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access to online materials.

This week’s post is in the form of a video! :) A map of where the people on my Digital Marketing MOOC come from just to put it into perspective! Source: References: Future Learn, University of Southampton Digital Marketing MOOC: Hall, M., 2014. Why open access should be a key issue for university leaders. Available at: http://www.theguardian. Continue reading →

social media ethics for business: a reflection.

This week’s topic was of great interest to me as we were able to focus it on a theme that interested us. After I posted mine I was tweeted to let me know that my article had been featured on a website bringing together articles relating to social media use in businesses, which was a great way for me to read other peoples’ take on the matter, such as this article about social media etiquette but put together in a really informative and easy to read way. Continue reading →

social media ethics for business.

This week’s blog post will focus on social media ethics for businesses, particularly for those in the U.S. when it comes to endorsement. This tweet by Kim Kardashian perfectly highlights the presence of endorsed tweets on social media and the ethical issues it poses as Kardashian has not stated that the post has been sponsored… Pregnancy lips…. @EOS to the rescue! LOL http://t. Continue reading →

a reflection: digital residents&digital visitors.

As a topic that I had never heard of before, the debate surrounding the terms Digital Visitor, Resident, Immigrant and Native proved really interesting for me. I began by looking into Prensky’s theory of Digital Immigrants and Natives and whilst I agreed with some of his points, I began to find flaws in his arguments, which were reflected in further readings that I came across. Continue reading →

digital residents&digital visitors.

As technology advances, so does our knowledge and understanding of the way it works. For example, Mark Prensky, a writer and speaker on learning and education, once acknowledged the existence of Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants (2001), referencing the distinction between those who are entirely at ease within the digital environment and those who manage to learn to exist within it but will never be fully competent. Continue reading →