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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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Harnessing the Smartphone Revolution

Image via Wikipedia Braden Turner (the innovations manager at Vodafone NZ) was a keynote speaker at the ICELF conference, and he spoke about smart devices, and harnessing the ‘revolution’. He fronted up by saying that he is not an mLearning … Continue reading

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The importance of choice: Reflections on ePortfolios

Although this video shows students and teachers in a tertiary environment, much of what they say is applicable to any learner, in pretty much any circumstance. The footage (taken on a mobile device) features students and teachers who were part … Continue reading

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eLearning attributes of mobile devices with an emphasis on smart phones and the iPad (Peter Looms at Sharefest)

Peter Olaf Looms opened this session about the attributes of mobile devices, smart phones and iPads with a suggestion that the wait and see approach is an approach but perhaps not the most positive! Do we want to be reactive … Continue reading

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Social networking and connecting for health, literacy, community and a better way of life

Image via Wikipedia You may wonder, sometimes, if ICT in general and mobile technology in particular is also about revenue generation and filling time with empty connections. In some cases you may be right, however, after doing a wee bit … Continue reading

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Vocational education and training: Can ICT enhanced learning and teaching help?

The Vocation Education and Training (VET) Sector, for those who are not sure, “prepares trainees for jobs that are based on manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic, and totally related to a specific trade, occupation, or vocation“. In New Zealand … Continue reading

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