Author Archives: Steph Cronin

End of Lifestream Summary

A thoroughly challenging and inspiring few weeks have been spent involved in the course content. When embarking upon this course, two personal concerns were that the content would be irrelevant to my professional practice or the technical aspects too advanced … Continue reading

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Week 12 Summary

Much time this week has been spent reading and looking at PBworks, though this has not been fed into my lifestream. It is only as I come to write this summary that I see how empty my lifestream is this … Continue reading

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Week 11 Summary

To look at my lifestream this week it would appear that no work occurred this week. However, quite the opposite is true. In preparation for the final assignment I have been looking back over my previous end of block tasks … Continue reading

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Week 10 Summary

Much of week 10 was been spent understanding the first half of this block. By moving onto pedagogy I have found some clarity on the previous readings and been able to construct a blog for the posthuman/cyborg readings. After spending … Continue reading

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Posthuman Pedagogy

Background This week I attended the annual Cardiology Symposium where presentations were made on the developments and aspirations for the management of a variety of cardiac conditions.  Without harping on too much about the medical I will try to provide … Continue reading

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Week 9 Summary

Finally, a eureka moment!  Week 9 (and 8!) has significantly encroached on week 10 as I have been struggling with the meaning of post-human.  Until now, I considered it to be related to human action and found myself trying to … Continue reading

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Week 8 Summary

Being the first week of block 3 I obtained the readings and had a brief look at them but have been significantly distracted by finishing the ethnography. A lot of my learning this week has happened in the ‘real world’ … Continue reading

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Week 7 Summary

The ethnography task has been interesting. I would until now have consider myself quite distance to the virtual world. However, the varied contributions from the class have been an eye opener to the fact that many communities that I consider … Continue reading

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Micro-ethnography: TheGlobalWe

Arrival Story: As a person who has little association with virtual communities, other than to keep in touch with geographically distance friends and relatives on a very ad hoc basis, the decision of which community to study was not an … Continue reading

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Week 6 Summary

Hands writing on the ‘Circulation, Networking [and] Flattening’ came to mind this week and can be related to a virtual community. My chosen community is brought together by the belief that the members are equipped with political, moral and spiritual … Continue reading

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