Category: This Week in ds106

This week in ds106 | Writing Group

ZAP! BOOM! POW! Just like that, the writing week has come to a close. We enjoyed discovering all kinds of new characters, hearing about your learning experiences, and seeing creativity flourish all week. We’ve picked five posts to highlight. The…

Poem Remix

My first writing assignment of this week was worth 3 stars, and it was the Poem Parody writing assignment. “Take a poem and create a parody of it! Make a sonnet from Shakespeare into an ode to your cat, or…

Madame Polygraph

Amy Pope slid her hand out from the warmth of her bedcovers and blindly tried to locate her cell phone. It was 7:00 am and her alarm was beeping and reading the time to her over and over again. The…

Merciful Dossier

Hello all, My name is Merciful Mise en Place. You may wonder where that name comes from and means, but I will get to that soon. For now you can call me by my real name, Kate. I am 29…

Our superheroes, ourselves?

I started the week early and moved my way through the reading assignment, How Ancient Legends Gave Birth to Modern Superheroes . What captivated me most about this interview was Nevin’s response to whether a proto-superhero could successfully be created in…

Melinda J. Mogensen the Hero

Morph Shadow was born Melinda J. Mogensen, a shy, smart, and quiet girl who grew up with her loving parents in New England. She had few friends as she was quiet, but had a best friend just next door named…

A new thing: This Week in ds106 | raptnrent.me

#nav-above A new thing: This Week in ds106 .entry-meta We will be doing a more-or-less weekly best of ds106, This Week in ds106, this semester. We’ve done something like this in the past, but now I’m trying out some new…

Assignment Bank 3 (Week Two): – KelseyInez

Triple Rocktroll Lyrics: I’m not going to lie here, I fell victim to clickbait when selecting this task from the assignment bank. The reason I fell victim is due to the use of Nickleback as the assignment icon. I don’t…

The To Do List: GIF Style

I have always thought that gifs were fun to watch. In my previous Intro to Digital Studies class we learned how to make them, for example, the gif below is one I made of my dog wearing little snow shoes…

Eyemation – cosmic collection

Eyemation .entry-meta .entry-header Incorporating hand-drawn elements into digital art is one of my favorite uses of media. So it’s not a surprise that this assignment caught my eye (no pun intended). Eyes tend to be cliché in the art world,…