1. @mgedney

    my final ds106 story


    As the semester winds to an end, so does my final ds106 project. As I mentioned in my progress post, Walker and I created a video explaining how this class compares to and has expanded our utilization of social media platforms. We included segments on Twitter, YouTube, Soundcloud, Instagram, and …

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    first progress report


    For my story I want to share with the world, I’ve officially chosen the topic of social media. I am working with Walker to share our thoughts on our growth of using social media as a way to express ourselves. We will address multiple platforms such as Soundcloud, YouTube, Snapchat, …

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    I can’t choose my favorite holiday


    We all have favorite holidays, but sometimes it’s hard to pick just one! For this assignment, use a photo editing software like Pixlr or Photoshop to mashup your top THREE favorite holidays/cultural celebrations. Use whatever elements you would like from each holiday, creating a character or scene with the images/symbols …

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    you look just like this emoji


    For this assignment you are to take a picture of one of your friends or just a person that is in the moment doing something exactly like an emoji and then mash them together for comparison.

    For this emoji mashup assignment, I had to to take a picture of someone posing …

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    be yourself, but make it pink


    Molly taught us all that everything is prettier in pink, so make that assignment more pink somehow, either literally or metaphorically

    For this remix assignment, it told me to make everything pink. The original assignment I had chosen was a sarcastic motivational poster. It said “be yourself; everyone else is …

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    where’s waldo?


    Where’s Waldo?
    For this remix assignment, you want to place Waldo somewhere conspicuous in a Visual or Design Assignment or slip his name quickly into an audio assignment. If you can figure out a way to make this work for Video, God Bless You.

    For this remix I hid Waldo. …

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    weekly summary twelve


    I had a lot of fun creating the assignments for this week. I started with my 8 stars of mashup assignments. The emoji one was pretty simple and straightforward, but the editing multiple holidays together one was difficult. There were a lot of images I had to crop and overlay …

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    meet Dracula


    Use about 3-5 short clips that describe the characters personality, that portrays what they will be like in the story. Basically you are just taking a closer look at a character before you begin the story so the audience can get to know the characters better. 

    This assignment was very …

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    a mabel documentary


    Pick something about yourself that you want to share and make a little documentary about it. Whether it’s the sport you play, your favorite place to go on vacation, or the great book you just read, give us some background, tell us the story, and try to have some video …

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    where my shoes go, I go


    Tell a story using a video of only your shoes! Take videos of you walking from place to place and make it into a video.

    This shoe assignment was easy to make. I liked the idea of a “day in the life” told by my shoes because it is a …

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    instant replay


    Choose a video or clip of an action, and then pick a part of the original clip and slow it down to create an instant replay.  Show both the original action as well as the slow-mo instant replay! 

    For this assignment, I created an instant replay of one of …

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    weekly summary eleven


    Week eleven dedicated to video assignments was a lot easier than week ten. Last week I hardly knew how to use iMovie and definitely didn’t explain the thought processes behind my videos as much as I did this week. I feel like the quality of my assignments were much better, …

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    what I eat in a day


    Record everything you ate that day. Add music!

    This video assignment was honestly a little difficult to make. It was the first assignment I completed this week and I was struggling to use iMovie on my computer. I took little video clips of what my roommates and I cooked or …

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    save the sea turtles


    a video that can play as commercials and screensavers in hotels and beachfront areas to bring awareness to sea turtle nesting.

    I used this video assignment to create a screensaver to bring awareness to sea turtle nesting. I have always loved sea turtles and when I go on vacations to …

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    project ideas x2


    After posting my first project proposal, I wished I had looked at some of my classmates’ ideas for inspiration! I had come up with one idea I could go many ways with, but people had whole lists of ideas. After reading them, I considered doing something more music related or …

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    pumpkin logo


    My second redo assignment was my logo I made during the graphic design week. I wanted to test my self and do the opposite of my first logo, a logo you would find during fall. My original one was a soft pink with cursive writing that advertised a bakery. I …

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    dream room and beyond


    I choose to update my dream bedroom assignment from a few weeks ago. The goal was to create a Pinterest board with all the components that build a bedroom. This week I decided to edit and expand what I created. I searched for more pins for the existing board to …

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    weekly summary nine


    This week was dedicated to listening to my classmate’s radio shows and improving upon my old assignments. I started off the week by tuning into ds106 radio on Monday night and listening to the airing radio shows while I reacted on discord. It was really fun to hear what others …

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    project ideas


    What story do I want to share with the world is a super broad question. There are so many little things I would want to share, but what would be meaningful for an audience narrows it down. I think a story the world could relate to would be about my …

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    radio reflections


    I tuned into ds106 radio on Monday night. The first show airing was ‘How to Survive: Advice from the Five’. It was a great show. They covered essential things all freshman MUST hear and made sure to include the details. We heard about the importance of writing every tiny assignment …

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    weekly summary eight


    Week eight was dedicated to finishing my group’s radio show, “Stories from Behind the Counter”. At the beginning of the week, I did my two daily creates. Since my bumper, commercial, and logo were done at the end of last week, I couldn’t work on anything until my group met …

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    radio show progress x2


    This week my group and I worked on putting all of the pieces together for the radio show. During the previous week, we all completed our logos, bumper stickers, commercials, bumpers etc. That left recording the actual talk show and putting all the supplemental stuff into one recording. On Wednesday, …

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    sounds of work


    Record glimpses of different sounds you hear throughout the day, at university, your job, or your city. Compile as many sounds as you would like (ideally in 10 second burst), this makes it easier for editing, chopping, and creating. Then, lay the sounds on some background music you borrow or …

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    weekly summary seven


    This week was dedicated to preparing for the upcoming radio show. I started the week off with forming my group and coming up with an idea for our show. We settled on “Stories from Behind the Counter”. This will include stories from our past work experiences and your typical bumpers …

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    halloweentown ad


    Congratulations! You’ve been hired by your favorite fantasy world to create a radio ad for the imaginary business or event of your choice. Be as creative as you can and background music is highly encouraged. Simply give all the details about the business or occasion and maybe even create a …

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