I didn’t really enjoy this unit as much as the last, for me I’m a very visual learner so it was difficult to apply myself to tasks that purely involve listening and providing my own visual learning through my imagination. I still enjoyed it though and it was interesting for me to learn about audio […]Read more "Unit 4 Reflection"
In this part of the unit, we had to listen to a story from the links given and write about how effective the audio was for this story. I chose to listen to 503:I was just trying to help. In this audio story different people give share their stories about how they were simply trying to […]Read more "Listening to Audio, 503; I was just trying to help"
For the first part of Unit 4 we were asked to watch various videos on audio storytelling and write a reflective blog about these videos. The first video was “Radiolabs Jad Abumrad: How radio Creates Empathy.” I found this a really interesting video and a couple of key quotes really stuck out for me; “Radio does not […]Read more "Audio Storytelling"
The first section of this Unit was ‘What is Story Telling?’ In this section we had to write about what we thought story telling was, without looking up the definition online. I found this a difficult one at first, it was so tempting to look up the definition and then adapt it to what the […]Read more "Unit 3 Reflection"
“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself”Read more "Telling Stories with Photos"
I watched a video by Kurt Vonnegut where he describes the shapes of stories. He talks about relativity;the shapes of the curves of what matters and there origins. He describes storytelling in terms of a graph, a vertical axis with good and ill fortune, and a horizontal axis of beginning and end, starting in the […]Read more "The Shape of Stories"
Storytelling to me has different meanings. While the obvious one is a parent telling a bedtime story to their child, with fairytales and imaginary worlds and magical worlds where you can be transported into another world for a few hours but it also means sharing memories of events, whether important, unimportant, funny or not funny, […]Read more "What does Story Telling mean to me?"
So this week the tasks for the DS106 Course got a little bit harder and I had to use my brain a lot more this time! Having completed my first task and got the feel for how DS106 works I had a bit more of an open mind and was ready to tackle any tasks […]Read more "Unit 2 Reflection"
Okay so this is my first blog about the DS106 online course. I want to talk mainly about my setting up of the course in Unit 1, including links to my social media accounts that I have created for the course, my reflections on the ‘What is Art?’ videos, what they got me thinking about […]Read more "Unit 1 Reflection"