Week 6: Final project

Week 6: Final project

Before sharing the final course project, I first would like to introduce my groupmates, Abigail and Michael.  For the final course project, we chose option 1 and collaboratively worked together to create a unit planner. We wanted to create a learning experience where...
Week 5: Becoming contributors

Week 5: Becoming contributors

When I think about an acceptable use policy (AUP) or responsible use policy (RUP), I never really thought about the difference between the two. My understanding was that they were policy documents that were comprehensive in stating what students can and cannot do when...
Week 4: THINK

Week 4: THINK

I think by nature I tend to be warier of what I am presented with online. I tend to directly go to the source, authenticate and cross-reference with another credible source. When I have confirmed the information, I would be comfortable sharing it with others. This...
Week 3: Finding the Balance

Week 3: Finding the Balance

In this time and day, the growth and ubiquity of technology have made us more and more connected than we have ever been. Before we could revel in having a pseudonym online and remain anonymous. I remember in high school a friend had helped me create a Hotmail account...
Week 2: Evolution of connections

Week 2: Evolution of connections

As humans, we are social creatures. Based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, we have social needs that include love, acceptance and belonging. It is important for us to feel loved and accepted by others. The personal relationships that we establish with others, such as...