When it published its 2016-2017 catalog last year, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) became the first college to leverage augmented reality technology for a college catalog.
Dev Report: These College Students' AR Game Had Their School LARPing a Cyberpunk 'Humans vs. Zombies' in AR
Anyone who knows me well is aware that I am a cyberpunk junkie. The conflict between lowlifes, corporations, and the government, flavored with dystopian future, high technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, and noir storytelling, just does something for me.
The internet is a great place to find information for pretty much anything you can think of. So why shouldn't it be a place for official higher learning? I'm not talking about a course in Wikipedia or SparkNotes, but real colleges offering real college courses completely online. And guess what—it's FREE.
News: Mumps Outbreaks Hit 3 Different US College Campuses; Cases More Than Double Last Year at This Time
There have been mumps outbreaks in three different US colleges so far this year as instances of the illness are on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
My college days are long behind me, and while I don't necessary miss them, I am jealous of all the countless resources available to students these days. Apps like PhotoMath are something I wish I had access to in my student days, making assignments less strenuous and easier to complete.
News: College Basketball Fans Can Now Celebrate Their School's March Madness Berth in AR via Thyng's App
The NCAA College Basketball Tournament, colloquially known as March Madness, is arguably the most exciting postseason format in US sports, and the team behind Thyng want to take advantage of the annual event with AR content.
DownToDash, an app from an NYC-based startup, connects students to other students who want to hang out the same way they do. The social networking app has gained increasing popularity since its launch in October 2016 and looks ready to become even more available. The app was founded by Sama Jashnani and Anuja Shah, both recent students themselves.
Leave it to some lazy college kids to attempt to figure out a way to brew a pot of coffee without leaving the couch.
Forget what you know about controlling augmented reality experiences. "Scroll" lets you interact with augmented reality using a much more subtle approach: A ring.
Summer is almost over and that means the end of summer vacation and the start of the new school year. During this transition, parents and students get ready for the new year by purchasing a variety of different materials. Pencils, paper, books, testing sheets, etc.
The SATs are a very valuable college entrance test and could determine if you're accepted or denied to your favorite university. So, once you've learned to ace the SATs and have already taken your test, get your scores as soon as they're out! Don't sit in dreaded anticipation— go to College Board and get your SAT test results now!
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up a group on Facebook. First, log into your Facebook, then click on "groups", then click "create a new group". Now, give your group a name, description, news, email address, and contact information. When finished, click on "create group". Now you will be able to customized your group by adding images. Once you do this, you can add a website and change your different options. Allow only instructors to upload photos, because students may decide to upload i...
In this tutorial, we learn how to deal with bed bugs in college. There is no treatment for bed bugs, you just have to get rid of where they are living. If you suspect they are in sheets, blankets or clothes, you must wash these in extremely hot water or freeze them for 24 hours. Don't share grooming products or headphones, because these can transfer head lice from person to person. You can also get body lice that spread from clothing and feed on your skin. Pubic lice comes from sexual contact...
It's never too early to put away money for your child's education. Consider these options before choosing a plan. Watch this video to learn how to get started with a college savings plan.
Back in our college days we ate like pigs. With a full plate of classes and social activities we were frequently far too worn out to even consider firing up the grill or stove and actually cooking a meal. Let's just say that In'n'out was our best friend.
From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just study for that next big test). With this two-part installment from Internet pedagogical superstar Salman Khan's series of free math tutorials, you'll learn how to graph a rational function in college-level algebra.
This video sewing tutorial shows a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew a lap zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Watch and learn how to attach a lap zipper with the help of the Fashion Design department at OTIS College of Art and Design.
Some trends come and go, but true style is timeless - just look at Coco Chanel, whose menswear two piece suits and quilted bags are just as beautiful today as when she wore them in the 1920's. And a tailored jacket is one piece that every woman should have - contoured, slimming, and sleek, it's as wearable to an office meeting as to lunch with the gals.
In this video, we learn how to be successful in writing college research papers with Kathleen Ennis. When you are preparing to write a research paper, you need to make sure you have enough time to write down all the information you find. If you search online, there might be 10,000,000 pages just on the topic you are researching alone. To organize this information more efficiently, develop a list of research questions for your paper that are the most important and will cover the different sect...
This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to utilize the website LinkedIn after you graduate from college. The first step is to go online to the website. Then you should make a profile. Make your profile polished and professional so that you future boss can easily search for your name and look at your wonderful profile. The next step is to include at least three past positions in your profile, a photo, and what schools that you have attended. You should also be aware of your p...
