Thing 7 – Twitter

Todays ‘thing’ focuses on Twitter. I love using Twitter! I use it every day for work. However, I didn’t know you could create lists of specific Twitter users so I had a look…This is a very useful feature for my Twitter account as it meant I could cat…

Thing 7 – Twitter

Thing 6 – Accessibility

Accessibility is so important and is a major focus of my day to day job as a Creative Learning Assistant as I support staff on their journey of making their learning materials accessible.   I remember learning about the accessibility features…

Thing 6 – Accessibility

Thing 5 – Diversity

Today the topic of focus was diverse representation online through the use of emojis. Until reading the articles I was unaware that there were issues surrounding the new emojis released. However, I completely understand both sides of the argument. In m…

Thing 5 – Diversity

Thing 4 – Digital Security

This week Digital Security was the topic surrounding “Thing 4”. After reading the Smartphone Security Informationprovided by the Information Commissioner’s Office, I’d say I’m quite secure when using phones as I use pin protected passwords and on …

Thing 4 – Digital Security

Thing 3 – Digital Footprint

Hi everyone, I’m back with Thing 3 to cover Digital Footprint, which is basically described as the print(information) we leave behind in the digital world. Apparently, the first and best place to start is by Googling yourself, so that’s what I did!&nbs…

Thing 3 – Digital Footprint

Thing 1 & 2 – Introduction

Hi all, this is my first ever blog post and it’s quite exciting! I came across this really cool course on Twitter called 23 Things for Digital Knowledge by University of Edinburgh and just had to check it out. What makes it even better is that its abso…

Thing 1 & 2 – Introduction

Slow musings …

I just noticed that my last entry (about the Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference in July) is already more than half a year old, and I’m asking myself if there isn’t that much happening any longer which would be worthwhile musing about.One of the t…

Slow musings …

Slow musings …

I just noticed that my last entry (about the Brookes Learning and Teaching Conference in July) is already more than half a year old, and I’m asking myself if there isn’t that much happening any longer which would be worthwhile musing about.One of the t…

Slow musings …

things we can name

My choice of platform for Thing13 of our 23things is Media Hopper. You may wonder why Media Hopper is called Media Hopper. You will know the following definitions of hopper: hopper ( agric) :  a container for a loose bulk material. hopper ( minecraft ):  a block that can be used to catch item entities, …

things we can name

things to cover up

I am participating in the University of Edinburgh digital skills course ‘23 things for digital knowledge‘. Thing 4 is about digital security. I have checked the security permissions on my phone and ipad, but I am particularly freaked out by the idea that your own camera can be used to watch you without your permission. …

things to cover up