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    Final Summary: Week 15



     My final project was turning Obama into a Superhero. I personally feel as though to some women and men, he is almost their real life superhero (take the mother who couldn’t afford her child’s health insurance). I hope that people do not take this extremely politically. To a certain …

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    Paying it Forward: To future DS106ers.


    DS106 can be difficult at times because it involves the internet and technology. Once you feel like you understand something and it works, this happens:

    And then sometimes you’ll forget to tag things or do the daily create and you’ll look like this at your roommate during a relaxing dinner.…

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    Assignment idea: Post”Secret”


    Write on a “post-it” (haha, get it. “Post” secret.) your biggest dream in life. What are you going to school to accomplish? Who would you like to meet? What is your dream job? Whatever it is, it shouldn’t be a “secret”! Tell the whole internet world! After you take the …

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    What is the Color of My World? Puuurple.


    Honestly, I have so much more purple than this at home. But alas, I can’t show you a picture of my purple accent wall from home. Anways, these are purple things from school. Most of my school accesories are purple.
    Of course, this is my favorite color. This is for …

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    Recycle the Media


    For the Recycle the Media assignment, my story is of a typical UMW student. Most likely the student is female. So I choose a picture of a bookcase of heels (lucky duck). Then I choose the stair case because most houses around here are indeed two stories. I decided …

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    Mashup Remix Learning



    The way I understand a remix is that it is usually music that is created into something new, but it is now being converted into something else, like the first video suggests. I thought the base line from Good Times by Chic was interesting. I never noticed that …

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    Final Project Proposal



    Step One:

    I would like to tell the story of President Barack Obama. One, I feel as though I could use a lot of the assignments for him and be creative with it. Two, I just like him. He’s a cool president.

    Step Two:


    Jingle Jangle: I …

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    Pretty Little Liars Supercut!


    May or may not contain spoilers.

    This assignment is the SuperCut assignment. Essentialy, the idea was to take an overused dialouge, motif, theme, etc from a movie or TV show and mash them together. I’ve been watching way too much Prettly Little Liars, so that is what I decided to…
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    Tutorial for my Mother


    My mother still has no clue how to work anything Apple related. I’m not sure why, to me it is very intuitive. None the less, I’ve gotten many a call from her trying to figure out iTunes. Here is my tutorial for her on how to make a “Smart Playlist” …

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    One of the assignments that sounded interesting to do would be the “Return to the Silent Era” one. My pre-production for this one is finding my trailer:

    I know. Big surprise.

    I plan on making the trailer black and white and sort of “spotty”. Like blips and everything. I’m …

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    Daily Creates For week number 10



    Forced perspective- make something small look big, or big look small.



    I used the low angle and the light to make my lipgloss look huge like it was overtaking the camera.




    Make a photo that represents the passage of time.

    This is a photo …

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    The tools on my computer!


    I know I need to insert this in my weekly summary, but I just want to make sure I have it pre-written.

    The video editing tools on my Macbook is of course iMovie. I’ve worked a bit with it before when I first got the Macbook just to play around …

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