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…