Let’s Play IV – Memes and GIFs


In this session we will focus on the practical elements of making memes and animated GIFs. We’ll walk through a few tools and techniques that will have you sharing your inspirations with your friends, your students and your social media networks. While we build, we will also talk a little bit about the social dimension of this form of media. We’ll discuss how memes are playing an arguably out-sized influence on our contemporary discourse, and also consider a few ways memes can go wrong.

Facilitated By

Brenna Clarke Gray

Coordinator, Educational Technologies

Brenna’s research interests include the history and future of open tenure processes, scholarly podcasting, and educational technology support as care work. She is powered primarily by righteous indignation and lattes.

Brian Lamb

Director, Learning Technology & Innovation

Brian has spent more than twenty years working with instructors and students to use the open web to promote learning, communication and collaboration. He blogs at Abject.

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