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INF537: Critical Reflection
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I feel the phrase “I open at the close” is incredibly pertinent to my two year journey through this Masters of Education (Knowledge Networks and…

INF537: My approach to the research project
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I have not previously done any formal research and although the research project within INF537 is a short project both in word count and time,…

Questioning my research
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For my final assignment for INF537 I am trying to use learner analytics to provide an indication of the health of a community of practice.…

INF537: Assignment 2 – Examining Digital Scholarship
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Provide an interpretive discussion that examines digital scholarship in education, in the context of interdisciplinary knowledge and research. In 2013, Edward Ayers, one of the…

INF537: Hey, that model perfectly describes my problems!
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Dave Comier’s blog on teaching with the internet has managed to shine a light on the way I have been trying to prepare my students…

The conundrum of open source software in education
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Having read about the dubious business practices of some companies within the EdTech industry, such as Turnitin profiting from the intellectual property of students, I…

INF537: Networks within systems
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INF537 and this piece by George Siemens has prompted me to reflect on the differences between systems and networks and whether a system constrains a…

INF537: I wanna live like common people
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“The commons is a resource plus a defined community and the protocols, values and norms devised by the community to manage its resources.” (Bollier, 2011).…

INF537: Is evangelising the digital future helpful?
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When attempting to apply what I have learned throughout my degree in my work as a public servant, I have often hit roadblocks including available…

EEB504: Factors that promote or hinder effective data use
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What factors promote effective data use by teachers at your work The automated sharing of student feedback with teachers Access to Moodle-based platform that captures…

INF506: Course Reflection
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The role that social media played in influencing the outcome of the Brexit referendum and US election has shaped the society that we live in.…

INF506: OLJ Task 16 – Key Points on Policy
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Task: Identify 5 key points which you would use to advise a Social Media Policy Working Group regarding the development of a policy for your…

INF506: OLJ Task 17 – Thoughts for the Future
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Schaefer (2018) discusses 10 ideas that will drive social media marketing in the future: Artificial intelligence Smart speakers Virtual spaces The move from public to…

INF506: OLJ Task 15 – Authentic Information
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Two points to consider when finding authentic information within a socially networked world are: 1. Just because people know the source of the information is…

INF506: OLJ Task 8 – Mobile Exploration
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Compare and contrast their functionality of sites and the ways that they provide access to social tools. For each site list features that you consider…

INF506: OLJ Task 6 – Embracing a Library 2.0 ethos
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The three key points I took from Laura Cole’s talk on the ‘The Reimagined Library’ were: Considering information accessibility Focusing on the needs of all…

INF506: OLJ Task 5 – Social News Site Review – Reddit
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Reddit is an interesting social media sites compared to the more linear approaches of Instagram and Snapchat. However, when compared to Facebook and Twitter who…

INF506: OLJ Task 4 – Reviewing @nlagovau
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The library tweets about events and exhibitions at the National Library. The account is used to reveal “behind the scenes” details that otherwise wouldn’t be…

INF506 OLJ Task 3: Reflections on the Impact of Change
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This blog post discusses six ways that social media is changing the world. The task for this OLJ entry is to reflect on two of these…

INF506 OLJ Task 2: What is Web 2.0?
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Web 2.0 (dynamic or user-generated content) is almost all I have ever known of the internet and therefore my first thought when the question of…