At the beginning of this term I chose to embark the Living and Working on the Web ‘journey’ with the aim of improving my digital literacy and learning how to work more effectively on the web. Now looking back, I realise that I accomplished much more than that. As advised at the beginning of #UOSM2008, … Continue reading The Journey Has Just Begun
The last topic of my #UOSM2008 journey was a very special opportunity to take advantage of the best practice examples assimilated along this module. Furthermore, the subject – my favourite since I started this module was very engaging and offered various approaches. Being my last article, I tried to use the elements that worked the … Continue reading Topic 5 – Reflection
Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Then why don’t we free up the access to the existing knowledge to everybody? The existing digital technology can enable this, but it is limited by a disturbingly limiting model… This video provides a quality explanation of … Continue reading Open Access or Open Excess?
Topic 4 was another successful step in my development process as a digital resident. In my most recent article, I tried to approach the topic in a more unique way. Thereby, I looked at the sharing economy and its impact on the business world, with an emphasis on ethical issues and the legal shortcomings. This … Continue reading Topic 4 – Reflection
Nowadays, ethics is one of the major concerns regarding social media. Many people are subject of abuses, as racism and sexism are easily scattered by users that hide behind their digital anonymity (The Guardian, 2017) and even by public profiles as described in Topic 3, using the case of Justine Sacco. Furthermore, privacy is another … Continue reading The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy
In my reflective summary for Topic 2, I aimed to improve the quality of my future posts by producing more engaging articles. Even if I believe that this week I made better use of visual, incorporating them more effectively in my post, I consider that I tried to boost my article by making it more appealing … Continue reading Topic 3 – Reflection
Nowadays, a new generation of workforce with an emerging culture becomes known. The digital revolution enabled a new model of collaboration, which leads to better innovation and higher performance (Tapscott, 2014). As the process is now led by creativity, the new approach is more favourable for an online professional profile. But, as this video suggest, … Continue reading Make it count.