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Help out a ds106 classmate

One of our ds106ers is collecting data for a psychology project, “a study about parenting, romantic relationships, and life satisfaction.” I have been told “This study is for academic purposes only and the data that is collected will only be … Continue reading

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“We’re all in it together.”

What does community mean to me? The first thing I think of is Harry Tuttle in Brazil: “We’re all in this together.” unfortunately that doesn’t fit the four word restriction. But the actual prompt for #Antigonish2 is “What has community … Continue reading

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Agent Orange

In reviewing the agent interviews, I’m noticing some common answers. Everyone who has responded to the animal question has said tiger, and everyone who responded to gorilla question said 7-11. the thread that ties the two together is the color … Continue reading

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Week 11: Mission: Moviemaking

We are doing a second week of video. We’re bringing it all together in these last few weeks. This is almost entirely taken from the Open ds106 Unit 10: Video the ds106 Way Focus on the storytelling aspect of your … Continue reading

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Week 10: Reading movies

3/24 – 3/31 Reading movies This week we’re moving from audio to video. We’ve been looking at related aspects – photography, sound, design – all along, but now we’re going to look at cinematic camerawork, and how it all comes … Continue reading

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You Only Broadcast Twice

For our second night of ds106 radio shows, we had another trio of tales, all very different. I don’t have much commentary right now, as the hour grows late and I have to head off to the Active Covert Reconnaissance … Continue reading

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Goldradio

The radio show project is my favorite part of ds106. There are usually some complaints about the difficulty of working with audio and collaborating online, but almost everyone does great work and is justifiably proud of their creations. We had … Continue reading

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CRAAP: waste or fertilizer?

CRAAP has been taking a lot of crap lately. This came through my Twitter feed today: In which Kevin points out that Trump's tweets on wiretapping would pass the CRAAP test with flying colors. #chuckthechecklist https://t.co/qFP1NHtagF — Lisa Hinchliffe (@lisalibrarian) … Continue reading

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Week 9: Broadcast and Web Storytelling

3/17/17 – 3/24/17 Everyone worked through major projects these past weeks, so we’re going to reflect on what the class has accomplished. Radio Shows Broadcasting Schedule Monday – Miami Spy Convention, Cloak and Dagger, and Group 5 Tuesday – Sexspionage, Agents on Air, and … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Turin

I’ve been reading the new translation of Giorgio De Maria’s The Twenty Days of Turin, and since I feel I know almost nothing of Italy, I’ve been looking things up. So here is a collection of things I’ve found, with … Continue reading

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