The video shows us how to throw a curve ball like a college pitcher. There are actually keys to throw a curve ball. Number one is the grip, number two, your arm speed and number three is the position of your hand when you throw the ball. First step is to focus on the grip and here it is going to be on a two seam and your index finger and your middle finger is placed on the right side for right hand throw and on the left side of the ball for left hand throw for the exact gripping. Number two i...
This video begins with various examples of male heads being shown from different angles. The artist begins by drawing the outline of the eyes and eye brows with little definition. The outline of the head is then created to give the male head it's size and shape. by using a ruler the distance in between eyes, nose and lips are created then drawn more precisely. The video shows various different ways to shade the male faces features to give realism. The last part of the drawing that is covered ...
Kathryn Hagen teaches us how to draw female heads in this tutorial. Start with an oval and dissect it horizontally and vertically. Draw in the hairline, as well as the eyes, nose, and mouth. You can measure out where everything should go by using the lines as a reference point. Add details into the eye, then continue on to add more details to the nose, showing the nostrils. Draw more details on the mouth, then define the center of the lip and shape. Draw on the ears, and add a line where the ...
College students don't exactly have an abundance of time. With midterms, finals, brick-size books to read, social events, and volunteer activities, they're lucky enough as it is to get a full eight hours of sleep a night.
This video sewing tutorial shows a clear and complete demonstration of how to correctly sew a railroad zipper. Included are tips and materials needed. Watch and learn with the help of the Fashion Design department at OTIS College of Art and Design.
The college experience is just not complete without utter humiliation. These practical jokes are funny enough to bother pulling on friends, without being so mean as to lose the friends. Learn how to execute these tricks by watching this prank-making video tutorial. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
In this video, you will learn how to properly do laundry at college using a washer machine, dryer, laundry detergent, and laundry card in an hour and a half. Learn how to choose the correct wash/dry cycles that coordinate with your type of laundry. (colors/whites/delicates)
This tutorial shows you how to get free full college video lectures from the best sites in the US. It's based on the Free Education Online Program from the OCW Open Consortium.
In this video, we learn how to study for college exams. Start focusing and get ready for the new exam after you take the first one. Just make sure you wind down and relax after that test for a couple of days. This will let your brain rest and give you a well-deserved break from studying. Just make sure you get back on studying so you can do well on your next exam as well. This process will become easier if you practice it with each and every test you have to take. Just remember to study and i...
In this video, we learn how to study effectively in college. First of all, make sure you don't have an distractions around you. Find a place where you can study quietly where nobody will bother you and where you won't break your concentration. Find a way to study that works for you, study something that you don't know and write it down to help you remember it better. Try studying alone or with another person, whichever works better for you. Make sure to get enough sleep and eat something befo...
The College Forums.com explains how to play the drinking game Flip Cup. The guys demonstrate a one-on-one match, but the game is normally played using teams, with one team on one end of a table and the other team on the other end. Every player starts off with a cup full of beer. To start, two players, one from each team, tap their cups on the table, tap their cups together, tap it on the table, then down the whole beer. They then take their empty cups, put them on the side of the table, and f...
Starting a green initiative at your school is a great way to help the environment and looks great on your college applications too. Watch this video for tips on starting any type of green initiative at your school, from recycling to cleaning shorebirds.
Motivational speaker and leadership coach Tim Warneka teaches how to write a successful college essay in nine simple steps. Read and understand the directions and expectations the professor has for the assignment. Sit down and write whatever comes to mind on the topic. Edit your paper, making sure to use academic English. Allow yourself time to "sleep on it" and come back to re-read your essay with a fresh mind. When you come back to it, read the paper out loud to find any mistakes. Allow one...
We've gathered some of our favorite pranks with the seasonally appropriate for all you college kids out there. You're more than likely cohabitating with a complete stranger, and what better way to make a good first impression and develop a strong personal relationship than subject them to a hilarious prank?
Learn how to play root beer pong in your dorm.
Are you faced with the daunting task of teaching a class full of young minds? Learn how to manage a college classroom from a professional speaker and communications instructor in this free video series.
Are you a post-college grad trying to make new friends in the real world and having a hard time? Though it may feel like it, you are definitely not alone.
Colleges Aren't Just for Learning Our favorite bloggers have compiled a fantastic list of the Top Ten Most Legendary College Pranks. Lots of the legendary hoaxes and wacky pranks come from the notorious Pail & Shovel Party.... And the one's that seem more like impossible feats? Well MIT is certainly great at using their genius for laughs.
PopSci has compiled an amazing list of 30 college labs that would tempt anybody to re-enroll. If you know any high school juniors or prospective grad students, pass this along. They just might reconsider their initial choices.
I believe that this picture characterizes my struggle to get things done in the college situation. With so much input currently being presented to us, how do we get through it all? The world does not stand still while we try to do this, so we have to use a bottom up approach to get things done.