When in Florence…

...unfortunately there is only one photo in this blog, and I know what you're thinking, why wouldn't I take more photos when in Florence? Well, the answer to that is because I was so caught up in the surrounds and taking every moment in, rather than being stuck behind the camera (only a portion of... Continue Reading →

Gamification: Enhancing User Engagement

Featured Image, Gamification by Jurgen Appelo (CC BY 2.0) Let's talk Gamification in classroom learning!  What is gamification, and where is this method used? ‘...gamification of education is a developing approach for increasing learners’ motivation and engagement by incorporating game design elements in educational environments' In analysing the definition above, we can identify that gamification is... Continue Reading →

Social Activism: #UntilWeAllBelong

A social movement which caught my attention recently, called Until We All Belong, is a movement about equal rights and marriage equality. As described on the Until We All Belong website, '...Our mission is to make everyone feel welcome and accepted no matter who you are. It’s this focus that has brought our attention to the LGBTQI community and the support needed for marriage equality in Australia. We see marriage as a fundamental part of belonging and, while we know Australians accept marriage equality, we are determined to help empower change to ensure all Australians have the right to marry the person they love.'

Bridging the Digital Divide

Featured Image, digital divide by Oliver Lavery (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Imagine your life without a phone, no contact to anyone through texting or calling. Imagine life without the Internet...would you be able to cope with not being able to check your Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat feed? Think about how you would feel in this situation...... Continue Reading →

Online Dating: What’s out there?

There are so many dating websites and apps available, it is hard to keep count. But which one is right for you? Below is an outlined description of various online dating websites, and different services they provide.

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