Reflections and end of an era.

I have 22 days until my last assignment/exam. I have 22 days until I have finished the work for this degree. I have 22 days until I have no more study to do. I have 22 days. I’m slowly slipping into a panic as I realise that I not only have lots to do in […]


I thought that this week I would talk about what ethics mean to me. Obviously not copying and pasting a definition that I don’t reference would be a good start! Ethics, to me, are a set of moral guidelines that are more important than laws and regulations. Personal ethics determine how we act as human […]

Actual Week 12

Design Science. I like the idea of formulating research questions and ideas based around the design science model that Clare provided. Atkins, C. (2014) Framing IT Capstone Development Projects with Design Science Research Principles. Proc of CITRENZ14, Auckland, New Zealand, October 8-10, 2014. Mike Lopez and Michael Verhaart, (Eds). I am going to give ‘identifying […]

Week 12?

  Interesting things about my topic are: Over 90% of all the data in the world was gathered in the last two years. (Bernard Marr, Big Data, 2014) I never knew how much data was being collected from different apps and computer programs about my habits and behaviors. This data is most commonly what is […]

Week 10

Description of area of IT that interests you Big Data is an area of IT that is interesting to me. I have heard the phrase more and more often in the last three years without actually understanding what it is. From a quick search, it seems that Big Data is about large volumes of both […]

Week 9 – Critical Reviews

  Use of Computer-Based Interventions to Teach Communication Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss • Russell Lang • Austin Mulloy • Jessica Franco • Mark O’Reilly • Robert Didden • Giulio Lancioni Published online: 4 November 2010 The Author(s) 2010. This article is published with open access at […]

Searching Exercise – Week 7/8

  High-Tech Communication Devices The use of AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) devices with Children on the Autism Spectrum. This is a topic I am heavily interested in and would like to complete my proposal on. The more information I can look at now the better. Both of my academic articles are related to this […]