Tag Archives: m-learning

A confession, a smartphone, and Māori Language Week

    A confession…about a year ago I bought a smartphone (Samsung Galaxy), and I have found it really useful. I must admit, until the point where I had my very own smartphone…and for probably the first couple of weeks … 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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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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Equipping lecturers for the iRevolution: iPads in action

Image via WikipediaJames Oldfield presented on a project that both he and Thom Cochrane have been working on at Unitec. James started with a bit of an overview of the background to the project, especially around the question “what is … Continue reading

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Belonging, becoming and being: First-year apprentices’ experiences in the workplace

If you have not heard of Selena Chan and the work she is doing in the Vocational Education and Training sector – especially around the use of mobile learning – then this report is a must: Belonging, becoming and being: … Continue reading

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