truths that govern your life

  • Other people are more important than I am.

  • Jack Moshell: “Can I help you?”


Personal Assessment

  • Principles:

    • Deep truths that govern your life

  • 2. Remember who you are.

  • Vernon Phillips.


Personal Assessment

  • Principles:

    • Deep truths that govern your life

2. Learning is a most worthwhile activity.

Louis Agassiz’ students said:

He was always learning. When he died, he

was the youngest of us all.


Mission Statement

  • What do you want to be? Become? Do?

Moshell:

I want to help the human race get smart

before it gets dead. Wisdom can be found where

logic and imagination, left and right brains, meet.

I want our grandchildren to have grandchildren.


Mission Statement

  • You can use this tool if you like:

http://www.franklincovey.com/fc/library_and_resources

/mission_statement_builder


Personal Inventory

  • Interests: What motivates you?

  • Moshell:

  • Nature

  • Reading

  • Travel

  • Languages

  • Things that work


Personal Inventory

  • Talents: What are you naturally good at?

  • Moshell:

  • Writing

  • Problem-solving

  • Leadership

  • Imagination


Personal Inventory

  • Skills: What have you learned to do?

  • Moshell:

  • Programming

  • Course design

  • Selling (proposal writing)


Personal Inventory

  • Weaknesses: Gotchas and Fixables

  • Moshell: Gotchas

  • Neatness – a constant struggle

  • Details – don’t have me manage anything!

  • Improvables

  • Visual skills – drawing, design

  • Hard decisions and tough counseling


Objectives

  • Learning, working or both

  • Moshell: Learn:

  • Become a competent Java programmer

  • Work:

  • Build Digital Media Department at UCF

  • Develop new uses of RPGs for learning


Your assignments for next week

  • Read both Steven Covey Seven Habits articles

  • Be prepared with PERSONAL EXAMPLES (can be made up) of failure to follow TWO Covey Habits)

  • write these up. We may take them up, but we WILL randomly sample the audience – you lose points if

  • You don’t have a written ready answer.

  • 3. Begin work on your Personal Assessment:

  • - Principles and – Mission Statement


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