UOSM2008 Summarising Topic 3

Topic 3 focused on building your online professional profile and the importance of ‘authenticity’ – I chose to focus on the continual process of maintaining, updating and enhancing one of many online networks: your LinkedIn Profile. Please find and read my blog post here. Firstly, I would like to focus on and reveal the results…

UOSM2008:Topic 3 Building your Online Professional Profile

Discuss the ways in which an authentic online professional profile can be developed. Image sourced In this blog post, I shall be aiming to do something a little different as I previously outlined my belief that an ‘authentic’ online identity is a necessity in this technological era. (Check out the aforementioned blog post here.) Professor Cary Cooper’s contribution…

UOSM2008 Summarising Topic 2

To summarise my thoughts on Topic 2 is a difficult task as it is an immensely vast topic that raises many questions. I chose to focus on online ‘authenticity’ and online ‘anonymity’ and their respective advantage and disadvantages owing to reading Aleks Krotoski’s piece in the guardian here. You can find my initial thoughts on Topic…

UOSM2008 Topic 2: Discuss the arguments for and against having more than one online identity.

Question for Topic 2: Discuss the arguments for and against having more than one online identity. Image sourced:http://www.tavallini.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/web-reputation.jpg The discussion outlining the arguments for and against having more than one online identity is extremely vast. This is owing to how our relationship with the Internet is ever changing, mobile devices, wireless connectivity, and ‘our increasing…

UOSM 2008 Summary Topic 1

All participants of the curriculum innovation module UOSM 2008: Living and Working on the Web were asked to consider and explain the concept of digital ‘visitors’ and ‘residents’ drawing upon our own online experiences to date. Each student posted their thoughts and findings on their respective blog, these posts were then aggregated into the main…

UOSM2008 Topic 1: “Digital Residents” and “Digital Visitors”

Question: Explain the concept of digital “visitors” and “residents” drawing upon your reading and your own online experiences to date in support of the points that you make. The concept of digital ‘visitors’ and ‘residents’ is an extremely useful way of analysing peoples’ online activity, however, it would be most beneficial to think of it…