Tag Archives: access

Fibre to the gate is only half the story. How about affordable high-speed Internet?

Access to the Internet appears to be one of the key sticking points for those students who are based in the lowest socio-economic communities. While this factor seems to be pretty logical, maybe it is less obvious that low decile … Continue reading

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The Digital Divide: Agree or disagree?

I found this video quite thought provoking, although I’m not sure I agree with all of the major points made (especially the broad brush ‘false’ statements, as I think much of what was being stated is way more sophisticated than … Continue reading

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An evolving relationship – data and privacy

In the last week or so a conversation has been underway in a listerv of which I am a member, related to the gnarly question of where the data about students is stored. Should it be locally in schools or … Continue reading

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Learners’ Participation, Retention and Success in e-learning: Some findings

Rachel RobertsĀ shared the following post in another community, and I felt it was too valuable a resource not to pass on…and thanks, Rachel šŸ™‚ “By way ofĀ Michael;Ā DEANZĀ – this elearning report out onĀ Education Counts.Ā Though this is tertiary research there is much … Continue reading

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Great news for the deaf and hearing impaired communities in NZ

This post was shared by Eddie Reisch in early January – a great start to 2012 Sky launches captioning on 13 channels The post reads “Itā€™s a giant step forward for the deaf and hearing impaired communities on February 1st … Continue reading

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Nigel Bailey speaks about Blended Learning

[blip.tv ?posts_id=5433304&dest=83164] In this video Nigel Bailey speaks about blended learning, and gives some examples of some of the issues as well as some of the positives that he is encountering while using the approach with his students. Formats available: … Continue reading

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