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    DS106 Means Never Having to Say Good-Bye


    In seventeen minutes and forty-seven seconds, Alan and Martha wrap-up this fall’s edition of ds106. Watch the video for a recap of Remix/Mashup as well as some information and tips about the activities and projects of the final two weeks.

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    Week 15: The Final Countdown

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by gavinzac That’s right, everyone, we are in the final two weeks of this semester of ds106 at UMW. For the most part, everyone should know what they need to do between now and...
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    Weeks 13 & 14: ximeR


    For the next two weeks, you’ll be exploring the ideas of remixes and mashups, the artistic recasting of existing media into new forms by creative combination and editing. This will build off of your previous work in all media forms. And we will even remix assignments.…

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    Election Day! Edition of Tuesday Video


    Alan and Martha reunite to talk about the video work ds106 students will be working on for the next two weeks. In addition, there’s a sneak preview of what’s to come between now and the end of the semester!

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    !pU si oediV yadseuT


    Alan and I talk about the wrap-up of visual week and the start of design week! Also, an important update announcement about assignments this week! …

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    Designing Your Way into Week 6


    We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. You’ll spend some time this week thinking about the way the world around you is designed, as well as creating some of your own design projects.…

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    Woot! Tuesday Video is Here!


    Join Alan and Martha as they wax poetic (okay, they really just talk a lot) about our first week of audio, planning radio shows, and diving into visual assignments.

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    Week Four: Learning to Listen

    This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with audio can be a bit daunting and unfamiliar, so we’ll be easing you into it this week. We’ll ask you to do some listening exercises as well as begin to create your own...
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    Martha’s First Office Hours


    Had a Google Hangout tonight for anyone who wanted to stop by and get help or ask questions about ds106. It was 43 minutes long. But that’s not because anyone came. Well, one person came, but he isn’t a ds106 student.

    Here’s the video, but really nothing happens (other than …

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    It’s time for a Tuesday Video!


    Check out our Week 3 Tuesday Video. Alan and I recap Boot Camp and talk a little about what we’ll be doing this week. You’ll get some tips for tagging, using Twitter, and more! Remember, we’re incredibly funny and entertaining so you MUST watch the whole thing!

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    Week 2: Bootcamping It

    Congratulations! You’ve officially completed your first week of ds106 bootcamp. You should be proud of your accomplishments (assuming you did get everything done!). This week, we’ll be continuing to work our way through the ds106 obstacle course as you work further on customizing your blogs, wrap your heads around the...
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    The First Tuesday Video: Have You Done Your Burpees?

    Hey there DS106ers. Alan and I are ridiculously excited by the level of activity we’re already seeing from most of our UMW students. It’s also awesome to see some new Open, Online participants signing up. And, over the next few weeks, we’ll be welcoming students from CUNY and Kennesaw University....
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    Haiku it up!


    _cpzh4: I decided to choose the writing assignment haiku it up to do as another project. I picked one of my favorite pictures from the Dailyshoot to write about. Also, I wanted to include the haiku on the photograph itself, so I went to picnik.com to put the text on …

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    Evolution of Phones !


    _cpzh4: Alot can happen from birth to death. Be creative, show how things; animals, objects, technology, evolve throughout time. This assignment doesn’t have to be precise, your object evolving doesn’t have to evolve the way is expected during the process of evolution. Be creative!, _cre1l: Visual, _d415a: http://takterajima.blogspot.com/2011/10/evolution-of-phones.html, _d5fpr: Takeru …

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    Kuleshev Effect


    _cpzh4: Create your own Kuleshev effect demonstration by putting together 4 clips a la what AH describes here:

    4 clips should be:

    1) a medium or close-up shot of a person looking at the camera with no or subtle emotion x2

    2) object of emotional response 1 (woman and baby …

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    BigCaption: Who’s Laughing Now?


    _cpzh4: I saw this picture of really happy revelers at Glastonbury Festival – just sheer joy on their faces… and I thought, well this is so straight forward – what if I turned it on its head… what if they weren’t just really cool people having good fun… but something …

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