DeMarle - The Emergent Media Center at Champlain College - 2013
Ann DeMarleDirector Emergent Media Center,Champlain Collegeemail: firstname.lastname@example.org: @anndemarle
A studio-based academic center whose mission is to educate andinspire next generation media creators and leaders by addressingand creating solutions to the “wicked problems” facing ourcollective future.Through a collaborative, exploratory design cycle, the EMCtransforms education, processes, and media while enlighteningour college community, our partners, our global communities,and ourselves.
“It has shown me that it is not about how good your soccer skills are. It isabout attitude, teamwork and determination.What you do when you arenot on the pitch is important as well.”—Foluso, age 13, EnglandUnited Nations
Top 20 Countries:USUKCanadaAmerican SamoaAlbania & India (tied)AlgeriaBrazilAustralia, France & Pakistan (tied)MalaysiaSpainPhilippinesMorocco & South Africa (tied)IranJapanMexicoIndonesia
Challenges: a World Audience•Technology—delivery system•Universal story—theme•Setting—could this be every boy’s home turf?•Ethnicity — stereotypes•Clothing — religion—cool factor•No romantic or sexual implications•Portrayal of girls•No portrayal of violent actions•Language & localization•No PR partner•Funding gaps
The Emergent Media Horizon1. Visualization will help solve challenges of bigdata,2. Mobile computing will meet the cloud,3. The need will grow for next-gen mobilecomputing,4. The Internet of Things will change howconsumers and enterprises use technology,5. Public interactive displays will become morecommon,6. New multimedia applications will emerge for 3Dprinting,7. Haptics will become more useful for rehabilitation.http://www.computer.org/portal/web/pressroom/IEEE-Computer-Society-Announces-13-Technology-Trends-for-2013