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    Toy Space Ship or Ace’s Old One?

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    From the Spring 2011 ds106 class came the idea of changing up an existing web page to tell a new story ” you will be intervening in the code and design of a website of your choice to tell a story. You are not to photoshop the design of the site, but …

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    Weekly Summary Report Eight

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    This week was the official release of our radio show. We put a lot of thought and work into our show and we are glad it turn out how we envisioned. I would credit our success to the planning we did before spring break. We only met once; however, we …

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    Radio Show Progress Part 2

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    The first day back from spring break the Super Secret Opinions met. Since we already had an online for our show, as reported in Radio Show Progress, the actual creation of our radio show was a breeze. Our steps: We met in the HCC to look over the online we …

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    Weekly Summary Report Seven

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    Radio Show Progress: This week we started working on our group radio show project. We met for the first time and planned out everything we wanted to talk about and what roles everyone will take on. I included more details in my Radio Show Progress post. Radio Show Content: Each …

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    Radio Show Bumper, Commercial & Poster

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    The Work Itself: This week each member of our group had to create a bumper, commercial and poster for our radio show. Behind the Work & Process: Bumper: For my bumper I created a short audio clip which we will play right before we go to a commercial break during …

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    Let’s Meet Ethan Hunt

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    We’ve all had to create characters, now it is time to tell their stories. Tell a story pertaining to your character. This can be either from your character’s point of view or it can be told from the perspective of a narrator. Record yourself telling the story and add sound …

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    Imagine These Songs Together

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    This is a fairly simple idea.  Take any Imagine Dragons song and mash it up with another!  It can be any song you choose- Fall Out Boy, Panic at the Disco, or even Halsey!  Whatever artist you think would fit with one of their songs works or just make something …

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    Mixing Up a Mixtape

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    Mixtapes can come in different forms–sometimes a mixtape is just a collection of one’s favorite tracks, sometimes it is a collection of tracks put out by a sinlge artist. Sometimes they have small edits made to them, like a DJ saying their catchphrase.Try creating a mixtape of your own. Mixtape …

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    Radio Show Progress

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    This week, as a group, we met and talked about what we wanted our radio show to be all about. We created a google doc to house all of our work. This was a great idea and allows us to work on our pieces of the project individually over break. …

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    Weekly Summary Report Six

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    Design Design Design! This week was all about taking my previous photography skills and adding a level of design to them. Everything around us is a design, everything was created for a reason. Many of these reasons were once problems and we designed something to fix this problem. Other designs …

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    DesignBlitz

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    The Work Itself: For my DesignBlitz, I illustrated color, metaphor, minimal use of space, and proportion. Here they are in that order. Behind the Work: Color: creates mood and draws attention to key elements. Some designs can use bold color combinations or none at all. For my use of color, …

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    Design Thoughts and Reflection

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    Posters and Covers A poster and a book cover both have distinct design features that make them what they are. The design is the most important part. For example, the design of a book cover should tell the reader what is the main characteristic of the book they are about …

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    Can’t Go Wrong with a Post Card

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    Create a destination postcard using any design software of your choice. Start by choosing an image from a location and put some some words over the image just like a postcard. I personally used canva to create the postcard. http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/destination-post-card/ The Work Itself: 3 Stars My poster card comes from my …

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    Secret Agent Cipher

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    This assignment goes along with the secret agent theme. Create your own cipher, a system for disguising a message by replacing its letters with other letters or numbers or by shuffling them, and share it on your blog or other social media accounts. Have people in the class try and figure …

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    Ace as a Comic Character

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    You have told us all about your superhero so now it is time to design your superhero! What does he/she look like? Use http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-3-lab/  or https://www.dckids.com/dc-super-friends/htmlgame/name/super-hero-me to design yours. Write a post to explain why you chose the costume design that you did. http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/design-your-superhero/ The Work Itself: 4.5 Stars Ace “Star” Love as a …

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    Ace Love’s View of the Galaxy

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    Photoshop yourself into a different environment. Make it something super different. http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/alternate-universe/ The Work Itself: 2 Stars I took the directions and put a little spin on them. I chose to use my character in this assignment instead of myself because I saw it as a perfect way to give …

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    My Spy Gadget

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    Today’s #dailycreate asked “what is your spy weapon of choice?” I took a different approach and showed everyone my favorite spy gadget. Check it out below.…

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    Weekly Report Five

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    Another jam-packed week full of new information. This week’s topic was audio. I explored the world of audiovisual and how it is used in digital storytelling. This topic is something I have never thought of using before, so I definitely had a little bit of a learning curve to begin. …

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    You Only Live Twice

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    This week I listened to the audio drama “You Only Live Twice”. To begin, I really enjoyed listening to this because it is a James Bond movie so I was able to relate to it well. It was great to be able to hear all the different audio tools being …

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    Brain Storming a Radio Show

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    Brainstorm Radio Show Ideas:In a couple of weeks, you will be forming groups and creating a radio show as pre-recorded audio. In preparation, each of you needs to brainstorm ideas for a 20-30 minute radio show—somehow related to or inspired by the theme of the course —on your blog. This …

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    What Would I Tweet??

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    Today’s #dailycreate asked what would I post to social media if I had been kidnapped, but the post can’t be obvious enough to alert the kidnapper. Check on my response below.…

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