1. @baseball_noochy

    Domestic Design

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    The area of design in recent life. I personally love designing images and things like a website. Though I am an amateur I do enjoy practicing and learning new techniques. For example the elements of design and color patterns. Starting from the basics that may go over looked something as …

  2. @baseball_noochy

    Retaining the Radio Lab

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    The link within the image to left is to a website called WNYC which is the website for a New York radio station. The specific link directs to an audio file of a “Radio Lab” discussion between their hosts and one Suzanne Simard and a …

  3. @Katie___Donovan

    Week 5 Summary

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    For this week’s assignments I worked with audios along side my daily creates on twitter. I haven’t experimented a whole lot with audio, so I found these assignments fun and new.

    I first began with listening to a story and writing the blog Audio Story. I wrote about how …

  4. @Katie___Donovan

    Music Mashup

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    For this assignment I had to put two songs together into a conversation. I decided to do the songs Driver’s License by Olivia Rodrigo and Green Lights by Kyd the Band. To create this mashup I began by downloading the two songs and an instrumental version of Driver’s License. I …

  5. @Katie___Donovan

    Audio Story

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    I don’t listen to podcasts and audiobooks very often. I always forget how entertaining they can be. For this assignment, I listened to From Tree to Shining Tree.

    I think that the background sound effects, noises, and music adds a lot to the story. The music helps set the mood. …

  6. @ashstvnz

    Week 5 Summary

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    This week was all about audio!

    My first ds106 audio assignment involved reordering a musical I know. The idea was to either completely reverse the order from end to beginning, or to mix the songs around in an order of your choosing. I kind of did both. …

  7. @ashstvnz

    Yappy Little Trees

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    Not quite like this, but close enough.

    Bob Ross might be famous for his happy trees, but as this episode of Radiolab will tell you, the real things are more yappy than happy.

    First I just wanna say that I had no idea fungi and trees worked together to …

  8. @ashstvnz

    Week 5 Daily Creates

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    Today’s Daily Create asked us to replace the word “love” with Monty Python. I felt Rihanna’s We Found Love In A Hopeless Place was a great mashup for the peasant scene in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. I used an online meme creator to complete this one.

    Over …

  9. @thisist00hard

    Week Five Summary

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    We had a pretty easy week with only a couple of assignments. We had to listen to either a live radio show or the Radio Lab story, 1-2 or 4 stars worth of audio assignments from the assignment bank and 3 daily creates.

    I didn’t get a chance to listen …

  10. @thisist00hard

    Daily Create – Week Five

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    As usual, we had three daily creates for the week. I did a “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster remake, made a ransom note and sent someone to cool down the Earth. I used Google and links from the @ds106dc tweets to create my daily creates. For the poster, I …

  11. @thisist00hard

    Assignment Bank – Audio

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    For this weeks assignment bank, we had to choose an audio assignment worth four stars. I chose to do “Music Mashup”, where you pick two songs and make them into one. The hardest part was actually picking the songs I wanted to mashup. I would try a few different …

  12. @ashstvnz

    One Wicked Remix

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    For this #ds106 Listening Assignment you are supposed to reverse a musical. The question is whether you can change the narrative by doing so. I didn’t think the story would necessarily change that match from simply reversing the order of the songs, at least not for my chosen musical, Wicked. …

  13. @ashstvnz

    Shooting Desk Toys

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    I wasn’t able to go anywhere particularly interesting to take some pictures, but rather than use photos from previous trips, I decided to try out some of the composition tips right in my office. . . with desk toys!

    I have several different desk toys and decorations to keep me …

  14. @Katie___Donovan

    Visual Assignment Bank

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    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    For the Colorize It assignment, I had to adjust multiple colors in an image. I edited the photo using Adobe Lightroom. The settings I changed the colors to are in the photos above. Bob Ross says, “Isn’t it fantastic that you can change …

  15. @Katie___Donovan

    Photo Manipulation

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    I love photo editing softwares and I edit all of my photos. I think it’s okay to use photoshop to enhance people’s features, but not change who they are and how they look. There is a difference between photoshopping artistically and photoshopping for likes.

    Before After

    A lot of people …

  16. @Katie___Donovan

    Reflecting Photography

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    I have been familiar with the majority of these tips for a while now. Every time I photograph I always consider my subjects location, surroundings, and angles. On Thursday, I had a little photoshoot where I used these photography tips. I enjoyed this assignment

    Lines & Cropping

    These two shots …

  17. @ashstvnz

    Week 4 Summary

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    It’s digital photography week! I have to say I was excited when I read the week’s topic. I have always had some interest in photography (haven’t we all?), but it usually was something I did with friends when I was younger or since did on my own. I definitely enjoyed …

  18. @thisist00hard

    Week Four Summary

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    This week was all about photography and photo editing. We had readings about modern photography, famous photographers, photo manipulation, and photography tips. We were also supposed to connect with others in the class on discord and twitter. I didn’t do this very well, because it’s a little uncomfortable to comment …

  19. @thisist00hard

    Daily Create – Week Four

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    Three daily creates for this week again. I did “dot day”, “please_____________thank you” and. For dot day, I found a picture of a simple connect the dots on Google and drew it in my notes app on my iPhone. I screen recorded myself connecting the dots and posted it. For …

  20. @thisist00hard

    Assignment Bank – Visual

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     For this week’s assignment bank, we had to do eight stars worth of visual assignments. Like last week I picked two assignments rated at about four stars. They didn’t take long and I actually finished both in one night. I prefer the visual assignments over the writings we did last …

  21. @thisist00hard

    Photo Manipulation

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    Photo manipulation has come a long way over the years and is now accessible to everyone. Photoshop is the main app used for photo manipulation, but many alternatives are available as well. With all of these tools available, we are able to change our photos by adding filters, fix blemishes, …

  22. @thisist00hard

    Jim Richardson

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    Jim Richardson is a photographer and his photos appear frequently in National Geographic Magazine. His work has taken him all over the world. His photos primarily focus on nature and traditions from different cultures around the world. I chose some of my favorites from his Small World Gallery. In all …

  23. @Katie___Donovan

    The Art of Photography

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    As much as I love taking photos, I prefer to live in the moment at events that are special to me. A lot of friends and family ask me to bring a camera, but sometimes I want to be apart of the excitement rather than snapping photos in the background. …

  24. @ashstvnz

    Week 4 Daily Creates

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    For International Dot day, I used one of the cupcakes I’d made the day before! I considered trying to use food dye in some manner to create dots, maybe even a tie dye dot effect, however I knew this would take me longer than it should (not to mention, I’d …

  25. @ashstvnz

    Something Unexpected

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    This evening I found myself wandering around looking at everything I passed by wondering how each object might look super close up. I was trying to find just the right object (or animal, but my dog’s a bit squirmy) to take a very close-up photo which could trick an audience. …

  26. @thisist00hard

    Photography Is (not) Dead

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    Photography plays a very big role in our lives, even if we’re not a photographer. I don’t know about you, but no matter how much storage I have on my phone, my camera roll seems to take up the most storage. We take pictures all of the time – screenshots …

KSU Digital Literacy (Fall 2021)

KSU Digital Literacy Fall 2021 with Bill Genereux

A collaborative online course for developing a broad range of digital media skills to be used for telling stories including websites, photography, graphic design, audio, video, code, and mashups.

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