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    Album Cover


    For an assignment, I made an album cover for a fictitious band that I created. The album is “Expect the Unexpected” by Crazy Time.

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    Design Assignments


    We were asked, as a class project, to do 15 stars worth of assignments. These assignments have furthered my knowledge with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Also they have made me think about the design itself. This would include how colors affect photos, how font can make a role in a …

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    What I Learned 5


    This week in Networking we covered old material and added a little new material. On Monday we went over the test and went into details about some questions. So basically it was a review day. On Wednesday we went over the TCP/IP model a little bit and why the OSI …

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    Lab 5


    Objectives: To understand how to use a wireshark, a packet sniffing protocol analyzer. To further understand how a network works by viewing packets.

    Equipment: Wireshark, internet, computer

    Notes and Observations: Wireshark needs to be downloaded first. Start capturing network traffic for multiple things. We captured information for browsing a webpage, …

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    Lab 4


    Objectives: To build a TCP/IP network that works properly.

    Equipment: computer, switch, router

    Notes and Observations: First we split into 2 groups and connected the computers of each group to the group’s switch. Next, we used cmd and ipconfig command to obtain each computers IP addres, each group’s subnet mask, …

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    Dream Car


    My dream car is a Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder. This car makes me feel on top of the world, almost as if no one was around. It’s the kind of car that makes you forget the rest of the world as you are cruising the highway. The shape of the car …

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    What I Learned 4


    This week in Networking 1 class:

    Monday was a snow day, however I spent time reviewing for the test by watching the advisors review video he posted from home. It was all review from previous class periods but gave me a better understanding on the types of cables, such as …

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    Lab 3


    Objectives: To obtain a better understanding of how the OSI model works and what it is.

    Equipment: Computer, internet access

    Notes and Observations: The first step was to do background research. The OSI model was created to seperate common functions of the TCP/IP model into seperate layers. OSI stands for …

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    Sound Effects


    I went around my house and outside to record 10 sound effects that I hear almost every day if not daily. I found it interesting the kind of sounds that I encountered every day that I did not even think about until I was doing this project. All of the …

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    What I Learned 3


    This week in networking class we went over the OSI model in further detail. We had a quiz on the material we have covered so far this semester and then did some hands on activities. The main activity we did was with switches. This activity helped us to understand how …

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    Week 4


    This week has been super productive. I have managed to do so much extra stuff not only at home but at work this week, which was an amazing feeling. I had one project that made me look at things differently. This project was called media fast. I think this would …

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    Media Fast


    For my digital media class we were told to give up media/electronics for a 24 hour period. This doesn’t seem to hard but it actually is in the world we live in now. I am always on a computer or on my phone so this assignment seemed impossible. Here’s how …

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    What I Learned 2


    I learned quite a bit in class this week. We learned the different topologies and the difference between LAN and WAN. Another thing we learned was about hubs/repeaters and bridges/switches. The last thing we learned was the layers of the OSI model and what they are. All of what we …

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    Lab 2


    Objectives: To learn how to make straight-through cables, crossover cables, and patch panels.

    Equipment list: Crimp tool, wire cutter, 3-foot length of CAT5 UTP, two RJ-45 connectors, simple network system, and something to check that cables are working properly

    Notes and Observations: When making straight-through cables and crossover cables the …

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    Hattie McDaniel


    McDaniel was born in 1895. She was a native of Wichita, Kansas. She was known for her acting and singing/songwriting. When she was 5, her family moved to Colorado. She graduated from Denver East High School. Her brother was also an actor. He was the butler in a shot film …

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    Gwendolyn Brooks


    Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1917. She was an African American poet. Throughout her life she faced racism with her neighbors and at school. Brooks attended high school at Hyde park High which happened to be the leading high school in Chicago in whites. She had transferred schools …

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    Benjamin “Pap” Singleton


    Singleton was born in 1809. He was a native of Nashville, Tennessee. Growing up he was a slave and had been sold several times. He managed to escape each time and finally fled to Canada. He had then traveled to multiple different towns before returning after the end of the …

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    Week 3


    This week has been a pretty easy week homework wise. I didn’t come accross any struggles or obstacles. Everything seemed to flow by perfectly. A few future assignments I have took time to think about and get ideas for. As for assignments I have actually finished this week I did …

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    What I Learned 1


    This week in class we learned a general knowledge on networking and why it is important. We went over Wikispaces and Diigo briefly and had to make accounts for both. I now understand why these two sites are used and how to use them. Nothing really was suprising. Most of …

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    Lab 1


    Objectives: To understand how to properly make a homepage and publish it. Also, learn how to use Wiki Spaces and Diigo.

    Equipment list: Computer, internet access, Wiki Spaces account, Diigo account

    Notes and Observations: Making the webpages using code for project one was pretty simple and self explanatory. Publishing these …

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    I’m From…


    I am from a duck figurine.
    From trophies and model trains.
    I am from the 2 story yellow house
    That smells like cookies.
    I am from the peony bush and
    The oak trees
    Whose long gone limbs I remember
    As if they were my own.

    I’m from big families and …

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    Week 1


    This is the first week of my digital media class and I was asked to reflect on the week. We have done quite a bit throuh this open course program. I feel that some of these projects have furthered my creativity skills. Also I have learned quite a bit of …

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    One night in the town of Carne Seca, BrownSugar and Sugar were headed to club Spice Extract. They were both secretly hoping Beef, the sexiest boy in town, would be there. Neither of the girls knew that the other one liked Beef, a girl fight in the making. As they …

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    Kansas Black History


    February is Black History Month, but do you really know all about black history. I know I don’t. I have lived in Kansas for 20 years now and I know almost nothing about black history that has happened in Kansas. I have done a little research on this subject and …

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