1. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Comments For Kids

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    My latest assignment was to get on a children’s blog site and leave a comment. This assignment originated from the wonderful site called, ” DS106″.  I enjoyed reading their blogs and made some comments within them. I was surprised at one of the individuals talents at blogging who is only …

  2. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Comments For Kids

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    My latest assignment was to get on a children’s blog site and leave a comment. This assignment originated from the wonderful site called, ” DS106″.  I enjoyed reading their blogs and made some comments within them. I was surprised at one of the individuals talents at blogging who is only …

  3. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Own Country draft

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    My Own country Ideas:

    Brainstorming ideas:

    Currency will be a chip implanted within your body.  There will actually be 2 chips. 2 will be implanted at birth, 1 is from 0-16 years old so your parents get charged for your expenses. The other is from 16-grave that activates at 16…
  4. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Own Country draft

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    My Own country Ideas:

    Brainstorming ideas:

    Currency will be a chip implanted within your body.  There will actually be 2 chips. 2 will be implanted at birth, 1 is from 0-16 years old so your parents get charged for your expenses. The other is from 16-grave that activates at 16…
  5. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s TAL Retraction Assignment

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                 I listened to “This American Life” Episode 460 called,”‘Retraction”. 

    Unfortunately, Ira Glass had to air this episode as a retraction to a previously aired program; in which I listened to, and  had strong feelings of both pity, and sorrow ( maybe some anger as well). I had good thoughts about …

  6. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s TAL Retraction Assignment

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                 I listened to “This American Life” Episode 460 called,”‘Retraction”. 

    Unfortunately, Ira Glass had to air this episode as a retraction to a previously aired program; in which I listened to, and  had strong feelings of both pity, and sorrow ( maybe some anger as well). I had good thoughts about …

  7. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s RadioLab1 Assessment

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    Having previously listened to several “This American Life” pod-casts, I initially disliked RadioLab1, thinking it was just a radio “hack” show. They butt-in when the others are talking; they way over-due the sounds and music at times.After getting past the first ten minutes I began to actually listen to it …

  8. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s RadioLab1 Assessment

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    Having previously listened to several “This American Life” pod-casts, I initially disliked RadioLab1, thinking it was just a radio “hack” show. They butt-in when the others are talking; they way over-due the sounds and music at times.After getting past the first ten minutes I began to actually listen to it …

  9. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s 10 Ambient Sounds within his Castle

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    This assignment called for recording 10 sounds around my house.I chose ten that are constantly heard within the walls of my abode.I’m hoping we will compile as a class, all our sounds, and come up with something interesting to listen to. Who knows?

    I named the tracks with names that …

  10. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s 10 Ambient Sounds within his Castle

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    This assignment called for recording 10 sounds around my house.I chose ten that are constantly heard within the walls of my abode.I’m hoping we will compile as a class, all our sounds, and come up with something interesting to listen to. Who knows?

    I named the tracks with names that …

  11. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s revisions on posters draft2

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    These are my revisions of the posters for Black History Month.

    The 1st one I totally changed up. Thought up the idea, and decided it would be fun to do in this kind of medium.

    The second one I put two pictures together in different ways, coming up with this …

  12. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s revisions on posters draft2

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    These are my revisions of the posters for Black History Month.

    The 1st one I totally changed up. Thought up the idea, and decided it would be fun to do in this kind of medium.

    The second one I put two pictures together in different ways, coming up with this …

  13. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Tal 4 assignment

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    This podcast I listened to was called” What I did for love” . Act one starts with a couple that was 30 yrs old and and had a great relationship together. they had been together for 13 yrs and got to talking about how they never really spoke about marriage. …

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    Jeff’s Tal 4 assignment

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    This podcast I listened to was called” What I did for love” . Act one starts with a couple that was 30 yrs old and and had a great relationship together. they had been together for 13 yrs and got to talking about how they never really spoke about marriage. …

  15. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s TAL 3 Assignment

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    This podcast was titled “conventions”  Act one began with a guy who would watch the old TV show “Dark Shadows”  for like eight hours a day, seven days a week. That in itself seems over the top for watching just one particular show, let alone how damn slow and boring …

  16. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Black History Choices Summary

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    Exodusters in Kansas

    Buffalo Soldiers in Kansas Black cowboys in the old west?…Of course!

    In the Film Industry, there are  many western’s depicting how things were in the old West.      We rarely saw  a Black cowboy, yet 25% of all cowboys were Black!  The film Industry has  hidden this fact …

  17. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Black History month assignment

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    Tell me about the subjects you are considering and why they are interesting to you.                                                                           The three topics I chose to do are : Black cowboys, Buffalo soldiers, and The  Exodusters. These three topics are about famous Blacks in Kansas. Because of not being published in books, or shown in …

  18. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s summary of This American Life podcast

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    What is the topic of the story(s)? The first topic was about reaping what you sow, which was a prologue.  The second was about an immigration bill passed by Alabama called HB56. Lastly, was about the unintended consequences of bringing new residents into a  Brooklyn neighborhood. Namely, a couple of …

  19. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s T.A.L 1

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    This American Life Podcast ” Mr. Daisy and  the Apple Factory“.

    Topic of the story: Seeing behind the shroud of our American beliefs that everything in the

    factory world is similar to our own. Knowing the ugly reality of what it means to be a worker in

    some of  China’s …

  20. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeff’s Visual Metaphor

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    What it means to me

    to be a student…

    Hard work,Dedication,

    perseverance,Diligence,

    Blood,Sweat,and plenty

    of tears….

    AND WORST OF ALL!!!

    Doing my homework instead of

    playing my MMO game 

    LOTRO.

  21. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeffs Eames card revision

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    On the Front of card you see a child’s drawing

    On the back is Salvador Dalis’ image

    On the front you see vast amounts of water

    On the back is the absents of all water

    On the front you see an old man laughing

    On the back is a babies …

  22. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeffs funny face design

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    This image shows a dogs mouth in place of a cats, also a human mouth on his helmet. This image I just now placed into my blog was done at the beginning of the semester. I now know that this image is very rough and I can greatly improve it.…

  23. Jeff Grant Sr

    Jeffs Magazine Blog

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    The New Yorker caught my eye because of the colors and shapes,also because it has a cartoonish look that I like. It shows a street that appears to be New York in the fall(probably like the current month of the magazine,which is Nov.)There is only two different fonts, so my …

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