Tag: curiosity

BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

“A system for converting visual images (with sound) into electrical signals, transmitting them by radio or other means, and displaying them electronically on a screen.” — The Oxford Dictionary This week I had a conversation with my mother — who is 51 years of age — on her memories of television watching in childhood in … Continue reading BCM241 Wk 2: Memory Conversations – Television in the 1960’s

BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

Using the image as a metaphor, my relationship with the media space is broad and mountainous, both light and dark. As I attempt to detail my own experience of being in such a space, I feel it is important to begin by defining space itself. It can be understood to be “a continuous area or expanse … Continue reading BCM241: Wk 1 – Experience within the media space

BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

My experience with curiosity and reflexivity in this research project has confirmed ideas touched on in lectures. This has been my first time exploring a research topic reflexively and it has encouraged me to explore the ways in which qualities such as curiosity can help me develop as a researcher. Curiosity played a large role … Continue reading BCM212 Reflection – Assessment 3: Project Portfolio

BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

As you know, I will be taking on this research project as an invested stakeholder  seek to explore whether there are enough services on the UOW campus that have the right skills and information to tackle concerns regarding mental health. I also endeavour to discover whether these services are being utilised by students and if not, why? … Continue reading BCM212: Research Project Progress Update

BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect

BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect

I have recently been confronted by the notion that your identity is not something you create yourself, but instead emerges through interactions with others. In the age of the selfie, it’s almost impossible to disagree that one’s image is almost always influenced by responses to their online identity - for some, this has idea has … Continue reading BCM310 – THE SELF: Mirror and the Pygmalion Effect

BCM212 – Where curisosity and learning intersect

BCM212 – Where curisosity and learning intersect

BCM212 is encouraging us to explore the ways in which qualities such as curiosity can help us become better researchers in our chosen fields. Key question: Why is curiosity important to learners? Finding out that the terms curiosity and curator come from the same source (cura: care, cure, attention, writing) makes complete sense to me. Curiosity … Continue reading BCM212 – Where curisosity and learning intersect