Final Reflection

I decided to get very creative with my reflection I wrote a paper and then split it into parts and put all my points on a mind map through and app called mindmaple, since this is a digital literacy course and we’re encouraged to use different platforms and apps. Here’s a screenshot of the whole … Continue reading Final Reflection

Contribution

For the contribution assignment I decided to create an activity that’s related to the ‘privacy theme’ part of the course. This activity was inspired by the video I watched for the Do Not Track assignment (Morning Rituals) and I think it’s important for students to become more aware about the their privacy online and to … Continue reading Contribution

Do not track

Morning Rituals The morning ritual video demonstrates how ritualized it has become to wake up and instantly check our phones, we check almost all applications before getting out of bed, apps that consist of either news or entertainment such as bbc, twitter, instagram, facebook or others. Without realizing it we share a lot of information … Continue reading Do not track

Soliya Reflection

My experience with cross cultural learning is very limited, this was the first time I try something like this. Soliya was a completely new experience in which I was scared of at the beginning because it made me feel very anxious, the thought of webcamming a bunch of strangers online, talking about controversial and sensitive … Continue reading Soliya Reflection

Game reflection

Beggars & Parking helpers game: Our game revolves around the idea of helping out beggars and parking helpers. We created 20 scenarios that give the player an essence of how underprivileged people live their lives and how simple, almost mindless gestures such as giving them food, smiling at them or giving them money  tremendously affects … Continue reading Game reflection

Design Justice

Key points learned: The concept of intersectionality is one that describes how oppressive systems such as class, gender or race are concepts that are interconnected and should be viewed and treated together, rather than separately. The matrix of domination is a concept closely linked to intersectionality, it is a sociological paradigm that explains those issues … Continue reading Design Justice

CLT Symposium

I attended a student-faculty workshop called “Transforming Learning Environments via Student Partnership,” where we were seated around different tables, which consisted of a combination of students and faculty, each table included a facilitator that drove the conversations as well as the activities. The activities mainly aimed to help us critically think about the ways in … Continue reading CLT Symposium

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