July 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Windows on Learning - an interesting resource site

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching have created a site to collate examples of how teachers are developing their curricula…


Added by Robert Ayres on July 30, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

A few useful resources for online learning and teaching and assessment

As eLearning and Moodle roll out around Unitec, staff are regularly asking us for advice on the pedagogy around eLearning initiatives. What are the pro's and con's of making the big switch to embracing Moodle? Rather than proselytise, I think it is useful to look at what some of the major tertiary institutions think and do in this area, particularly Australian institutions.

Here are a few resources that we think are useful (please reply and… Continue

Added by Simon Nash on July 15, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

Qualifications need significant and meaningful industry input and endorsement.

Industry input into new qualifications framework

Industry input into new qualifications framework essential

Qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework need to be developed and

approved with national industry input, Industry Training

Federation Executive Director Jeremy Baker…


Added by Diana Ayling on July 8, 2010 at 10:12 — No Comments

Building the Teaching Commons

I have just had the pleasure of spending a few hours being inspired. I happened to get my hands on Huber and Hutchings’ 2005 book “The Advancement of Learning”. This is a follow-on publication to earlier Carnegie best-sellers such as Scholarship Reconsidered and Scholarship Assessed . The book develops the notion of a ‘teaching commons’ – a community amongst… Continue

Added by Robert Ayres on July 7, 2010 at 21:05 — No Comments

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