1. natalie

    After Eight – secret numbers


    The two girls sitting in the Italian restaurant. Tina starts talking about last time she had been here with a girl-friend who came to visit her for a weekend. At that time there had been a similar waiter, who they, later on, had met in one of the clubs and …

  2. @jbkbean

    Adventures in Girl Scouting 2018-10-21 00:39:27


    I’ve been lucky in the sense that my girl hasn’t had any allergies to deal with.  However, I have known so many friends whose kids have;  and the bravery it takes to send them out into the world every single day hoping that someone won’t do some silly small thing …

  3. @FaulconerKyle

    Radio Show Progress: Completion


    This week my entire focus was on studying for exams and completing my group podcast assignment. Last week found my group planning and organizing meeting times, recording times and the overall theme of our show. This week we finally met together as a group on Wednesday afternoon and finalized our …

  4. @DigitalStoryTeller

    Week 8 Summary


    Daily Creates

    As the old New Yorker cartoon goes, “On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog.” For today’s Daily Create, imagine what a tech savvy dog would do with its online access.

    If my dog had access to the internet, he would order his favorite dog treats, steak …

  5. @tifamonster

    Weekly Summary


    Another week in DS106 is over and we are about halfway through the semester. The weeks are going by fast as we focus on different themes and assignments each, but overall, the course is very enjoyable. My favorite assignment to work on thus far has been the daily creates because …

  6. @FaulconerKyle

    Week 8 Daily Creates


    This weeks daily creates were somewhat challenging to complete, much of everything this week was challenging. I had several exams and a radio podcast to work on so finding time to do daily creates was sometimes hard. I ended up completing two daily creates, one was a look into the …

  7. @richelleholnick

    The Legends


    This is out finished radio show!

    We decided to name it the Legends as we thought that went with the theme of the class really well and that it is memorable!

    Our overall theme is a group therapy session because that allowed everyone to talk about themselves personally and get …

  8. @maci_winebarger

    Weekly Summary – Week 8


    Half way through the semester! Woo hoo!!!! But the my group’s radio show is FINALLY done! I’m so excited for you all to hear it! Big tanks to Madeline Morris for putting all the pieces together!

    Here’s the radio show!

    Also is a hyperlink to my twitter tweets and replies …

  9. sumaya

    New Domain Name


    Having my first site with my own name ! How cool is that?

    My website is probably just going to be more towards on life and just random things hope you enjoy.

    The experience was very easy and cool. I can’t believe people actually pay so much money just for …

  10. @FCMaisano

    Weekly Summary-Week 8-So Many Sounds!


    In terms of again checking to see if this week follows the pattern of easy-hard-easy-hard, etc., I would say that this was easier than last week for me personally since I was less worried about getting everyone done on time. There might be a pattern again, but reversed from the …

  11. @OraMyAura

    Radio Show Week 2 Progress – complete!


    Our group, Myths, Legends, and Character Conversations came together and finished the job off this week.  We were pretty productive the first week and so this week was all about everyone besides the 2-3 who had already, finishing up their own personal stories and uploading.  Lastly, Maggie did a great …

  12. @mbm87776980

    take two: radio show progress


    as my group and i come to a close on our radio project i feel really proud of myself. from the initiation of the project i took lead, on creating a group google doc, planning a day to meet in person, following up with folks through email chain, creating a …

  13. Downes

    The Road Home


    October 19, 2018. This is a cemetery on the side of a rolling hill in Keene, a small town about 8 km off highway 7, which is the route I took from Toronto back home. It took me 8 hours, but it was better than driving on the 401. https://flic.kr/p/2cefHzX
  14. Downes



    October 18, 2018. Another early morning preparing slides, then I gave the second of my talk today. I spent some time getting all the audio and video uploaded, went to the losing reception, then went for a walk around the city taking photos – the polarized lens really brings out…
  15. Downes



    October 17, 2018. The view outside my hotel window. Spent the morning preparing my talk, then I attended a session and after gave my talk, then dashed back to the hotel room to interview George Siemens, then made it an early night. https://flic.kr/p/2c9DsN7
  16. Downes

    The Gardiner


    October 16, 2018. This is a view of the underside of the Gardiner Expressway at Yonge Street. This was Day One of the conference, and I attended some sessions, but I also had to go to OCADU to retrieve my lost lens cap (though on the bright side I got…
  17. Downes



    October 15, 2018. Another day locked in my hotel room (Travelodge by Wyndham Toronto East, in Scarborough), working. This was the view from my window, but the window was so dirty I went downstairs to get a decent photo. I also transferred hotels today, moving to the Westin Harbour Castle…
  18. Downes



    October 15, 2018. I spent the day locked in my hotel room working on my report. In the evening I drove up Markham Road to Markham Village and explored the area (I had seen it on the drive in and was intrigued). This is a storefront art studio where people…
  19. Downes



    October 13, 2018. The beginning of a very busy week in Toronto. Drove from my hotel in Scarborough to Lawrence Station, then took the subway downtown to help the OCADU-IDRC celebrate its anniversary. Sadly it was not in this OCADU building (so I still haven’t been in it) but just…
  20. @Tyra13748487

    Second Week with the Return of the Radio Station


    This week, our main focus was completing our radio show project. Along with that, we only had to complete two daily creates. I was happy and relieved that we didn’t have to complete any other assignments from the assignment bank. This gave me the chance to fully focus on my …

  21. @fatolliecat

    Halfway There


    Semester is halfway done!  This was a busy, short week between making the show and all my other classes. I’m not often (if ever) creative in a group setting, so this was a new experience. It went really well, which was great. It could have gone horribly, which it didn’t. …

  22. @fatolliecat

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one…


    I continue my attempts as minimalism. As another professor stressed yesterday, less is more. Whitespace is your friend. I think she mentioned it being soothing? Anyways, I wanted something simple and to the point, and I thought of the movie in four icons assignment. And then, as I was wondering …

  23. @fatolliecat

    Radio Show Week 2


    It’s DONE! Yay!

    I had a fun time doing the show. It was nice interacting with the group, and developing our characters. Script writing was a bit like pulling teeth, but I get that. A lot of things really came together kinda late in the game as we were writing …

  24. @ArthurDrag1

    Week Eight Reflection


    There’s not too much to write about this week.

    Here’s our radio show!


    All of this week was spent working on the radio show. I put together and mixed all the audio and wrote a lot of music for it as well as voice acting as a gnome which …

  25. @ArthurDrag1

    Radio Show Progress 2


    This week was A LOT.

    We all talked over the weekend about what we were going to do, we all met on Wednesday and created the script, recorded separately on Thursday, and I put together the audio today! That part took a lot longer than I thought it would. Just …

  26. @Tyra13748487

    Week 8 Radio Progress

    This week my group has been working to finish up our radio show project. We were able to meet up together on Wednesday and discuss our view points as well as the backgrounds of our characters. We decided on the main topic and have been putting together a script that…

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