On March 4-7, 2019, Melanie Hibbert, Rachel James, Karl-Mary Akre, and Ruby Mastrodimos of the Media Center are attending SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas!
The SXSW EDU® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a community of optimistic, forward-thinking, purpose-driven stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning. The ninth annual SXSW EDU includes four days of compelling sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy discussions, competitions, exhibition, networking, and so much more. Through collaboration, creativity, and engagement, SXSW EDU empowers its global community to connect, discover, and impact.
The Media Center staff's exhibit, "Hacking Your Phone to be a Media Maker," provides tips and tricks on how to optimize your smartphone's capabilities to create professional media projects using electronic and plastic waste and other affordable tools.