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    Radio Nuggets;

    This post contains bits from both segments. I have separated them with a bolded title. You have to cut a lot of crap to get something good; Wow. Ira Glass’ […]
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    Week 3, a review:

    Week three. Almost a quarter way through this semester. Time is flying by! To start, I revamped my blog and it looks amazing if I do say so myself. The […]
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    Shapes of Stories;

    After hearing Vonnegut’s talk on the “shape of stories,” I immediately thought of Wreck it Ralph by Disney (one of my all-time favorites). The story starts with Ralph, a video game character in the arcade “classic,” Fix It Felix Jr. In this game, Ralph destroys the front of an apartment building. Felix, Ralph’s counterpart, bounces […]
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    A Look Into DS106 Past;

    For this dive into the past, I chose to look Noir To Princesses? That’s Right. I loved how the author went through her ideas behind the characters. Her ideas for the shapes were something I would never have thought about but they were something she found meaning in. This story is special because of the […]
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    Lead Me: An Explanation;

    For my storytelling assignment, I chose the five-frames-no-text option. I enjoy taking pictures of objects and, for this collage, I used objects that signify a special trip I took. Dustin, my boyfriend of 2.5 years, and I love to adventure. We went on a day-trip to Maymount in Richmond a few months ago and he, […]
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    What does storytelling mean? When I think of the word, I think back to when my family and I would sit around the dinner table before my brother left for college. Mom would slave over the stove to fix a lovely and yummy meal (usually chicken with some sort of pasta) and we would all […]
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    Week 2;

    Week 2 is coming to a close and I am starting to feel more at home in this little online space. The imformation posed this week was certainly thought provoking and, at a minimum, made me question my role in the online world. The article by Gardner Campbell (reflection found here) and the video by […]
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    Learning to Be

    In his address to the faculty in 2011, Mike Wesch attempts to demonstrate the need for media literacy in today’s day and age. He poses the question of how we move students from being “knowledgeable” to “knowledge-able.” In the almost two hours he talked, Wesch made many points about how we use media and how […]
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    My Personal Cyberinfrastructure;

    Given the title of Gardner Campbell’s article, I expected an in-depth discussion on various social medias and how to use them. I expected some explanation on Linkdin and how to “buff up” my profiles to be more eye catching, as so many other articles geared towards my age-group have done. Pleasingly that was not the […]
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    I’m Distracting You;

    Make an animated gif from your favorite/least favorite movie capturing the essence of a key scene. Make sure the movement is minimal but essential. Guardians of the Galaxy is a newer favorite of mine. I am a huge fan of the comics and an even bigger fan of Chris Pratt so, naturally, I picked one […]
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    Week 1;

    Week one is over! How well do you feel you completed the requirements of the week’s assignments? I think I did okay this week. (Granted, I am thankful the daily creates were not all required this week) I got all my accounts set up and am working on getting my barrings. What gave you trouble? […]
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    Hello, world!

    My name is Stephanie King, and I am an undergraduate student at University of Mary Washington. I will be graduating in the spring with a bachelors in Psychology. This blog has been created for Digital Storyteling (DS106) that I am taking to satisfy my ALPP credit. Don’t let that sway you though, I am absolutely […]

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