Category: T306

BBC News – Tal Fortgang not sorry for being white and privileged

Princeton University freshman Tal Fortgang has been told repeatedly to “check his privilege” – to be aware of how his socio-economic and cultural background shapes his views – and he’s not happy about it.”The phrase,”..

Shut up and listen

I read Freethought Blogs quite a bit and came across this excellent post by Paul Fidalgo: We do not like to be told we are being jerks. We do not like to be told we..

New Year, New Me?

Hello 2013, you snuck up on me a bit there. 2012 has been a bit of a busy year and has ended rather earlier than I thought. Still, here we are in a brand new..

T306: Block 4

This block has been a real struggle. It’s not that the subject material was particularly hard, it’s just that my poor old brain has been unable to cope with such a packed few months. I..

Too much study, not enough time

I never went to university after my A-levels, unlike most of my friends, so I have no idea how much stress is involved with doing a proper degree. However, I can say from experience that..

T306 Block 3: Activity 3

For the organization that you used in Activity 2, what are the changes in its environment that it can tolerate, i.e. for which it is viable? One thing that has affected our band is the..

T306 Block 3: Activity 2

Select one of the organizations that you identified in Activity 1. For that organization: (a) ¬†¬†describe your main relationships within the organization; I’m going to choose my band for this as I think this is..

T306 Block 3: Activity 1

List all the organizations of which you consider yourself a part. Well, I have a full-time job and so I’m a member of my work organisation. I could probably break that into two organisations or..

T306 Block 2: result

I’m not entirely sure how I managed it but I achieved a somewhat miraculous 93% for TMA02, an enormous improvement on the 70% I got for TMA01. I would have been happy with another 70%..

T306 Block 2: TMA02

I’m not entirely sure how I managed it but I actually submitted TMA02 on time. Well, it was 9 minutes past the official entry time but within the 12 hours leeway they give us, so..

T306 Block 2: Activity 19

Note the main things you have learned in Part 1 I’ve skimmed over most of the activities in this block so far out of necessity. There’s been some interesting material and the course notes have..

T306 Block 2: Activity 5

Describe an Information System with which you are involved This activity requires me to construct a system map of an IS. Due to my prior tardiness I’m going to miss that bit out, although I’ll..