Category: IT Matters

Personal views and experiences

Summer Break

I made it through!! Graduation was a great day (17/7/2012) I achieved a First Class Honours BSc Computing and Society.  It was great to see fellow graduands and their families enjoying the day and reminiscing with tutors and lecturers. I would like to acknowledge the help and support I received from friends and family as…
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Help with final year Project

Hello, Please use the link provided to help me with my final year project.  The project is a study of eDemocracy. Edemocracy is basically the use of Information Communication Technologies (ICT); such as smart phones, laptops and computers, to allow the public to engage with the Government or Local Council in the management of society.…
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reeds law

The potential for growth in networks and connections between individuals and the possiblity of maximizing your brand identity among many is exciting.  (Substitute brand for concepts or pollitical belief) I am thinking that if this theory was better used by certain sectors of society the possibility to act as a collective and achieve much with…
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Summertime almost over

Well the weather really has not been that great.  The motorbike is off the road at the moment, but with the weather the way it is I really don’t mind too much.  Hopefully I will have her up and running again sometime this week once the supplier sends the correct parts.  This will be the…
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Second Year Results

It’s been a great year overall. I have really enjoyed the units, some of which were compulsory and others which I opted for. There was only one unit which let me down,Knowledge Management Concepts, and through a few discussions within the University and the Student Staff Consultative Committee, it will be run as per the…
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Student Associate Scheme

Sadness looms. I have had a great time learning and sharing on my placement at a local boys school. The staffs at the school have really made me feel welcome and I have enjoyed every moment. I know I am taking the right route now in my endeavour to have a change of career. The…
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Second Year Semester One Grades

Really happy at the moment with the grades I have achieved. I know they are only provisional but I hope that they won’t change too much. e-commerce 76% overall Databases 80% overall INSAD 82% overall (Intermediate Systems Analysis and Design) RSMET 71% overall (Research Methods) This next semester will be tough. Five new modules and…
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Second Semester

At last the second semester is under way. It feels like so long when we have a break but I long for a few days off, especially as weekends are filled with working for Tesco. My first lot of provisional results have come through. I got 80% overall for Databases which I am very pleased…
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Research Critique

The paper being reviewed is titled “How is the Training of IT Managed in Schools?” Initially this seemed like a good title for the report which suggests the report will discover how IT training is managed within an educational environment. On page 62 of the report the author states “The main focus of this study…
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Research Methods as a Core Module

As a second year undergraduate I have benefitted from this module. It has given me a toolbox to assist me with my final year research and other skills to take forward into my career as an educator. I have also discovered that group work can be beneficial to the learning experience; however I think this…
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