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    Final Weekly Summary


    As I sit down to write this final weekly summary, I can’t help but to look back on this semester and think of how quickly it flew by. I feel like just yesterday I was looking at the course syllabus, overwhelmed by the expectations of this class that I quickly …

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    Adventures of the Sapient Shadows


    A long time ago in Fredericksville far, far away, the Sapient Shadows were created. Who are these mysterious heroes? How did they get their superpowers? Will they save the students of the University of Mary Washington? Read on to find out.

    You’ve met Morph Shadow, but have you met Neptune …

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    A Tip of Advice…


    Hello, future ds106 students! Before I go into any advice I have to offer you all, I just want to say that you should not drop this course. At first, it may seem like a lot but as someone who took this course on top of their research seminar, I …

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    Final Crisis Part 1


    Since last week, I have been busy at work coming up with ideas for my final ds106 project. At first, I had absolutely no idea what to do. Then, I decided that I wanted to create a sidekick and story to go along with my hero, Morph Shadow. Thus, Neptune …

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    Collage Courtney


    For my final remix assignment of week 12, I decided to make me in collage form. The twist is, I had to make it emo-esque, using monotone colors. This assignment was pretty easy for me, despite converting everything to be monotone, because, during Orientation training, we all make collages …

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    Cool Letters


    For my first remix assignment, I decided to complete the one on Cool Letters. The original assignment was to use cool letters.net to create your name in cool letters. However, when remixed, I was to create cool letters that included a cancer message. So, to complete my assignment, I …

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    Boston Mashup


    For my last mashup assignment of Week 12, I decided to complete the Favorite Sports Team Mashup. It was easy for me to come up with an idea for this assignment as Morph Shadow follows the Boston/New England Sports team as she is from Winthrop, Massachusettes, right outside of …

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    Have a Merry Scary Thanksgiving


    For my second mashup assignment of the week, I decided to complete the Holiday Mashup. To complete it, I was to choose three holidays and put them in a photo together. I decided to choose, Halloween, Christmas, and Thanksgiving. My idea was to find Jack Skellington wearing the Santa …

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    How Far I’ll Let it Go


    To kick off week 12, I decided to start with a little Disney Mash Up, worth 4 stars. For this assignment, I was simply to put together some Disney songs I thought would blend well together. I love all things Disney, so I was looking forward to this. I …

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    Create a Logo Tutorial


    Ever wanted to have your own super cool yet simple logo? Well now you can and following this tutorial will make it super easy! To begin, really start to get a feel for what you want your logo to look like and represent. Try looking up logos that go along …

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    Weekly Summary 11


    Man has the semester flown, I say as I sit down to write my weekly 11 summary. It feels like just yesterday I was coming up with weekly summary 1, still unsure of how I would manage this class.

    This week was the second week of video week in which …

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    Week 11 Daily Creates


    Here is my daily creates for this week. My favorite one features gingerbread houses as I am beginning to get into the Christmas spirit. And no, it is not too early so don’t tell me it is.


    The Island of Yum: where all your taste buds’ dreams come true …

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    What is Your Final Crisis?


    This week, we were tasked with coming up with ideas for our final mission, adventure or crisis for part of the final challenge of the semester. I really have no idea what direction I am going to take this so it will develop as I write this post. Here are …

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    How to Draw the Morph Mobile


    To continue video week, I decided to complete the How To Video assignment, worth 4.5 stars. To complete it, I simply was to create a video showing how to do something or a life hack. Because we have a class theme, I decided to do a video showing you how …

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    Weekly Summary 10


    This week was just the beginning of video week. To kick it off, I started with three video assignments from the bank worth a total of 12.5 stars. I opted for this choice as I am currently in two other group projects, and did not want to add a third. …

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    Week 10 Daily Creates


    Here are my week 10 Daily Creates. My favorite create of the week was the doubles as I decided to post quintuplets instead because my life currently revolves around Orientation/ Peer Mentors and my coworkers. Pictured in that daily create are my fellow OC’s and me, whom I work very …

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    Art in Nine Seconds


    To finish up my assignments for the first round of video week, worth four stars, I decided to create six-second art. I’m not going to lie, my art actually is nine seconds, but you get the gist.

    To create my six-second art, I decided to record myself drawing a picture …

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    Life Hacks


    This week, I decided to create a video on a life hack that I know and would like to share with the class. While I know a lot, I feel like the majority of them are ones everyone knows. However, this one is one my roommates did not know until …

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    Video Essay


    This week, we were tasked with creating a video essay to analyze a scene from a superhero movie. When I first read this assignment, I absolutely dreaded having to do it. I had no idea what I was going to analyze as I have never really watched a superhero movie …

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    My College Snapshot


    To begin video week, I decided to start with a fun assignment bank assignment called College Snapshot. For the assignment, worth 4.5 stars, I was to create a slideshow that captured my college experience. I thought it was perfect timing as I am getting ready to go into my last …

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    Weekly Summary 9


    I found this week to be pretty laid back compared to the last two weeks during our radio show production. To begin the week, I started with completing 6.5 stars of web assignments. First, I created a Finstagram, worth 2 stars, for my character for the class, Morph Shadow. This …

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    Storytelling via Daily Creates


    This week I was tasked with connecting my daily creates in a story. I had no idea what approach to take at first. However, after completing my last daily create for the week, I sparked an idea and here it is:

    Mason the Cadusquidithon and Harry the mouse are best …

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    Super Radio Show Feeback


    Tonight, I listened to both my show, Sweet n Sour, and SCAR Network live on ds106 radio. It was relieving to receive great feedback on our show from Professor Bond as well as to listen to it as a final product, live on the radio, bringing the assignment to an …

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