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    Final Project Progress Report


    For my final project, I’ve decided to tell a story. Thought I haven’t decided what story I will tell, I do know that it will be a story told from my character’s point of view.

    This weekend, I will begin setting up the plot and characters I want to include …

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    Did you lock the door?


    For this assignment, we had to tell a story through text message.

    I decided to tell a horror story by asking my boyfriend to help me out. I wrote out a script so that the text messages would come in at a decent speed. I used Apple’s preset screen …

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    Uncle Bob? Or a Cat?


    For this assignment, we had to take a picture of something strange or unknown, like Uncle Bob, and match it to an emoji.

    Of course, I took a picture of my cat since she is unknown to the class. I thought she looked like the cat emoji so I …

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    Meet Tiffany as an Emoji


    For this assignment, we had to take a picture of someone and match it to an emoji.

    This is a picture of myself that I took using a Snapchat filter. It made me smile really big and so I thought I looked like a smiling emoji.

    To create this …

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    Singing in Spanish


    For this mashup, we had to record ourselves signing a song in another language…. well at least that’s how I understood it. Thankfully, I speak English and Spanish, so I chose to sing “Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo.

    To do this, I opened the messages app and recorded myself singing …

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    What The Fox Say?


    For this assignment, we had to record ourselves singing our favorite song using Apple’s Animoji.

    To do this, I opened the messages app on my iPhone and recorded myself singing “The Fox” by Ylivs. I then saved the clip to my phone and uploaded it to YouTube. From there, …

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    Animoji Karaoke Tutorial


    I decided to create my own mashup assignment this week, so I decided that I would create a tutorial for it.

    The original assignment instructs the student to open Animoji and to record themselves singing or lip singing a song. Afterwards, they have to answer a few questions in which …

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    Weekly Summary


    This week, I really wanted to focus on content. I usually focus on the assignment itself, sometimes neglecting the content within the blog post. I wanted to take the time to explain how I came up with each idea and how I put it together, so that is exactly what …

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    Daily Creates


    I usually say, “My daily creates for week X!” and leave it at that but this week has me worried! Maybe worried isn’t the best word to describe my emotions? But it is week 11! The semester is almost over and I’ll be graduating in May! Say what!?

    Anyways… this …

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    My Favorite Dish? Carapulca!


    For this assignment, we had to say what our favorite dish is. Since we needed to complete at least six stars worth of the assignment from our character’s perspective, I decided to do my character’s favorite dish.

    As for some background, my character is a Peruvian woman who lives …

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    How La Señora Luz Met Pipo


    A few weeks into the semester, I introduced La Señora Luz. If you missed that post, you can find it here. Well, for this week’s assignment, I wanted to bring back La Señora Luz and tell a story from her perspective. Though she had many stories to tell, she …

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    Weekly Summary


    The end of week 10. I cannot believe it.

    This week we focused on video. I found this week more entertaining than the audio week. I think this could be because I used to have a YouTube channel in middle school and my memories were coming back.

    I started off …

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    Video Essay


    For this assignment, I went to YouTube and looked up short clips of movies. I found a clip from the movie Hunger Games and decided to analyze it. I was a big fan of the book series when it came out, as well as the movies.

    I downloaded the clip …

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    Day in Tiffany’s Life


    For this assignment, we had to create a day in our lives video.

    To do this, I recorded short bits of my day on my iPhone XS. I then added the clips to iMovie and sorted them out. I trimmed, split, and deleted clips that needed to be edited.…

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    Get to know Tiffany


    For this assignment, we had to record ourselves saying interesting facts about ourselves and our lives.

    To do this, I gathered different images I liked– ones of me, ones of my boyfriend, and ones of our dog and cat. I then compiled them together in iMovie and added a …

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    Weekly Summary


    Week 9 is done.

    This week was a little stressful. I wasn’t able to tune in to any radio show other than mine because of other commitments, so I had to listen to my own radio show and reflect.

    Also, I lost all of my work when working on the …

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    College Graduate Seeking Job


    For this assignment, we had to take a website and edit it to create a digital resume. I decided to create a resume that I would use after graduating from UMW.

    To begin, I download X-Ray Goggles. After becoming familiar with the application, I went to different websites to look …

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    Daily Creates


    For this week’s daily creates, we had to use our daily creates to create a story. This is what I came up with.

    The Pumpkin Man loved Halloween so much that everyday in October he did a little dance to celebrate. One day, while doing his daily dance routine, a …

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    Radio Listen!


    This week we had to listen to a radio show and reflect on it. Unfortunately, I was not able to listen to Monday and Tuesday’s radio show because of other commitments, so I ended up listening to Wednesday’s radio show — Myths, Legends, and Character Conversations?

    I was a part …

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    Guess the Story


    For this assignment, we had to tell a legend, myth, or folktale in 5 GIFs.

    I decided to tell the story of La Llorona because it has been a story that I have been discussing quite a bit in previous posts and for my radio show.

    Also, a movie for …

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    Run Run Run!


    For this assignment, we had to go on a run and document it via a running app.

    I used my Apple Watch GPS tracking to track the run and then took a screenshot of the completed run. I completed 6.25 miles around University of Mary Washington.

    I wasn’t able to …

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    Pinterest Room


    For this assignment, we had to create a board on Pinterest for room inspiration and save our favorite pins.

    To do this, I logged in to my Pinterest account and created a specific board for this course. I named it “DS106 Room Inspiration.” I then went to the search bar …

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    Weekly Summary


    Another week in DS106 is over and we are about halfway through the semester. The weeks are going by fast as we focus on different themes and assignments each, but overall, the course is very enjoyable. My favorite assignment to work on thus far has been the daily creates because …

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    Radio Show


    Myths, Legends, and Character Conversations!

    That’s right. Below, you will find my group and I’s finished radio show.

    To create our radio show, we communicated through a private Slack channel and decided what everyone was to work on. After everyone completed their individual parts, Madeline put together the radio show.…

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