Digital literacies for learning (Digital communities for learning…
Digital literacies for learning
your online presence or identity in the virtual world.
Eponymity- The true reflection of one self. Real name and real characteristics
Nonymity- No name and appearance
Anonymity- No name is used
Pseudonymity- Create a false name
Many different names real and falsified
Promotion of one's self
Advertisers are interested in what we like so they tailor products to our likings/interests.
Social media and Empathy
Can encourage users to participate in bullying, racism, prejudice, and marginalization.
You need to sanitize your identity in order to be considered cool or popular
Guys will get more attention for having a good body, constantly working out, and having good facial structures.
Girls will get more attention for a small waist, big boobs, big ass, and can ace makeup techniques.
Looks are basically everything
Can create opportunities or limit
important to have an online presence so it is not sketchy/unusual.
Brand yourself as something valuable rather than being noticed or more liked.
Important to know how to search for reliable and effective research
Narrow down what you want to learn or find
Keep track of it
Plan to learn things
Have open ended reattach goals
Pay attention to the details
How do you know if its reliable information?
Digital communities for learning
learn better together
social process contracts better knowledge
Learning in collaboration
Collaborating knowledge allowed knowledge to articulate and refine knowledge
must have shared goals
Virtual learning space
Allows learners to be...
negotiate with other learners and validate their own knowledge
Creates a learning base
Where it began
Stewart Brand and Larry Brilliant
"You own your own words"
No ad's or images just a virtual space /dialog for writers and readers.
Anyone could be on it and still subscribed to it
Why is it valuable?
Shaped the concept of virtual communities
Private and public neighbourhoods
Online group projects
Skills you need to have to survive group projects
Let your partner know who you are and learn about them so the project isn't boring
Time will go faster doing a project while having fun
Will also be easy to accept mistake and success if you bond together
Identify the tasks
Reviews deadlines and tasks constantly
Admit when there is friction
don't ignore the problem
Remember that research and think before you react
Text has permanence so remember the recipient is a person that has feelings.
Seek a mediator or seek advice
Learners have choice
where and how we participate
respecting others opinions
More anonymity more incivility
Lisa Nakumura 5 types of online racism
Halo 3 player named their username gayboy and was harassed because of a name. Other players took the name literal and inputted stereotypes in their comments. They also did and said disgusting things to the player.
Jenny the sims character was harassed and was bullied online because she tried a skin that was not white. Indicates the society only accommodates one skin color rather than diversity.
Kate Crawford Artificial intelligence white guy problem
A criminal software detects that black defendants are twice as likely to commit a crime hence police officers over police and arrest black defendants in poor neighbourhoods while leaving the white privilege neighbourhoods out of trouble and out of problems.
Artificial intelligence reflect the morals of the creators
A moral universal law that everyone should know and follow
Ex: Respecting and helping senior citizens