Managing a professional digital identity: A challenge for connected professionals

Every interaction we have online leaves indelible traces which are often referred to as our digital footprint. It is the data created by “what you’ve said, what others have said about you, where you’ve been, images you’re tagged in, personal information, social media profiles, and much more. ” University of Edinburgh Digital Footprint resources Because […]

Managing infowhelm: A challenge for Connected Professionals

Initiating and maintaining a Personal Learning Network (PLN) can be an incredibly exciting, rewarding and very effective way to engage with professional learning. However, learning mediated by social networks is not without its challenges. This post is all about how to manage perhaps the most obvious challenge that connected professionals encounter when they engage through […]

Password like its 1999

So yesterday it was revealed that over a thousand government employees in Western Australia are using Password123, and More than 12,000 accounts had passwords with variations of the date and season, such as October17 or Summer17; 6,827 had “123” somewhere in the password; and over 5,000 had different versions of the word “password”. It is […]

Game On: Levelling Up with Research

This semester my blog posts have been non-existent, and I do apologise. I’ve been busy. I know that this is not about a lack of time, but rather an indication of my priorities, and sadly my blog has slid down the list has I have been continuing my PhD study, while also teaching LCN616 Inquiry […]

Advocacy! Print this poster and spread the word – we NEED school libraries and teacher librarians!

The research is undeniable. EVERY school needs a well resourced school library AND a qualified teacher-librarian! There are a lot of positive moves afoot to protect and promote our school libraries and teacher librarians. Check out the amazing support being provided by Leigh Hobbs, Australian Children’s Laureate, The role that a school library and a […]