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The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book!

"The Amazing Web 2.0 Projects Book" was a collaborative initiative (coordinated and edited by Terry Freedman) that brings together ideas and experiences from 94 contributors around the world. The hands-on practical aspect of the…


Added by Hazel Owen on March 16, 2015 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Quality connections: No 8 wire, wool and 'sure to rise': New Zealand icons and distance education pioneers

Rendering of human brain. Image via Wikipedia

Exploring some key New Zealand icons, and drawing parallels between these icons and the distance education pioneers,…


Added by Hazel Owen on February 11, 2015 at 10:43 — No Comments

By teachers – for teachers sites: A new way of providing peer support and professional development?

Paul Keown has written about his personal experiences with, as well as his research into, virtual communities of practice (VCop). It makes great reading as Paul…


Added by Hazel Owen on November 17, 2014 at 14:00 — 3 Comments

Mind the gap: A digital repository of resources to support reflective teaching and learning

In 2011 the Ako Aotearoa Southern Educational Developers’ Group  invited folks to join them in developing a repository (funded by Ako Aotearoa’s Southern Hub) - Mind the…


Added by Hazel Owen on August 17, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

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Added by Hazel Owen on May 17, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

One page guide to getting started with Voicethread

Or if you need a little more Voicethread have this Getting started guide for educators, and this resource offers a pretty comprehensive 'how to' guide.…


Added by Hazel Owen on April 17, 2014 at 7:00 — No Comments

Chromebox For Meetings: Opening up opportunities for collaborative learning?

Carolyn Bennett (e-Principal of Ako-E Online Learning Environment - FarNet and HarbourNet Schools) recently emailed through the following story from the NZ Herald, which profiles the "a videoconferencing tool designed to make it easier and less expensive to hold face-to-face...meetings even if the…


Added by Hazel Owen on February 9, 2014 at 15:23 — No Comments

What is the difference between blogs, wikis, and discussion forums?

Screenshot of phpbb in use on a games forum.

Image via Wikipedia

I was recently asked what the difference was between…


Added by Hazel Owen on October 21, 2013 at 13:55 — No Comments

The Problem Finders: Design Thinking for Genuine Epic-Scale Problem-Based Learning (Ewan McIntosh)

I have seen and heard Ewan McIntosh speaking on many occasions, but all on videos or podcasts, so I am really looking forward to seeing him live in this keynote session. The description of the session reads:Project-based learning…


Added by Hazel Owen on January 22, 2013 at 21:39 — 1 Comment

This is big Google+ for schools, businesses and governments

Darren Sudlow, who is part of the Virtual Learning Community, shared the following announcement from Google, which may make those synchronous collaborations...and meetings...way more feasible:

Like Google Apps, we think Google+ can help colleagues collaborate more easily and get things done. Google+ Hangouts in particular…

Added by Hazel Owen on November 16, 2012 at 17:33 — No Comments

OER: The quality vs credibility vs access vs pedagogy vs legitimacy vs money debate (Dave White)

The conversation around Open Educational Resources (OERs) , Copyright, Intellectual Property, fair use, and Creative Commons licensing is rumbling along. The outcomes seems to be reasonably inevitable to me, with those organisations that distribute, for example music, using a system that is rooted in an now outmoded business model are looking at rather a…


Added by Hazel Owen on June 15, 2012 at 16:43 — No Comments

Advances in technology and connectivity mean more people are working from home - would it suit you?

Rachel Roberts shared this article from the Taranaki Daily News (cross-posted from…


Added by Hazel Owen on April 30, 2012 at 15:18 — No Comments

How can equitable learning opportunities be provided when students don't have Internet at home?

The final sentence of this article raises a number of questions - in particular around creative strategies that look at whole community solutions, rather than mainly focussing on individual students for example....what are your thoughts?…


Added by Hazel Owen on March 1, 2012 at 12:18 — No Comments

Global collaboration and the One World Project

Rachel Roberts, wrote up this post about a super collaborative project: The One…


Added by Hazel Owen on February 7, 2012 at 14:20 — No Comments

Wikipedia blacked out to protest


Added by Hazel Owen on January 23, 2012 at 11:59 — 4 Comments

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

At the end of 2011 Rachel Roberts reported on an important meeting…

Added by Hazel Owen on January 12, 2012 at 23:56 — No Comments

Netsafe embraces social networking: Learn, Guide, Protect


Added by Hazel Owen on September 7, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

Integrating Second Life into midwifery education (Sarah Stewart, DEANZ 2010)

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A real interesting presentation, Sarah Stewart gave a great overview of how… Continue

Added by Hazel Owen on April 27, 2010 at 11:00 — No Comments

Exploring wiki technology in teaching and learning (Michael Verhaart, DEANZ 2010)

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Michael Verhaart (EIT, Hawkes Bay) demonstrated his the wiki site that he uses with… Continue

Added by Hazel Owen on April 27, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Connected Kids (Andrew Kirk, DEANZ 2010)

Partial map of the Internet based on the Janua... Image via Wikipedia
Andrew Kirk's presentation explored how a… Continue

Added by Hazel Owen on April 26, 2010 at 12:19 — No Comments

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