2 July. Poster Session 1 & AWARE! Animal Embassadors

Explainer Video Groups

Group Number Group Member Names
One Callie, Hannah, Marlene, and Ryan Piansky
Two Elhadji, Keanu, Benjamin, and George
Three Malina, Hajime, Peyton, and Gunhyun
Four Aaquila, Xiang, Brianna, and Yue
Five Ryan Enfeild, Ryan Kretzmer, James, Isaiah
Six Brian, Uti, Devarsh and Ibitola

Poster Session 1


Set up by taping your posters to the white boards around the room.


As the presenters set up, we’ll go over a few ‘best practices’ for responding to presentations

Presentation Session Assignments

Session 1 Presenters Session 2 Presenters
James Peavy Hannah Fallon
Ryan Enfield Peyton Nguyen
Hajime Minoguchi Callie Anderson
George Frampton Marlene Garcia Gomez
Brian Buckley Aaqila Faizer
Ryan Piansky Yue Teng
Devarsh Pandya Elhadji Barry
Ryan Kretzmer Malina Hy
Keanu White Isaiah Sutherland
Xiang Li Ibitola Toyin-Adelaja
Utibeno Ekpoudom
Gunhyun Park
Hajime Minoguchi
Brianna Shearwood
Benjamin Holmes

Audience Best Practices


Try to keep the following in mind as you listen to the presenters’ pitches:
  • 1. What sort of development project does the speaker present?
  • 2. According to the presenter, what makes the project sustainable?


Keep the following in mind as you look at the presenters’s posters:
  • 1.How the poster respond to the rhetorical situation, i.e. illustrate an issues related to sustainability trough a local/national development project?
  • 2. How does the poster catch and sustain your attention via design choices: alignment, proximity, contrast, chunking, etc.?


Synthesize your looking and listening into a question that helps the presenter make connections and/or advances their project or your understanding:
  • 1.Key terms: I like that you drew our attention to ________ project. I wonder if you could say more about how Caradonna, Morton, or Clark’s terms describe the project you illustrate.
  • 2. Imagery/Design: You do a really nice job illustrating ___________ in___________ portion of your poster. What guided your design decisions?
  • 3. Scaling up: I love that you chose to illustrate _______ as an example of ________. What does the development project you chose say about the context in which it was created? Does the issue you chose challenge assumptions about the defintion of sustainability?   

AWARE! Wildlife Ambassador Animals Event

Please keep the following in mind as we watch the Ambassador Animals Event
  • 1. What social forces displace local animals?
  • 2. What sorts of development projects can ensure equity for both human and animal inhabitants?
  • 3. What sorts of claims does the AWARE! ambassador make? Are you persuaded? Why/why not?