Where Teaching and Learning Matter
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There are some great ideas here for teachers creating online communities with their learners.Continue
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Andrew is from the Department of Social Practice. He says he has some concerns about the term "Digital Native", and he has an interest in student learning through work integrated learning experiences - such as practicums.
We discussed the concept of the digital natives...many of us to not feel we are digital natives and our students need a great deal of support and to feel part of a community of learners.
He raises the question of our 'attentiveness' to our…Continue
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Derek Wenmouth from Core Education.
Derek was asked to speak about how higher education institutions and secondary…Continue
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Sephanie and Nikki are academic skills teachers involved in supporting students in their presentations. They started off with an exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of presentation software. Powerpoint, they tell us, is "Poking a finger in the eye of thought...Edward Tufte". Stephanie uses an iceberg metaphor to explain that a presentation is the tip of an iceberg of knowledge. She suggests we need to have joy in doing something well. In presentations there needs to be depth and…Continue
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Howard started with an honest explanation of the passion which drives him in developing educational leaders. He has a particular interest in a strategic approach to quality assurance in education. He is keen to…Continue
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The key note speaker is John Eyles, you can read more about him here. He is outlining to the audience the nature of change due to digital technology. He is particularly interested in how English is taught using mobile technology. He has a great video demonstrating English language education in Bangladesh. See…Continue
Welcome to 2013. This month our top content includes the 10 technology tools challenge. We invite you and your colleagues to tackle a new technology a month for 10 months of the year and share with us your…Continue
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