Category Archives: Social Media

The Online Learning Journal – evaluating my experiences in INF506.

Evaluating my experiences The blog post My Second Life (https://pdlearninglibrary.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/my-second-life-adventures-in-a-virtual-world-olj-inf506/) is based on my own encounters with Second Life (www.secondlife.com) in during this semester, supplemented by case studies from the literature, and demonstrates my understanding of social networking technologies. This … Continue reading

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More “Shift Happens” – Five key trends that will impact our media landscape (OLJ – INF506)

The video Did You Know? (based on the original “Shift Happens” video) identifies a number of shifts or trends that will have a profound influence on how we behave as digital citizens. In this post I outline 5 key trends … Continue reading

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The challenge of finding authentic information in a socially networked world (OLJ INF506)

The challenge of finding authentic information in a socially networked world. Although Giles findings about the accuracy of Wikipedia articles have given Wikipedia increased credibility (2005), Garfinkel (2008) is not alone in his concerns about both the ubiquity and veracity … Continue reading

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Teens and Young Adults and Online Book Clubs

I am collecting data for a case study into teens and young adults and book clubs. You don’t have to be a member of a book club but I do need you to be aged 12-25. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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OLJ – INF506 – Tagging and sharing

Bookmarking is as old as the World Wide Web. Having found a great site we want to easily find it again. When I first discovered Delicious, my main concern was its use for saving what I had found; then tags … Continue reading

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Technology Overload – INF506 – Thoughts on Module 2

My working life has paralleled the rise of computing technology so I have become very used to learning new technologies. It's been fun for someone like me who enjoys learning and exploring. A quick glance at INF506 notes for Module … Continue reading

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