Monthly Archives: March 2016

Tune In, Tune Out

This week, I finally got to explore more in depth the listicle that Ellen shared with us a few weeks ago on our Google+ community (she, also, introduced me to the word listicle, something I had never heard of before!). I have … Continue reading

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To Shame or Not to Shame?

  You take two steps forward, and then you take one back. Or, your life imitates snakes and ladders; you take one giant leap upwards, but then you slither back down farther than where you started. At times, I feel this … Continue reading

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Prank or Practice?

Benvenuto a vlog numero quattro! The main theme this week is the summary of my biggest successes with online learning (Pinterest, Twitter, and the community that comes along with it) and the biggest obstacles I have faced with it (intrinsic motivation, easy … Continue reading

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World of extremes

Technology opens up options. And closes things in. It can be both beneficial and harmful. It can be used for privacy, or for the safety and security of the general population. It can bring people together, and yet divide them … Continue reading

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The winner for best digital footprint is… not me

What does your online presence say about you? According to the Pew Research Centre, “[s]even in ten online adults have searched online for information about other people” (2010). At first, it may seem shocking, but I can’t remember the last … Continue reading

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Pin it to win it!

I love Pinterest. I know I say it a lot, but Pinterest was the only type of social media that I actually used prior to this class. I love it because I can learn so much about really anything I … Continue reading

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Will they shake their heads?

“Knowledge is power” – Francis Bacon I have always been a history buff. From a young age, I loved learning about the past, and particularly, the social and political movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries that made way for … Continue reading

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