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    Week 3 Learning how to Learn is One of the Most Important Skills in Life

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    Remember The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a trained peer tutor on any DS106 related projects.  Click Here to set up an appointment. Daily Creates Have Changed Over the last week the creates of ds106.us […]
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    Domain Verification is a MUST or Your Domain will be Suspended

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    As part of your activity in this class, you recently registered a domain through UMW’s Domain of One’s Own project. All domains registered are required by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to be verified within two weeks of registration. Verification is completed by clicking on a link that is emailed to […]
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    Week 2 Always believe something wonderful is about to happen

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    Setup Continued,The Daily Create and First Digital Story The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a trained peer tutor on any DS106 related projects.  Click Here to set up an appointment. Video shows some of my […]
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    OH Fall Into DS106 Week 1

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    The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a trained peer tutor on any DS106 related projects.  Click Here to set up an appointment. Below is a detailed list of what’s to be completed this week. Review […]
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    Week 5: Never Early Enough

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    Everything for the final week is due July 23, 2015 The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a trained peer tutor on any DS106 related projects.  Click Here to set up an appointment. As a final project […]
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    Week 4: Video Killed the Radio Star….Really?

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    Everything is due July 19 by 11:59. Some of you have gotten a lot of things up and running and fixed by using the Digital Knowledge Center.  The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a […]
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    Week 3: If it Sounds like a Duck it may not be a Duck.

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    Everything is due July 12 by 11:59. Some of you have gotten a lot of things up and running and fixed by using the Digital Knowledge Center.  The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a […]
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    If Week 1 wasn’t enough Week 2 is here.

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    All work is due by midnight on July 5, 2015. The University of Mary Washington’s Digital Knowledge Center provides peer tutoring to all University students on digital projects and assignments. Students can schedule 50 minute, one-one-one tutorials with a trained peer tutor on any DS106 related projects.  Click Here to set up an appointment. Week 2 will […]
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    DS106 Summer Week One…Ready, Set, Go

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    Intro and Visual/Design Please note that most of the assignments/tasks listed below are due no later than Sunday night at midnight, though I can’t tell you enough that if you wait until Sunday to do them you will be screwed. Also, the Daily Create assignments need to be completed and published on the day they come […]
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    Week 5: Early but with Good Reason

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    Everything for the final week is due June 8th 2015 As a final project for this course, you are asked to produce a story around a character that explores all media forms we’ve investigated this semester: visual, design, audio and video, you are combining all techniques to create one blog post that uses all media.  That […]
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    Week 4: Video killed the Radio Star

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    Here is the topic most students find both the most challenging and/or rewarding portion of ds106: video. It presents challenges with file formats, creating more complex narratives, and working with more complicated software. But it is also one of the most engaging forms of media — hence the current statistic that in the span of one […]
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    Roylando Toliver Made Me Do It

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      After reading Roylando’s super hero story and what he generated I had to do it.  I had to answer ten questions, from what would you do if a kid was yapping at a table next to you at a Resturant,  what movie would you buy, what would you prefer to do on a Friday […]
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    DS 106 Summer Week 3

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    Introduction to Audio This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can be a bit daunting and unfamiliar, so we’ll be easing you into it this week. Nearly all previous ds106 students start here dreading this media, and in a few weeks they totally change […]
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    UMW Summer Session I DS106 Week 2

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    All work is due by midnight on May 31, 2015 Week 2 will be focused on the design. For this week you will be ramping up your command of image editing as well as closely considering design elements such as color, font, iconography, etc. Additionally, you will be required to reflect on questions of copyright as […]
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    Fair Warning

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    Hello and welcome to the online, Summer version of Digital Storytelling (CPSC 106). If you are receiving this email, it means you are currently enrolled to take this course in Summer 2015Please read this in its entirety!I wanted to take a moment to quickly orientate you all in regards to how this course will be run over the […]
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    Week 13 & 14

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    I am going to use Jim Groom Lecture from 2012 for remix.  You need to really start listening around 3:30.  You will want to watch RiP: A Remix Manifesto first (given below). For the next two weeks you’ll be exploring the culminating ideas of ds106–remixes and mashups– the artistic recasting of existing media into new forms by … Continue reading
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    Weeks 7 & 8

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    Audio and the Big Radio Show   cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Welcome to Weeks Seven & Eight of ds106. Somewhere in here is official half-way point for the class. Congratulations, you’re half-way to reclaiming your life again!   All work is to be summarized, except the radio show, in a single blog … Continue reading
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    Week 6

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    It is all about Design We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. It’s not always clear where the line is, but design storytelling involves more creating and modifying in graphics software program, and focuses on key characteristics of color, form, shape, typography, etc. cc licensed … Continue reading
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    Week 5

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    This week I a putting everything on one blog post, some people have been confused by the multiple pages.  I hope this helps. Telling Stories in Photos In doing ds106 Daily Creates you’ve already been using photography and drawing skills, plus you’ve had some practice on doing visual stories from our introduction to storytelling. In this week we … Continue reading
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    Week 4

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    Introduction to Audio- Listening First This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can be a bit daunting and unfamiliar, so we’ll be easing you into it this week. Nearly all previous ds106 students start here dreading this media, and in a few weeks they … Continue reading
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    How to Write Great Blog Comments

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    Your task is to give at least four constructive comments on any of participants blog posts.  Broaden your scope of class participation by giving feedback to each other (and not always the same person). You have gotten comments and will get more from your instructor, but it’s important as a community to comment on your … Continue reading

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