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The CAT amongst the pigeons: A reflective framework approach to personalised PD in open, flexible and networked learning

Image via Wikipedia This is an initiative designed by John Clayton and Richard Elliott (Emerging Technologoies Centre). Richard Elliott started the session by asking the question “is there a difference between education and training?”. He then used the scenario – … Continue reading

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The blending of blended learning: An experiential approach to academic staff development

Image by David T Jones via Flickr Debra Bath and John Bourke spoke about the results of work they have been doing around a blended learning course at Griffith University. The University focus from 2008 onwards has been on blended … Continue reading

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Using insider research to study teacher engagement with video conferencing in first year classes

Image by mikecogh via FlickrNicola Westbury opened with an overview of the background to the study, and highlighted some issues such as the danger of disconnestion in large classes (Nicol, 2010) and how educators respond to technology education. The researchers … Continue reading

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Teacher engagement in a Web 2.0 world: Developing your online teaching and learning Community of Practice

Image by D’Arcy Norman via FlickrEd Flagg and Diana Ayling spoke about the background beind the setting up a community of practice with practitioners at Unitec in NZ. As Ed said – it was 3 years work in 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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Distributed leadership for integration of information and communication technology

Image via WikipediaSeng-Chee Tan first discussed the growing interest in technology leadership as an important factor of the effective integration of technology into education. The theoretical underpinnings include a more realistic vision of mult-level leadership in schools, so distributed leaders … Continue reading

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Scholarship, leadership and technology: A case study of embedding evidence-based practice

Image via Wikipedia Linda Creanor opended by highlighting some of the issues that they are facing in Scotland. They have been inspired by examples from around the world and taken them back to their own context where they have been … Continue reading

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Learner generated content as a pedagogical change agent

Image via WikipediaVickel Narayan started by exploring the notion of learner generated content and showed the extract of a video that showed how hip hop can be used to engage studnents. Vickel also showed some images which illustrated the use … Continue reading

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Leveraging technology for engaging learning design

Image via WikipediaAshwini Datt and Trudi Aspden presented on leveraging technology for engaging learning design. They first looked at some strategies to encourage students to complete homework. The presenters identified some assumptions around digital literacy and technical skills, and then … Continue reading

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Benchmark yourself: Self reflecting about online teaching

Image by London College of Fashion short courses via FlickrMaria Northcote kicked off by introducing the moobric (http://moobric.net) which has been developed to help people reflect about online teaching. She asked the audience what is ‘good online teaching’ and then … Continue reading

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An integrated faculty model for engaging staff with online and blended learning

Image via WikipediaA quick context overview was given of the project and the reasons why they model was developed. The presenters are working at a small multidisplinery institution. They decided to go with a holistic model with four key facets: … Continue reading

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