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What does it mean?

What does it mean to study “lit­er­a­ture” or “his­tory” when print is no longer the nor­ma­tive medium in which lit­er­ary or his­tor­i­cal arti­facts are pro­duced, let alone ana­lyzed? What does it mean, more gen­er­ally, for human­is­tic knowledge?

Dig­i­tal His­tory Manifesto

The E-Learners Life, and a bit of PLE

There is an incredible range of courses, you can do online now, through e-learning. From primary school teaching, web design, to languages such as Elvish (Lord of the Rings) to Klingon (Star Trek).

This Masters course is an e-learning course. So, naturally, we have been doing some research and reading on e-learning. We take it for granted now, we have all learnt how to do something from a website, whether its cooking, building a pallet-raised bed, to spinning. Apart from the usual tech tools you need for e-learning, eg laptop, connection to internet, etc, there are other skills needed to keep you going.

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Blogging as Reflective Practice

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In one of our modules ‘Communities of Practice in Digital Scholarship‘, we were asked to read an article “Web Logs and Online Discussions as Tools to Promote Reflective Practice”. by Pedro Hernández Ramos. (Bear with me, I’ll learn how to do proper citations on WordPress, but for now here’s the info: The Journal of Interactive Online Learning,Vol 3, N0 1, Summer 2004, www.ncolr.org ISSN: 1541-4914).

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Why Digital Culture

Last winter I completed a course on Digital Design, it was the start of my journey down the digital road. Using Photoshop and Notepad, I learned how to design and hand-code my own website. Looking to further my knowledge and experience, I researched for an online course, that would further my digital skills.

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Hello World

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I have just begun a Masters in Digital Culture with UCC.

This blog contains my research and rambling on what is Digital Culture. What is means to me, my community and my work.