Guest speakers

I’ve listened to a few guest speakers that came to my university and I’ll reflect on three people who I found inspirational and relatable. *** I listened to Lauren Bromley who now works in the creative industry and is a social media manager in Birmingham. In my eyes, she seemed really genuine, down to earth and […]

A100DVA reflection

Reflection on  A100DVA – Visual Presentation Techniques Visual Presentation techniques was my Add+vantage module that I had to choose from a huge list at the beginning of the year. At the beginning of the term I was scared to start it because I didn’t know what to expect as there weren’t enough information about it […]

First year summary

Hey, hi, hello! I have something to tell you. This academic year is coming to an end faster than I would’ve expected and less than in a month I’ll be able to say that I’m officially done with my first year of university. I think I need quick moment to think about this because it […]

182MC reflection

Reflection on 182MC – Critical Media Methods Critical Media Methods was quite a useful module because we were thought different types of research such as ethnography, research of culture, space, visual, digital. As for students, research takes a huge part in the making of assignments and just studying in general so I’ll definitely use the […]

105MC reflection

Reflection on 105MC – Key Concepts in Media and Communication This module was, I would say, really complicated and confusing. One of the reasons was that it took me a while to figure out what the module is actually about. What I really liked about were the seminars because the lecturer was constantly engaged with […]

181MC reflection

Reflection on 181MC – Contemporary Theories: Media and Cultural Issues in Context This particular module was interesting because even though I was familiar with the topics chosen for the lectures, lecturers analyzed them in a new way in more depth and with a different perspective. I would call the module quite challenging as well because […]

180MC reflection

Reflection on 180MC Living in the Digital World – Putting Theory into Practice This particular module was very interesting. I enjoyed how the lecturer made everyone feel important by letting to express themselves, share ideas for the final project, discuss others’ work and so on. In addition, the assessment was one of the most interesting […]

Researhing the digital. Week 8 || 182MC

Social media ethnography: the digital researcher in a messy web From the title I could tell that the text will be something I am familiar with already because I have learned about ethnography at the beginning of the course so I was interested to deepen my knowledge about it and maybe see ethnography in a […]

Researching the visual. Week 7 || 182MC

Making photographs as a part of a research project: Photo-documentation, photo-elicitation and photo-essays As much as I admire photography, I did not think it was highly used in doing research nonetheless that there are even three main methods such as photo-documentation, photo-elicitation and photo-essays. Before reading I asked myself ‘How can a successful research be […]