About Course Assignments

As the semester progresses, all assignments will be available in this space. When you complete assignments, please use the tags noted in each assignment post, so that they can be aggregated.

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Apr
21

Week Fifteen Assignments

  • Finish your final project by 7:00 pm on 4/28 (that is the time of our final exam meeting). Make sure you tag ALL POSTS that you’ve completed as part of your project with finalproject.
  • Write a final blog post by 7:00 pm on 4/28 reflecting on your work in DS106. Tag this final post finalreflection. Here are some […]

Apr
14

Week Fourteen Assignments

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  • Make sure your in-class fan fiction project is uploaded to one group member’s blog by the end of class today (tag: fanfic). By 4/19, go to this link to evaluate each of the projects.
  • Continue working on your final projects!! I should continue to see updates/progress reports at least once […]

Mar
31

Week Twelve (and Thirteen!) Assignments

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  • Technical/Online Exploration:
    • Keep adding items to the Delicious Collective!! We’ll be looking at contributions in class next week.
  • Storytelling
    • Create your own mashup or remix. Guidelines:

Mar
24

Week Eleven Assignments

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  • Readings:
    • Read this post by Melanie McBride, Praxis 2.0: Escaping the edu-travelogue. I want you to consider the ideas she’s presenting in this post, and how she’s challenging schools and teachers to think differently about teaching remix/mashup in the classroom.

Mar
24

My HTML Story

I used Firebug and I edited Wikipedia stroy
original page http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Ivory_Coast_trade_embargo_backed_by_US

Mar
15

My Final Project (Video)

I’m really interested in film and particularly the work of Stanly Kubrick. I want to do a video montage of his movies focusing on is distinct style of filming and how his style has developed throughout his carrier. I’m going to use IMovie and Youtube to create the video. I plan to use every movie […]

Mar
10

Week Nine Assignments

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  • Blogging:
    • Tune into ds106 radio and listen to at least two 30-minute shows over the weekend. (Check out the radio schedule here).

Feb
16

My impression of Radio

After reading “RADIO, an Illustrated Guide”, I felt like I had a brand new perspective on Radio and how it works. Ira Glass”s videos help reinforce my idea that sometimes radio can be difficult when you first start, but it has it’s rewards in the end. I chose to listen to the radio story tilted Heretic. […]

Feb
16

RADIO, an Illustrated Guide: Response

After reading, RADIO, an Illustrated Guide I’ve realized how challenging the road to Radio success actually is. I never knew it took so much work to make a Radio story. I can’t believe the interviewers only would use 20 minutes of tape for a really long interview. The whole process seemed really interesting. While your […]

Feb
09

Minimalist Movie Poster: JAWS

I decided to do my poster on one of my favorite movies, Jaws. I used adobe photoshop.

Feb
08

The Least Productive Day Ever

Five Card Story: This Least Productive Day Ever a ds106 story created by Robert flickr photo by cogdogblog flickr photo by Intrepid Flame flickr photo by cogdogblog flickr photo by snakepliskens flickr photo by ellipticalgalxy One Saturday John got up and was thinking about the all the stuff he had planned to do that day. […]

Feb
02

Week Four Assignments

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  • Readings/Viewings:
    • Read this selection from Scott McCloud’s, Understanding Comics. (NOTE: This file is a password protected PDF. The password will be provided in class.) BTW, McCloud is on Twitter.

Feb
01

Digital Storytelling in Business

After reading of the article about storytelling in business I’ve realized how fast digital communication is spreading. Companies are realizing the marketing potential of digital storytelling. The great thing about a story is that it can affect people differently depending on the reader. Companies today are using stories to draw in more customers. If they use […]

Jan
31

Daily Shoot 442.

Here’s my photo for today’s Daily Shoot assignment.
“Make a photograph that features repetition.”

I took several pictures but this one was my favorite for the assignment. It’s an up close picture of a shell necklace that …

Jan
29

My trip to Wimbledon

I used scrap blog to illustrate my trip to Wimbledon

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