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week eight

week eight summary

This week has been short but definitely very busy. My group met on zoom Wednesday after Fall break to record our radio show. Zoom was definitely a struggle to have all everyone’s audio come through clearly, but we did the best we could since we were not able to meet in person since most of […]

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week eight

update on our radio show progress!

For this week, my group just met today to record our radio show. We had our script ready, with each of us taking two roles. We each read through the script to make sure we knew when our parts came in. Also, for a few of us, our characters would end up talking to each […]

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week seven

week seven summary!

This week was busy! We got into groups, and started planning our radio show project. We met on the voice channel in discord and talked through ideas, made plans, and split up the work. This week, I created a Goodyear commercial with Audacity for our radio show. I also created a bumper for our radio […]

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week seven

radio show progress

This week, my group, formed and started talking on our Discord server. I joined the group a little late, and got caught up about the idea for our project: to recreate an old episode of the Roy Rogers Show. We started working on a google doc to keep track of our ideas and work. We […]

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week seven

radio show logo!

I made a logo for my group’s radio show! I used Canva to make it, by picking a logo template that I thought would fit our theme. First, I looked up pictures of advertisements for the actual Roy Rogers Show to get ideas for the design and color scheme. Since there were many pictures of […]

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week seven

roy rogers bumper

For my second audio assignment this week, I created a radio bumper for our Roy Rogers Radio Show! I used Audacity to create this bumper. I searched through ccMixter for a sound that I wanted to use, then downloaded it and imported it into Audacity. The music is called “Spinning Free” by Mr_Yesterday (copyright 2020 […]

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week seven

sponsored

For this assignment, I made a radio commercial for my ds106 radio show group. We are recreating an old radio drama script from the Roy Roger’s Show, and we thought it would be fitting to make a commercial for one of the Roy Roger’s show’s actual sponsors. So, I looked up who the show’s sponsors […]

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week six

design blitz

I thought it would be a challenge to try to find these design elements in one area, so most of these pictures were taken in Curitiba! Minimalism/Use of Space The design here is very minimal, with very few objects crowding the space. I think it accomplishes what it needs to – it is an open […]

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week six

week six summary!

This week I learned a lot about design. I thought the Stranger Things title sequence video was specifically interesting. I also wrote about my thoughts on the Brain Pickings article here. The first assignment I completed was the DesignBlitz. I tried to find the design elements as much as I could in one area, which […]

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week six

design thoughts

This article really got me thinking about how much of what I see on a day to day basis has been designed by someone, like street signs, posters, food packaging, etc. It’s something that can easily be overlooked. People put their creativity and effort into designing these common things around us. I also thought it […]