Tag Archives: DEANZ2012

Re-visualising innovative online learning spaces in an early childhood teacher education programme

Tapa from the Lau Island Group of Fiji. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Re-visualising innovative online learning spaces in an early childhood teacher education programme Lesley Pohio and Maryann Lee (University of Auckland) started by introducing the initiative and then showed a short … Continue reading

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The eLearning Planning Framework in action

Karen Melhuish kicked off the session by introducing some discussion and thinking about eLearning and what the various terminology might mean. “eLearning is learning and teaching that is facilitated by or supported through the appropriate use of ICTs”, and eMaturity … Continue reading

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Appropriate education performance indicators for ODL organisations

This was the first keynote to open the second day of the DEANZ conference 2012, in Wellington, NZ. Caroline Seelig is Chief Executive of the Open Polytechnic of NZ. Not everything that can be counted counts, not everything that counts … Continue reading

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Blending learning for human service education

Iconic image for social science. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Neil Ballantyne opened by giving an overview of blended learning, emphasising that it is not a lesser model than purely face-to-face. He then moved on to look at Social science knowledge (declarative knowledge … Continue reading

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Changing culture of learning: Mobility, Informality, and connectivity

To teach is to learn This is the second live blog post I’m making from DEANZ 2012. Kwok-Wing Lai is a professor of education at the University of Otago, and I remember reading one of his books when I first … Continue reading

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Analytic or operational necessity? Towards the Multiversity.

This is a live blog from the first keynote presentation from the DEANZ conference. Paul Bascsich (Canterbury fellow 2012) spoke about analytic or operational necessity? Towards the Multiversity. Paul has wide experience around many areas, but today at the DEANZ … Continue reading

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