Topic 6

To New Beginnings… As explained in my introduction, I decided to join UOSM2008 because I always had an interest in starting a blog, so I was optimistic about the skills I would learn and how I could use them to better my professional identity, and in the future make a name for myself online. I was blindly… Continue reading To New Beginnings…

Topic 5

Topic 5: Reflection

During topic 5, I was able to become familiar on an ongoing argument about Open Access that I was previously ignorant to. Open Access means that all information is free to all and easily accessible. After researching into the pros and cons I analysed them from the different viewpoints of the authors, publishers, individual, students… Continue reading Topic 5: Reflection

Topic 5

Open Access: A Blessing or a Curse? In the upcoming years 90% of online content is predicted to be held behind paywalls (TheDrumNews) and the idea has left the internet divided. Do we want this? PROS Students can only learn from the sources available. Khan Academy showcases the benefits of changing the education system by making content available online for students… Continue reading Open Access: A Blessing or a Curse?