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Global audiences & ‘over the back fence’ peer mentoring

Image by sridgway via Flickr Geoff Wood, who is working in the Health and Life Skills Department at Rosmini College in Takapuna (Auckland) opened by introducing some background around the InterPacific symposium and forum. It started in 2006 with a … Continue reading

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Driving teacher change through brokering in an online community ecosystem

Image by D’Arcy Norman via Flickr Online or virtual communities of practice were a theme that appeared in many of the presentations in the Research stream of ULearn in 2011 (and you can acces the papers from the research stream … Continue reading

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Apple tools Smacdown – some inspiring ideas?

Image via Wikipedia The session started in a lively fashion, and the folk facilitating were certainly enthusiastic. To get a good idea of the smacdown you can visit the site here. Overall, the idea is that each the audience get … Continue reading

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Implementing models of blended learning: Examples from the Southern Central Divide schools

Image by crdotx via FlickrNiki Savis and Darren Sudlow started by introducing the regional eLearning clusters in NZ. Initially, Trevor Storr and Darren looked at the notion of blended learning, which they felt opened up opportunities for students to learn; … 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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First steps: The experiences of an academic team journeying into blended learning

Image by Melody Campbell via FlickrPhilippa Buckley and Fiona Gilmore presented today on a study of teacher educations as they develop a web based teaching approach. There was emphasis on working with students in an online environment. One of the … Continue reading

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