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Final Reflection: Living and Working on the Web module

Technological advancements are revolutionizing the way we communicate, digest information, work, recruit, shop etc. Everywhere we look there is evidence of digitization and I have always believed it’s important children, students and adults capitalize on the latest opportunities to improve

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Open access to online materials for all: Utopian dream or unstoppable force?

Digitization and technological progress have conquered the revolutionization and democratisation of everything from shopping to betting etc. With regards to education several resources were needed that until the past decade were yet to emerge; mobile devices, global internet and cheap information costs for creation

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Ethical issues surrounding educational and business uses of social media

Society has undergone a legion of changes, developments and improvements since the 20th century, which includes scientific progress such as Spacecrafts, Washing Machines, The Internet, 3D printers and the phenomenon of Social Media. Amid this tumultuous media revolution, many of

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Building your authentic online professional profile

Networking is an essential part of building wealth – Armstrong Williams Previously, we have discussed this digital era and established that social media is an organic component in our job search. Employers are not only screening our profiles when applying for

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My Reflection: Topic 2

This was a topic of particular interest for me. It was interesting to read and research on some of the main issues regarding multiple online identities. In this day and age, not only are we collectively using the web more,

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Online Identity, privacy and security.

‘Discuss the arguments for and against having more than one online identity’. The term ‘Digital identity’ is the data that uniquely describes a person or a thing and contains information about the subject’s relationships’ (Windley P, 2005) . We may

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My Reflection: Topic 1

This has certainly been a new and instructive experience for me. I have thoroughly enjoyed setting up web profiles, studying content on ‘Digital Visitors’ and ‘Digital Residents’ and reviewing other students work. Firstly, upon starting this topic I had a

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