1. @Conner44769274

    How Can Fantasy be Incorporated Into Y(Our) Story?


    Miyazaki films are some of my favorite movies, particularly Spirited Away. The film follows Chihiro and her journey trapped in a world of spirits. I actually haven’t seen this movie in several years, so I went back and rewatched it for this assignment. I was a little worried that the …

  2. @MaddySlunt

    Week Three Summary


    Week three going strong! I am now very comfortable with how I am updating and running my website, so I am more focused on the content I am viewing and creating, which came at the perfect time of this class taking that step too. I hate writing. I am a …

  3. @TurnerM000

    Whats (y)Our Story? Thoughts


    Given that our theme is “What’s (y)our Story?”, I feel as if that means “What are you?” or “Who are you”. How do you want your story to be told online. As any person can truly be any person they want to, this course and this theme is an opportunity …

  4. @Conner44769274

    Thoughts on Theme: 2


    I’ve come back to talk about our class theme after reading everyone’s thoughts and ideas about it and after completing the assignments for week 2 of ds106. You can read my initial thoughts here. I really enjoyed seeing what everyone else had to say about “What’s Y(our) Story” and …

  5. @MoB4884

    Daily Dose of Creativity


    I don’t think of myself as a creative person AT ALL. Here’s hoping that these Daily Create posts can help with that!

    Day 1:

    Cool idea! Just added line 31! Can’t wait to see how others build on this!

    — Morgan B (@MoB4884) January 31, 2021

    Day 2:

    Party time! …

  6. @ari_squared

    What’s (y)our story? : Thoughts


    I’ve really struggled with how to interpret this theme; it’s the reason I’ve been putting off this post. I assumed the theme had to be relevant to my school work or who I am as a student, but that is not my story. My story is being written when I …

  7. @AJSt0rm

    (Y)our Story


    “How was your day/work/school?”
    “Well, my friend/boss/teacher said…”

    “What do you do for a living?”
    “I’m a … and we are currently working on a big project.”

    Conversation starters usually lead one way or another to a story. Oftentimes, Person A is so involved in the story that Person B …

  8. @lucyschraff

    What’s (Y)our Story?


    When I first read through the plans for Week One of Digital Storytelling, what puzzled me most was the use of a theme. How could this course use a theme, and why is the theme “What’s (y)our story?” mean? After thinking about it more, I think that this semesters is …

  9. @trippthrumylife

    What’s (Y)our Story?


    I was tasked to come up with a theme for both the DS106 class, but also myself, and I think I have a pretty good idea on where we can take the “What’s (Y)our Story” theme.

    You see, everyone is at a different point in their life. Whether it be …

  10. @trippthrumylife

    Get to Know ME-dia!


    I think the pun in the title is funny! You get it? Get to know me… but in a bunch of different forms of media? HA! Seriously though, I really enjoy the digital media world, and I have since I was younger, so please check out all of my intro …

  11. @imatutu_

    Thematic Brainstorm


    What’s our/my story? We can go virtually anywhere we want with a theme like this, and that is exactly what makes the theme work. We are the creators of our own story, digital storytelling is just a method in which we express that story. The methods in which we express …

  12. @RMdigitally

    What’s My Story?


    What’s my story? What’s my story? In all honesty, I’m not really sure. I think that collectively, we are all sort of living through the same story in that a global pandemic completely rerouted our learning and living experiences. DS106 and creating things online really gives us a chance …

  13. @MaddySlunt

    Week One Thoughts


    I think this theme is very broad and can go in many different ways. The first thought that came to my head was about our individual and shared past experiences that have made up the stories of our lives to date. I believe this would be very easy to …

  14. @jclark22umw

    Theme: What’s (y)our Story?


    We’ve all heard some saying about how everyone is unique or different. Cliches saying only you can forge your path are also popular. Our stories are forged by both unforseeable events as well as the choices we make. I think an interesting take on this theme includes not only showing …

  15. @madelinek106

    Introducing me : multimodal intros


    Hello! My name is Madeline and I am a sophomore Physics and Spanish major. I am really excited to take this class and learn more about different ways to tell stories on digital platforms.

    Firstly, I would like to start with my first intro tweet! You may recognize my profile …

  16. @Rachel91499872

    What’s (y)our story?


    I think the theme for ds106 is relevant to college students. In this time, I feel like we are all trying to figure out who we are as individuals and our place in society. I think this theme opens a way for us to explore what is important to us …

  17. @Digler21401

    What’s (y)our story?


    It took me some time to think about this because I was confused about the details needed to come up with a “story”. To put it simply, I think a story of mine is one big search. In my life, I have been told that I have to find myself …

  18. @Conner44769274

    What’s (y)our Story?


    Choosing long term themes for a class like this always terrifies me because I don’t want to get bored and burnt out of a topic. I have countless examples of projects I’ve wanted to do but didn’t stick with them because I didn’t have the motivation to keep working on …

  19. @OliviaM44107328

    What’s the Story/Theme?


    I think it would be very interesting if we had a theme relating to pop culture. Specifically with art or fashion. There are so many different types of art and fashion and I think it would be really cool to explore them in this class. Here are some examples on …

  20. @mto_morgan

    (Y)our Story


    I think this theme can be used now more than ever. As we are in uncertain times right now, sharing and listening to everyone’s stories will hopefully inspire others to push through and come out the other side a brighter person.

    2020 was a rough year for me as I …

  21. @fatolliecat

    The Last Week


    It’s DONE! Yay! I really enjoyed some parts of this class! I may continue doing the occasional Daily Create, and I know some people I am going to pass it along to. I’m very happy with my final project. I had some ideas that I couldn’t make work, but others …

  22. @fatolliecat

    Week Pusheen


    I have no idea what week it is. I mean that beyond just this class, I am swamped with the end of the semester. I have typed the word ‘cemetery’ so often I can finally spell it correctly. I needed to text a friend, and I found myself automatically trying …

  23. @fatolliecat

    Halfway There


    Semester is halfway done!  This was a busy, short week between making the show and all my other classes. I’m not often (if ever) creative in a group setting, so this was a new experience. It went really well, which was great. It could have gone horribly, which it didn’t. …

  24. @fatolliecat

    Week 7(?)


    Preeeeetty sure this is week 7. Anyways, we got put together in groups. I like the challenge of random chance. I play mystery heroes almost exclusively in Overwatch. Makes you stretch the proverbial muscles. We have an idea (I think it’s really great), we’ll right the script over the next …

  25. @fatolliecat

    Week 6


    I started looking at design everywhere this week. Oddly enough, it helped me out a lot with a knitting pattern I’ve been working on (less is good). This look at design has inspired me to try to be more minimalist. I often drive myself and others nuts by trying to …

  26. @fatolliecat

    Week 4



    I really love photography. I have an absurd amount of pictures on my phone and laptop. I do the same thing with games-tons of screenshots. Camera phones are one of my favorite ever inventions because of that.

    I discovered Picasa this week, which is awesome. I will make so. …

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