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    Discover Program


    This year I was given the opportunity to be a part of K-State Salina’s Discover Program. This program allowed girls in local Girl Scout troops receive their entertainment technology badge. Throughout the night the girls attended three different sessions; computer animation, sound effects, and sound editing. The girls were given …

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    Peterson Brothers


    As a part of my class we looked at the Peterson brothers and how popular their videos have become. We discussed different interviews with them online and we talked about those. Also, we went into discussion on similar videos. I think it was great to go into depth on the …

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    Mystery Skype


    The other day in social media class we did a mystery Skype with a group of 7th graders. We had to guess where each other were from down to the city. The rules were that we can only ask one question during our turn and it had to be a …

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    Research Paper Draft


    My research paper has been coming along pretty well. I have went through all of my sources and have summarized them all. From here I will take these summaries and make my paper from it. Also, I have made an introduction for my paper. So here is what I have …

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    Outline of Paper


    As I stated in a previous blog post, we have to write a research paper for our social media class. My research paper is over social networking and it’s effects on children. The assignment for this week was to come up with a outline of the paper. Our teacher did …

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    Guest Speaker


    Last class period we had a guest speaker come in to talk to us about how became successful through blogging. Before class our teacher asked us to read his blog and have questions prepared to ask. The only thing is we were reading the speakers blog from 3+ years ago …

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    Words of Wisdom About College


    As I am sitting here with fellow classmates, I started thinking about college life and I really wish I knew what I did now when I first started college. I mean not everything is a cake walk. I went through a lot of struggles and regrets. So here is the …

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    Reference List


    As part of my social media class we are required to write a research paper. My research paper is about social networking and its effects on children. For this paper I will be using the following resources:

    Dorsch, M. & Greenberg, P. (2009, July/August). WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT…
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    Social Media Platforms


    In our social media class we had to get new platforms that we haven’t used before and try them out. I have started using Tumblr and am in love with it. I may only have 2 followers at this time but I am following a lot of people. I also …

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    Social Media Class


    We are almost half way through the semester and I am still very skeptical about this class. I was expecting so much more and haven’t seemed to learn much. I feel like I know how to use social media just the same amount as I did before I started this …

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    Facebook Marketing


    Friday in class we discussed the topic of paying for Facebook marketing. This topic related to one of my tasks I was given through On The Record, our school’s online newspaper. I manage their Facebook page and post to it quite frequently. We do not have the funds to pay …

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    Should you Fling?


    I have recently downloaded the Fling app to my phone just to see what everyone was talking about. When adding it I was fully prepared for nothing but creepers but to my surprise it is the opposite. Yes, there are still those creepers but there is also those who share …

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    Advancing in the World


    Well here’s to becoming a social media guru. I am currently taking a class in social media technology and we were asked to broaden our horizons when it comes to social media. Recently I have opened up a tumblr account, a linked in account, and a yik yak account. They …

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    On The Record


    On The Record is a school organization at Kansas State University – Salina. The organization helps spread awareness of the University’s talented students/staff. They accept submissions of art, poetry, short stories, designs, etc. from all staff and students at the Salina campus. As a graphic designer for On The Record, …

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    Kansas Black History Month Posters


    We were given a couple different assignments to capture Kansas Black History month. The first assignment was to make 3 posters symbolizing famous Black people in Kansas. The second assignment was to capture an important assignment for a particular teacher. I was given Bill Genereux and was to create a …

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    Breast Cancer Awareness


    We were given the assignment to make a short documentary. I chose to do mine over my aunt, who has fought breast cancer and became a survivor. However, since then she has been diagnosed with cancer again. She is a very strong and inspiring woman. View the video below:


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    Java Story Book Application


    For my sophomore project class, I have decided to make an interactive story book application by using java code and my own drawings. I had started my project by doing research on children oriented applications and animation java code. My idea for the story pictures is: Picture Storyboard. My …

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    Video Clips of Living Digitally


    For the next part of my project, I have to collect video clips on my topic (3-D graphic design) and also on living digitally. These video clips should show how the world has became more digital. Also, it will show you what 3-D graphic design really is all about. So …

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    Working & Living Digitally


    What is working and living digitally? Well lets break the words apart. Digitally refers to something that is done using technology. Working and living, well that is simple enough, it is what you do and where/how you live. Now to put them all back together you get something you do …

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    Networking Lab 8


    Objectives: To edit a video

    Equipment: computer, Sony Vegas, YouTube

    Notes and Observations: First I downloaded the Hitchcock video given to us in the lab by typing pwn in front of the url and then downloading it as a mp4. Next I found a quick Gangnam Style video and downloaded …

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    Networking Lab 6


    Objective: To understand how a web server is created.

    Equipment: Computer, WAMP, Apache, Text editor, Filezilla Server, Command prompt

    Notes and Observations: First, we downloaded the apache web server. This was found at http://httpd.apache.org. We made sure the downloaded version is without crypto. To configure the information page of …

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