Why we should never return to the three Rs

Why we should never return to the three Rs By Stewart Riddle, University of Southern Queensland Ongoing calls for a rejection of “intellectual fads” and a return to “more traditional teaching methods” seem to be ramping up in the education debate. But if these advocates were talking about rejecting advances over the past sixty years […]

Teaching is LEARNING is teaching

Image via Wikipedia Teaching College Math » Blog Archive » Technology Skills We Should Be Teaching in College I thought this blog post developed a nice, albeit partial, set of technology competencies that would certainly set our staff well ahead in the drive to flexible and online learning. The list is also the result of […]

NMC Horizon Report (ANZ 2009)

NMC Releases Horizon Report: 2009 Australia-New Zealand Edition | nmc As usual the Horizon report is fairly well grounded in the state of play. The Horizon Report: 2009 Australia-New Zealand Edition (1.3 MB, 32 pp) is available now. The report is free, and has been released with a Creative Commons license to facilitate its use, […]

Online discussions for learning…

Image via Wikipedia In a recent discussion about online learning it was suggested that cross-posting, digression and double posting somehow foster confusion… My response to that suggestion : Confusion can also been seen as a natural state of humans when learning.  Let’s be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater… the ACT […]