Feedback Response

[week twelve] The most surprising feedback that I received was that it was difficult to search my categories. I really think this is an aspect that can either make or break your blog, so I addressed this issue first. Firstly, I tested it out myself, and yeah, my search bar on my blog is wack. … More Feedback Response

Reflection

[week twelve] What have you learned this term? I have learnt so much, it’s been bit of a journey. I didn’t know exactly what to expect at first, but this course has definitely exceeded my expectations. I have learnt how to: quote correctly, shorten my sentences, and I have learnt the importance of editing your … More Reflection

Quiz 11

[week eleven] YAY! I finally got 10/10 on my first attempt.  Last week I was starting to get worried I wouldn’t be able to get 100 per cent by the end of term.  I enjoyed reading the chapter this week – I think this reflects in my score.  Style is an aspect of writing that … More Quiz 11

Courier Mail Article

[week eleven] Courier Mail article ‘Woman stuck under train at Eagle Junction Train Station, Brisbane’, published on 10 September 2014: http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/woman-stuck-under-train-at-eagle-junction-train-station-brisbane/news-story/3fdffc6978a2cb47b0461d1dbb1177ad Article Problems  This article has been poorly written to say the least. It is repetitive, redundant, and the verb tenses change throughout the article – the first six paragraphs could have easily been two.  The … More Courier Mail Article

Alternative Headlines

[week 10]  My original headline was: FakeComicCon Investigates Incident Three alternative headlines: 1.  Police have arrested four people at the Sydney Convention Centre This headline is descriptive, powerful, and demands attention.  2. Authorities are investigating how attendees gained access to the venue carrying knives This headline addresses the main issue – how did knives get into … More Alternative Headlines

Quiz 10

[week ten] This week’s quiz was on punctuation again, so I had a quick flick through the chapter and got straight into it. Before I opened the quiz I had a feeling that the quiz was going to be harder than last week’s, and I was right – the bar had been raised! The two … More Quiz 10

Quiz 9

[week nine] I don’t know how I managed this, but one of my answers changed? I must have accidentally changed the answer without realising, because it definitely wasn’t what I selected! So if it wasn’t for that answer changing, I would have got 10/10 on my first go. This was by far my favourite quiz … More Quiz 9

Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) Newsletter

[week nine] This is an analysis and review of IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) latest newsletter (Apr-Jun 2017). Let me begin by saying the general visual appeal of this newsletter is unappealing – the formatting has just not been done well. There are: photos, headings, different fonts and sections, but it still causes your eyes … More Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) Newsletter