Tag Archives: Professional development

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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Wins and hurdles – the ups and downs of providing professional development in eLearning

Image by London College of Fashion short courses via FlickrJacqui Kelly, Judy Schrape, & Kuki Singh highlighted a few of the most effective things that they do as part of PD at Curtin. The main PD is around a weekly … Continue reading

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Promoting school collaboration through eLearning

Image by sridgway via FlickrThe Virtual Learning Network (VLN) brings the learning to the students, and opens up choice and opportunities to study a curriculum that suits the student, rather than being limited by a school’s curriculum. Rick Whalley introducted … Continue reading

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How do I measure the effects of shifts in my professional practice?

This presentation looks at how self-reflection is positioned in relation to evaluation, feedback, assessment and research (and also looks at possible definitions and purposes). Links to a video and a Prezi around reflective practice as a personal and school-wide activity … Continue reading

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Listening and Respecting: A Culturally Responsive Pedagogy of Relations

I have just been participating in a thought provoking webinar entitled Te Kotahitanga PD including Culturally Responsive Pedagogy of Relations, and facilitated by Mere Berryman. It was Mere’s first time facilitating in a Webinar environment, and she faced all the … Continue reading

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Social learning – what is it and how does it relate to schools? (Karen Melhuish)

Image by hazelowendmc via Flickr This was a Hot Seat session facilitated by Karen Melhuish, and entitled “Social learning – what is it and how does it relate to schools?” Karen opened with a quick overview of her extremely busy … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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A guide for teachers and those faciltiating PLD: ICT Transforming Education

This practical guide has something for nearly everyone involved in education, including teachers, principals, deans, and policy writers. As well as strategies for integrating ICT enhanced learning and teaching into curricula, the guide also has a variety of resources and … Continue reading

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What can you do? A snapshot of a programme designed in Moodle

Image via WikipediaThis is a Youtube commentary designed for students in a programme of learning. It clearly illustrates very clearly some of the main areas that could be included in such a programme. It also includes activities related to Blooms … Continue reading

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