Student Projects

Pinhole Cameras

By Hiu To / March 24, 2015
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For the first Light & Sound Action Project, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: Who says you need to buy a camera? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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The Meanings of Life

By Hiu To / March 23, 2015
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For the first Journalism Action Project, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: What’s the meaning of life… in 1000 words & 1 photo? Here’s the scenario students were challenged…

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School of Athens – A Forbidden Books Online Installation

By Hiu To / March 22, 2015
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For the first Forbidden Books Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can I become a gadfly?  Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Socrates believed that the…

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Ollywood

Podcast Movie Analyses- An Ollywood Online Installation

By admin / January 26, 2015

For the Ollywood Elective Course, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How can you critique the elements of film post-production? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: “National Public…

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Ollywood

Video Movie Critiques—An Ollywood Online Installation

By admin / January 26, 2015

For the Ollywood Elective Course, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How can you critique the elements of film production? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: “At the…

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Patterns of Genius- a Five Faces Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 9, 2014

For the Five Faces of Genius Elective Course, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: What patterns emerge by studying genius in others? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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Stage Chemistry: Goodman Theatre

Theater Blueprint – a Stage Chemistry Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 5, 2014

For the Stage Chemistry Elective Course, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: What would my theater look like? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The Goodman Theater partners…

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Ollywood: Goldman Theatre

Movie Critiques- an Ollywood Online Installation

By Hiu To / December 5, 2014

For the Ollywood Elective Course, GCE students investigated the following guiding question: How can we critique the elements of film pre-production? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: You have…

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population

Animal Exhibit- A Population Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 25, 2014
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For the Population Course, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How can you speak the language of scientists who classify? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: “Your local…

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equality

Declaration of Rights- An Equality Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 24, 2014
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For the Equality Course, GCE Seniors investigated the following guiding question: How may we all claim the same rights? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: “There is a time…

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design and engineering

Empathetic Garden Tools- A Design & Engineering Online Installation

By Hiu To / October 22, 2014
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For the first Design & Engineering Action Project, GCE Junior students investigated the following guiding question: How do we make better tools? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Garden…

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chronic strip

Chronic Strips: A Cure Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 31, 2014
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For the Cure Course, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: What did the Liver say to the Acetaminophen? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The UNICEF (United Nations…

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policy

Resolutions- A Policy Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 12, 2014
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For the Policy Course, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we contextualize the need for a policy? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The city’s aldermen…

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drama

Shakespearean Sonnets- A Drama Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Drama Course, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How would you give advice as a sonnet? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater started…

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Urban Planning

Truss Bridges – An Urban Planning Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Urban Planning Course, GCE Juniors investigated the following guiding question: How do we build a bridge with minimum resources to support maximum load?  Here’s the scenario students were…

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food for thought

The Life of Food- A Food for Thought Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 7, 2014
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For the Food For Thought Course, GCE Freshmen investigated the following guiding question: What is the history of food, from center of origin to your table?  Here’s the scenario students…

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Spring classes

Spring Courses – An Online Installation

By Hiu To / May 5, 2014

Spring… finally! We can only express our post-winter feelings by quoting Pablo Neruda: Nada puede contener todo el sol en las banderas de la primavera invencible” (“Nothing can contain the…

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ex[eriential learning

ASL & DHH Immersion- An Experiential Term Online Installation

By Hiu To / April 28, 2014
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For the Experiential Term, GCE Students investigated the following guiding question: How may we live “another person’s” life and “step into their shoes”?  Students were asked this guiding question and…

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The Mind- A Disease Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the second Disease Action Project, GCE Sophomores investigated the following guiding question: How does someone with a mental disorder feel? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with: The World…

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I Believe

This I Believe – a “Who Am I” Online Installation

By Hiu To / February 26, 2014
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For the first Who Am I? Action Project, GCE Freshman investigated the following guiding question: What is my truth? What do I believe? Here’s the scenario students were challenged with:…

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