Reflection on digital identities and culture course.

It has been a long and challenging semester which has finally come to an end, from the beginning of this semester I have had doubts about the digital identities and culture course from not knowing what to expect and what exactly I would be gaining from this interesting topic. Fortunately, I was not disappointed and […]

Learning to spot fake news Contribution

My contribution that may be added to the course in the future is a reading I found online titled “How to spot fake news: start with a gut check” by Anya Kamenetz who is an American writer living in Brooklyn, New York City. She is lead education blogger at National Public Radio (NPR) which is […]

Secure your data!

Through out this semester I have read an article titled “Social media giants Facebook, Tencent, Google reign” and watched an episode from the “Do Not Track” blog posts which I discussed in my previous post and I have learned about how my data is being used after i submit it on online platforms. Data you […]

Do Not Track

I watched the first episode of the first season of Do Not Track titled morning rituals. The episode was very educational it discussed how you provide information about yourself online without you noticing and how each website stores this information and later on your stored information is connected to information stored on other websites to […]

Good Citizen

Good citizen is a digital narrative game which aims on bringing the Egyptian people awareness on your bad habits. Egypt is in a time of economic growth and reform but the Egyptian people are one of the least productive citizens in the world and they have been used to behavior that harms the community as […]

Good Citizen!

This game is aimed to test whether you’re a good citizen or not by putting you in situations people here in Egypt go through everyday, however in order to play you need to be completely honest with yourself. through most of the game you obviously might know what the right thing to do is however […]

Reflection On Articles.

I have read two very interesting articles, the first article was titled “Information Equity” which was actually a chapter from a book titled “Design Equity”. The chapter highlighted the idea that information is foundational to all kinds of equity and that in order for the community to be democratic the public must have access to […]

Game Prototype

My game is called “Good Citizen” it tests the individual’s acts towards a better community by putting him or her in scenarios where he would choose a good choice or a bad choice which would benefit him. These are the following scenario’s I had so far Good Citizen Scenario One: You are on your way […]

CLT Centennial Symposium

On Monday the 4th of March I attended a workshop by Dr. Catherine Cronin and Dr. Maha Bali which aimed to enhance the learning experience in the American University of Cairo, this workshop was titled transforming learning environments via student partnership. In this workshop we were engaging In conversations about the classroom environments and the […]