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Jim, I have to thank you (and your cohorts) for the awesome ds106 assignment bank. http://assignments.ds106.us My digital media students and I have been using it as an absolutely vital resource since the beginning and it continues to delight and … Continue reading
Well, as you might have guessed from the last week ds106zone comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. The course officially ends this Friday so we’ll be having a somewhat abbreviated week in terms of both … Continue reading
cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Frans Persoon Special thanks to Alan Levine for doing all the heavy lifting for this week’s assignments, much of this is based on the work he did last semester. … Continue reading
ds106 Assignments: Effective Engagement in Online Classes from Jim Groom on Vimeo. Alexandra Pickett, who’s having students create an engaging online course space, asked if I would share some quick advice for thinking about how one might approach designing engagement … Continue reading
Image credit: “On Air” by OCV Photo Here’s what is expected of students in UMW section 1 for our next class and the rest of the week. The deadline for all work is midnight on Sunday, February 26th. Come to … Continue reading
Over the next week and a half we’ll be playing with storytelling within the web. What does this mean? Well, Martha Burtis lays out the idea nicely in this post here about the idea behind this assignment (read it!), but … Continue reading
For the next three weeks, you will be working in small groups to produce a 30 minute radio show to be broadcast on ds106 radio. Here are your guidelines: Work in groups of 3-4 and come up with a group … Continue reading
ds106ers, Welcome to week 6, we have a few things to cover as we make the transition from visual/design to audio and I have outlined them below. Please take care to read this email/post through in its entirety, and do … Continue reading
Image credit:D’Arcy Norman‘s ds106 Skull and Crossbones says it all One of the things I mentioned about a month ago about ds106 before I stole away on vacation was the possibility for crowdsourcing assignments over the span of the semester. … Continue reading