I am a member of LinkedIn. Due to my stage in Life near retirement the site might not be as useful as if I was an new graduate starting on my career. I think it provides opportunities for people starting out or in mid career. I have not been able to connect with many people … Continue reading Thing 20: Professional and Social Networks
A high Altmetrics score is just an estimation of how wide is the impact of the article. It does not measure the quality of the article. A lot of Twitter mentions indicate that the article has had high impact in the public domain. However it must be understood that tweets from researchers who are unconnected … Continue reading Thing 19 Altmetrics
I researched an Augmented Reality App called Quiver Masks. I was able to download an image of a mask from the free designs available print it out and colour it in. Then I used the App to photograph the coloured image and then switched the camera to myself and the mask image was neatly placed … Continue reading Thing 18: Augmented and Virtual reality
The App that I use a lot is the GPS Google Maps whenever I don’t know where a place is located and how to get there, usually in the car. It provides the map of where the place is as well as directions both in written and audio format. You can place your mobile … Continue reading Thing 17 Geolocation….
I chose Student Getting Started with OneNote. Showed how to set up a page and how to insert information into it using the toolbar e.g. text, graphics etc.
I found a Tumbir Blog on Crafts UK. Was not very interesting. Advertised upcoming events and seemed to concentrate on one thing ceramics and Clay making.
I found an interesting podcast from Mind Radio National Australia about Depression and the sense of self. Gave me useful information about how depression affects one’s sense of self. Something I had not considered before.
I found a Youtube Video on sewing an 18th Century dress. Sewing and Craft are a hobby of mine. I could not find any information about the licence. You could create a playlist, upload, save and share a link to this video. Regarding accessibility you …
I searched Edinburgh OERs for something on Digital Literacy and found one: Radical Digital Literacy OER. It focuses on the importance of a radical approach to Critical Digital Literacy in Higher Education Towards an awareness of manipulation and Control This resource is based on the idea that current approaches to digital literacy in most Higher Education … Continue reading Thing 12 OERs Open Education Resources
I searched the Wikipedia using the term “library ” and came across a huge site covering libraries of antiquity to modern day libraries. The site was licensed CC BY-SA Attribution Share Alike. I think this means that I could copy redistribute the material in any format. Adapt remix transform and build upon material for any … Continue reading Thing 11 Copyright