Tag Archives: Globalisation

Is Australian politics becoming more like American politics? If so, why? #PLT110 #auspol #americanisation

Is Australian politics becoming more like American politics?  If so, why?  Australian politics seemed to become more obviously aligned with American politics during the 2007 Federal election campaign. Kevin’07 had all the hallmarks of an Americanised election movement: “…the uninitiated … Continue reading

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#Community, #power, #economy and #identity in #gaming – #NET102

TUTOR’S REQUEST: Pick one topic (e.g. dating) and list examples of the way the Internet has, in terms of your topic, become part of our everyday in terms of community, power, economy and identity. MY RESPONSE: I have selected ‘Gaming’ … Continue reading

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#MED104 – 3.2 – Assessing credibility and authority online

TUTOR: Take a moment and ‘unpack’ the way we read online. In the context of this week’s topic, this means thinking about how notions of credibility, editorship, control and open source effect our consumption (and indeed ‘prosumption’) of news information … Continue reading

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#MED104 – LEARNING PORTFOLIO – 2.3 – WRITING SKILLS

INSTRUCTIONS: Write two paragraphs based on the article you found last week (300-400 words). Assume you are preparing a draft for your final essay. Your piece needs to include: a short summary of the article’s argument; an analysis of the … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 2.2 – Research Skills

INSTRUCTIONS Look at the essay topics for assignment 3 and pick one you find interesting, or think you are most likely to answer. Conduct an evaluation of the essay question to identify key terms. Find an article from the library … Continue reading

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