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

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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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 โ€œInternational … Continue reading

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Transnational Film and Cultural Appropriation

Transnational Film is primarily seen as a result of globalisation, whereby western films aim to incorporate aspects of eastern cultures to appeal to a more diverse audience. The result of this is a more connected and understanding cinematic experience, however … Continue reading

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Reflection | Assessment 1

I was once told me that you never learn anything about yourself unless you exceed the expectations placed on you not by others, but by yourself. I feel as though I can echo these sentiments when I ponder what it … Continue reading

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First impressions

I’m far from where I intend to be. Despite this, I give UOW the thumbs up, what a great first week its been. Amongst the bustling commuters, seasoned campaigners and the enthusiastic Campus ‘Yeast’ first year tenants who have found … Continue reading

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