The MALAT 21-23 cohort had the opportunity to ask George Veletsianos, Royal Roads professor and Canadian research chair in learning and technology, a series of brief questions about his research, his experiences and his thoughts on the future of education and technology. Two questions stuck out to me as being of particular interest. Continue reading “Reflection on George Veletsianos Q+A”
Do I have a responsibility to give as much as I take online?
This is a question I have been asking myself since listening to the Participatory open Panel discussion with Dave Cormier, Lawrie Phipps, and Bonnie Stewart. In discussions with a cohort member this week, we shared our feelings of contribution inadequacy, and the looming fear of having ‘nothing to offer’ to the web. Continue reading “Unit 3 – Reflections and Musings”
Which of my Digital Practices are truly Digital?
Unit two readings and activities have forced me to truly look at how I engage WITH the internet, AND, how I engage ON the internet. I am very quickly realizing that these are two different behaviors. My completed mapping activity showed a different picture of my digital engagement than I had anticipated when I started. Continue reading “Unit 2 Reflections and a statement on Dave Cormier’s Alternate Tension Pair.”
When I started mapping my visual network, I thought the result would be a linear, pod like cluster of communication networks. However, once I started making the connections, I realized that my networks intersect often, among the various ‘circles’ in my life.
It was an enlightening experience to research my digital identity. Determining the difference between resident and visitor forced me to differentiate between where my presence merely exists, vs where I am truly visible to those outside of my small network. Continue reading “Resident VS Visitor Mapping – Defining my Digital Presence”