Having accomplished the tsunami wave riding disruption of higher education, Coursera is not resting on their laurels or profit line. No, the crushing of the archaic system is more than imminent, it's cruising at 35,000 feet. In December 2015 the Learning Really Begins. At 30,000 feet, online higher education isn't the most ...

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Dusting off some ds106 poster riffing. I guess there as some fun banter about remixing james bond posters with some dogs we know, Mariana was off and running with it... But she let me down by not making it an assignment. So I had to step in with The Best ...

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Making the Twilight Zone approachable for new readers... This is a slight riff from the I Can Read Movies ds106 design assignment, I did not use the templates, but instead mocked it from Biscuit Goes to School I started with the idea of the Janet Tyler character facing the "beautiful" people maybe ...

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We got some really sad news today, a death in the ds106 family. https://twitter.com/fairuzmaggio/status/303687617747243008 Yes, a computer has died. While Fairuz is in mourning (or shopping), let's deal with it in the ds106 way -- and make some art! Hence a new design assignment, A Memorial For Fairuz’s PC: Fairuz is a UMW ...

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Each go around of ds106, one assignment seems to take off in popularity, with no real explanation why. Previously we have seen bursts around Say It Like Peanut Butter, One Story / Four Icons, Splash the Color, and Messing with the MacGuffin. I'm guessing, maybe wrongly, we will see a burst ...

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Why was Dorothy so set n going back to drab, black and white Kansas? Was Auntie Em that much of the life of the party? If the truth were told, she would have expressed her desire to hang out with those wild Munchkins: As part of my evolving Dorothy story, this ...

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Last night we had an unfortunate outage at umwdomains, the hosting for ds106 students at the University of Mary Washington. With this being finals week, students working feverishly to finish projects and reflections, twitter was never so lit up with activity. Let's give some appreciation to people like Tim Owens who ...

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(click for full size mini mooc) Found among the coffee additives at HB's, a restaurant in Pine, AZ, this little product that was created for the ds106 Re-brand 'em Assignment: The logo is an important part of a company. For this assignment, you are to choose a company and re-brand them. ...

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What do you do when not sure which ds106 Design Assignment to do? Spin the random chooser. Seems like a good thing to do, hence this little bit of design work. The assignment this is for is Name That Single: Create a design for a favorite song by using just simple designs ...

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Submitted for no one's approaval, another design example for the ds106 Minimalize Your Philosophy assignment: Pick your favorite quote OR make up your own phrase which describes a philosophy that you try to live by. It can be about love, friendship, family, education, culture, health, charity, etc. Design a minimalist ...

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