BCM302 CONTEXTUAL REPORT: WOLLONGONG WOMEN

Jump to different sections in the report: Introduction and Overview Learning Moment 1: Growing on Instagram Learning Moment 2: Expanding to Facebook Learning Moment 3: Responding to Feedback Learning Moment 4: Creating the Website Learning Moment 5: Coordinating the Blog and Newsletter Learning Moment 6: Hurdles and Limitations Future Trajectory INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW “Wollongong WomenContinue reading “BCM302 CONTEXTUAL REPORT: WOLLONGONG WOMEN”

GAMING AND MINDFULNESS PART 3: PAUSE AND GO

In the last two blog posts, we’ve covered how mindfulness can improve gaming and how gaming can be a form of mindfulness. This week I’m going to analyse a popular ‘mindfulness’ video game using one of Joost Raessens’ participatory media culture frameworks. Gamified meditation apps Gaming is a very engrossing activity. As many players willContinue reading “GAMING AND MINDFULNESS PART 3: PAUSE AND GO”

BETA TIME: MINDFULNESS AND GAMING

PITCH RECAP: Three-part blog series exploring ‘mindfulness and gaming.’ Mini experiment featuring regular gamers and the effects of meditation on the gaming experience. Audience: gamers interested in meditation or individuals looking for ways to improve mental health while gaming. My ‘Mindfulness and Gaming’ DA explores the relationship between mindfulness, meditation and gaming through a three-partContinue reading “BETA TIME: MINDFULNESS AND GAMING”

BCM302 BETA

*Apologies for low quality pics in vid and changing dimensions hehe WHAT IS WOLLONGONG WOMEN? Wollongong Women is a platform for local female-run businesses to come together, connect and collaborate. “Wollongong Women is a space for Illawarra, South Coast and Sydney women to come together, connect and collaborate. We encourage local female-run businesses to use thisContinue reading “BCM302 BETA”

BCM215 PITCH: MINDFULNESS AND GAMING

My DA will explore how mindfulness and gaming go hand-in-hand in a number of different ways, including exploring the use of mindfulness to improve the gaming experience and using gaming as a form of mindfulness. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’sContinue reading “BCM215 PITCH: MINDFULNESS AND GAMING”

TWEET REFLECTION PART 2

As the semester comes to an end so does the weekly live-tweeting. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this past semester in #BCM325 and am grateful it’s given me the opportunity to watch many films I wouldn’t normally watch, learn topics I had little knowledge about, and introduced me to classic movie references I previously didn’t understand. InContinue reading “TWEET REFLECTION PART 2”