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Oh the guideline says:
You will write a brief (2000-word) paper on the subject and present it by uploading an audio/video presentation to our servers.
Professor do you recommend any audio recording and presentation recording software we can use?
Leah Korganowski 8 hours ago
The only info I see on the blurb on Moodle below. I suppose we will get more info on Week 13.
It probably means that we should be done with creating the presentation no later than the 6th of December, if we are required to present on the final week.
Unit 9: Final Summary Session and Submitting Your Work for Final Assessment
In this last week you will be presenting short slideshows, uploaded to the course group, on the subject of your research essay to your course-mates. (Note: in the case of students with declared disabilities that make this impossible, we will make alternative arrangements).
You are requested to listen to and/or watch others' presentations, discuss them, comment on them, and provide helpful feedback where you can.
The presentation format is very strict, based loosely on the popular Pecha Kucha format, with some modifications.
The presentations are an integral part of the assessment of the research essay and are not optional. As well as helping you gain practice with an essential academic and business skill (online presentation), they will help the tutor judge your skill, competence, and subject mastery of the topic of your essay.Updated August 04 2015 by FST Course Production Staff
Nadir Masood 8 hours ago
I didn't see any either so also posted on my own! Very interesting topic on Internet vigilantism. It's hard to say whether people are in the right or wrong for publically voicing their thoughts against certain people. I see one danger that a mass of people can be easily influenced by what they see or read and to make assumptions and condemn the person before any proof can be made. The problem with judging just a picture, is that it is just that, there is no context or background. At least with our judicial system the person is considered innocent until proven guilty. But what is making me wonder is those actions online that are completely morally wrong, perhaps the internet shaming is a good thing? In some sense people are being controlled and punished by the mass for not right actions. I almost think that internet shaming is a much higher level of shaming then being prosecuted in a traditional means, as that information stays on the internet for a very long time. People can look you up and your past is very hard to erase. What are your thoughts Nadir?
Leah Korganowski 8 hours ago
I believe that online shaming is abhorrent to be honest. If a crime was committed by an individual, justice should be served through law enforcement and the judicial system. If a law was not broken and an individiual simply committed a social crime (a la double dipping), people should just let it go. People do stupid things in their lives. It is inevitable. I do not think it is right to punish someone so mercilessly for a moment of poor judgement. I mean, people have lost their livelihood over photographs or a tweet, which were likely taken completely out of context.
However, you raise a good point Leah. If an act is morally wrong, it is not necessarily illegal. Does society need to brandish pitchforks and take justice in their own hands? Yes, the dentist/hunter that hunted and killed Cecil the lion committed a deplorable act. I cannot deny that I was saddened that such a beautiful creature was taken from this planet for nothing more than sport. However, public shaming of the individual did not really achieve much in the long run. More could have been achieved through the combined effort of the shamers if they focussed on educating the public on the plight of endangered species (for instance).
That being said, Jon Ronson came away from his encounter better off for the online shaming that resulted from him posting his interview on YouTube. The interview is hilarious by the way and a must-see. It can be found in my second reference in my post above.
Nadir Masood 8 hours ago
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