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New Zealand's proposed Network for Learning: What could it look like?

At the end of 2011 Rachel Roberts reported on an important meeting that she attended in connection with the New Zealand…
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Added by Hazel Owen on January 12, 2012 at 23:56 — No Comments

My Verb for 2012 is TEACH

 

Many places online I call myself TeachingLearner.

Those places include Facebook, Twitter, LinkIn, Flickr and more.

 

During 2011 I did invest much time learning from various websites.

I did not teach very much.

 

My files and mind are FULL of short lessons on many subjects.

 

Making this declaration on New Years Day will help.

And I have a way for reminding my self where I review my projects and tasks…

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Added by John S. Oliver on January 2, 2012 at 14:35 — 1 Comment

Teaching in NZ or Oz? Please complete this survey about media-rich synchronous technologies :-)

+++++ Media-rich synchronous technologies for learning and teaching: An Australian and New Zealand study +++++



Synchronous learning technologies are transforming the way many students learn and teachers teach, but exactly how are they being used? We are looking for tertiary educators from Australian and New Zealand institutions who have used synchronous…
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Added by Hazel Owen on December 12, 2011 at 10:08 — No Comments

Equipping lecturers for the iRevolution: iPads in action

English: iPad tablet Image via WikipediaJames…

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Added by Hazel Owen on December 5, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments

UOW's Moodle 2.0 Journey (Invited Blogger for December 2011)

The University of Waikato have been using Moodle since 2007 with several customisations and 3rd party modules.  The Waikato Centre for eLearning (WCEL) had a year to ensure these were upgraded to meet the needs of the much anticipated Moodle 2.0 version, which was released in late 2010.   Developments were made and a pilot run in B Semester 2011.  Feedback was positive and after a series of upgrade tests we implemented Moodle 2 in October ready for our November 2011 Summer School.…

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Added by Teresa Gibbison on December 1, 2011 at 11:04 — 4 Comments

Global audiences & 'over the back fence' peer mentoring

Adobe Connect Webinar & Podcast Image by sridgway via…

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Added by Hazel Owen on November 8, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Promoting school collaboration through eLearning: VLN primary

Set up for Adobe Connect Webinar Image by sridgway via…

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Added by Hazel Owen on October 20, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

New journal: Innovative Open Articles on the Systemic Innovation of Education

The European Society for the Systemic Innovation of Education (ESSIE) invite you to freely read innovative Open Articles on the Systemic Innovation of Education (http://www.essie-society.org/OnlineJournal.php) . The Articles are made…

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Added by Hazel Owen on October 13, 2011 at 8:33 — No Comments

Slideshare now works seamlessly on all mobile devices!!

As a keen user and producer of Slideshare and Slidescasts I was really pleased to hear that they have shifted to HTML5 and so they are now accessible on mobile devices!

 

The original post that (by Jon on September 27, 2011) announced the move and its implications is produced in…

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Added by Hazel Owen on October 3, 2011 at 10:03 — No Comments

CORE 2011 Foundation Award applications now open!

Added by Hazel Owen on August 9, 2011 at 13:23 — No Comments

Formative Roadmap: The eLearning Capability Framework

Hot Seat: Ross Alexander & the eLearning plann...
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Added by Hazel Owen on July 20, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Opportunity: Video conferencing with Social Studies Students in Calgary, Canada

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If you feel your learners would like the opportunity of making connections and working with social studies students in Canada (14–17 years of age), this could be what you have been looking…

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Added by Hazel Owen on April 12, 2011 at 16:30 — No Comments

Personalised learning for English language learners at school in New Zealand

ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching Process Model Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr

This is a quick overview to one of the projects that Ethos is involved in - the English Language Learning in New Zealand (ELLINZ) blended learning…

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Added by Hazel Owen on March 31, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments

A report about support for Christchurch's Schools (by Douglas Harre)

Douglas Harre and CORE Education have very kindly given me permission to share the following report with you, which gives a vivid insight into some of the challenges the students and schools are facing, and the amazing ways in which they are rising to those challenges. The Ministry of Education and Core have been…

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Added by Hazel Owen on March 14, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

How to bookmark / add favourites to your browser (IE, Firefox and Opera)

A bookmark is "An easily accessible web link…
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Added by Hazel Owen on February 22, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

On choosing to teach: a professor reflects (Part 3) - INVITED BLOGGER OF THE MONTH (September 2010)

This is the third, and final part of a three-part recollection and reflection: "On choosing to teach: a professor reflects", by Peter Mellalieu. To read part one, please click this link, and part two, please…

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Added by Hazel Owen on January 24, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

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