1. hope

    FINAL PROJECT: Oh Christmas Tree

    For my DS106 final, I decided to tell the story of Christmas trees. This is my favorite holiday of the year, and picking out a Christmas tree is the best part of Christmas. But when I go to the lot and my family runs straight for the big tall pines,…
  2. aalmberg

    FINAL Summary


        Wow this semester has flown by soooo fast! I can’t believe I am almost done with my undergraduate career. I have learned so many things during this class.  I really enjoyed so many of the projects given and I am proud of MOST of the ones I completed. …

  3. aalmberg

    All in One scene


    This assignment is worth 3 stars. I changed this one up too. I was trying to put this off recording because I have really bad cold. I am so nasally. I cant make any other sound but a deep man voice… UGH! I really wanted to put this info into …

  4. aalmberg

    Selene’s Secret Life


    I shouldn’t tell my story online, but honestly no one will believe it. It will go down as fiction or as tail. You humans do not understand that us DOGS have secret lives. Only a few special breed of humans know everything. They are part of the secret society called …

  5. aalmberg

    Animal Gif


    This assignment is worth  3 stars.  I really love to make gifs. I created 3 gif to show a bit of progression of Selene. They are all from youtube, none  are actually her since she is still actually a very young puppy. I used an online site to pull the …

  6. kaileyck

    three seasons. (final story)


    long ago, long before any of us were alive or thinking or walking or breathing, when our souls were swirls, and long before the stars and the sun had any idea of what to do with themselves, there was a couple.

    this couple was so in love. the universe was …

  7. thelaceman

    Star Wars: A Disturbance in the Force


    A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…

    Not long after the events that take place on Mustafar, where Obi-Wan Kenobi duels and defeats Anakin Skywalker, his former apprentice rendering him burnt and left for dead, the Sith lord Darth Sidious rebuilds Anakin. Under Anakin’s new name, Darth …

  8. cifax

    Part 6: Coming Full Circle


    For the final piece in my storyline, Winnie and The Bees showdown in an epic finale which tests the resolve of both parties stuck in their stubborn ways. Well…maybe not. Personally, I like to leave things a little open ended and let the reader do some interpretation. Therefore, this assignment …

  9. aalmberg

    Gif List


    This assignment was worth 3.5 stars. I took random photos of my planner. I downloaded them into my computer. I used a site online that will animate and create the gif for me. I uploaded the photos I wanted to use. Then I downloaded the completed project.…

  10. aalmberg

    Translate Fail


    This assignment is worth 2 stars.   Original statement: Cats rule and dogs drool! I typed in that saying and then went through a series of different languages. My final out put when translated back to english: Cats and Dogs Drool hat.…

  11. aalmberg

    Theme Song


    This assignment is worth 4 stars. I did not over lay anything, this is just the original track. I just felt that during this mission this is exactly what would be playing. I also knew that if this was real life it needs a song to help move the story …

  12. aalmberg

    Google Maps


    This assignment is worth 3 stars. This was the hardest part yet. It took me quite some time to figure out how to get Google Maps to create lines from different places. First Click My maps. Located next to the search bar. Then Click the New map button Then click …

  13. aalmberg

    Create a Pinterest


    This assignment is worth 3 stars. Originally it was create a vacation but, I am helping prepare for my cousins wedding so I figured why not kill two birds with one stone. I did work for this class and helped prep some ideas for my cousin.…

  14. aalmberg

    PostCards from the past


    This assignment is worth 4 stars. This was my favorite assignment I have created for my final so far. It is a post card from Commander Magic to Selene about her new assignment and how everything is going according to the new plan. To create this piece I used this …

  15. devangel426

    Part #5: Finale and Weekly Summary 15


    *I forgot that I had to do all of this in one single blog post and by the time I finished my third part of my project, it was too late. So I’m going to combine my finale (Part 5) and my weekly summary into this post, as well as …

  16. mblack

    A Gangster & A Gentleman (Final Story Project)


    Poster 1

    Humphrey Bogart was born on December 25, 1899 in New York City. He grew up to be a well-mannered kid, until the death of his father at age 17. His mother tried to cover up the truth about his death, but Bogart Jr. eventually found out the real …

  17. jhempe

    Spongebob’s Worst Nightmare Becomes Reality!


    Recently at The Krusty Krab, Mr. Krabs has been hinting at a promotion that is coming up that is between Spongebob and Squidward. Then one day after work, Mr. Krabs called Spongebob and Squidward into his office and told him that he will be making his decision on who gets …

  18. ashleighengels

    As Ds106 Comes to and end…

    Final Summary! Oh Ds106, this has been a memorable semester for sure. I have learned so much coming out of just this one class, and I can honestly say this class has taught me more of what I will be using in the real world than almost any other class…
  19. ashleighengels

    From then to Now

    Where Are They Now?

    4 Stars
    Video Assignment

    To complete my final project I chose to do a video of pictures and other video clips of who and what Brooke Davis has made of herself from the time she started filming the first episode of One Tree Hill, to the …

  20. dadams4

    DS106 Final Project: The Rise and Fall of Samuel L. Jackson, Ph. D.


    One of the most overlooked and often forgotten departments at the University of Mary Washington is the CPR department, or the Department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religion.  Though many students and some professors may disregard the department, none disregard its most esteemed professor: Samuel L. Jackson, Ph. D.  Professor Jackson …

  21. dadams4

    DS106 Final Project: New Professor Wanted


    As we have seen today during our investigation of Professor Jackson, things have gone downhill for him at the University of Mary Washington.  Due to the amount of pressure and stress that Professor J. has been under, he has been forced to resign by the Dean of university.  The professor …

  22. dadams4

    DS106 Final Project: A Conversation With Professor Jackson


    Continuing with our investigation of Professor Jackson, we get to listen in on a conversation between the professor and one of his students.  I could not find an assignment on the DS106 assignment bank that matched what I created, so I decided to make my own.  The assignment that I …

  23. dadams4

    DS106 Final Project: Professor Samuel L. Jackson


    For my DS106 final project, I decided to tell a story in the day of life of Samuel L. Jackson, Ph. D.  Now the real Samuel L. Jackson does not actually have a doctorate, which is why my Professor Jackson does.  My Professor Jackson teaches philosophy at the University of …

  24. ashleighengels

    Runway Mix


    Music Mash 
    3 Stars
    Mashup Assignment

    For one of Brooke’s final steps of preparation for her big day was creating a playlist for her part of the fashion show. I decided to create a music mash up clip of what the music would be like at the show. I didn’t …

  25. devangel426

    Part #4: Fugitive


    As we move closer towards the end of this story, Popeye finds himself on the run and a wanted fugitive of all major federal law enforcement agencies. With this thought in mind, I thought it would be appropriate to use the “WANTED Poster” assignment as a basis for …

  26. jlundberg

    Week 15 and Finals Submission, Finally.


    I’m sure that I’m not the only one that feels relieved that this class is finally over with. I will agree though that I have learned many interesting techniques, and will probably use all of them in the future. For my final project I decided to use Joe Pesci as …

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    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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