Tag Archives: PLJ

Rheingold, Jones and Hafner

These are the three names that continuously appear. These names haunt me. As with the rest of the course, underprepared is an understatement.   Hello all, Exam times are nearing… Continue reading

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Website Woes

Hello all, Nothing baffles me more than coding! And not in the way that you’re expecting. It seems so complicated and yet I understand it! But this only adds to… Continue reading

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PLJ No.9

I  this weeks lab, we got our feedback from our mock exam that we undertook in last weeks lab session, after getting my feedback, we all realized that getting this …

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Personal Learning Journal – SOCIAL NETWORKS

In wider terms, a network is a connection between at least 3 points, elements or units. Facebook is one of the largest and most popular social networking sites. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow students at Harvard university. It is considered the 5th most successful startup company of all time, by market capitalization, revenue, and […] Continue reading

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Storify/Paper.li

http://storify.com/P13220505/problem-with-streetdance
 
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Podcasting

Hello all, Well here is it, I hate the sound of my own voice. But it must be done so I made it quick and simple. Podcast1 So not really… Continue reading

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Personal Learning Journal – COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE

Collective intelligence is shared/group intelligence that comes from collaborated efforts and competition of individuals. This can be where a group of professionals come together to share ideas to create or produce something. Crowd sourcing is also another factor of collaboration. That is where various types of people are invited or brought together to participate in a product […] Continue reading

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PLJ 7 – Lexicon on tele-communications

  In our groups (me and alex) we were asked to create a lexicon and 6 minute power point (sorry I forgot the actual name for the pekachoo) for the… Continue reading

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Personal Learning Journal – SOCIAL MEDIA CRITICISM

I am very optimistic about the future of social media. I mean, we can do so much online these days so I can’t even imagine what we’ll be able to do in the future! However I do believe that we lack a lot of privacy online now, even sites like Facebook ask for every single […] Continue reading

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PLJ 6 – 120 characters of intrusion

This is my fith personal learning journal and so far I have been pretty safe with my topics keeping to the lectures, however today I want to branch out a… Continue reading

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Sleeveface

Hello all, Sleeveface, sleeveface, sleeveface. What is sleeveface? Well its simple. Sleeveface is deception! Haha sleeveface traditionally uses the sleeves off vinyl records and uses your point of view to make it… Continue reading

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Personal Learning Journal – SPREADABLE MEDIA

“Spreadable Media examines an emerging hybrid model of circulation, where a mix of top-down and bottom-up forces determine how material is shared across and among cultures in far more participatory (and messier) ways” (Jenkins et al., 2013, p. 1). “’Spreadability’ refers to the potential – both technical and cultural – for audiences to share content for […] Continue reading

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PLJ No.5

This weeks lecture was very interesting. The topic was on Broadcasting, and within this, we discussed most types of communication to date also. The main topic was radio though, as …

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PLJ 5 – TV CRAZE

So I along with billions of other people consume a silly amount of TV. So what is tv for the societies that dont consume TV? Television, or TV for short, (from Frenchtélévision, meaning… Continue reading

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PLJ 4 – RADIO HAPPINESS

This week I have been looking at broadcasting. Radio broadcasting in all honesty is my favourite medium and is hopefully going to be the career  I go into. One of… Continue reading

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Animation

Hello all, I have to admit, this is one of the modules that I was most looking forward to! Little did I know the stress that it would cause and… Continue reading

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Personal Learning Journal – BROADCASTING

broad·cast [brawd-kast, -kahst] verb (used with object), broad·cast or broad·cast·ed, broad·cast·ing. 1. to transmit (programs) from a radio or television station. 2. to speak, perform, sponsor, or present on a radio or television program: The president will broadcast hismessage on all stations tonight. 3. to cast or scatter abroad over an area, as seed in sowing. 4. to spread widely; disseminate: She broadcast the good news all over town. 5. to indicate unwittingly to another (one’s next action); telegraph: He broadcast his punch and the other manwas able to parry it. When I think of broadcasting, I immediately think of radio and newspapers. This is because they deliver information over a wide audience. History of Radio Guglielmo Marconi made his historic foray into broadcasting in 1901, when his wireless transmitted the first radio waves across the […] Continue reading

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PLJ No.4

This week in the lab session we had a big group discussion about Hypertext. •‘Hypertext is electronic text that is ‘hyper linked’ to other electronic text, and allows readers to choose …

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PLJ No.3

This week has been an interesting one. Both lecture and lab this week where very good and informative, I especially enjoyed the lab, although I was 5 minutes late, (sorry!). …

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Personal Learning Journal – CINEMA & ANIMATION

BEFORE I START I HAVE TO SHARE THIS GIF WEBSITE WITH Y’ALL. its brilliant! http://giphy.com/gifdanceparty/ Animation started in around 1820, and cinema came along in the late 1800’s. Early animation started off as drawings, which were slightly different from each other which were put in a sequence and made to look like they were moving […] Continue reading

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PLJ 2 – Storify on social gaming addictions

  https://storify.com/rachelking123/video-games-addictive This week we had to look at at video games. From this i made the above storify and focussed on addictive videogames that are on social media. I… Continue reading

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Week 9 – Audio… and maybe a rant!

This post I don’t think will carry the same vibe as my others. AUDIO!!! I have absolutely NO clue what this is all about! Dreading it, is an understatement! I’m… Continue reading

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Photomontage

Hello all, I fear that this will just become my report all over again… Although I probably spent less time on that, then I will on this Blog Post. As you… Continue reading

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6 Photographs

6 Photographs
Peace Out!
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Personal Learning Journal – PHOTOGRAPHY/PHONOGRAPHY

‘Graphy’- writing with sound (phonography) and drawing with light (photography). Photography first started as a domestic technology in 1888 when the first Kodak paper roll camera was released. It straight away became a mass communication medium and allowed absolutely anyone to take photographs, not just the professionals. Kodaks slogan was ‘Isn’t it simple? Isn’t it quick? Such […] Continue reading

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Culture

Hello all, today in Tech_1002 we were given yet another task, this time defining culture and I thought it as a great opportunity to express some of my own interests…. Continue reading

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PLJ 1 – THE MYSTERY OF DIGITAL LITERACIES

Mrs facebook http://prezi.com/du8njdmhhyau/digital-literacies/ The above link is to my prezi presentation on digital literacy.  My knowledge of digital literacies is sparse at lest but I feel that it is growing… Continue reading

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The Beauty Inside

First post,  I don’t have the first clue when it comes to blogging but I’ll figure it out… However, I have already recieved a warm welcome to DMU Commons. Check out… Continue reading

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Personal Learning Journal – VIDEO GAMES

In this weeks lecture we learnt about video games. There has been a huge development, going from the very first video games such as ‘ping pong’ to the newest games such as Call of Duty. The graphics in new video games are incredible and many games on consoles such as the Xbox and PS3 look […] Continue reading

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