About

Larissa Babak is the User Engagement Specialist for the Humanities Commons. She is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Master’s degree in Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing. In addition, she has a Bachelor’s degree in Writing (minor in Art History) from Grand Valley State University and Associate’s degree from Henry Ford College. She has an extensive background in instructional design, digital marketing, social media management, and technical writing, with experience collaborating in arts institutions, non-profits, and business environments. Additionally, she has taught writing courses at Michigan State University, Madonna University, and Henry Ford College. Her academic research interests are educational technology, content strategy, sound studies, writing studies, and the intersections of the humanities within digital spaces.

Education

Master of Arts in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Bachelor of Arts in Writing (Minor in Art History)
Frederick Meijer Honors College; Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
Henry Ford II Honors Program; Henry Ford College, Dearborn, MI

Publications

Babak, L., & Lauren, B. (2019, May 14). Looking back to “Sound in/as :: Memory and Place” at SSRW 2018. In Textshop Experiments, Vol. 6.

Babak, L., & Gibbons, J. (2018, August 3). UX Approaches for Museum Contexts: Evaluating a Museum’s Participatory Elements. In Proceedings of the 36th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication (p. 12). ACM.

​Babak, L. (2016, January 29). Writing in Motion: Using Kinetic Texts in the Writing Classroom. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/honorsprojects/393/

Projects

Videos
A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies

Conference Presentations
Low Barrier Entry for AR/VR

 

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