Exploring Digital Literacies

Your Digital Confidence Profile I believe that the results of my digital profile actually represent how I see myself. I believe that I am pretty comfortable with my skills concerning research, creation, learning and wellbeing  and completely confident with my skills concerning collaboration and communication, which I am most proud of. The areas I’m interested… Continue Reading →

The meaning of intesectionality

According to the Oxford Dictionary, intersectionality is “the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.” After reading the article by Kim Crenshaw, I understand that intersectionality to be how discrimination is based… Continue Reading →

Reflection: Flipping the Script

In this episode of Invisibilia, the hosts look at situations where someone flips the script – does the opposite of what their natural instinct is – and in this way, transforms a situation. I’m writing this blog to share a personal story illustrating the perfect usage of non-complementary behavior. A while ago, I was fighting with… Continue Reading →

My Soliya Experience – Reflection

“Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbor is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions”,said Paulo Coelho; I believe that… Continue Reading →

A Day In A life Of A Bullied Freshmen

Project done in collaboration with Mirna Ashraf We all agree that bullying is a serious and common obstacle among societies that can threaten students’ emotional and physical safety at school and definitely impact their ability to learn in a negative way. Both studies and statistics show that between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 U.S. students say they… Continue Reading →

The CLT Anniversary Event

  AUC’s Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) has the mission of helping create a stimulating learning environment by promoting excellence in teaching, by facilitating the effective application of technology to the teaching and learning process, by providing support and resources and by engaging in outreach activities. Last Thursday,  i was invited to participate in a… Continue Reading →

Reflection: Amanda Martinez

  Dr. Amanda Martinez, a communication professor-scholar at Davidson College talking about the spectrum of what is “fake news” and the digital media literacies connecting to making sense of the information ecosystem. She explains how fake news isn’t simply completely fabricated stories that are probably meant to manipulate people and capitalize on some sort of predisposed view… Continue Reading →