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Final Reflective Post – See you space cowboys…

  So the UOSM2033 module finally concludes and I can safely say that I have, in fact, lived and worked on the web. This is where I talk about my experience, what I’ve done, how I’ve done it, how I felt about it, and what I’ve learned. So blogging is a fairly new experience for me – I think I may have set up a couple of blogs in the past and made a few posts – but the newest experience is maintaining a blog. Continue reading →

Goodbye #UOSM2033#

Experienced discussion and study of five Topics, #UOSM2033# is going to finish eventually. To be honest, I am very happy because i don’t need to write blog every week anymore. But there is no doubt that I found I really leant a lot from one semester learning when I finished the self test.   1. In the beginning of this course, I thought I am a guy who know computer and the internet quite a lot. Continue reading →

A Final Reflection

Throughout my time on UOSM2033 I have been exposed to a very different style of learning compared with the rest of my degree. Coming from a technical background, I already had an idea of how important an online professional profile is, but this module has taught me various different ways of enhancing that profile and using the web to gain more of an online presence and become more attractive to potential employers. Continue reading →

Time to say goodbye to #UOSM2033.. To start this review post I wanted to Google myself to see what it would come up with, so I got my friend to do it and send me the pictures: I started my self test at the beginning of the module and it feels good completing it and seeing how far my online skills and profile have actually come. Each topic I have completed on this blog has helped to develop my online presence, especially in a professional sense. Continue reading →

Goodbye #UOSM2033!

When I first started #UOSM2033 and blogging, I had no idea this module was going to be this interesting and engaging. I’d like to start off by highlighting some of the extremely useful things I’ve learned through this module, the first of which being: the importance of being online.           In all honesty, I never realised how important being online could be to a potential employer, or how it could help me in being a more well-rounded candidate for a job. Continue reading →

It might be over, but it’s NOT the end!

I never thought I would feel anything other than excited about the end of a module, but UOSM2033 has surprised me. In terms of the self-test, I believe I have improved on almost everything since the start of the module.  At the beginning of UOSM2033 I didn’t pay too much attention to where I got my online information, but as the blog progressed I realised the importance of credible sources and topic 5 really brought it home for me. Continue reading →

It’s Time To Say Goodbye – Final Reflective Post

Stock Image Via Snapwire Snaps  The past 12 weeks have flown by so quickly but it has to say that #UOSM2033 has taken me on a journey of new discoveries, of new knowledge and above all, new acquaintances. Before the module began, I already had a good understanding of certain aspects of working on the web through my job as head of publicity at the University’s television station. Continue reading →

My Final Reflective Post

I have chosen to finish #UOSM2033 in the same way I started it: by creating a website. Although I found navigating around WordPress difficult at the beginning of the module, once I got used to the facilities, I very much enjoyed creating blog posts. I have created a Weebly website where my final reflective post can be found as well as a Vlog which I made with a fellow blogger, Katie and a Storify which summarises my journey. The website also has links to all of my online identities. Continue reading →

Good Bye #UOSM2033! A Final Reflection

Well here it is – the end! These ten weeks of UOSM2033 have flown by and I can’t believe I’m sitting writing my final blog post for the module. It’s been different to anything I’ve studied during my four years as a student but it’s enriched me in a way that I will really be able to apply to my future (hopefully employed…) life. In terms of developing my online profile, I started a LinkedIn. Continue reading →

Living and working on the web: A final reflection

Since September 2015, I have been making blog posts for the UOSM2033 module. Throughout this experience, I have learnt about the benefits and the risks of maintaining an online profile, and have also been able to develop my own substantially. I have developed my LinkedIn profile over the course of the first semester. I created an account a while ago and had forgotten about it. Now, I know its value, I have updated it with information about myself, experience, jobs and education. Continue reading →

Through the Looking Glass

Taken from: This module has been very different from anything else I have done so far. I was very anxious when starting as I had never taken part in one that took place solely online. I can now say with absolute confidence that it has been the most interesting module of this semester for me. My Online Profile Taken from: Continue reading →

Open Access but who has the key?

Taken from: I had not considered this week’s topic before and open access was very interesting. I had considered the topic from a very charitable point of view with information being given freely so others could build off it and advance various communities through its educational purposes. Continue reading →

Reflecting upon the open access debate

I felt like most of the other posts this week focused more on the open access debate than other types of content producers. It was interesting reading Tom’s blog and his take on open source software. As a computer scientist it was very useful learning about what constitutes open source and learning about the impact that it can have on bug fixes and communities adding to your software. Continue reading →

Reflection: Open Access

In my initial blog on this topic, I focused mostly on the academic aspect of Open Access. But the principle of Open Access can stretch across many mediums. Jamie’s blog talked about Open Access from the perspective of streaming services allowing people access to vast libraries of content. Sophie’s blog discussed Open Access from a content creators perspective. […] The post Reflection: Open Access appeared first on Russell Kingsfield. Continue reading →

A Reflection for Everyone!

The provided material for this week’s blog only emphasised the need for open access in the research industry. I felt this was somewhat limited as open access affects all types of industry, as such I highlighted how it can be utilised in the music industry specifically through streaming services. Lewis also highlighted how open access can affect the music industry, however I was unsure what he meant by the artist ‘releasing their music for free’. Continue reading →