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    Open Lab Week 6: Designing, GIMPing

    Our schedule is a bit turned around with this week’s ds106 show taking place Thursday; tonight’s lab door was opened request of Nancy, who was having a few challenges with GIMP. We worked through a few basics, using Google to search for PNG image we could then do some...
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    Week 6: It’s All Designed

    We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. It’s not always clear where the line is, but design storytelling involves more creating and modifying in graphics software program, and focuses on key characteristics of color, form, shape, typography, etc. ...
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    Group Project Radio Shows Details

    Each student will work in a group (comprised of 4-5 students) to write, produce and record a radio show around a theme. These should show the forms and characteristics of the radio shows you listened to in week 4, and demonstrate...
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    ds106 Show Week 5: Visual Storytelling

    It’s our week for visual storytelling so definitely we are back to the television studio for a visual show this week. This week’s show was held Monday, February 11, at 4:30pm EST (check for local time). The studio was crowded as we had UMW student cohosts Sarah,...
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    Week 5: Telling Stories in Photos

    cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by ROSS HONG KONG In doing ds106 Daily Creates you’ve already been using photography and drawing skills, plus you’ve had some practice on doing visual stories from our introduction to...
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    ds106 Show: Week 4 It’s Audio

    The ds106 show is jumping waves this week! First, this week’s show is scheduled for Monday, February 4 at 4:30pm, and features our first student co-hosts. Amber and Nancy plus former student Daniel. But we also are jumping media, since this week we are focusing on listening to audio...
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    Week Four: Introduction to Audio- Listening First

    This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can be a bit daunting and unfamiliar, so we’ll be easing you into it this week. Nearly all previous ds106 students start here dreading this media, and in a few weeks they...
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    ds106 Show: Week 3 Episode

    Can you believe bootcamp is over? We celebrate this week on the the ds106 show with a show all about exploring storytelling, with a few special guests from the internet. Here is the full, archived show. Wow was it packed! Great discussion, student participation This week we review the...

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