DIGITALLY CLOUDED

DRAFT ONE This image aims to illustrate how the perspective of an individual is often jaded by the influences of old and new. This idea is illustrated through the glasses were one lens is clouded by social media (the new) and the other lands clouded by the year 1963 (the old) were both ultimately impact…

THE GRASS IS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE

In discussing the old and new the image below aims to illustrate how the “new” (21st century, 2018, the digital age) is overwhelming and people often feel as if they’re drowning due to an immense amount of information and our world revolving around mobile phones and digital media. Whilst contrasting the “new” with the “old”,…

THE NEW TESTAMENT DRAFT

This image is meant to be a rudimentary depiction of the old and new when it comes to digital literacies and technology. In the 21st century the old and new continue to isolate each other yet still remain in-sync REFERENCES Image of Notebook – Mwanza, Tatendaishe 2018, The Notebook, 20th September 2018 Space Digital Background…

DIGITAL PRODUCTION “THE ACCESSIBILITY”

An image of UTS staircases in Building 5C this reflects access/inclusion because there are no elevators depicted near the staircase. Tatendaishe Mwanza, 2018, The Stair Case 

ALGORITHMS ARE GOD

Algorithms and their impact are constantly the centre of debates and opinions regarding the future of social media engagement and engagement within the public and political sphere. Algorithms play a dramatic role in shaping the way we communicate as well as the way information manifests to its audience. This is because algorithms can be defined…

DISABILITY, ACCESS AND THE MEDIA

Ellis and Goggin (2015) discuss that disability and the connotations that come with it are not an issue regarding the individual but rather an issue of the design. Particularly the design of society, society has taken what could simply be seen as a simple impairment is deemed as a disability as a result of social…

THE INDIGENOUS DIGITAL DIVIDE

The digital divide can be defined as those who are accessing the benefits of computers and the internet and those who aren’t, as such this is influenced by the level of access, affordability and awareness (Rennie 2016). Rennie (2016) discusses this digital divide in reference to what is experienced by remote indigenous communities and the…

THE MYTH OF THE DIGITAL NATIVE

Kirschner & Bruyckere (2017) discuss the modern day myth of the digital native that has formed societies understanding of such individual as well as presenting a reality of such and whether or not their digital actions are effective, efficient or hold value regarding their level of digital literacy. As a result of these presumptions that…