With the conclusion of the summer semester, I can finally say that I feel like I have landed on the perfect project statement for my capstone. Its been a difficult process due to so much fatigue which working from home and also having classes online. Generating ideas in many of my classes was a huge struggle this semester and to finally have the chance to breathe is very well needed. This statement as it exists today allows me to be able to think above and beyond for my capstone.
Upon sharing the forms that I have explored above, I received feedback favoring typefaces Alverata and Bely which I was actually already leading towards as my top favorites. Bely Display however comes off as trendy and I am trying not to lean that way aethetically for my project. I want…
Entry 10: Understanding the Brand
This week I wanted to get a jump on analyzing the Cincinnati State brand to begin with understanding how the tone of the messaging in my deliverables might sound. In addition, to wanting to get the tone handled, I have also been collecting and analyzing the visual components the Cincinnati…
Statement: Elevate is a campaign for Cincinnati State that helps adult learners of Cincinnati persue the journey of a higher education degree. When visiting my table I’d expect for the posters to grab the attention of visitors first. I think that the deliverables themselves and the information on each of them will begin to create some form of initial reaction from visitors. Overall I want my project to have a very unique presence in the space because I want it to be seen as something that could be implemented throughout an education institution.
Strongest secondary sources so far: 1 | “Adult Students in Higher Education Statistics.” Maryville Online, 16 Oct. 2019, online.maryville.edu/blog/going-back-to-school-statistics/. This source provides a lot of insight on the specific statistics surrounding adult learners and the upward trend that occurring in the space. …
Entry 5: Problem I am attempting to mitigate
With the topic space I decided to tackle I am attempting to bring together knowledge that can be found but doesnt reside in one place to present the information clearly. My project aims to ease the thought of fatigue that could be applied towards the idea of getting back to school after being out of school for so long. In an attempt to reach the audience of adults/parents of children I am considering very complex lives with many different work/life situations because it is the most ideal for many of those in the audience. So being able to synthesize and organize information to ease the experience for the user is going to play a vital role in my project process.
Entry 4: Aspects of my project excites me the most.
Now that I have solidified a topic space for my Capstone project, I can start to really get interested in the space and start looking around, exploring what kind of information is out there on the web now for adults who want to continue their education and synthesizing that information…