About Us

Information about the 2013 FIA/Deutsch Foundation Seed Grant Team

Who We Are

The Approach team is a group of students and faculty at the University of Maryland, College Park, who are winners of the 2013 Future of Information Alliance / Deutsch Foundation Grant to build a community storytelling app.

Our App

Locative Media
Storytelling
Art
Community

The Approach Team

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Jason Farman - Faculty Advisor

Jason Farman is an Assistant Professor at University of Maryland, College Park in the Department of American Studies and a Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Digital Cultures and Creativity Program.
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Daniel Greene - Audio Interviews

Dan Greene is a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Jarah Moesch - Audio Editor and Sound Design

Jarah Moesch is a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Paul Saiedi - Audio Interviews and Sound Design

Paul Saiedi is a doctoral student in American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Jessica Kenyatta Walker - Audio Editor and Interviews

Jessica Kenyatta Walker is a doctoral student in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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JB Wills - App Designer

JB Wills is a Computer Science major and student in the Digital Cultures & Creativity Program at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sample Audio

Here's an example of the audio paths you'll walk with Approach.

Our Sponsors

We are sponsored by a generous FIA/Deutsch Foundation Seed Grant and work with our community sponsor, WAMU 88.5.


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Future of Information Alliance

The Alliance seeks to facilitate a future in which information in all its forms can be an effective resource for everyone.

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Deutsch Foundation

The Deutsch Foundation honors innovations in science and technology; investment in education; and concern for others.

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WAMU 88.5

WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, D.C., area.

 

Download

Approach is Available for Download to Your Apple Devices. We Are Also an Open Source App Available on Github.


Download the App

Coming Soon to the Apple App Store!


Open Source Code

Approach is Available on Github!

 

 

News

Here are the latest updates about the Approach app.