1. @jsteele_ds106

    George & Martha

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    For this weeks set of daily creates we had to incorporate them somehow into one story. I kept this in mind as I was completing them and came up with a short story!

    It was the day after George & Martha’s wedding, and they woke up at sunrise to head …

  2. @mezzmello

    Sister Wives Strive to Survive

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    I completed the assignment Storytelling Within the Web.

    I altered a story on the web using X-Ray googles. The article was about the Sister Wives’ attempt to challenge Utah’s polygamy ban.

    Here is my link to the original story: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/04/11/appeals-court-rejects-sister-wives-polygamy-lawsuit/82904702/

    Here is what I’ve created: https://thimbleprojects.org/manzelmo/53386/

     

    The most …

  3. @CadillacezMedia

    Personality Quiz

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    For this assignment, I had to create a Buzzfeed Personality Quiz of anything I wanted with at least 3 results with descriptions and 6 different questions. This sounded like a fun and interesting assignment that I felt that I could accomplish, so I started creating my own Personality Quiz on …

  4. @CadillacezMedia

    Pinterest Dream Vacation

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    I’ve never used Pinterest in my life because I’ve never known what you’re supposed to do on it. So when I saw an assignment that included using Pinterest to create your dream vacation I figured now was the best chance I was going to get to finally figure out how …

  5. @its_kellbell

    Google Map Trip

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    For my last web assignment this week, I had to make/plan a story and use google maps to tell it.

    My story begins with my cousin Brandy from Switzerland coming to visit. She hasn’t been to the US in about 7 years, so we decided to plan a trip to …

  6. @its_kellbell

    Stories in Creations

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    I decided to make my story about the two lovely people in the photo from the daily create Thursday. George is comforting Martha after they’ve had a fight about where to go on vacation. George wants to do a stay-cation, but Martha would rather go somewhere new and exciting. George …

  7. @liamcaudill

    Web Assignment – Storytelling Within The Web

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    This assignment has you use the Mozilla X-Ray Goggles tool to edit elements of a website, and tell a story. I used eBay to represent the factual college essentials, not the nonsense that lists online tell you about. I originally wanted to use Google’s shopping page, but it wouldn’t let …

  8. @liamcaudill

    Week 13 Daily Creates

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    This week, we were supposed to combine our daily creates to tell a story. I used mine to tell the tale of a man trying to court a woman, first with a trip, then with flowers. It appears to have worked at some point, because they ended up together, even …

  9. @lmccuist0

    Honest Grades

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    For this assignment, in which we take a website and change its content into a story. I decided to make an “honest grades” page, since the semester is coming to a close and looking at this page is increasingly more vital to surviving. Those assignments on the right bar …

  10. @chrissy_gaul

    2 Many Seasons

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    Assignment: Harness Relationships 4 Stars

    Assignment Description:

    Use the online organizational tool, Kumu, to create a web map of relationships. This can be anything: contacts, movies, your Ds106 assignments. Kumu offers a stellar way of organizing information and honing in on relationships between information. Maybe try converting a paper from …

  11. paul bond

    Week 14: Happy Trails

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    by John Starr, from Rangers Comics #54 http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=418

    So here we are in the last weeks of the semester, about to ride off in the sunset of Western106. It’s been a great ride, and everyone should be proud of all the work they’ve done. I really appreciate the consistent creative …

  12. @its_kellbell

    Dream European Vacation

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    For my next assignment, I chose to create my dream vacation in the form of a Pinterest board. I have a Pinterest obsession, so this was not hard to do. I have ALWAYS wanted to go to Europe and visit a few different countries. I’ve specifically always wanted to …

  13. @NatalieCPSC106

    Week 13 Summary

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    This week was web week! I found a few of these assignments to be harder than previous assignment types. However, some of them were pretty fun to complete. The one that I thought was going to be very difficult was the assignment titled “Storytelling within the web” where I was …

  14. @https://twitter.com/cbudd_ds106

    Weekly Summary, Week 13

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    This week was really different! When we started the assignments for this class, I never thought that essentially “hacking” into a website would be on the list! Also, when I saw “The Wild Wild Web” as the title of this was instructions, I had no idea what was in store!…

  15. @tifamonster

    Week 13 Summary

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    At my first glance of this week, I was intimidated especially by the required web assignment and creating a story around my daily creates, but at the end of the week, it turns out the assignments were not to difficult, maybe other than the web assignment. Anyways, here they are.…

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  1. Week 14: Happy Trails

    by John Starr, from Rangers Comics #54 http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php?dlid=418

    So here we are in the last weeks of the semester, about to ride off in the sunset of Western106. It’s been a great ride, and everyone should be proud of all the work they’ve done. I really appreciate the consistent creative …

  2. Week 13: The Wild Wild Web

    4/8/16 – 4/15/16

    For this week’s adventure, we’re going to play with web storytelling. This should be fun. I am going to quote extensively from the Open ds106 Course:

    In this unit we move to a different kind of storytelling, one that uses the space of existing web sites …

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