Nov 25

Week one Commentary on technological determinism and various other determinisms and considerations of ownership and control @edcmooc

Week one Commentary on technological determinism and various other determinisms and   considerations of ownership and control.

We were asked to home in on questions of ownership and control with regards to how the internet technology/ technology  is controlling/ being controlled. Continue reading

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Nov 18

First week: 2nd and 3rd Youtube film..Inbox and Thursday @edcmooc

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Thursday..
The little bird definitely has agency in this, roaming freely about and cheekily getting into places its not meant to be. 
It is living out its little life according to its natural instincts and its understanding of the world, 
not realising that it is in great danger every time it traverses the man made world of antenna and trucks and building 
shafts filled with technology. Continue reading
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Nov 17

New Brains for the New Age: Interplay of thoughts provoked by A digital tomorrow, sight, and assessing writing in moocs: automated essay scoring and calibrated peer review by stephen p. balfour #EDCMOOC

The new age has brought about a new way of living; a new way of thinking. But what
we call new is also what we know to be normal*.
 
Our normal is the product of past efforts by people who once thought they were creating solutions for a world they once knew needed solving. Continue reading
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Nov 14

Generation Y is All Grown Up & What Does This Have to Do With Technology? #edcmooc

Technology is not a ‘tool’ – it actually drives change and creates society.

 I am a member of Generation Y. I grew up at the time when desktop computers first made it inside homes, when the Playstation and Gameboy became children’s playmates, when cellphones were not only a form of communication but an extension of personal identity, and when Facebook, MySpace, and YouTube fulfilled everyone’s desire to be heard. Continue reading

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