Design through the lens reflection

Specification (list) How was it met?
The transitions will be very smooth and clear so people can understand the story It met the specification well because based on the survey, it shows that the editing was very good and
The narration will be clear, as well as flowing. It met the specification well because many people on the survey said that the narration was clear. But it can be improved because few people found it hard to understand.
The video’s background music should be low enough so I can hear the voice. But, when I low the background music, the change of volume should be smooth It met the specification well because many people in the survey said that the music fits well.
The resolution should be at least 2k so people can see the video more clearly It didn’t meet the specification well because our video is HD.
I will use many effects like Twixtor so I can show my thought as well as to make the video smooth It didn’t meet the specification enough because we were not allowed to use videos.
I will be going to have footages that explain what kind of diversity there are It met the specification because based on the survey, people said that the photos are very good, but some people said we would have improved by using more relevant photos.
I will make the video in 1st person perspective It didn’t meet the specification because, during the filming, we decided to change the photo to 3rd perspective.
The transitions will be very smooth and clear so people can understand the story It met the specification since many people in the survey said the transitions were good. But, I think the storyline can be more improved.

D-T3 Improvements

The limitations were first, the pictures. Because there were not enough people to take a photo I want to take, so I had to compose the face from Google which didn’t look good. Secondly,  the narration. There was not enough time to make a good script because it took a lot of time to take photos. Lastly, the editing. I wanted to edit more of the video (photos), but because of time, I wasn’t able to.
The aspects of my final product that I felt that I could do better is first, editing. People said that the editing was good, but there was an opinion that the mood of the video should be brighter. I think this is mainly because of the background music, so I can change the background music. Secondly, the narration. Like I said before, because of the time limit, we didn’t have detailed scripts. If I have one more chance, I want to spend more time making script and editing than taking photos.
Overall, I think the biggest limitation was time because we had one less week because I was on holiday and Jacky was sick. I think it would be much better if we worked on the project after school, but we didn’t. Next time, I want to improve on time management and also to work after school if our work is not good enough.
D-T4 Impact

I think my product addressed the design challenge well because we met all of the requirements and most of the people who gave us the feedback saying that the video was well made. The final product communicated about the diversity in CDNIS well to the audience because our video showed a lot of examples and details that prove the diversity in our school. But, I also think that maybe the editing was too showing off because the audience might focus on the editing, not the actual product. This thing happened in our survey. We asked people what is the good things about the video, and all of them said something related to editing. Next time, I want to make the editing more smooth so it still has the quality but allows the audience to focus more on the topic. For me, this project was a chance to see what is so different about international schools than local schools. I found out that diversity has a lot of impact on this. But, I also realized that it is impossible to do this in a local school is because having more diversity requires much more costs.
In overall, this unit was a great chance to learn about diversity in the school.

strengths and weaknesses of my ifolio


Discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of your IFolio

    • MYP Menu with subject listing and content. I don’t have some subject’s Ifolio because some of them, I was sick when other students were working on that in class or I just forgot, so I have to work on those (Humanities, Math…). I have to work on writing more things at Ifolio.
    • Tag cloud with subject tags. My half of ifolio includes cloud, but other half does not. I have to add clouds to half
    • I have welcome post, but it is only a photo so I have to write something


    • In my ifolio, people can add comments
    • Appropriate media/snapshots that provide evidence of learning with accompanying
    • Design explanations sign elements that adhere to design principles.
    • I have rememberable color at my ifolio, the design is simple so that people can find things that they want to really fastly.
    • I have appropriate ifolio because even though my ifolio is simple, it is also very unique.


Plan of action to help meet the purpose of your iFolio
  • Plan of action to help meet the purpose of your iFolio
  • I want to keep uploading my posts so that I can have a least one post for one subject
  • I need to add tag could to the posts that I did not add tag on, so that my ifolio can be more organized
  • I need to design for left side of site, where I can add things like school event calendar
  • Keep Changing the design of ifolio can be good too, because maybe people get bored with my site.

Brand logo mock-ups

This is my final design of my logo. I started the logo with the Idea of ShiWoo and G from my last name,  which is SWG and I made face with it. After I learned the C.A.R.P, I made SWG to lines and erase some of the line to look good and use black and white for colour. After that I changed my mind to “make this logo more memorable” so I deleted all useless lines and colours. After that I drew hair. This is logo that is from my name, so I think this represent me.

Investigating and Analysing part of the Design Cycle in Design

What I learned in the Investigating and Analysing part of the Design Cycle in Design was that showing the clear design brief is very important because so that people can see what they are trying to say and they don’t get boring. I also learned that good music, editing and also the quality of the photo effects to Virtual Reality. This things would be useful if I am making a video for persuading somebody, I could make them interest at my video by this skills