Reflections on the Tools for Design

lumen5.com/v/jzhmt/

http://step.works/index.php/show/two-hours-with-you?sheets=1_wRB1UxQLcr8NLPr-0efrPU7pa3uew83B8dxzBOU368

As you can see from the above links, I used a few tools. In fact I went tool crazy trying to figure out which one I would like, and frankly I didn’t like many of them. If I had more time to learn the mechanics of the applications, I believe I would enjoy them more.

The application I chose to use to create my poster for my blog post: ‘Meet Ripley, A Therapy Dog’ was from Canva.com. That was the easiest design platform for me. I enjoyed viewing all the choices of designs. I had fun picking a template that I could incorporate for the profile interview I am going to do with Shannon and her therapy dog. I chose the poster template with dog foot prints because the colors were perfect. The text enhanced the image I wanted to portray that is eye catching and bold.

The rest of the tools that I used I explain below in the chart on their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The video I created using Lumen5 was a free video, I was challenged and frustrated with trying to get the video to link in WordPress, which I finally accomplished!

Overall, great experience and I am excited to work with Twinery.org and see how that platform of ‘story’ goes.

Published by Okanagan Valley View - Views on the Go

I am currently a second-year student in Communications, Culture and Journalism at OUC who hopes to attend UBC to further my education. I have worked full-time at Interior Health in Administration Support for nine years. I have shifted my educational focus to be a part of the communication solution in our community and through advocacy work. British Columbia is my favourite place. I am originally from Ontario and always love the Fall season there. I have always loved writing and current events. My five-year plan is to write and advocate in the community by strategically planning and developing ways to minimize the information overload that caregivers experience. I am also a Mother, OFS, Auntie, sister, and friend. I am a writer and am an Independent Contractor.

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