Tag Archives: VisualAssignments

DS106 Tasks: You Snooze – You Lose!

I’m having fun learning how to create animated GIFs with frames extracted from digital video. In fact, with practice, and the support and feedback of my DS106 learning community, I think I am getting better! I created this animated GIF … Continue reading

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Puzzle: What book, movie or historical event?

Want to see your students engaged in a creative activity? Want them thinking about the important parts of a story, movie, instructional video, or historical event? Do you want your students engaged using higher order synthesizing techniques rather than regurgitating … Continue reading

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‘ReCaptcha Illustrated’: A Unique Assignment

Although this assignment and tutorial has been created as part of my contribution to the DS106 learning community, it also has great potential as an activity/project for our Senior Years’ students. “ReCaptcha Illustrated” is a unique Visual Assignment that was … Continue reading

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What do I aspire to do or be one day …

One of the challenging activities that each participant in our Digital Storytelling DS106 online course is asked to complete is “The Daily Create”. This activity is an opportunity to demonstrate creativity and think “outside the box”. During the current week, … Continue reading

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Splash the Color – It’s all downhill from here

Today’s DS106 assignment, entitled “Splash The Color“, was submitted by Alan Levine (aka CogDog). He states: “Color splash is a technique to emphasize details – you remove all color from a photo, and then restore original color to a single … Continue reading

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Teacher Feature #15 – The Daily Create

I want to share a remarkable educational vehicle for stimulating creativity and engaging students. Through the “The Daily Create” participants are offered a unique invitation to engage in creative exercises which help individuals look at the world differently. Too often, … Continue reading

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I ‘yam’ having so much fun learning!

I begin my first creative DS106 post with this teaser … “What do René Descartes, Neil Diamond, Alan Levine, the cartoon characters Popeye, and Dr. Seuss’ Sam-I-am, all have in common?” I plan to answer this question while demonstrating how … Continue reading

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