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EDC has been…

…a 12-week course element of the fully-online University of Edinburgh MSc in E-learning. The course finished in December 2012. It was designed as an open-access, disaggregated learning environment which pulled together content, readings, tweets, blog postings and other social media in … Continue reading

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A request from Ania

Ania’s requested permission from you all to look at your visual artefacts as part of her final assignment – copying what she says in her blog below: ——- I’m thinking of making a rhizome out of my favourite threads: visuality … Continue reading

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Visualising the final assignment

I’m thinking of making a rhizome out of my favourite threads: visuality and posthumanism and what they can/should mean for the academia, all in the form of a video. I thought I could use some of the visual artefacts created … Continue reading

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Lifestream Summary

I started the course considering myself in tune with digital culture, but now have come to realize there is so much more than I had imagined.  A topic as deceptively simple as what is a cyborg and its relation to … Continue reading

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Lifestream Summary

My lifestream for EDC has ebbed and flowed sometimes gaining momentum as I find a topic that interests me and sometimes slowing to a trickle as I take time to catch breath and focus on a reading or merely deal … Continue reading

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Lifestream Reflections – Week 10

My lifestream this week is in spate – relatively speaking! However I see it is a focussed jet rather than an indiscriminate spray. Of particular interest are the connections I have been able to make with sources I had bookmarked … Continue reading

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Lifestream Reflections – Week 9

This week my lifestream seems a rather eclectic mix which crosses context boundaries and demonstrates changes in pace of engagement. I began with a mission to get a better feel of the ideas around the cyborg and the posthuman condition. … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Final Lifestream Summary

It’s been quite a journey, these past twelve weeks. I’ve been exposed to new ideas, concepts and applications.  I entered into Sian’s ‘uncanny’ space. When applying for this course and reading the blurb, my first question was, “What is lifestreaming?” … Continue reading

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Week 12: Where is my Lifestream going…..?

Thinking back over the weeks of the course and the way my Lifestream has developed, I was suddenly struck by the word ‘lifestream’. As with many terms now used within digital media, titles for applications and so on wash over … Continue reading

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Block 3 Summary – Posthumanism

I’ve been returning to the introduction to this block of the course and keep reading the line “…digital culture is to an extent a culture of the posthuman.”  What does that mean in relation to my thoughts on the readings … Continue reading

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