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    Radio gaga

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    This is my (belated) write-up for weeks 7-8: recording and editing a radio show.

    I was a member of Talky Tina’s Team. You can listen to our show, ‘DS106: Shrinking the big questions’ – and the excellent shows of our classmates – on the DS106 blog.

    Working on my …

  2. jesstheobscure

    Design: my to-done list

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    I’m writing this halfway into week 7, on a train heading north. (But posting this two days later, when I finally have Wifi access again – hurray!)

    I am going to get the guilt out of the way now:

    I didn’t get as much done as I wanted to because

  3. jesstheobscure

    Let’s get lyrical

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    (Yes, I actually decided that was a decent blog post title).

    This evening I’ve been having a bit of a readathon – looking at the week 6 design assignments, some examples of what other people have created, and reading/watching some of the design resources being shared on the main DS106 …

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    Getting snap happy

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    Alas, I skipped week 4 (audio fun times) entirely due to work and my family visiting, and week 5 (photography) has so far been hampered by me contracting what feels like the plague, but what is really just a bad cold that I’ve not been coping so well with. (Unfortunately, …

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    A little more conversation…

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    … and a little more action please. (A memo to myself for weeks 4 and 5!).

    I was travelling a fair bit during week 3, and spent some time at home where I tend to switch off my brain and my wifi-enabled gadgets – so I didn’t throw myself into …

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    What is digital storytelling?

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    Storytelling is a magical word. It conjures up childhood memories of bedtime stories, campfire tales and – mainly, for me – Roald Dahl and JK Rowling. I immediately associate storytelling with being read aloud to, or reading aloud to others. It’s more active and present than reading from the page …

  7. jesstheobscure

    What is digital storytelling?

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    Storytelling is a magical word. It conjures up childhood memories of bedtime stories, campfire tales and – mainly, for me – Roald Dahl and JK Rowling. I immediately associate storytelling with being read aloud to, or reading aloud to others. It’s more active and present than reading from the page …

  8. jesstheobscure

    #ds106 #headless13

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    A few months back, I decided to join this year’s #ds106 class after hearing about it on the UK higher education blogosphere, which has been awash with Mooc Mania for a fair while now.

    Since making the decision to join in, and doing such dedicated things as spending 5 minutes …

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