2 Many Seasons

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Assignment: Harness Relationships 4 Stars Assignment Description: Use the online organizational tool, Kumu, to create a web map of relationships. This can be anything: contacts, movies, your Ds106 assignments. Kumu offers a stellar way of organizing information and honing in on relationships between information. Maybe try converting a paper from another class into a Kumu map. Int […]

Pretty in Purple

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Assignment: Color Walk Time Lines 3 Stars Assignment Description: Choose a color and then take 20 minute walk in which you take a 5-8 pictures of the color as you encounter it. Then upload the photos to Flickr and create a time line using TimeLine JS. Spring Time: The color of the day was purple. This was mostly due to […]

Fakebook, Twister, Yolo

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Assignment: What they might have done in social media 3.5 stars Assignment Description: Too bad Facebook was not around for most of history! Use the Fakebook tool to make a Facebook profile for a historical figure and make a fake tweet for the same character using the Twister tool. See for Abaraham Lincoln the example of a fake facebook profile and what he might […]

We’ve Got Some Beef up in Here

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The History of Andy and Dr.Wisdom Assignment: Your Character’s Past 3.5 Stars Assignment Description: “If you’ve been a part of DS106 for at least a few weeks, you’ve probably already thought of and created a host character that you will be following around for the remainder of the semester. There are already a lot of assignments that deal with […]

Boy Gets Girl

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“Finds something wonderful, just loves it, oh god damnit. Got it back again “ via GIPHY Credit:YouTube-Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories Background: Kurt Vonnegut describes three types of stories in this YouTube video.  His claim is that we can pretty much model every story like these, and that does seem to be holding […]

Damsel in Distress Seeking Cowboy

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Writing Assignment #2: Dear Future Husband Assignment Description: “Ever think of things to say to your future husband or wife? Write down a short letter to your future husband or wife letting them know the things you want to see in them, expect, and hope the future will be like with them!”   Photo Credit :Blushing […]

Walmart little boy for sale, only $999.99!!!

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Writing Assignment #1: Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, 3 Stars Assignment Description: “They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Quite often we see pictures on different social media outlets. They are funny, awkward, or beautifully portrayed moments but we don’t know what led up to that point in time. Your task for this assignment is […]