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  1. Portfolio Day Goes Digital: Hosting a Remote Conference

    Stiff slacks, sticky nametags, and glazed donuts—all hallmarks of the Digital Corps’ annual professional development conference, Portfolio Day. Each year, students don their blazers and dress shoes and fill Ball State University’s Letterman Lobby, lined with tables for a day of networking and showcasing industry portfolios. Thinking back to my first Portfolio Day, I remember the buzz of excitement and amazement from students, staff, and former Corps members. From […]

    A Collage of all the senior presentations from the event.
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  2. Cancelling the Noise: Headphone Usage in the Workplace

    Working in an office and, more recently, remotely, can pose a multitude of distractions for people who need to focus. Headphones are a common solution! We know headphones are a useful tool to tune out the hectic work environment, but can they increase our overall work productivity?

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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. TikTok Takeover

    From sports teams and popular restaurants to news outlets and freelancers (and even small agencies like us), people everywhere are taking advantage of TikTok’s opportunity for creativity to market themselves or their organization.

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  5. Keeping Up to Date: How the Digital Corps is Utilizing New Technology to Stay Connected

    For many individuals, working from home became a “new normal” because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Working from home brought new distractions, feelings of isolation, and a lack of productivity.

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  6. Corps Career Paths

    “What do you want to be when you grow up?” In elementary school, you might have answered this easily. Maybe an astronaut or a robot from a T.V. show or movie. Maybe a teacher or firefighter because you knew people with those jobs. Some of these childhood career ideas fall to the side, and once you begin college, you feel frantic.  According to Ellucian, two-thirds of students feel stressed […]

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  7. Corps Cribs: A Collection of Remote Workspaces

    Whether it’s minimalist or maximalist, Digital Corps students and staff each have a unique remote workspace.

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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. 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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  10. Going Dark: Healthier Use of Tech

    Technology has changed to be more accessible and enable healthy practices.

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