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 […]

EDUCAUSE AUSTRALASIA 09 – Day 1

Image by petaj via Flickr Session 1: Sustainable Digital Literacy: (Peter Kandlbinder – UTS) Expectations of the institution towards First Year digital literacy. A range of “basic” technology skills are assumed. Developing staff capacity (for quality elearning) (L Rankine – UWS) 90% of units have Bb site. Qualitative statements about elearning Selection of undergrad sites […]

NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning

The 2009 NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning, the thirteenth in the NMC’s Series of Virtual Symposia, will explore the impact of new media on teaching, learning, research, and creative expression, especially in higher education. NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning http://www.nmc.org/node/6565 The NMC have just advised that my presentation proposal has been […]

Pedagogy, andragogy or a blend thereof?

This is the title of an article in the most recent Journal of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders* and it focuses on the transition years where learners are progressing from experiences of pedagogy to andragogy.  Pedagogy is marked by the fact that is is generally the teacher who predetermines what will be taught, plans […]

Rheingold on Participative Pedagogy

Howard Rheingold seems to have become more visible again in my part of the web… he’s popping up on Twitter and has penned some new material – the following excerpt from an essay entitled Participative Pedagogy for a Literacy of Literacies rang a few bells for me and got me wondering about how much teachers […]