Living and Working on the Web (UOSM2033) has been a flexible, unique, innovative and modernised way of learning. It requires no exam, no lectures and no essays! My experience of this module has been enjoyable and has potentially created a new blogging hobby. UOSM2033 has allowed me to explore a different set of skills and… Continue reading Final Reflection: Every End is a New Beginning… Goodbye #UOSM2033
Q1: Why did you choose the module? A1: When selecting the modules for my third year, I wanted to study a module completely irrelevant to my course (Economics). One main reasons being that I wanted to learn in a new style and with a new group of peers. This module stood out to me in… Continue reading UOSM2033 Digit Profile: Self-Test
The topic set this week caught my attention and realization on how vast open access is. Everyone expects to be able to access any information we want and tend to become frustrated if required to pay. However, instead of being shocked to pay for quality information, we should be grateful for the access we already… Continue reading Reflective Summary: Topic 5 – ‘Open access can save lives’
Wiley’s video above defines open access as free immediate and available research articles online with free re-use rights. Slideshow 1: The slideshow gives a brief summary of the topic Open Access created by myself (Heer, 2016). Open access has been extremely beneficial to myself at university. Specifically, as I’m writing my dissertation. Already I have… Continue reading Topic 5: Open access can save lives.
I appreciate the way all the topics set by our professors have tied together. Issues that arise with social media is a topic that has been lightly touched upon in my previous blog posts. Therefore, I really enjoyed have the chance to talk in more detail about one of the many issues. I found that… Continue reading Reflective summary: Topic 4 – ‘Digital divide’
Digital divide is ‘the existence of gaps in society between those who use technology and those who don’t’ (Ball, 2011). VIDEO 1 : What is Digital Divide? The cause of the issue is the unequal access to technology which includes one’s ability to own technology as well as the ability to keep it up-to-date. This… Continue reading Topic 4: Digital Divide
I thoroughly enjoyed the topic set this week as it gave me the chance to re-evaluate my own social profiles and presented a platform to share my advice, tips and experience in developing a professional digital profile. This week, I commented on Tobie’s blog as he mentioned the blogging medium to not play a huge… Continue reading Reflective summary: Topic 3 – ‘Marketing yourself online’