My mate Paul Reid has had some time lately to keep track of his personal learning… This from his recent post Attending an overseas conference with Twitter – he describes some experiences that we also experienced at EDUCAUSE in Perth… The challenge now for schools is to offer student access to these such conversations, especially […]
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, […]
@libsmatter live blogging on the floor Originally uploaded by catspyjamasnz It has just dawned on me that the most engaging sessions I’ve been to are those run by people who are actually out there in the wild – doing it for real in the real world of Web 2.0 Not those peddling institutional clones, not […]
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 – […]
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 […]
I came across this Slideshare over at Random Thoughts blog. While it has a marketing flavour it is still a good overview with some interesting insights.Using Twitter to Connect with Audiences View more presentations from Corinne .
Intro to Social Media In Education View more presentations from pmhs. Dean Groom offers us a quick but insightful look at the possibilities for Social Media. Not disimilar to Howard Rheingold’s recent assertions… seems there might be some significant impetus to push the slothful education departments around the globe into some meaningful change.
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 […]
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 […]
Image by cindiann via Flickr Image by cindiann via Flickr MIT makes research available on the web Mon, Mar 23, 2009 Esteemed school joins others in advocating open access to research as the price of journals rises By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor In smaller, less confident universities there still seems to be a misguided belief […]