Monthly Archives: January 2014

WEB101 – Creative Task (Activity – Playing Around)

Official Thread: Creative Task (Activity – Playing Around) There is also a task for this week which we hope that you’ll enjoy; it provides hands-on experience of just how easy it is to create new digital content that plays off … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Introducing Social Networking

Official Thread: Introducing Social Networking This week we look at social networking sites. The reading from boyd and Ellison gives a definition of social networking sites, as well as discussing some of the research happening around these sites. How do … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Privacy and Social Networking Sites

Official Thread – Privacy and Social Networking Sites One of the most important issues related to social networking sites is privacy. Were you surprised by some of the material in the terms of service discussed? Do you know about the … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Activity: Introducing Twitter

Official Thread – Activity: Introducing Twitter Do you have any questions about what Twitter is and how it works? How did you go with the exercise? MY RESPONSE: I find that Twitter is a great way to keep in touch … Continue reading

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WEB101 – wiki discussions…

Official Thread: The many uses of wikis (readings)  This week’s readings and videos explain how a wiki can be used to collaborate on a project. Here, we look at Wikipedia as an example of how wiki software works. However, this … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Research and Wikipedia (readings)

RE: Official Thread: Research and Wikipedia (readings) There’s also been an interesting discussion around Wikipedia’s contributors of late which is helpful in thinking about its biases. Recent discussion around Chelsea Manning’s entry demonstrated some of the ways in which systematic … Continue reading

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