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    Week 15 & Finals

    Final Story Project Specs


    As a final project for ds106, you are asked to produce a story around a character that explores at least three of the media forms we’ve investigated this semester: visual/design, audio, video, web, remix/mashup (Please note that for this project we’re combining visual and design …

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    Week 13 & 14


    I am going to use Jim Groom Lecture from 2012 for remix.  You need to really start listening around 3:30.  You will want to watch RiP: A Remix Manifesto first (given below).

    For the next two weeks you’ll be exploring the culminating ideas of ds106–remixes and mashups– the artistic recasting …

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    Week 11 & 12

    Making Movies

    You’ve read movies and done your pre-work. Now it’s time to make movies! Video is perhaps the most rich of storytelling forms, and over the next two weeks you will focus explicitly on video storytelling. The only assignments on your plate are to work on video assignments, …

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    Week 9


    Stories in/of the Web

    All the work your groups have done the last two weeks pays off as your shows will be broadcast on ds106 radio Monday night this week. As the last part of our audio segment, your task this weel will be to evaluate the show from another …

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    Week 6

    It is all about Design

    We’ve wrapped up our week on visual storytelling and photography, and this week we’re diving into design. It’s not always clear where the line is, but design storytelling involves more creating and modifying in graphics software program, and focuses on key characteristics of color, form, …

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    DS106 Bumper and Audacity Tutorial


    Great Tutorial on Audacity.

    Play 30 Second of Youtube City Streets 1931

    I decided to create a bumper for DS106 Radio to give you a sample and to show you some screenshots and techniques from audacity.

    Background Music Capture

    I first thought about what I should do for the radio …

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    Week 4


    Introduction to Audio- Listening First

    This week in ds106 we’re going to be diving into our first storytelling genre: audio. Working with sound can be a bit daunting and unfamiliar, so we’ll be easing you into it this week. Nearly all previous ds106 students start here dreading this media, and …

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    Week 3(Again)


    Storytelling… it’s part of the title this course, and you likely have some idea what it means from your own experiences. This unit we will explore storytelling as a framing of what you will be doing for each week. You will try to hone your own understanding of what the …

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    Week 2

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    Week 1 Introduction/Setup 8/25



    Week 1 Introduction/Setup 8/25
    all work is due midnight August 31, 2014
    The first week is dedicated to getting setup for ds106; install your WordPress site and create other social media accounts such as Twitter, Flickr, SoundCloud, YouTube, etc. Complete Introductions via posts, twitter, Flickr, video, audio, etc.
    Open …

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