Digital Ethics

  DIGITAL ETHICS By Ashley Bruce Secondary Author: Chris Bishop Digital adj. (of signals or data) expressed as a series of the digits 0 and 1, typically represented by values of a physical quantity such as voltage or magnetic polarization. Related to, using, or storing data or information in the form of digital signals. (“digital […]

Comment

By: Shaniece Wilson Secondary Author: Chris DePree Image Courtesy of  Sergio Santos Definition: Comment- An expression of an opinion or attitude about something (n.) Commentary is essential for obtaining and sharing information about a subject. It can also be a way an individual can express their opinion. According to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary, the legal definition […]

Ownership

By: Nastacia Pereira and Alex Jester Image “ebook” courtesy of Jonas Tana via Flickr and Creative Commons. Ownership is primarily defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as, “the fact or state of being an owner; proprietorship, dominion; legal right of possession. It is also defined as the condition of being owned (by a particular person, institution, […]

Publish

By Chris De Pree Secondary Author: Kendall Lattimer The word publish traces its roots to the Latin word publicare, or “to make public, show or tell to the people, make known, declare”. The modern spelling of publish is from Middle English, and retains the meaning of the Latin publicare: “to make generally known.” With the […]

Class Thirteen: Reviews, Building The Site, and your Bio

April 18 Today’s class: Finish peer reviews (see last class post to see which words you are responsible for and links to forms and lists) Incorporate the comments from your peer reviews to make your definition excellent. Make sure the revised definition is in the shared document Register as an author for domain access to our […]

Curation

By: Alex Jester Secondary Author: Rebecca Meador “Curation” is the act of filtering information for a particular purpose, usually for clarity on the consumer’s end. MacMillan dictionary defines curation as the act of “[selecting] items from among a large number of possibilities for other people to consume and enjoy…” The word in this context pertains […]

Image

By Katherine Smith Secondary author: Ashley Bruce Image is one of the most general terms to describe representation, often understood as visual in form (though mental images are also conjured by texts). Visual images exist in a variety of media and range from those associated with the fine arts and created (originally) by hand, including drawing, painting, […]

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