Interesting findings from my research on digital engagement using second order cybernetics.
Aim of the Transition Program The overarching goal of the institute is that student embody fundamental principles, or standards of behavior, that exemplify what is popularly considered important for encouraging personal growth and constructive social behavior. This particular institute embody the following values: Respect, Service, Responsibility, Friendship, Humility, Leadership, Enlightenment, Inclusion, Rigor, Attainment, and Engagement.
In 2018 I was asked to research what the current cohort of tertiary education students felt they needed to help them more successfully transition into the workforce. Based on my findings I then developed a program to address the issues. This section of my website, flagged by the keywords ‘millennial’ and ‘transitions’, reports on my
I was working on my book last night and as I was writing I my thoughts on motivation I realised that I should put this bit up as a post because on one hand it is so obvious but on the other humans tend to marginalise its importance. I think, particularly in the digital environment,
I received an email from someone very dear to me this morning that really grounded me and got my focus back to the real motivation of my research. She said… “– you should really start a blog using your knowledge gained from all these years of study doing your thesis combined with practical experience. I think
Got the edits done despite a medical emergency of a family member. Another step completed in the long road of articles, papers, chapters and documentation necessary for this journey!
Submitted my paper to First Monday titled ‘A framework for understanding Digital Engagement’. As expected drafting the content was no problem but the writing style was a challenge. They have particular requirements and audience type. Meeting their needs was very beneficial because it forced me to present my ideas in more generally understood terminology. Also
Christmas break delayed the return of my results from the evaluation of my thesis but they are in and really good. There are only a few minor things to take care of but its all pretty straight forward. My only problem is that my supervisor has left Curtin, although she very kindly stayed on till
Really good news! I have just been notified that I was awarded the Curtin Publication Scholarship. This will be a good challenge, as I will be writing for a Journal that requires a writing style that I have not had much practice in. I have to write and submit the article in the specified
It’s in! I submitted my thesis on Friday night 21st October 2016. Unfortunately there were some admin issues related to the printing payment – some forms had not been passed on. However all was sorted out by Tuesday morning and I can now get some sleep. Its been a long road but worth it. As
The paper I presented at the ANZCA conference has been published in the ANZCA special issue. You can find it here: https://platformjmc.com/2016/10/20/anzca-special-edition-2016/