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Mark Williams currently works as a Career & Technical Educator within a New Orleans Charter Network. His areas of expertise and instruction are Digital Media and Basic Career Readiness. Mark does research in History of Art, Visual Arts, Education, Entrepreneurship, and Communication Design. His current project is 'Educational Design', with on going research into the Design of Educational systems, products, environments, technology and legislation.
November 2015 - August 2016
National Science Foundation- ICorps
- entrepreneurial lead
August 2015 - May 2016
City of Groesbeck, Texas
August 2014 - August 2016
Smith & Company Architects
- Design & Research Intern
Written as a final requirement of my B.A. Art History at Baylor University An analysis of Allegory, biblical imagery and a depiction of Saints, hidden within the painting "Charity" by Jacques Blanchard
It was hypothesized that a more effective career guidance model could be created than the current print-based, computer-assisted, and internet-based models, which rely heavily on assessment. The premise of the researcher’s hypothesis is that with a more effective guidance model, students would have a more accessible, efficient and effective guidanc...
“Partnerships that Impact Teaching and Learning” is the second section of a compiled document dedicated to case studies and writings from “MAKING INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS WORK: Lessons from successful collaborations”. Collected and published by the Science/Business Innovation Board. However, before I delve deep into my specific section an e...
Harmony between man and nature - one of the themes of sustainability -is an integral part of the philosophy and way of life of the ancient cultures of North-Eastern Asia. With my project, my goal is to bring that Philosophy to Texas, by first implementing it at the University of Houston. Through the creation of a functional green space at Gerald D....
Execution has been a standard form of punishment in many societies from early man to the present day. However, no society idolized and dramatized executions quite as much as the ancient Romans. With public executions drawing crowds of people, Rome made their punishment for criminals, not just a spectacle, but an art form for entertainment for the m...
The prized skill sets of ancient Greek athletics often mirrored that of the gods, and gave their warfare tactics superiority among their opposers. Though many of these skillful games were used as survival for thousands of years, the Greeks were among the first to glorify their warriors. Enjoying rivalry in battle paved the way for modern sports. Ev...
The creation and application of the ideals of synchrony have been said to cascade from Cubism, Futurism, and Impressionism; but more notably Orphism. The melding of music and art can be seen throughout the existence of both medium; from the hymns and stained glass of religion, through the songs during the grand religious processions of the Spanish...
Through the use of “Design for Career Success: Web-Based Career Guidance Model For Industrial Designers” as the foundations; It is the researcher/ designers intent to release the theses solving the Wicked problems of The American Education system. This project will also include updates to the original research. The observations, findings, and interviews provided along with the theses shall be taken from the researcher/ designers time ( From 2017- present.) as a certified Career & Technical Educator in the New Orleans highschool environment. Including case studies and observations from the perspective of an industry partner to educational nonprofits, educational systems, and an apprenticeship for recent highschool graduates trained and connected to other industry leaders to training and experience in the Digital media and creative arts career environments.