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About alexdebs

Second year Bachelor of Communications and Media studies student at the University of Wollongong. I am an aspiring journalist with a passion for sport, music and travel.

Week 4: Assignment Pitch – ‘Separation Anxiety’

My parents always taught me that if you’re having a conversation with someone, you do everything you can to look them in the eye, and you certainly don’t use your phone in front of them. In this hyper-connected world, I … Continue reading

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Week 3 – Media audiences and Ethnography

After reading a number of blogs this week i’ve found the majority of people of the baby boomer generation that saw television first released in Australia reflect on this as a positive experience. The introduction of television in Australia saw … Continue reading

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Week 2: How Television transformed the average lounge room

Both of my parents grew up in the 60’s. By their own admission, their respective families were conservative to say the least. Even when television was first introduced it challenged the ideals of a Christian upbringing. For the first time … Continue reading

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Week 1: If you didn’t take a photo, did it really happen? The role of smartphones in time and place.

The notion of our media space to me carries a philosophical connotation which requires us to look deeper than just our various social media pages. It is the process of how it is we interact with different media, as well … Continue reading

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Research Reflection

Hey and welcome back, finally the project has been completed and BCM212 can be drawn to a close. I’d like to extend a thanks to everyone who helped me with my project and a special shout out to Susan’s Friday … Continue reading

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The effect of Co-curricular on students (sport): Research project update

After much deliberation and conversing with a variety of people, I decided to refine my topic by focussing on sport and the role it plays in the learning of students studying at university level. I have decided to focus on … Continue reading

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What affect does co-curricular activity have on student learning?Β 

When I think of High School the memories I look upon most fondly are spent playing sport and engaging in various musical events. Whilst a number of my peers found co-curricular activities to be a distraction with the perpetual stress … Continue reading

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