Dana HackleyDoctoral Candidate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Instructor, Robert Morris University
Dana Hackley is a doctoral candidate studying Communications Media and Instructional Technology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In her first year of study, Dana won the John P. Murtha Institute for Homeland Security scholarship and assisted in the creation of an internationally award winning video game that teaches undergraduates the perils of plagiarism. The game is also the subject of a chapter co-authored by Dana in the book, “Let the Games Begin!” being published this summer.
LTMS 514: The course focuses on creating media for learning solutions. Selecting appropriate media to meet learning objectives will be explored as students create graphics, illustrations, audio, video and animations to support learning. Graphic design fundamentals will be addressed as well as production skills like media compression and conversion. Industry leading media software and open source options will both be considered.