Lucas Wright: Digital Tattoo Strategic Co-Lead

What is your primary role in the Digital Tattoo project?

I will be working as a co-lead helping to support the student team create and design resources that engage students around their digital identity.

When did you start working with the Digital Tattoo team?

I began working with the Digital Tattoo in September 2018.

How did you get involved in Digital Tattoo?

I became involved with the Digital Tattoo as part of my role as an educational consultant around learning technology at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. My interest in the open web has included research into digital identity and connection in online environments.

Why do you believe Digital Tattoo is an important initiative?

Our digital identity can impact our career, and our life trajectory in negative or positive ways. The Digital Tattoo provides a space for students make informed choices about what they share, how they share it. I am excited to be able to support the development of this important resources.

What do you hope that readers will get out of Digital Tattoo?

I hope readers will begin to understand the complex set of choices that we make online everyday and learn to use tools and approaches that inform these choices.

What are you most passionate about?

I am most passionate about all aspects of learning including: approaches to learning, designing for learning, different ways of learning. I feel privileged to work in a space of learning everyday.

What’s something people might not know about you?

That I am from a small town in Northern B.C. with a population of less than 500 people. Growing up in town of this size has a lot of parallels for me about our online identities. In small towns people know a lot of details about each others lives and reputation can mean a lot.