Tag Archives: Health

Potential to be harmful? Keeping the conversations open about innovation and impact on health

For every sizeable innovation there are detractors and advocates. Think, for example, the television in the late 1950s, 60s and 70s. When it initially became available and affordable for many people, was going to open up education for the world … Continue reading

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Being Different May Be Cool – On The Autistic Spectrum

If you are working with learners who are on the Autistic spectrum, or who have other special needs, or learning disabilities like dyscalculia, you may find these two resources of interest. The first is a blog site called Teacher Space … Continue reading

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Technology to enhance learning with students with disabilities (John Mandelberg and Annick Janson at Sharefest)

Image via Wikipedia John Mandelberg and Annick Janson spoke about how technology can enhance learning for children with disabilities. Annick Janson introduced a short video clip of her son who has Aspergers, and has discovered his talent as an artist. … Continue reading

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Mixed mode learning environment for midwifery students (Adam McMillan et al at Sharefest)

Image via Wikipedia A presentation that looked at the midwifery course at Wintec. The midwifery programme is 3years, 45 weeks /year, 4,8000 total hourse, 2,400 practice hours. The students range from 18 to 58, and have a wide range of … Continue reading

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