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UOSM2008 – The Final Blogpost

Over the course of this module I have considered a variety of aspects of the online world, including Digital Residents and Visitors (Reflection), Online Identity (Reflection), Authentic Professional Profiles (Reflection), Ethics on Social Media (Reflection) and Open Access (Reflection). For a comprehensive review of these subjects and what I have learned from them for future… Continue reading UOSM2008 – The Final Blogpost

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Open Access – Reflection

Prior to studying the topic of open access for this module, I was largely in favour of open access. Having studied the arguments around the issue I find myself more firmly believing open access is an essential part of the online world. Arguments expressed in this video particularly grew my belief in open access, particularly… Continue reading Open Access – Reflection

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Online Content – Should it be free?

 The internet has opened up many different potential channels through which to distribute content. One of the channels which grew widely is that of freely available content; with websites such as Youtube, Tumblr and WordPress making it possible for opinion, news and academic content to become widely available at no cost to the content creator… Continue reading Online Content – Should it be free?

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Reflection on Topic 4: Social Media Ethics

In my initial post I discussed ethical issues regarding posting on social media, including the ethical and legal problems of making a private incident public without prior consent and the ethical issue of content management from a social media provider. While I believe that it is important for social media platforms to intervene to try… Continue reading Reflection on Topic 4: Social Media Ethics

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Topic 3 – Authentic Professional Profile

(Video made by me, images used in video linked below) In the video above I consider the key elements of a professional and authentic online profile. In this post, I will be considering the ways to set up such a profile. Firstly, based on my work on Online Identity, I would advise keeping this profile… Continue reading Topic 3 – Authentic Professional Profile