Author Archives: alexdebs

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.

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

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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Storify Report | Citizen Journalism

Here is the link to Assessment 3 for Journalism 102. https://storify.com/debsyUOW/contemporary-journalism-a-citizen-s-eye

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Week 11 Module

The journalist I have chosen to analyse is Nine Network Foreign Correspondent Peter Stefanovic, his work inspires and interests me as I am interested in the same field in which he works. This particular journalist frequently uses twitter to promote … Continue reading

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What’s Hidden? | The Beauty of Travelling

What’s Hidden? Jrnl102 Assessment #2 “We are defined by what chances we take, to inspire, to improve and to fulfil the destiny of what we are destined to achieve.” – Abraham Lincoln In regards to our theme for Assignment 2; … Continue reading

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Week 7 Module | Photographers who inspire me

Three Photographers that inspire me: Christopher Anderson Born in Canada, 1970 however later grew up in West Texas. He became famous for his work with Haitian refugees that were trying to sail to America, a boat which sank in the … Continue reading

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Week 4 Module

For Assignment One I chose to create an audio piece on my father Dave, who has an immense passion for music. Being a professional musician for over 30 years, I intended to showcase the profound connection he shares with his … Continue reading

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International Education | Building Foundational Bridges

With diversity, problems can arise. WIth ignorance, these problems are fueled. But is it fair to suggest our educational system, particularly tertiary education, is not as welcoming and considerate of foreign students as it should be? Marginson suggests that “International … Continue reading

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