It is week one of Trimester 1 and I feel … uneasy. I stare at the welcome message from one of my instructors, drawn to a phrase, innocently penned. It instructed students that should they be unable to access live tutorials, to ‘please access them asynchronously.’ Context alone allows one to deduce the meaning of this word, and a quick google search confirms what I … Continue reading What I Learned about Shame through Asynchronous Learning
As our lives become more entwined with the internet, so too do our deaths. When we die, our ‘digital flesh’, the uncollected artefacts we users of online services amount throughout our lives, become ‘digital remains’—nebulous ‘corpses’ distributed across systems and sites. Some of these remains, such as spam folders and search histories, are analogous to fingernail clippings or the contents of a junk drawer. They … Continue reading Meeting and Preserving Social Media’s ‘Digital Dead’: Interview with Philosopher Patrick Stokes
DUSA is your student association/union, run by students for students. Essentially, this means you, as the student, get to choose who will run your DUSA through the student elections that happen every year. Why should this matter to me? Well, last year DUSA made a net worth of $10,787,201.00. The elected Deakin students that run the student council are paid to decide how and where this money gets spent. DUSA works … Continue reading What does it mean to vote in DUSA’s Student Election?
Have you ever been trapped by a random student on campus in a coloured shirt asking for your vote? Or have you ever received a random message through Facebook asking you the same thing? Well, that’s the Deakin University Student Association (DUSA) student council elections. So, the DUSA Student Council Elections for 2021 have been announced. If you don’t have a clue about what that … Continue reading Student Elections and DUSA: What’s up with that?
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