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  1. 3. Competency L <ul><li>Understand the nature of research, research methods and research findings; retrieve, evaluate and synthesize scholarly and professional literature for informed decision-making by specific client groups </li></ul>
  2. 4. Stonewall Riot Monument <ul><li>When first looking for a project for my Service Learning Project, I came across the Stonewall Resource Center on InfoIsland </li></ul><ul><li>I contacted Hypatia Dejavu to see if they had any projects they needed help with </li></ul><ul><li>Luckily, they had a project they were in the middle of that needed help </li></ul>
  3. 5. Stonewall Riot Monument <ul><li>I was presented with a monument for the Stonewall Riots that needed information </li></ul><ul><li>I was asked to do some research and create a set of notecards that would be distributed </li></ul><ul><li>I spent a few days doing research online and found some good resources with basic information </li></ul>
  4. 6. Stonewall Riot Monument <ul><li>Knowing that the target audience will most likely not know much about the Riot, nor care about the specific details, I used basic overviews to create the report </li></ul><ul><li>What resulted was a two page background on the Riot, which eventually became a set of four notecards </li></ul>
  5. 7. Stonewall Riot Monument <ul><li>Unfortunately, I did not take any screenshots of the display </li></ul><ul><li>If you click on each slide, you can receive a copy of the notecards. One notecard per slide </li></ul>
  6. 8. Trans Day of Remembrance <ul><li>In addition to my work on the Stonewall Riot Monument, I was asked to create a brief description of Trans Day of Remembrance </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to my work with the Riot notecard, I did some research and collected information about the history of the Day of Remembrance </li></ul><ul><li>Click on this slide to view the notecards </li></ul>
  7. 9. Notecards
  8. 10. Monument
  9. 12. Competency D <ul><li>Apply the fundamental principles of planning, management and marketing/advocacy </li></ul>
  10. 13. SJSU SLIS Halloween Party <ul><li>I was originally asked to volunteer on this project by Susie Quinn (Susie Schridde) </li></ul><ul><li>I let her know that I could do what she needed me to do for the event - create objects, advertise, etc </li></ul><ul><li>The project eventually came to the attention of Jeremy Kemp and was extended as a project for the entire class </li></ul>
  11. 14. SJSU SLIS Halloween Party <ul><li>Those who volunteered to work on the project met up in the weeks following the event </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually, it grew to about 5/6 main volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>Each was assigned a specific task to perform </li></ul>
  12. 15. SJSU SLIS Halloween Party <ul><li>For my part, I was tasked with creating the t-shirts, as well as manning the Primtionary booth </li></ul><ul><li>As around the date of the event I had projects coming up, it was difficult to accomplish both tasks </li></ul><ul><li>I was able to finish four variations of the shirt, and work on the booth design </li></ul>
  13. 16. SJSU SLIS Halloween Party <ul><li>Before the event, I made sure to advertise the party through various social networking sites - Facebook, Twitter, Livejournal </li></ul><ul><li>I was hoping to get to the younger, more tech savvy students through these means - as they are more likely to use Second Life </li></ul>
  14. 17. SJSU SLIS Halloween Party <ul><li>On the day of the event, I ended up organizing the costume contest, which turned out pretty well given I had to pick it up about 5 minutes before </li></ul><ul><li>Through this project, I definitely learned how to work collaboratively through Second Life and real life </li></ul><ul><li>I also learned how to prepare for an event and have contingency plans set </li></ul>
  15. 18. Advertisements
  16. 19. Costume Contest
  17. 20. Primtionary Stage