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Hei Tauira -Teaching and Learning for Success for Maori in Tertiary Settings

You will find this project of real value to design, and delivery programmes of study to meet the needs of Maori learners.

The full details can be found on the Ako Aotearoa Website. …

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 23, 2013 at 10:08 — No Comments

Sylila Monteiro, from Unitec's Department of Communication shares with us this excellent unpicking of the concepts of "flipped classrooms".  If you have resources to share feel free to add a blog pos…

Sylila Monteiro, from Unitec's Department of Communication shares with us this excellent unpicking of the concepts of "flipped classrooms".  If you have resources to share feel free to add a blog post or send them to me for posting.
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Added by Diana Ayling on October 22, 2013 at 11:23 — No Comments

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses

These students in Matamoros, Mexico, didn’t have reliable Internet access, steady electricity, or much hope—until a radical new teaching method unlocked their…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 18, 2013 at 10:18 — No Comments

Do you teach science, technology, engineering or maths? (STEM)

Teachers of STEM subjects may be wondering what they should be doing to ensuring their programmes are up to date and innovative. Some good suggestions and direction can be found in the link below.…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 17, 2013 at 10:43 — No Comments

Don’t Let Google Drive Leave Tire Marks on Your Lesson Plans

As the word gets out about the many advantages of using Google docs, lots…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 13, 2013 at 20:23 — No Comments

Ebooks may have real benefits for dyslexic learners.



Ebook Readers Make Reading Easier For People With Dyslexia

The ability to customize how words appear on the page is a boon to dyslexic readers.…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 11, 2013 at 16:05 — No Comments

A few good ideas for your classes and assessments

You may like you students to consider these…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 11, 2013 at 15:53 — No Comments

Monthly update September 2013

Kia ora tatou,

today is the completion of our Teaching and Learning Strategies course, and I am privileged to watch talented teachers strut their stuff as part of their final assessment. It has been a rich and rewarding week. Thank you to Maia and especially Jess for hosting us at the Wharenui. We have learnt so much from this beautiful natural environment. 

I am encouraged about the attention Disrupting the Diploma received. If you have not read we encourage you to…

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Added by Diana Ayling on October 4, 2013 at 12:30 — No Comments

Disrupting the Diploma

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Added by Diana Ayling on September 17, 2013 at 12:22 — No Comments

An updated version of L Dee Fink's Designing Courses for Significant Learning

In this thoroughly updated edition of L. Dee Fink’s bestselling classic, he discusses new research on how people learn, active learning, and the effectiveness of his popular model; adds more examples from online teaching; and further focuses on the impact of student engagement on student…

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Added by Diana Ayling on September 10, 2013 at 13:44 — No Comments

Recycling learning

"...making…
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Added by Diana Ayling on September 9, 2013 at 17:37 — 1 Comment

Monthly Update for August 2013

Firstly, my apologies. I have been unwell and so your update is late!

 

This month we welcomed four new members to our teaching and learning community

We welcome: Tissy Mathew, Shane Hollis, Sandra Arnet and Alan Warburton. 

 

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Added by Diana Ayling on September 9, 2013 at 16:03 — No Comments

EPortfolios Australia Resources for Teachers, Students and IT Administrators.





EPorfolios of Australia have just released a set of downloadable resources for you to use with your students.…



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Added by Diana Ayling on August 14, 2013 at 11:12 — No Comments

Need to teach project management skills to your students?

At the moment I am working with GlassCubes http://www.glasscubes.com/  It is incredibly easy to use and integrates with all your…

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 13, 2013 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Do you steer away or sneer?

This article by Donald Clark of Plan B, explores some behaviours of those not participating in social media.  Click here for the full article.  This is the first time I have encountered the phrase "social…

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 13, 2013 at 13:27 — No Comments

Pacific Learners and Success in Higher Education

From Ako Aotearoa a significant project looking at the factors influencing and impacting on Pacific success in higher education.

In Aotearoa, New Zealand there are many exemplars of good practice for Pasifika students in tertiary education. Within the tertiary landscape, it is clear that there is considerable activity in academic and student support areas for Pasifika students. This research…

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 5, 2013 at 11:56 — No Comments

Graduate outcomes: Are they driving learning? And who knows about them?

From Ako Aotearoa resources to support graduate outcomes, development, and assessment.  Handbooks can be downloaded and used by collaborative teams. …

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 5, 2013 at 11:46 — No Comments

Graduate outcomes: Are they driving learning? And who knows about them?

From Ako Aotearoa resources to support graduate outcomes, development, and assessment.  Handbooks can be downloaded and used by collaborative teams. …

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 5, 2013 at 11:46 — No Comments

Monthly update for July 2013

Kia ora tatou,

 

We hope you enjoyed your July break. This month we had some interesting new blog posts and if you have time to read only one I suggest this gem on online and blended learning from Griffith University.

 

In July four (4) people  joined the Teaching and Learning Community at Unitec, …

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Added by Diana Ayling on August 5, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

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