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Google Search – Advanced Skills

Never sure how to find what exactly what you want when searching online? The following is a quick crash course on advanced Google Search skills I authored on the UBC Media Wiki. Enjoy!

As web content and search queries become

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The Typewriter: Changes in Women’s Roles & Education

As a creative who’s studied object theory before, I really enjoyed my tangential dive into the history of the typewriter and it’s effect on women and women’s education. I had no idea that it had such a significant role … read more

Examining Historical Images

There are several challenges that may be faced in the examination and analysis of historical images. Having a firm grasp of some of these factors can evidently help strengthen these skills. This weeks photo analysis activity revealed the following … read more

Challenges of Design Research

Design research is frequently misunderstood or viewed as lacking in value. Why? It’s odd, considering that design can drive innovation. I can give you a perfect example:

This week my EdTech cohort was asked to read the research article: … read more

Neil Conway. (2011). Research. [Image File]. Retrieved from https://flic.kr/p/9z8dWi under CC by 2.0 license.

What is Good Research?

It’s easy to list what constitutes good research in relation to the methodology we are most familiar with. In fact, my initial reflex was to list off the qualities of good scientific research. There does however exist a continuum … read more