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Hazel Owen's Blog – December 2014 Archive (9)

Leveraging technology for engaging learning design

Ashwini Datt and Trudi Aspden have been using a blended model for learning with their students, in the hope to leverage technology to create engaging learning design.

They first looked at some strategies to encourage students to complete homework. They initially identified some assumptions around digital literacy and…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 23, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

Learner generated content as a pedagogical change agent

English: Schooner Appledore II under construction. Image via…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 22, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Scholarship, leadership and technology: A case study of embedding evidence-based practice

Linda Creanor  is based at the Glasgow Caledonian University, in Scotland which is a post-92 institution, with 17,000 students, and 3 academic schools. There is a strong emphasis on learning. They have been inspired by examples from around the world and taken them back to their own context where they have been adapted.

Some of the…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 21, 2014 at 16:00 — No Comments

Unpacking RSS: The who, why and how

Rachel Roberts, in this post, gives an overview of a webinar session facilitated by Florence Lyons (@froggieflo).

Firstly Florence…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 20, 2014 at 18:30 — No Comments

Registered teacher - want to work virtually? A job opportunity with the VLN Primary

Due to growth in schools’ participation in the Virtual Learning Network Primary School a position has become available for a 0.4 FTTE to provide elearning support. This position is fixed term for the 2015 school year (January 26th - December 18th 2015). Remuneration will be in…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 16, 2014 at 16:43 — 1 Comment

Is it working? CAN we move from ‘I think we know’ in education?


Conor Bolton posted to another community a while back (but well worth re-visiting), where…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 12, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

When We Keep Doing the Same Thing, How Can we Expect Change.....

Linda Ojala shared the following video and reflections in a blog post…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 10, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

First steps: The experiences of an academic team journeying into blended learning

Journey - First Step Image by Melody Campbell via FlickrPhilippa Buckley and Fiona…


Added by Hazel Owen on December 8, 2014 at 8:48 — No Comments

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