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    Last Weekly Summary


    Since the beginning of this semester I was always excited to see what new things Digital Storytelling had in store for me each and every week. From taking this class, I have a new found appreciation for the time and effort that goes into making digital stories, whether it be …

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    The Boy and The Crevasse


    Its Saturday morning at the village of Indom. All of the villagers were out cleaning or planting crops except for one boy, Steve, who had already finished all of his work the day before. On this Saturday Steve decided that instead of lounging around in his cabin, he was going …

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    Tutorial for 256 Points


    Today, we have the luxury of fast computers with lots of memory and power. However, that wasn’t always the case, and graphics designers had to make due with very limited capabilities. For this assignment, you are to draw a person, vehicle, or otherwise intricate object. The catch is, your image …

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    Week 13/14 Daily Creates


    Daily Create 11/19/2015: Find the nearest item to you that is red. Take a picture.

    This daily create was very simple for me since I was eating strawberries at the moment so I just grabbed them and took a picture of them for the day.

    Daily Create 11/21/2015: “Everyone’s always …

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    Mashup two or more of your favorite websites using Firebug or Photoshop. Try to be creative, giving the page a new name, and having attributes of both sites in the page. Take a screenshow of your work to share it.

    For this 2 star assignment I used the social media …

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    Guess! Those! Songs!


    This is some sort of variation on Katy Chase’s The Contest That Nobody Could Win assignment, but instead of clips from a TV show or movie, do clips from your favorite songs and see if anyone can guess what they are. Or atleast the artist. Do two or three second …

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    Emoji Mashup


    For this assignment you are to take a picture of one of your friends or just a person that is in the moment doing something exactly like an emoji and then mash them together for comparison.

    I chose this 4 star assignment because it seemed very simple to do. To …

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    Mashup VS. Remix


    Instead of writing up an explanation of what you learned, instead formulate your own understanding about remix and mashup, and record a video or audio of you explaining it to someone who is not familiar; this could be a family member, friend, neighbor, random stranger. The point is to capture …

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    Weekly Summary 11-12


    This week was all about video. Although making videos is my least favorite thing to do in terms of assignment types, I actually had quite a bit of fun making them. The range of the assignments were huge, which provided a lot of choices when choosing which assignments to do. …

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    Having a Conversation With Myself


    Have a conversation with yourself! Film yourself talking, then change clothes, hair styles, etc and then film the other half of the convo. Edit this in any movie editor program (I used Pinnacle movie maker) To overlap the two scenes so that you are talking to yourself! Play around, to …

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    Product Evolution


    Things are’t what they use to be. For this assignment pick a product, a piece of technology works best but you can use anything, and create a short video timeline of how it looked way back all the way to how it looks today. Be sure to add dates.

    For …

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    Chipmunk Avengers


    Helium may be in short supply, but a little digital tweaking can still leave your favorite actors sounding like the Chipmunks. Take a clip from a film and either speed up the action or raise the pitch on the audio track for some high-pitched laughs.


    This assignment interested me …

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    Create a supercut montage of overused dialogue, themes, motifs, filmmaking techniques, etc. for a particular character, tv show, film, and/or public figure. A supercut is a “fast-paced montage of short video clips that obsessively isolates a single element from its source, usually a word, phrase, or cliche from film and …

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    One Archetype, Five Movies, Five Seconds


    Create a five second video of one archetype from five different movies cutting together one second of each. Examples could include: Prisoners, Thieves, Beauty Queens, Kings, Robin Hoods, James Bonds, Bank Robbers, Assassins, Bad Boys, Kung Fu Masters, Femme Fatales, Sports Heroes, High School Bullies, Rogue Police Officers, Brainiacs, Pregnancies, …

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    Weekly Summary Week 10


    This week was honestly one of my worst. I couldn’t get any of the video software to work on my computer so I wasn’t able to complete any of the video assignments on time. But I did learn that everything from the camera angles and how the cameraman zooms in, …

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    How to read a movie


    How to read a movie response:

    “A person located somewhat to the right of center will seem ideally placed. A person to the right of that position will seem more positive; to the left, more negative. A centered person will seem objectified, like a mug shot.” In general terms, in…
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    Weekly Summary Week 9


    This week was one of my favorite weeks because I liked all of the web assignments I got to do. It was also great hearing everyone else’s radio shows and looking at the feedback of my own radio show. Although I had a lot of trouble starting the “Telling Stories …

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    Daily Creates Week 9!



    Daily Create for October 22nd: “‘Like an evil twin or a twisted pair, happy places can have an ugly underside’. Is your happy place always happy? What is its underside. An example of Disneyland as a happy place with an underside might offer inspiration. HT @kd0602 for today’s prompt. …

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    Pinterest Vacation


    “Create A Pinterest Board Of Your Dream Vacation
    This is an assignment for dreamers!”

    I’ve always wanted to visit the Caribbean Islands so that is what I decided to make my Pinterest board about. I’ve never used Pinterest so this is a whole new thing for me.

    First I had …

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    Self-Evaluation of My Own Show


    Our radio show had a Halloween theme since Halloween is right around the corner which I thought was very clever of us.

    Our show consisted of Adam Hoff(me), Andrew Boswell, Kelsey Stanbro, Miles Davis, and Sean Morris.


    Speaker(Me) was clear at the beginning but after a couple seconds the…
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    Digital Story Fellers Reflection


    To start off, I thought the name Digital Story Fellers was pretty clever since it sounds very close to digital story tellers.

    This group comprised of James Baylor, Jack Brooks, Justin Lawrence, Caleb Snow, and Christopher Zimmerman.


    The beginning typewriter sounds although nice sounding, I thought were a bit…
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    Weekly Summary Week 7-8


    These two weeks for kind of relaxing since the assignments got to be spread out. Having worked with audio extensively in this course has made me grow more accustomed to doing audio. I used to be very self-conscious  about audio assignments, but now I’m a lot more comfortable doing them. …

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