March 2013 Blog Posts (4)

The ten worst things you are doing with your smart phone

Good advice from Popular Mechanics on how to protect your smart phone. Please share with students. …


Added by Diana Ayling on March 19, 2013 at 8:53 — 1 Comment

What are your students doing?

If students are to learn desired outcomes in a reasonable effective manner, then the teacher's fundamental task is to get students to engage in learning activities that are likely to result in their achieving those outcomes..... It is helpful to remember that what the student does is actually more important in determining what is learned than what the teacher does. 

Shuell, TJ (1986). Cognitive conceptions of learning. Review of…


Added by Diana Ayling on March 15, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

Monthly Update February 2013

Kia ora!

February was a hot dry month. Our community was red hot!. There was plenty of great content, resources, discussion and ideas following the Unitec Faculty of Social and Health Sciences Kick Start. Many of these posts appear in our Top Content below.  

I highly recommend the New Zealand Association for Co-operative Education conference to be held in Auckland in April. The conference will be of…


Added by Diana Ayling on March 7, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Six Habits of Highly Empathetic People

We often have difficulty including affective behaviours in our curriculum of study, and yet we expect our learners to demonstrate them.  Here is a resource, which may help you to include "empathy' as a learning outcome.

Six Habits of Highly Empathic People…

Added by Diana Ayling on March 5, 2013 at 11:02 — No Comments

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