Bridging Our Project

2 Dec

For the past month I have been working with these fabulous people on a wonderful project about bridging the gap between technology and the different generations. Here is a bit about what we have been doing and what are skills are.

Group Members

Mike Martin |  Performing research into technology information, e.g. email providers.  Putting thought in to what we want out of our interviews and writing out a base for interview questions the group will be asking seniors.  Also will conduct an interview with fellow group member John Carney on his thoughts and passion about this subject.  Assist in writing our final story.

Skills  |  Basic Final Cut Pro and photoshop. Strengths in writing and is very adaptable.


Jonnie Motomochi
|  Coming up with a outline of questions we will be asking people who are closely involved with the seniors, e.g. effects they see technology having on them.  Taking the time to help sit down with seniors and teach them the basics of computer use or other tech need-to-knows.  Assist with writing our final story.  Interviewing parents for additional ideas.

Skills  |  Strong interest in writing and interviewing.  Comfortable in front of a camera.

Mariah Zook |  Planning and conducting interviews with psychology/philosophy professionals about our subject to get a better understanding about why seniors would feel a certain way towards tech.  Contacted senior centers to get basic information and sources.  Assist with writing our final story.

Skills |  Strengths are in writing and interviewing.  Comfortable in front of a camera.

John Carney |  Will be an interviewee for the project.  Connected with senior centers and assisted living establishments in Corvallis.  Spending most of the time behind the camera shooting footage and interviews.  Assist in writing our final story.

Skills  |  Film, editing, Final Cut Pro and sound are all strong. Communication skills.

Makenzie Marineau |  Assist in writing our final story.  Interviewing parents on how technology has treated them.  Made contacts at senior and assisted living homes.  Will be conducting interviews with administrators of the businesses.  In charge of putting our final project online with videos, writing, photos and additional links that were all collected during this process. Managing group and individual tasks.

Skills  |  Writing, photography, online presence and communication. Leadership.

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