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Posts by Allison Brekosky


January 28, 2019

My name is Allison Brekosky. I am a new student at Pitt, transferring in from the university's Greensburg campus just this semester. I am a junior, studying communication and minoring in music. ... [Read More]

My Pittsburgh Dataset Project

January 30, 2019


For the Pittsburgh Dataset Assignment, I deci ... [Read More]

Update 1: Proposal and Initial Curriculum

February 08, 2019

Over the course of the next few weeks, I am interested in becoming more knowledgeable on the topic of music and website design, and integrating these two subjects to make a new project. From these ... [Read More]

Update 2: Reflection and Updated Github Pages Content

February 15, 2019

1. What was your initial project focus? How have you revised it so far? // My initial project focus was very broad. I knew I wanted to do something which connected music and web design, but I ... [Read More]

Update 3: Reflection and Updated Github Content

February 22, 2019

This week I finished the remaining 10 hours of deliberate practice for the Self-Guided Skills Assignment, and I finally started working on applying what I’ve learned to my new GitHub page. My ... [Read More]

Update 4: Final Github Pages Content with Skills Log and Showcase Items

February 25, 2019

This week for my Self-Guided Skills Assignment, I put in the most work out of the three weeks I spent on the assignment. When viewing my learning log (link it), you will see that I logged over 30 h ... [Read More]

Pecha Kucha Notes and Slides

March 27, 2019

On Wednesday March 27th, I am giving a Pecha Kucha presentation to my PDC class. I decided to do this assignment on the topic of "Branding," as I had to learn several aspects of branding ... [Read More]


Team Project Reflection

April 15, 2019

For the Team Project, the Data Dugongs (myself, Steven, and Lliana) decided to digital storytell with our dataset project. We focused on already-created data from IMDB and Goodreads in an effort to ... [Read More]


PDC Portfolio & Reflection

April 20, 2019

Part 1: Collection Examples and Micro Reflections

Choose: An example of how you made a choice related to visualization type

Answer: [Read More]