• CDS Work,  Now THATS a Story

    Week 1 Summary

    What an interesting start to this course I had. I have taken Digital Storytelling once before with a different professor, so I was anxious to see if the set up of the course with a new professor would be similar or different. After the fear of being perpetually overwhelmed by the warning email telling us how fast paced this course would be and how much work and participation it would entail, I was able to some comfort in seeing a familiar structure. Thankfully for me, I already had several of the required accounts we needed to set up this week. I was especially glad to already have a theme set…

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    Week 2 of DS106

    Oh man this week was BUSY busy busy. To fill our time this week we began daily creative challenges called “daily creates”. Everyday we get an assignment posted on twitter and have to respond to them with whatever creative strategy we want to employ. This is the first time I have ever used hashtags for their real purpose, finding other posts with the same hashtag! Previously my experience with hashtags would be for #funny or to be #relatable or join a #trend. Though I knew their intended purpose, this is an interesting first experience actually applying them! I have been having a lot of fun with the daily creates, however…

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    DS106 Week 1 Summed Up

    Being as it was the first week of classes, it is safe to say my week was pretty hectic! However, I was fortunate enough to already have a domain set up to add my Digital Storytelling blog posts to! I was really excited learning we would be using our blogs as our main page to publish content, as I haven’t really done much with mine yet and have been wanting to find a reason to update it for a while. This week was a lot of setting up accounts to prepare for work to come throughout the remainder of the semester. One of the assignments we did complete this week…