A New Perspective – final reflection

A New Perspective – final reflection

During the course, we participated in a variety of activities and discussions through which we learnt about many prevalent and essential concepts related to digital literacy. We read articles,… more

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May 21, 2019

Contribution

Contribution

After taking a digital literacies course, I was intrigued most by the idea that the internet  is capable of creating a detailed profile about my identity, my likes, my dislikes, my location, etc. I became highly… more

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May 13, 2019

Hadia Ghaleb

Hadia Ghaleb

A Grazia Style Award winner, Ghaleb founded her own marketing consulting agency, Ghaleb Production House (GPH).

“GPH provides premium integrated marketing communications, social media, media production, fashion… more

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May 8, 2019

Do Not Track

Do Not Track

“Do Not Track is a personalized documentary series about privacy and the web economy.” I decided to watch “The Spy in My pocket,” an episode that described exposure level of our phone data to advertisers. The… more

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May 4, 2019

Soliya

Soliya

Soliya is an online educational program in which students from around the world participate to learn about the different cultures and discuss a variety of topics, including racism, islamophobia, multiple identities,… more

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May 4, 2019

Peer Destruction

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April 15, 2019

Digital Redlining and Information Equity

Digital redlining takes place when authorities censor certain information on the Web for believing it to be inappropriate for students or people to access. Before technological advancements… more

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March 25, 2019

Game prototype

Game prototype

Trying to come up with an idea for a game that would promote empathy, Salma Helmy and I decided to address the ‘body shaming’ issue that has been becoming more and more prevalent worldwide. The issue arises due to… more

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March 17, 2019

The CLT Symposium

The CLT Symposium

The Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) symposium was very informative in terms of widening my knowledge of the digital world that has been expanding worldwide. Today’s young generations have become so… more

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March 12, 2019

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck

    Raising awareness to a variety of issues that are prevalent, the 6 narrative games I played allowed me to approach a variety of pressuring situations from the perspectives of the people involved. The games… more

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March 7, 2019