Meeting Share – September 19

Today at MASCLab we introduced each other a little further and talked about pitches, and then did some pitching of projects we would be excited to make this year. Here’s a short list of some of the initial ideas that were shared: A game based on navigating Teachers College in 3 dimensions Our ongoing Fake News game projects A video about officially labeling gaming addiction … Continue reading Meeting Share – September 19

First Meeting of ’18/’19 This Wednesday!

TC community: We are extremely excited to invite you to this year’s first meeting of the Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) at Teachers College. All who are interested are welcome. The meeting will take place this Wednesday, September 12th in Horace Mann 46A (in the basement of Horace Mann) 12-1:30 pm This meeting will be an opportunity to meet others interested in MASCLab and … Continue reading First Meeting of ’18/’19 This Wednesday!

Podfest! Join us December 15th!

Dear Teachers College Community, The Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) would like to invite you to Podfest: an interactive celebration of audio storytelling and launch party for our new podcast series. On December 15th, from 5-7PM, join us in the new Smith Learning Theater in Russell Hall (4th Floor) for a potluck, drinks and stories. In a series of hands-on exhibits, you will be immersed in four stories of socially engaged … Continue reading Podfest! Join us December 15th!

Sept 20th Meeting Notes

We had a great meeting where we started to get to know the collective experience we bring to the room, brainstorm some new projects and share our ongoing projects. Many new ideas were shared, including a campaign using gifs, games using geo-caching, hip hop health education initiatives, and a lot more! — and of course we talked a bit about our ongoing social media, podcasts, … Continue reading Sept 20th Meeting Notes

First Meeting of the School Year

Welcome new, returning, and continuing MASCLab members! Help us spread the word to the Teachers College and Columbia community–all are welcome. Our first meeting is Wednesday, September 13th from 12-1pm in HM46A (the basement of Horace Mann). Help us spread the attached flyer, and let your classes and groups know! First Meeting 17-18 Flyer!     Continue reading First Meeting of the School Year

Join Our Projects via Slack!

Hi all – we are trying out using Slack to organize our projects. Check our convos there: it’s open and free! Follow the message below from Lisa! Hello MASClab, In an effort to organize our communication and efforts on our many projects we have set up a Slack account. You can sign-up here: https://masclabgroup.slack.com/x-93531721492-93549909537/signup If you do not have a @tc.columbia.edu email, please email Lisa at lm3190@tc.columbia.edu and she will add … Continue reading Join Our Projects via Slack!

MASCLab Updates and Announcements

We had an excellent meeting this week–Kyle led us through an excellent discussion of podcasting and we took our first steps toward producing our own MASCLab podcast! You can see the introductory handout he used to guide us below. We came up with some great ideas, which we are going to build on in two weeks and take the next step in actually making it! … Continue reading MASCLab Updates and Announcements

September 28 Meeting Notes and Updates

We will be meeting next week at our new usual time: Wednesday, 12-130 in HM46A.  The first half of the meeting we will be workshopping a collaborative podcast around MASCLab’s work and interests, suggested by Kyle. Please join us to do some audio thinking and making, among other things! If you have something you’d like to address/workshop/brainstorm/get feedback on at more length this week or … Continue reading September 28 Meeting Notes and Updates

MASCLab Meeting Time Set!

The Media and Social Change Lab is meeting Wednesday, September 28 from 12-130pm in HM46A.  All are welcome and encouraged to join (dont worry if you couldn’t make it to the first meeting or are unsure if you’ll be able to make it every week)–we will be introducing ourselves and beginning to plan for the new year. The lab is under the guidance of Professors Lalitha Vasudevan … Continue reading MASCLab Meeting Time Set!

September 14 Meeting

We got together in an unseasonably warm MASCLab room for our first meeting of the semester–we went around the circle of about 30 people and introduced ourselves, our programs, and our favorite animals. Lots of cats. Then, Joe prompted everyone to think about the following questions: What is media? I have experience with I want to learn more about I would love to make What … Continue reading September 14 Meeting