cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog A bit earlier I looked into my rear view mirror at last semester's ds106 class I taught online for the University of Mary Washington. Since then I have been deep inide the bowls of the ds106 ship, doing quite ...

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cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by cogdogblog Here comes the requisite apology for late blogging... I had plans to write up some reflections on the past semester of ds106; this is part 1 of a series, in the next one I hope to look out the front windshield ...

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cross-posted from ds106.us... This is something we usually ask our students to do near the end of the semester that we did not do for Fall of 2012... and in fact, I think its best done outside the scope of the class. It's also something that any interested person who looks ...

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cc licensed ( BY ND ) flickr photo shared by ind{yeah} A rather annoying grain of sand in the ds106 machine of syndication is the loss of web sites when students give up their domains, or just obliterate their blogs after class. It's a common theme of the distributed web, ...

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The human/zombie story of conflict rarely changes... what if the story subverts itself? what if Zombies came forward with a reasonable plan for peace? Zombies assemble not to eat brains, but to offer a plan for peace. I heard via the Twitters last week of this Twitter versus Zombies event ...

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Last week was the part of ds106 where (cue the John Williams score -ba da ba da ba da) we approach maybe the most treacherous waters of creativity (underwater shot of woman swimming, legs kicking). VIDEO As our teaching of ds106 evolves, I''ve found it useful to start each new (new to ...

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Modified from Wikimedia Commons public domain image, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:FAP_radio_show.gif This was week marks one of the highlights (for me at least as a teacher) of ds106 where we do a live radio broadcast of the student audio projects. This is where they work in groups to produce a 30 minute radio ...

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I've been urging my students to give each other more constructive feedback via blog comments; but this idea if challenge, coming form a student, not me, is soemthing I have to get behind: http://twitter.com/doodle_muse/status/255896877772464130 Ok, Haley, let's ee if this works. The challenge is to make 7 constructive comments on 7 different ...

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I like how my students are learning how to create their ds106 design graphics in GIMP by no means the easist software to use. Sometimes they get frustrated and revert to ones they know or just drawing things on paper and taking a photo. The point of this class is for ...

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