1. jappolack

    Attention Attention Rubric Available


    Some people are questioning grading.  I have posted a rubric to give you an understanding of what I expect for blog post for assignments from the assignment bank. The rubric can be found on the menu on the left side of the screen or the pull down from the top. …

  2. cogdog

    Headless Radio Shows

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Evans Archive The class has no teacher, no registered students, but ds106 open participants of Fall 2013 have been working hard to have their radio show projects premiere live on ...
  3. Reverend

    ds106zone Week 4: Intro to Video


    Today I recorded an hour long ds106.tv broadcast framing and introducing week 4 of the ds106zone. This week is dedicated to reading an episode of Twilight Zone closely and working through 15 stars of video assignments. You can see the post outlining this week’s assignments here (much of which is …

  4. Reverend

    Week 3 Preparation: The Radio Show


    This email precedes the Monday announcement of Week 3′s assignments a bit because it’s will prove such an intensive week. You all will need to get a head start to get your groups working together and to devise a topic for your half hour radio show that is due Sunday, …

  5. Reverend

    ds106zone: Introduction to Design


    After some introductory admonishments from yours truly to start the episode, Tim Owens and I sat down to introduce the design portion of ds106 in some detail. We started off the discussion around the idea of what makes an artist, and then got into a brief overview of what elements …

  6. Reverend

    Submitted for Your Approval: ds106zone Week 1



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  7. cogdog

    Week 15: The End is Near

    cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by gak It seems just like yesterday that you were doing laps around Bootcamp, but we are seeing the signs ahead. That’s right, everyone, we are in the final two weeks of...
  8. cogdog

    ds106 Show Week 14: Remixing the Remixed

    And here we are, the last episode of the ds106 show’s first (and likely last) season. Since this is the second of the 2 week segment on remix, it was time we remixed ourself up, so this week’s intro is a cut up and shuffle of last...
  9. cogdog

    ds106 show: Week 13: Remix and Mashups

    We have quite a show lined up for you today! The studios have relocated to Waikiki for a special appearance later today on the TCC World Online Conference. Our show today was live at 4:30pm EST on the regular Google Hangout channel. This is the start of the last...
  10. cogdog

    Weeks 13 & 14: ximeR and M@$#up

    For the next two weeks you’ll be exploring the culminating ideas of ds106–remixes and mashups– the artistic recasting of existing media into new forms by creative combination and editing. This will build off of your previous work in all media forms. And we will even remix our own assignments. ...
  11. cogdog

    ds106 Show: Week 12: More Making Movies

    This week on the 106 show we cover the second of the two segment on making video stories. The show was held live in a Google Hangout at 7:00pm EST Our UMW cohost this week was Cole who has already completed a number of the video assignments, and we...
  12. cogdog

    Open Lab Week 11: Video Editing

    The ds106 laboratory was closed the last few weeks due to a lack of qualified staff, but we turned on the lights in the basement tonight to resume our experimenting and demonstrating. This week was a run through of video editing in iMovie, reproducing the Charlie Chaplin video assignment...
  13. cogdog

    ds106 show: week 11: Making Movies

    This week’s live show was Tuesday, April 2 at 5:00 PM EST, on our regular channel in Google Hangouts. This is the start of another two week creativity segment of ds106- Making Movies! Our UMW student co-host this week is Kristen. Join us for an informal discussion...
  14. cogdog

    Weeks 11 & 12: Making Movies

    cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by jai Mansson’s photography. You’ve read movies and done your pre-work. Now it’s time to make movies! Video is perhaps the most rich of...
  15. cogdog

    ds106 Show: Week 10: Reading Movies

    The ds106 show is back on schedule! The most recent live show aired Tuesday March 26, at 1:00pm on our regular Google Hangout Channel. For this week’s assignment, we begin our phase of video by looking more closely at the details of movies. We learn to read them for...
  16. cogdog

    Week 10: How to Read Movies

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Frans Persoon This week we enter what most students find the most challenging and/or rewarding portion of ds106: video. Working with video presents challenges with file formats, creating more complex narratives,...
  17. cogdog

    ds106 Show: Week 9: Radio Shows Live and Web Storymaking

    This week’s show took place on the radio waves, the ds106 radio ones, as we held a live broadcast of the UMW student radio shows plus broadcast live conversations with representatives from each group – the links to all segments are available below (until) at least we can figure...
  18. cogdog

    Week 9: Stories in/of the Web

    cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by will668 All the work your groups have done the last two weeks pays off as your shows will be broadcast on ds106 radio Monday night this week. As the last...
  19. cogdog

    Spring is for Radio Shows

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Evans Archive Spring is for breaks, clock changes, flowers, etc, but also the time of the current semester for the ds106 students at University of Mary Washington to have their radio show...
  20. cogdog

    ds106 Show: Weeks 7 & 8: We’re On the Radio!

    For the next few weeks, we return to audio storytelling as ds106ers go deeper into audio editing and creation, and our UMW students develop their radio shows that will be broadcast live on March 18. Thanks to guests Ben Rimes, Brian Short, Todd Conaway, Peter Rowan (briefly), Daniel Zimmerman,...
  21. cogdog

    Weeks 7 & 8: Audio and the Big Radio Show

    cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Welcome to Weeks Seven & Eight of ds106. Somewhere in here is official half-way point for the class. Congratulations, you’re half-way to reclaiming your life again! We...
  22. cogdog

    ds106 Show Week 6: It’s All By Design

    This week of de106 has us looking at elements of design and creating media that put this concepts into creative action. For this week’s show, we have UMW co-hosts Watkins, Jennifer, and Fairuz providde some insight into what is going on in class and...

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