The Hills Are Alive

For this weeks Assignment I chose to do another mash up. I chose Assignment151 This Doesn’t Belong Here. The assignment was to mash up two movie scenes that don’t really belong together. The first image I chose was from the Sound of Music. I then opened the image in GIMP. I cropped the image just…

Week 5 Reflection

I completed everything this week. My D.C.’s were awesome! The mash up assignment was harder than I thought. I really wanted to try something that mashed up audio and video. I did that with my Beyonce video I edited the audio on that, so I know I can do it my problem this week and…

Critique Hip Hop and Shakespeare

For this week’s Digital Story critique I chose a TEDTalks on Hip Hop and Shakespeare. I was inspired by the reading this week and the article I found to go with my reading response. The TEDTalks is about a group called Hip Hop and Shakespeare the group is about how Hip Hop and Shakespeare relate and…

Reading Response Communities of Readers

In this weeks readings Afterword: Communities of readers, clusters of practices Jenkins focused on bringing New Literacies into the classroom. Jenkins starts out by saying that students know technology why not use it. One quote I liked was about how school often move away from platforms like facebook and twitter but why. “Too many educators are…

D.C. National F#*k the Patriarchy Day

 For this Daily Create I created a national holiday for my sister. She fights hard for equal rights for all and F#*k the Patriarchy is one of her favorite sayings. I found on Google a blank Rosie the Riveter.  I then opened the image in GIMP and added my own text. She would like to…

Who Is Listening To Who?

For the mashup assignment I chose to do I’m Ready For My Closeup MashupAssignments1945. The assignment was to take a closeup of a face and create a new background/story. To get this image I first googled closeups from movie and did not get anything I really wanted to use. I slept on it for a night…

D.C. Photo Recreation

For this photo recreation D.C. I first found a photo I could recreate. I narrowed it down to two pictures. The one I used and one of me in a pot. I have a pot that I could kind of fit in but the thought of my feet in something I cook food in grossed…

D.C. Aliens!

For this D.C. I did not exactly do what was asked of me but I could not resist. I love the Ancient Aliens guy meme. I thought of a few months ago the image above became popular and was all over online. Every time people share something about space I think of the meme. I…

Week 4 Reflection

This week I feel a lot better. After my rant last week and watching the screencast, I feel that my rant put me on track. In my rant I said that I felt I was just trying to complete a task and not communicating with my peers, and in the screencast that is what you…

D.C. Simpsons meet Game of Thones

For this D.C. I followed the link and add the ‘Print YouTube Video’ to my bookmarks bar. I picked a fun video. I clicked on the the link and it created a new tab with the video broken down into a bunch of screenshots. I hit file print and you could save it as a…

Academic Blogging

In this weeks readings by Davies & Merchant (2007) Chapter 8: Looking from the inside out: Academic blogging as new literacy they had three main points. Publishing the Self, The Nature and Fabric of the Text, and Social Networks. The chapter talked about blogging and why people blog. The want to share information, about themselves,…