My collection for Jim Groom's (and then Alan Levine's) ds106: Digital Storytelling class at the University of Mary Washington, starting January 2011.

I am a community college history instructor and director of the all-volunteer faculty Program for Online Teaching at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California.

And proud Camper of the Week for Week 3 of ds106 camp in Spring 2012!




The Garden


Yes, we have some bananas – well, a few.


Up and coming pole beans (Kentucky Blue, I think)


Suyo cucumber from the nursery.


Seascape Strawberries without visitors.


Italian sunflower.


Yellow Pear tomato.

TDC: photo of attraction (shoes)


TDC: Flipping decibels for the 1812 Overture

It just kinda begged to be done.

1812 Overture by LisaMLane

TDC: Five Technologies I Wouldn’t Want to Be Without

This one was a pain. You would think we’d have found better ways to synchronize slides and audio for upload to YouTube, but nooooooo. I used Audacity for audio, then opened audio in Quicktime Pro and added the images to each piece of audio (Add Selection and Scale). No big deal, but YouTube didn’t like the .mov result, even though it was in H264 and everything. Had to export as avi to get YouTube to accept it, reducing image quality.