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Digital Food Activism – the making of my video

Digital Food Activism My video covers changes in our food environment over the past two generations, resulting in a trend away from fresh core foods to one of fast food, convenience foods, ultra-processed foods and confectionery.  It explores the role of online media in the communication of food messages across the spectrum of individual choice,… Continue reading Digital Food Activism – the making of my video

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My use of Digital Media in Becoming a Life-Long Learner

I began my school education in 1959. Learning took place with a teacher presenting information in a classroom using a blackboard, chalk, pen an paper as learning tools. In my current online course learning occurs through digital means of search engines, computers, internet, smart phones and social networking. The question becomes: "WHAT ROLES DO DIGITAL… Continue reading My use of Digital Media in Becoming a Life-Long Learner

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Becoming Active in Online Social Change: The Campaign Against the Marketing of Unhealthy Foods to Children

  One of the units in ALC708 is the potential and limitations of activists driving social change through social media. I will be writing a series of blogs over the next few weeks as I plan my own strategies working up to my video submission in February. One social change I am passionate about is… Continue reading Becoming Active in Online Social Change: The Campaign Against the Marketing of Unhealthy Foods to Children

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My Online Personae

My personae begins On leaving my protected family world at age five I began school, made friends and joined community groups. Leonie Vernon. Grade 1. Photo: Unknown School Photo Services. My new persona: STUDENT  Thus I developed various roles or personae, with characteristics changing: family member, student, friend, community participant and evolving as I advanced… Continue reading My Online Personae

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Developing my online persona

Week #1 I am currently studying for a Master Of Human Nutrition at Deakin University. As part of that course I am able to study two non-nutrition units. One I have chosen is ALC708 and as part of that unit we are to develop our online persona. Two years ago I retired after 36 years of managing a family… Continue reading Developing my online persona