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Reading Movies

Reading Roger Ebert’s “How to Read a Movie” was both interesting and informative. I have been a viewer of many movies and TV shows in my life and often can note “cool” and “unique” scenes through camera work. However, I have never had the expertise of vocabulary in order...

What I Eat in a Day

Typically, I try to eat three meals a day. However, I have a stomach condition that causes both my appetite and nausea to change often. That coupled with being a nanny makes my meals look very interesting. I often pick at what the kids I nanny eat during the...

Moon Graffiti

Overall, I found Moon Graffiti to be a compelling, interesting, thought provoking, and emotional story. From the moment it began, I was immediately hooked. As it continued, I was drawn in even further. While we as listeners were exposed to the “point” of the story fairly early on, I...

Week 3 Summary

I learned so much from this week studying audio story telling. Prior to this week, I had never utilized Audacity or Free Sounds and now am comfortable creating with both! I am very proud of how far I have come in such a short period. By far, I learned...

TED Radio Hour and ScottLo

The broadcast, TED Radio Hour, tells the unique experience of an MIT professor and her relationship with technology. The story begins with an expose of the professor, intriguing listeners while simultaneously providing important information. It is then explained that she went to a nursing home and saw an elederly...

Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad

Hearing Ira Glass‘ explanation of the building blocks of broadcasting was not only incredibly informative, but also very interesting. While seemingly simplistic, many listeners, or even some broadcasters, do not know how imipactful these elements are to create a successful story. The first component is that of an anecdote....

Ad for the Scottlo Podcast

For this assignment, we were required to create an advertisement for the wonderful Scottlo. This was incredibly interesting and fun to do since he worked with DS106 as well as the fact that I have listened to him first hand. Creating an advertisement for such an incredible podcast seemed...

Spooky Season

Claire had her fair share of scares, and if you remember from her experience at the baseball game, she was not a big fan of them. Despite her constant want to leave her scares in her past, she was constantly being followed by them through viral videos and talk...

Story Time Fun Time!

When I first read the assignment Story Time Fun Time, I knew immediately which story I would tell. This is one of my go to stories and always brings a smile to my face when I tell it. While I have a clear image of how the night went,...
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