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Top Issues for Higher Education in 2014

Top Issues Facing Higher Education In 2014

If for the last few years you feel you have been in a higher education washing machine, you are not alone. The sector has been subject to one change after another. This year the government and technology seem determined to provide…
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Added by Diana Ayling on January 20, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments

5 helpful strategies for self-reflection

One of the beauties of education is that we get the opportunity to try and explore new ideas.  In fact, we are encouraged to think…
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Added by Diana Ayling on January 16, 2014 at 21:58 — No Comments

Teaching Tips 2 – Key principles that inform adult learning

Ako Aotearoa’s Northern Hub is pleased to offer this excellent new workshop to commence our 2014 Professional Development Series in Auckland. Register now so that your place is assured.

 

Teaching Tips 2 – Key principles that inform adult learning

 

About the Workshop

Teaching Tips 2 has been developed from the Ako Aotearoa-funded project…

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Added by Diana Ayling on January 16, 2014 at 12:25 — No Comments

Mobile learning: Will 2014 really be the year?2



Over the summer I have had a student complete three courses using nothing more than a mobile phone while in class. This would have been  unthinkable 5 years ago.

When our students go to work, they are likely to receive their training via their mobile phone or tablet. How can we prepare them to make…

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Added by Diana Ayling on January 16, 2014 at 9:32 — No Comments

Environmental Educators meet in New Zealand

Environmental Educators meet for Shake Up

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Added by Diana Ayling on January 15, 2014 at 11:15 — No Comments

13 January 2014

Happy New Year! To start the year we would like to give you an idea of what to expect from us in 2014.

We will be providing you with weekly blog posts which support you as educators. The posts will include new resources, news, updated events and contacts for you to approach for advice and support. We will be collating and promoting some of our older, but still relevant posts…

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Added by Diana Ayling on January 14, 2014 at 10:10 — No Comments

If you have not used ASANA you have not worked as a team...

Added by Diana Ayling on January 13, 2014 at 13:12 — No Comments

Two publications for new teachers

Goalposts A professional development resource for new tertiary teachers in their first year

Goalposts is envisaged as a series of one-page primers introducing…
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Added by Diana Ayling on January 13, 2014 at 10:47 — No Comments

You are invited to hear Professor Brian Edmiston

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 17, 2013 at 13:25 — No Comments

International Work Placements -Student honor award

Hello

This email is particularly relevant to academic institutions or groups that have students undertaking international work placements.  

WACE (World Association for Cooperative Education) has set up a Student Honor Award for an outstanding student who has completed an international placement.  National associations such as NZACE have been asked to make nominations for the award.  If selected by WACE, a photograph of the student will be placed on the WACE website, with…

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 17, 2013 at 10:23 — No Comments

Secrets of the iOS 7 keyboard

 Pip Fergusson at the University of Waikato has shared a wonderful article on the secrets of the iOS keyboard. Now I know where to find those emoticons!…

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 5, 2013 at 9:17 — No Comments

Update for December

Kia ora tatou,

Well, that was a quick year! It is nearly over and so time to share our last update for the year.

 

We have 432 active members of the community so thank you to everyone who is staying with  us. I wish Hugh Jackman has turned up for an interview...but he didn't but if he had it may have gone like this.

 

 

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 3, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

Update for December

Kia ora tatou,

That was one quick year!  This is our last update for the year. Our community has 432 active members. Well done to everyone who is sticking with this community.

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 3, 2013 at 15:07 — No Comments

Flipped Learning

I have no excuses, I just really liked the cardboard animals. Enjoy!

Introducing The Flipped Classroom from MediaCore on Vimeo.

Added by Diana Ayling on December 3, 2013 at 14:49 — No Comments

Don’t make innovation your top priority next year





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It may sound…

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Added by Diana Ayling on December 3, 2013 at 9:32 — No Comments

Would you like to undertake a project to embed career benchmarks into your programme or course?

Kia ora tatou,

You may be aware that CareersNZ have produced a set of quality benchmarks for career development programmes and services in New Zealand tertiary…

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Added by Diana Ayling on November 28, 2013 at 13:34 — No Comments

Gang Leader to Graduate - A Conscious Discipline Transformation

Added by Diana Ayling on November 26, 2013 at 11:23 — No Comments

Monthly Update for October 2013

Kia ora tatou,

I know that everyone is very busy marking, with final exams and with planning for next year.

Just a reminder that the Graduate Diploma in Higher Education and National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education…

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Added by Diana Ayling on November 8, 2013 at 11:26 — No Comments

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