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    Week 15: The End is Near

    cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by gak It seems just like yesterday that you were doing laps around Bootcamp, but we are seeing the signs ahead. That’s right, everyone, we are in the final two weeks of...
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    Weeks 13 & 14: ximeR and [email protected]$#up

    For the next two weeks you’ll be exploring the culminating ideas of ds106–remixes and mashups– the artistic recasting of existing media into new forms by creative combination and editing. This will build off of your previous work in all media forms. And we will even remix our own assignments. ...
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    Weeks 11 & 12: Making Movies

    cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by jai Mansson’s photography. You’ve read movies and done your pre-work. Now it’s time to make movies! Video is perhaps the most rich of...
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    Week 10: How to Read Movies

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Frans Persoon This week we enter what most students find the most challenging and/or rewarding portion of ds106: video. Working with video presents challenges with file formats, creating more complex narratives,...
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    Week 9: Stories in/of the Web

    cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by will668 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...
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    Spring is for Radio Shows

    cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Evans Archive Spring is for breaks, clock changes, flowers, etc, but also the time of the current semester for the ds106 students at University of Mary Washington to have their radio show...
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    Weeks 7 & 8: Audio and the Big Radio Show

    cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Welcome to Weeks Seven & Eight of ds106. Somewhere in here is official half-way point for the class. Congratulations, you’re half-way to reclaiming your life again! We...
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    Week 6: It’s All Designed

    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, shape, typography, etc. ...
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    Group Project Radio Shows Details

    Each student will work in a group (comprised of 4-5 students) to write, produce and record a radio show around a theme. These should show the forms and characteristics of the radio shows you listened to in week 4, and demonstrate...
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    Week 5: Telling Stories in Photos

    cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by ROSS HONG KONG In doing ds106 Daily Creates you’ve already been using photography and drawing skills, plus you’ve had some practice on doing visual stories from our introduction to...
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    Week Four: 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 in a few weeks they...
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    Week 3: What Mean Ye Digital Story?

    cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by gogoloopie Storytelling… it’s part of the title this course, and you likely have some idea what it means from your own childhood. This week we will explore storytelling in the framing of what you...
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    Week 2: Getting Through Bootcamp

    Congratulations! You’ve officially completed your first week of ds106 bootcamp. You should be proud of your accomplishments. This week, we’ll be continuing to work our way through the ds106 obstacle course as you work further on customizing your blogs, wrap your heads around the wonderful world of tagging, make email...
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    Week 1: Are You Ready For ds106 Bootcamp?

    Attention new ds106 recruits! Welcome to ds106. The first two weeks of the Spring 2013 course at the University of Mary Washington is basic training for what you will need to survive thrive in the rest of this course. In fact, you will not be able to proceed beyond week...

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