Data Visualisation #9

This week I tracked how many different digital tools I use in an ‘average’ online lesson, and how many times I use each tool. In the diagram above you can see a very basic visualisation, where the number of uses is marked in green. In this diagram I forgot to add the use of an iPad for teaching, as a whiteboard or presentation screen or just as a secondary device. Overall, I think I use a lot of tools in one lesson! I think I do this effectively, however, after seeing the data on paper it is making reconsider my…

End of Block #3: Summary

This block we explored the topic of ‘Governing with data’, the interdependence between government and knowledge (production and use), as well as different ways of digital governance and practice. According to Ozga (2016), there has been a drastic shift in terms of how human activity is understood and measured, and the ease by which vast amount of data can be collected and process sin all aspects of human activity. The rise of ‘data-led’ practices where ‘actionable data’ is privileged, pose the risk of reducing ‘creative thinking’ and limit the possibility of understanding the ‘fundamental problems and possibilities’ of human activity. In…