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    Week 13

    This week I started to brainstorm and look into ideas for the Methodology Project. I really want to map out and create a timeline for Star Wars filming locations. At first, I was thinking about doing something COVID-19 related because it is very topical right now. However, my entire family …
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    Know Thy Selfie

    Selfies shape who we are as they allow us to externalize our constantly changing internal self definition. This is reflected in the five selfies I have chosen to represent a major transitional phase in my life. The most interesting aspect of my identity reflected in this curated group of selfies …
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    Culture Module: Selfies

    I am working with selfies for the Culture Module. My primary intention for this project is to write the thesis driven essay outlined in the Know Thy Selfie assignment, answering the prompt question “How do your selfies produce or obscure a sense of your identity?” In order to write this …
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    Web Literacy

    Web Literacy becomes an important tool in this day and age, and the ability to discern the validity of sources and information found online is a critical skill. People looking for clicks will post lies and misinformation purposely to deceive. Unaware audiences share these claims and spread them further. Our …
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    Digital Audio Reflection

    I correctly predicted that I would enjoy exploring the resources for this module. I wasn’t disappointed by the podcast on the history of audio production, and intend to listen to the rest of the series over the next couple of weeks. I also really enjoyed exploring StoryCorps recordings. My favorites …
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    Chapter One

    I grew up loving science fiction and fantasy, and have been exploring writing in the genre. I am debating turning a manuscript I am working on into a podcast, and this is essentially a teaser/exploration of that idea. Story by Rachel Giles. Narrated by Colin Giles.

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