• amidoinitrite,  ds106

    ds106: Some advice from an outsider*

    Dear future ds106er So you’re not from around there huh? You live half-way around the world, in a different time and a different place. You follow the twitter stream of a guy called @jimgroom. By chance you find out about some digital storytelling course called ds106. The course is ran outta the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Virginia, USA. Apparently they’re now offering this ds106 course to anyone. It’s like, massive, open and online. You’ve heard people call this kinda course a MOOC. Sounds exciting huh? You’re curious about  participating in the course, but you’re not so sure. You feel like a bit of an outsider*.  You don’t even…