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Trust: thoughts and feelings

Trust: thoughts and feelings

While researching trust in online sources of information, it was important for me to ask those I was interviewing what they thought about trust. As a result, I asked respondents the following question: “When I say “trust” what do you think and/or feel?” These were the most common words, thoughts and feelings that emerged from...
... create an infographic

… create an infographic

Infographics used to be expensive, time-consuming and quite tricky to put together. It’s not that way anymore. I recently discovered a number of websites that allow you to create your own infographics using already designed templates. They’re really easy to use. Most of them allow you to choose between a wide variety of background colours,...
Search behaviour: case #1

Search behaviour: case #1

*please note, in the above circle “1B & 3A”, the word “expert” refers to specific individuals as well as the online community that have posted ratings and comments on a website. Examples of search diary entries: #1: Georgina, 20yrs, third year student Query: I wanted to find a dog parlour in Grahamstown to wash my...
Search behaviour: case #2

Search behaviour: case #2

Examples of search diary entries:  #1: Kyle, 20yrs, first year student Query: Information on Identity and Diversity in Anthropology Search: I went onto Google and searched ‘Identity and Diversity’. I recognised John Locke as a theorist on this topic so I opened a link to that site. I the narrowed my search to ‘Identity and Diversity Anthropology’...

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