What have I learnt? Over the course of the module I have engaged in many different areas of the digital world. The following video summarizes the key points I have picked up from each topic. Figure 1: Self made summary video using Stupeflix. Photo credits: http://groovyman.com/2016/11/23/how-is-identity-shaped/; https://www.hallaminternet.com/how-to-display-your-wordpress-blog-posts-on-linked-in/; https://www.hsj.co.uk/topics/technology-and-innovation/social-media-protecting-patient-confidentiality/5061216.article; http://runawaytrader.com/?p=2972 As you can see from figure 1, a wide range… Continue reading Topic 6: Final Reflections
This week focused on open access, with my post leading to discussions on respectability, the advantages and disadvantages of open access over peer reviewed journals, ideas of the knowledge underclass and differences between those in developed and developing countries . From three contributors a wide range of topics were discussed, showing how complex the topic… Continue reading Topic 5: Reflection
As more of us than ever are using the internet globally, it makes sense that more content is being made available online to us too. Accessing content online means that we can look at it on the go and use more than one source at a time. The majority of articles that are accessed for my… Continue reading Topic 5: What are the advantages and disadvantages to a content producer of making their materials freely available online?
This week we focused on ethical issues related to social media and businesses. Consequently this led to a road range of topics being discussed in the blogs. Personally mine was focused on the ideas of confidentiality in the workplace and what can happen if this is broken, and how workplaces are attempting to prepare and… Continue reading Topic 4 Reflection
For Topic 4 I have decided to focus my post on the ideas of confidentiality when professionals use social media. Perhaps they may be posting about their day or something that they experienced, and this may consequently break confidentiality. Key professions where this is likely to be an issue include healthcare professionals, the police and… Continue reading Topic 4: Ethical Issues of Social Media- Confidentiality and Professionals
Figure 1: Key words from Topic 3. This weeks posts led me to Alexander’s and David’s blogs, unfortunately Alex didn’t reply to his comments this week. However David did, which led us to become engaged in a discussion about what exactly makes up an authentic online identity. This led to us forming the idea that online professional… Continue reading Topic 3 Reflection
The digital age has not only had an effect on our private lives, but also our professional ones, including the ways in which we are being recruited, meaning that more of us are being recruited online. Figure 1: What do recruiters look for in a profile? LinkedIn remains the recruiters top social networking site of… Continue reading Topic 3: Building an Authentic Professional Digital Profile