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Assessment 1: Critical Reflection

When it comes to Australian film, there is a common belief that we are miles behind the likes of Hollywood, and rightly so. The dilemma stems from a battle of cost vs culture, and whether it is worth the financial … Continue reading

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Week 1: Reflection of Values

My university experience has given me so many ups and downs. Somewhat reluctantly, I am set to part ways at the end of this semester as my studies come to a conclusion. I have primarily found myself commuting to and … Continue reading

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Week 8: The test; put your damn phone away

This week’s class required the group to consider the effect of multiple technological devices on attention span and cognitive function. Being a student, I gathered the most effective way to measure this would be to devise a test that measures … Continue reading

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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? 

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 “International … Continue reading

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