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  1. Discovering Our Strengths: The Digital Corps’ Experience with CliftonStrengths

    One of our seven Digital Corps values is bringing students with different skillsets together in an interdisciplinary workplace. The staff and students encourage each other to exercise their personal strengths. In an effort to bring Corps students closer to their strengths, they turned to the Father of Strengths Psychology himself, Don Clifton, and his unique ideas about how […]

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  2. Understanding Motivation and Individual Motivators

    Every day, there is at least one factor that influences when and why we decide to buckle down and get work done.

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  3. Work-From-Home Video: Production During a Pandemic

    Just over a year ago, I walked out of a movie theater feeling immersed in culture and art after thoroughly enjoying the Best Picture-nominated Jojo Rabbit. With eyes still adjusting to the outside reality and the taste of butter-saturated popcorn clinging to my tongue, I didn’t know it would be my last theater experience for a long time.

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  4. The Happy Secret to Better Work: A Digital Corps Discussion

    Where is the happiness we associate with hard work and success? Do we keep working hard and meeting goals only to have a short burst of happiness, or do we hold the power to rewire our positivity and ultimately change how we view the world and, in conjunction, our work? This exact idea was recently tested by a group of Digital Corps students and staff who sat down to discuss this idea of “better work.”

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  5. Quarantine Motivation: A Digital Corps-antine Diaries Update

    The Digital Corps began shifting towards remote work in early March. As employees adapted to working from home, students of the Corps began to develop project ideas that could be completed remotely. The Digital Corps-antine Diaries, which were developed at the beginning of quarantine, have encouraged Corps employees to pursue creative projects independently throughout this […]

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  6. Staying Creative: A Digital Corps-Antine Diaries Update

    In an attempt to stave off creative bankruptcy during a time where everyone seems to be stuck inside all summer, students at the Digital Corps are developing personal projects to keep their workloads fresh. The Digital Corps-antine Diaries were started in the latter half of spring 2020 and have transitioned into a unique opportunity for students to […]

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  7. Digital Corps-antine Diaries

    The COVID-19 pandemic changed how people live and work together. After President Geoffrey Mearns from Ball State University announced his decision to move to remote learning and working, the Digital Corps quickly established a plan to work remotely for the remainder of its Spring 2020 semester and into the future. Students at the Corps carried on […]

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  8. A Beginner’s Guide to Web Design: A Digital Corps Perspective

    The term itself sounds fairly self-explanatory. Web. Design. Designing for the web. However, it’s a bit trickier than that. When beginning to design a website, there are many important considerations, such as visual appearance, functionality, and accessibility.

    Eric Chavarria works on code.
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  9. Startup Weekend Sparks Entrepreneurial Spirit Within Students

    Students with the Ball State Digital Corps took the challenge to create their own businesses at Startup Weekend Muncie.

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  10. Adobe Certification Exams at Ball State

    Ball State students, through an Information Technology initiative, now have the opportunity to take Adobe Certification Exams and practice tests throughout the year. Adobe Certification Exams are a great way to validate technological skills within the Adobe Creative Suite.

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