My exploration of digital identity this week was yet another example of my tendency to over think on the fly. I think I’m happy with the result.
Week 1 Posts
I remember the first time I used the internet. I’d been bugging my parents ever since I saw an episode of Ghostwriter that depicted hackers and cyberspace. I was intrigued. I was vaguely aware that my father’s massive laptop he kept in his office had a modem, the mystical device that could connect me. I […]
I asked my Anthropology of Mass Media students to do a similar digital identity curation assignment to review their online presence. While I assigned this task to my students, I have never examined my own digital presence. To do this for the DigPINS workshop, I started thinking about my roles online in relations to the […]
Particularly as an early career faculty member, there is a lot of pressure to have a well-curated digital presence. The expectation is that I am comfortable using social media and other platforms to express myself and engage in professional self-promotion. While I definitely see the value of a variety of digital tools in the classroom and have been an […]
Arrrrrgh! I’m trying to get all. the. things. in this post and make it perfect which is exactly what I’ve been telling people not to do… I’ve been thinking a lot about a recent interview with Sherri Spelic on my friend Terry Greene’s podcast. Among the many interesting things in that discussion is the discussion […]
I’ve been using social media for much longer than I have been a professional. MySpace started when I was in middle school – the beginning of my digital identity. But times were simpler and the biggest decision to be made was what to make my away message on AIM. Would it be too moody? Too […]