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  1. proflockman

    Mixed Metaphor Spubble

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    I'm hooked on the My Very Own Spubble assignment. Too bad I can't get extra credit for doing more than the assigned five assignments. Anyhow, the students in my Relational Databases in the Humanities seminar were a bit perplexed when I told them they'd...
  2. proflockman

    Eleanor Powell Animate Gif

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    I'm actually terribly excited that I was able to make this little animate GIF of one of the best tap dancers ever.There's much more to say about the process, but I'm in a rush as usual.The thing is, it was done with totally free applications installed ...
  3. proflockman

    Mixed Metaphor Spubble

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    I'm hooked on the My Very Own Spubble assignment. Too bad I can't get extra credit for doing more than the assigned five assignments. Anyhow, the students in my Relational Databases in the Humanities seminar were a bit perplexed when I told them they'd...
  4. proflockman

    Eleanor Powell Animate Gif

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    I'm actually terribly excited that I was able to make this little animate GIF of one of the best tap dancers ever.There's much more to say about the process, but I'm in a rush as usual.The thing is, it was done with totally free applications installed ...
  5. proflockman

    Group Project Proposal Deadline

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    Today is the deadline for Group Project Proposals. I've created and shared a Google document with everyone to enter Final Project intentions.For those doing Group projects, please enter your group name and the names of all members on the first sheet (F...
  6. proflockman

    Group Project Proposal Deadline

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    Today is the deadline for Group Project Proposals. I've created and shared a Google document with everyone to enter Final Project intentions.For those doing Group projects, please enter your group name and the names of all members on the first sheet (F...
  7. proflockman

    Spubble Bubblin’ from Ginza

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    Jim Groom recently submitted a nifty visual assignment called My Very Own Spubble Bubble.  The intention of the assignment is to be humorous - I don't know whether this succeeds (might be a case of you had to be there).Technically, the assignment ...
  8. proflockman

    Spubble Bubblin’ from Ginza

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    Jim Groom recently submitted a nifty visual assignment called My Very Own Spubble Bubble.  The intention of the assignment is to be humorous - I don't know whether this succeeds (might be a case of you had to be there).Technically, the assignment ...
  9. proflockman

    Cogdog was Shanghaied

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    Those of you following the twitter over weekend will have heard by now the alarming tail of Cogdog's abduction. While waiting in an airport in Tennessee for a flight to Hawaii, several gentleman whisked him away to the cargo compartment of some airline...
  10. proflockman

    Cogdog was Shanghaied

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    Those of you following the twitter over weekend will have heard by now the alarming tail of Cogdog's abduction. While waiting in an airport in Tennessee for a flight to Hawaii, several gentleman whisked him away to the cargo compartment of some airline...
  11. proflockman

    An Assignment to Submit

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    I imagine that after spending some time looking over the ds106 website, you've noticed that it is possible to submit an assignment. I think I might even have suggested an audio assignment or two from my main online identity a few months ago.The point i...
  12. proflockman

    Troll Steals Axe Challenge

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    Here's what I had in mind in the earlier post about submitting an assignment. This is an example of the Troll Steals Axe Contest. In the image you see one famous guitar player strumming on another famous guitar player's guitar. For an added bit of fun,...
  13. proflockman

    Troll Steals Axe Challenge

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    Here's what I had in mind in the earlier post about submitting an assignment. This is an example of the Troll Steals Axe Contest. In the image you see one famous guitar player strumming on another famous guitar player's guitar. For an added bit of fun,...
  14. proflockman

    An Assignment to Submit

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    I imagine that after spending some time looking over the ds106 website, you've noticed that it is possible to submit an assignment. I think I might even have suggested an audio assignment or two from my main online identity a few months ago.The point i...
  15. proflockman

    Repoman MacGuffin

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    It seemed appropriate to submit a Messing with the MacGuffin assignment using Otto Paertz's favorite film: Repoman. Those who watch this classic film closely and repeatedly will understand the origin of our task master's name. Anyhow, here's the stuff:...
  16. proflockman

    Repoman MacGuffin

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    It seemed appropriate to submit a Messing with the MacGuffin assignment using Otto Paertz's favorite film: Repoman. Those who watch this classic film closely and repeatedly will understand the origin of our task master's name. Anyhow, here's the stuff:...
  17. proflockman

    Another Challenge

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    The final tweet from @dailyshoot read as follows:"Thank you all very much for 690 days of the Daily Shoot. We may be done, but inspiration is everywhere! Keep shooting."That's right this project that all of you participated in is now completely finishe...
  18. proflockman

    My New Role: The TA

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    As those of you attended last Thursday's class will have heard, I have been demoted to the role of Teacher's Assistant (TA) for the duration of the digital story telling section of the course. Out of the blue, a previous instructor of this course, Otto...
  19. proflockman

    Midterm Study Guide

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    A couple of students asked if there was a way to put a PowerPoint presentation on the Internet. Yes, there is. I just set up an account on SlideShare and uploaded the PowerPoint for the Midterm Study Guide below. I then embedded it on the blog. It is r...
  20. proflockman

    My Bad

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    When I was in Army, I was assigned to the Signal Corps. The main part of my job was to set up and maintain tactical communications systems that connected air defense artillery batteries. It was a fun and challenging period of my life. But as ...
  21. proflockman

    Checking Some Blogs

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    As we begin class this evening I'd like to spend a bit of time looking at some randomly selected blogs from the class. I'd like you to consider, in addition to the content, the way the information is presented on the page. Let's consider the typography...
  22. proflockman

    Extra Credit Challenge #2

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    Thanks to this class, I've been spending far too much time thinking about the word "Derp." I find myself saying the word to myself as I'm commuting on the subways. This morning while taking a walk I realized that we know have an excellent opportunity f...
  23. proflockman

    Extra Credit Challenge #1

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    There's this teacher Alec Couros in Canada who's teaching a graduate level course as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on social networking for educators. Though I've enrolled in his MOOC, I have been following the #eci831 hastag with interest via th...
  24. proflockman

    Playing the Games

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    Old Schol Gaming by griffith_tuj through CC licensingSomeone once said, "you can't play the game if you don't know the rules." I would say, if you aren't sure of the rules, make 'em up yourself.This is just a quick reminder about our task for the next ...
  25. proflockman

    What are we looking for?

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    Looking Out by Donald Macleod - cc licensedAs we begin our fourth week together, it seems like it might be useful to make sure we all have a clear idea of where we are going and what we are doing in this class. As writing a blog post is a solitary acti...

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