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    Weekly Summary #13

    I am super excited about our final mission! I am also excited that the idea of the project was something that I had in mind when we were coming up with our final mission suggestions. I loved the idea of pulling together a story of some sort into multiple multimedia sites that we created for this course. Overall I have my outline complete and a really good idea of what I want to do. I just hope it turns out alright! When I first read the prompts that were generated to drive our story, I wasn’t all too sure which one I would go with. Or if I would go…

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    Weekly Summary #12

    Week 12! This semester is flying by! This week we needed to accomplish a tutorial, 10-star mash-up assignments, 2 remix assignments, mission remix post and two daily creates! Daily Creates 10-star Mash-up assignments For this 5-star assignment we had to create a text story with a friend! For this 4-star assignment we had to mash up our favorite Disney songs. This assignment was my favorite! For this 1-star assignment we had to create a mash up logo. I also included the tutorial I did for this assignment to this post. Tutorial Again, this is a two in one post with the one-star assignment. I chose to put them together so…

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    Weekly Summary #11

    Finally it is Fri-YAY! This week was ok. I wish the weather would stay consistent but I guess we can only expect so much from VA! Since we chose to do a talk show episode, we really only had three posts this week: Daily Creates, Our video progress, and our weekly summary. Daily creates: Mission Ideas: I had several ideas about what our next mission as a class should be, but I believe some were a bit far stretched so here are a few that we could actually do. I think it would be super awesome to thread a story through all the social media sites that we created for…

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    Weekly Summary #10

    Week number 10! One week closer to graduation, I cannot wait! Overall this week wasn’t too bad. Here are the daily creates, our group episode update and video essay. Daily creates: Episode Update: Our group is very excited to shoot our talk show next week! This week we took the time to gather ideas and decide what we want to do for our show. Here is the update and here is my trailer: Video Essay: Here is my video essay. This was fun to make but also very different from assignments I have done in the past! This was another very busy week. All these busy weeks are making this…

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    Weekly Summary #9

    This was a veryyyy busy week! Unfortunately I had to start my assignments later in the week due to other obligations but I’m proud that I finished! It is definitely much harder to get all this work done late in the week. This week we had to discuss the radio show we listened to, web storytelling, connect 3 daily creates, do 8 stars of web assignments, and re-visit one of our previous assignments. Discussion of radio assignment: This week I was able to tune into Super Secret Opinions radio show this Wednesday night! I thought this group did a great job and here is my blog post about it! Web…

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    Weekly Summary #8

    This week was awesome because we were able to finally finish and post our radio show! Check it out! This show actually ended up being a lot of fun and I was able to get a feel for what an actual radio show is like! We prepped a lot for this radio show, but it was all worth it. The first week was mostly figuring out what we wanted to talk about on our show, and how we were going to split the show into segments. Here was our progress and process throughout the weeks: The preparation that took place the first week really helped set up for the second…

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    Weekly Summary #7

    Lucky number 7! Overall this week was productive in not only the assignments but also the progress on our radio show, Girl Power! I will start off the weekly summary with our progress thus far on the show. Our progress for the radio show is going well. We are excited about our topic of female secret agents. We have a strong plan as to what we want to do as far as our show and here are the details! Additionally, I created a poster ad for our show! This was fun and I think the poster turned out well. Assignments: For this 4-star assignment I created a bumper for our…

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    Weekly Summary #6

    Week 6 feels more like week 16 but that’s ok! I’d like to think I should be enjoying these last few weeks as an undergrad as much as possible. Overall this week was MUCH better than the previous two weeks and I couldn’t be happier! This week we had four daily creates, a Design Blitz, 12 stars of Design assignments and finally our design thoughts. We will start with the Daily Creates: 18th: Create a secret agent name by what you last ate and your middle name! Secret Agent Ann Strawberry ready for her next mission! 20th: Make a picture look old! This picture I took this summer at a…

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    Weekly Assignment #5

    Week 5! This week was filled with a ton of audio assignments, far from my favorite thing to do! But this is mostly because I have never messed with audio before. When I first saw that we were dealing with audio assignments this week I immediately panicked! Audio is my least favorite thing to do. I tried to download Audacity but unfortunately I do not have enough gig-a-bytes to download it. So I decided to stick to Garageband that was already downloaded to my laptop. This week consisted of a lot. I will start with the Daily creates Day 1: Youth Literature Day 2: Day 3: Overall these daily assignments…

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    Weekly Summary #4

    Another week in the books! I was pretty excited about the topic being mostly about photography. I have always enjoyed taking pictures as a hobby and I was excited to learn more what others had to say about their experiences as well. For this week I started out by doing some daily creates: DC 3 – point A to B children’s book For this daily create we were asked to draw some sort of transportation from point A to point B in a unique way. I had fun with this one and I enjoyed looking at what others came up with!   DC 2 – combine celebrity to food For…