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  1. Chalkstar to Rockstar #05 – ds106 Is The 5th Dimension of Teaching and Learning

    chalkstarIn this podcast ds106 open participant Brian Bennett interviews Jim Groom and Alan Levine: Chalkstar to Rockstar #05
    Have you ever taken an online course and wondered if you were really doing work that was worth the effort? How much did you interact with other people in your class? Did you feel alone? Unfortunately, that’s how a lot of online courses tend to be. But not this one. Meet Jim Groom and Alan Levine, two of the minds behind what is now known simply as ds106. In this episode, I talk with Alan and Jim about how ds106 is different from anything you’ve ever heard about. We’ve got open learning platforms, criticisms of MOOCs, and shameless self promotion. You won’t be disappointed.
    http://edreach.us/podcast/chalkstar-to-rockstar-05-ds106-is-the-5th-dimension-of-teaching-and-learning/

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The Numbers

The ds106 flow includes syndicated 73647 distributed blog posts created by our participants since December 2010 when Jim Groom blogged the idea of ds106 as an open and online experiment.

Stuff to Try

Assignment Bank

Explore more than 400 800 media assignments created for and by members of ds106. Try one at random or add your own.

The Daily Create

Each day you get a new creative challenge in photo, drawing, audio, video, or writing form, that you can do in 20 minutes or less. Every day since January 8, 2012. Want a taste? Try one at random.

ds106 Radio

Our own open free form internet-based radio station, broadcasting shared music, recordings, cross casts from other stations, as well as live broadcasts from community members. Learn how to tune in and how to grab the mic.

Remix Machine

And now for something completely different! Interpret a random remix of the ds106 assignments. Make a new twist on an existing ds106 assignment.

inSPIRE

The best of ds106! A site designed by ds106 students to showcase the works of others. Nominate anyone’s creations in ds106 that inspires you or explore it to become inspired.

Spring 2017: Mission 106

 

They’re Here… The Open ds106 Course

ds106 poster by Jim Groom http://bavatuesdays.com/theyre-here-2/

ds106 poster by Jim Groom http://bavatuesdays.com/theyre-here-2/

Random Sampling the Past ds106 Flow

  1. Wild Grapes

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    --Originally published at Let's Make Some Art, Dammit
    September 15, 2016. These wild grapes grow along one of the access roads at NRC. Notice how they're quite different from virginia creeper berry, with which they are sometimes confused. They're obviously thriving, which suggests to me thaat Ottawa has m...
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