1. @ungrac3ful

    Hey Siri, play Introducing Me from Camp Rock 2, by Nick Jonas

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    ”Do-do-dododo-do”…for those of you who understand this ~iconic~ song and movie reference…thank you, you get me. For those of you who dont..thats awkward. Let me try again: Hi! I’m Grace ? I am super excited to create and share new content with my pals in Digital Storytelling this summer. Fun fact about me: this is the second time I am taking DS106 (oops!) and this time, I’m ready to do it right! This class is starting while I am on a family vacation at the beach (glass half full: hey, at least class starts while you are at the beach!! glass half empty: …ew sucks you are at the beach when class has to start) and I decided to take a little bit of advantage of this fact and add it into how I was saying hi to everyone. Take a look!
  2. @myclassaccount

    Social Media Influencers and the Positivity They Put Out

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    Pictured above you see an examples of posts from Kiel James Patrick’s Instagram feed. He has been someone that I have been following for years. This project is dedicated to people like him, who have gained a following a created a wonderful online community through the positivity in which they out out on their social media platforms. So often, we hear about all of the negative that come with social media, but I wanted to take the time with this … Continue reading "Social Media Influencers and the Positivity They Put Out"
  3. @myclassaccount

    Week 11 Summary

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    Another peer teaching week! This week we got to do another round of peer teaching. This is our third round of doing this. We have really gotten used to it now and it is fun thing to do throughout the course of this class. This week we shared what we were working on for our Big Project. We also went over our AI creation and the ideas that we had for them. The idea that I had was Indiana Jones … Continue reading "Week 11 Summary"
  4. @myclassaccount

    Week 10 Summary

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    We have really gotten into AInow! This week we did several interactive activities where we went in-depth on the on the ethics of certain AI that has been used. We did a couple assignments for homework on Perusall where we all made seven comments or questions on the reading. It was a really interesting experience using this site. It is an alternative to doing you basic discussion board post on Canvas. You’re interacting directly with the text and seeing what … Continue reading "Week 10 Summary"
  5. @myclassaccount

    Week 9 Summary

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    Hi, everyone! We came back from Spring Break this week and got things going with Artificial Intelligence! We discussed all things AI. It was really interested hearing from the professors on the journey we have been on with AI and what’s to come. I also really enjoyed hearing from the class and their thoughts on AI and all of experiences with it in the real world and in film. I really loved our assignment where each group chose an example … Continue reading "Week 9 Summary"
  6. @myclassaccount

    Week 7 Summary

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    It’s the last week before Spring Break and we are hitting the halfway point of the semester. We have learned so much during this first half of the semester in Applied Digital Studies as you will see in all of my weekly summaries. This week we went over over programming magic 8 ball functions. It was interesting to see how they all turned out and the big similarities that we had a the small differences. We also had peer teaching … Continue reading "Week 7 Summary"
  7. @myclassaccount

    Week 6 Summary

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    This week we started things off by taking a quiz on our reading from last week, The Soft Truth. We discussed the the story and the meanings behind it. When going over the quiz after we took it it we had a really interesting class discussion. Similar to what we did on Monday, we took a quiz on our reading on Wednesday as well. We then discussed the reading which was titled, The Making of a YouTube Radical. We discussed … Continue reading "Week 6 Summary"
  8. @myclassaccount

    Week 5 Summary

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    We entered into the Algorithm this week! Week 5 started a new journey for us in this class. We were introduced to programming on Python and went over some fun things like Strings. Going from HTML to this it all feels a bit different but there similarities in the way of thinking that the adjustment isn’t to big of a jump. To get us into the vibe of programming we read some interesting readings and participated in discussions on why … Continue reading "Week 5 Summary"
  9. @myclassaccount

    Week 4 Summary

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    We really ramped things up this week! We got out subdomains going and went over so much. Our subdomains are now all up and running. It has been a really interesting week seeing what everyone has decided to do with their subdomains. Everyone’s ideas have been really cool. I have enjoyed checking them out. This was also a peer teaching week and it went very well! I presented on the first peer teaching day this week on Wednesday. I went … Continue reading "Week 4 Summary"
  10. @myclassaccount

    Week 3 Summary

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    What a week! After a couple of weeks in Applied Digital Studies of us becoming familiar with everything we really got things going this week. We’re taking action now. We are learning all about the coding behind websites. The idea of all of this sounds pretty stressful, but during class we were able to go through it all to ensure that we have it all down. At times I worried that I wasn’t getting ahead enough, but then realized I … Continue reading "Week 3 Summary"
  11. @myclassaccount

    Week 2 Summary

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    Welcome to the metaverse! This week in our class the metaverse continued to be all of the hype! We discussed the plans that Mark Zuckerberg has for it. We discussed where we think it could go. Many examples in pop culture were brought up. We talked in-depth about our reading from Snow Crash. We answered questions in groups about Hiro and what his life is like in both versions of the story. It was really interesting having this discussion and … Continue reading "Week 2 Summary"
  12. @NLinnekin

    Week One

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    For the first week of classes, our format was a little different than the normal setup. Monday and Wednesday we were on zoom and Friday was in person. On Friday we talked a lot about domains and subdomains. Professor Whalen explained that Zachwhalen.net is a whole domain. I also learnt what URL stood for which […]
  13. @myclassaccount

    Week 1 Summary

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    First week of the semester complete! We started the week off for our class having our first two classes on Zoom on Monday and Wednesday. Today, Friday, we met for the first time in-person. This week as one can expect for a first week of the semester were given a n overview of what to expect from the class. We joined our class Discord. We went over class expectations. We went through the class Canvas page. We made sure that … Continue reading "Week 1 Summary"

UMW Spring 2024 (Bond & Groom)

Welcome to Paul Bond and Jim Groom’s Spring 2024 ds106

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