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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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My Reflection: Open access to online materials for all

  This final topic was possibly the most relevant in regards to our higher education. Quality research and dissemination of information is imperative for academic study, though for me many of the issues raised were also important for the development of this blog. The general consensus

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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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My Reflection: Ethics and Social Media

This topic is one of increasing importance in today’s society. One would believe that teachers in particular should know to maintain professionalism and refrain from developing inappropriate relationships with students in real life or online. Though, the digital era has led

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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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My Reflection: Topic 3

Over the weeks we have learnt and pondered on the significance of transparency when presenting ourselves online. It has been refreshing to converse with other students, and take a look at the useful links that were shared. Quite a few

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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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