UOSM2008: Summarising Topic 4

Topic 4 focused on the ethical issues raised by educational and business uses of social media. I feel disinclined to summarise this topic, owing to the breadth of ethical issues that arose during my and other students’ research on this topic for the module UOSM2008. I feel that we have only scratched the surface of a…

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…