EDUCAUSE AUSTRALASIA 09 – Day 3

Keynote – Moodle 2.0 – Taking on The World Martin Douglmas Executive Director and Founder Moodle On the verge of releasing Moodle 2.0 – a comprehensive development and transformation – the mythical creature finally takes shape. Incorporation of web services… ported back into 1.9 as well – better integration with existing institutonal systems (student management, […]

EDUCAUSE AUSTRALASIA 09 – Day 2

Image by cogdogblog via Flickr Session 1: Symposium: Personal Learning Environments – What Works for Librarians Lots of exploration of professional PLEs – variations from minimal to those expanding beyond “healthy boundaries” http://docs.google.com/Present?docid=ddkkfncs_329f3x3g2f4&skipauth=true Symposium: ePortfolio strategies for the tertiary sector Policy level approaches to uptake… mobility, lifelong ed&training – RPL is a key concern – […]

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 […]

2009 Virtual World Best Practice in Education Conference

Well, I was just saying in my blog post this morning that had I a chance to redo my Dramatically Different workshop presentation from NMC I would implement some changes.  Now, thanks to a last minute cancellation at the 2009 Virtual World Best Practice in Education Conference and the fact I was following organiser chat […]

Winding up a great event

Yesterday morning in Perth I presented the final workshop in the New Media Consortium Symposium on New Media and Learning. The session went quite well but I did experience one small glitch and had to reload the software.. they was a delay of a minute or two… as is often the case when you’re excited […]

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 […]

Some reminders about the basics in Second Life

Today I conducted a small tour of my research island, Godot, in Second Life.  The visitors were all people involved with, or interested in, Psychodrama. As one of the virtual hosts for the event I would like to thank everyone who attended the session.  It was nice to have people back on the island.  Thanks […]