This has indeed been a very enlightening journey. The take-aways are abundant and invaluable! Here’s my latest Digital Literacy Results against how I previously fared: Previously, I never question the information I found online – especially statistics. However, after learning about cyber-shilling and cyber-bashing, I understand that “Statistics” can be manipulated, and our impressions influenced. Hence … More Closing to My MANG2049 Journey
Cruising through WordPress, I enjoyed reading about some friends who support open-access, while others argued from the stand of protecting the interests of the producer. What really resonated with me were the points beneath: While I did explore the pros and cons of open-access to content producers, a point I failed to consider was plagiarism, which Andrea thoughtfully touched … More Reflection on Open-access to Content, Do I Feel the Same About it as Before?
Image Source As a University student faced with reports, projects and a dissertation, the thought of filtering through heavy research and readings can be a drag. However, an absolute frustration is when we finally found suitable content online, yet come up against a paywall. Ever felt this way? I would think so. Paywalls are getting … More Open Access – Are you For it, or Against it?
I am enlightened to a few interesting ideas through reading other blogs, and would like to share about them, although they are from a business angle, contrary to what I embarked on. Vanna shared about bashing – paying to get falsified positive reviews on your product/services and negative feedback on competitor’s. This is a growing phenomenon in … More Reflection of the Ethical Issues of Social Media
Of the various ethical issues raised by educational use of social media, one I find particularly essential to discuss in depth is the issue of bullying. While the use of social media for educational purposes is increasingly popular, alike what we are doing for this module, there is an obvious growth in the participation of … More Educational Use of Social Media: An Ethical Issue from this Exposure
Image Source: LinkedIn.com In my post, I highlighted 4 main steps to developing a professional online profile – many which my classmates also validated the importance in their posts. However, there were a few fresh ideas that intrigued me, which I previously failed to address. More focus was observed to be put specifically on blogging … More Reflective Summary for Developing a Professional Online Profile
When we speak of online profiles, many of us instantly think of popular social media platforms which we actively update about everything under the sun! From ranting about how the train takes forever to arrive, to squealing in delight about a cute guy… it is no wonder many of us find it difficult to conceptualize the … More The To-know about Developing a Professional Online Profile
Having read through the different views my classmates have in argument of whether they are standing for multiple online identities, or just for a single one, was extremely thought-provoking. For one, Patrick’s discussion on how businesses can capitalise on gaining extremely valuable insight to what consumers need through data-mining highlighted a point that I had … More Topic 2: Reflective Summary of Assuming Multiple Online Identities
There comes a time in everyone’s lives when we struggled with whether or not it is wise to hit the ‘Post’ button online about something we strongly feel about. Could that be where our desire to undertake another identity online, stem from? Having multiple online identities have always been a controversial topic – is it … More Topic 2: Discuss the arguments for and against having more than one online identity.
Having read through a few of my classmates’ take on the topic of Digital Visitors and Digital Residents, I am encouraged to explore these few points that were made: Crystal’s post definitely left me with new insights on my take on the topic – do we really have distinct roles as either a Digital Visitor or … More Topic 1: Reflective Summary on Digital Visitors and Digital Residents