Tag: digiphobia

  • Day 18 and some comment forensics

    Image: thanks to Stephen Downes Which of my posts have attracted the most comments, and which have kicked off the best conversations? I thought it a worthwhile exercise to track back over all of my posts to get a feel for this, not just those during the current 31 Day Comment Challenge. Whew! OK ……

  • Digital natives and the class blogging blues

    It’s been quite a week and a bit getting a new class of students signed up and into blogging on a group project. I’ve written before on the apparent e-learning challenges to students, and on some of the roadblocks I’ve encountered with their digiphobia. This time round, very few found the process of signing up…

  • E-learning challenges one year on

    Another year, different students, but how far have we come together with e-learning? Speaking personally, I’m older (I hope wiser) but a lot more savvy in the way I use and continue to experiment in e-learning. As the old Chinese proverb has it … it’s the journey not the arrival (or some such) through which…

  • School Starts: e-learning’s in the air

    photo credit: Greg Melia Next Monday is day 1 of teaching for a new academic year… or should the emphasis be on learning! Change is in the air. It’s a change in thinking, a sort of ‘can-do’ feeling that is beginning to nudge colleagues into giving this e-learning stuff a go. I’ve experienced this several…

  • Moving into Moodle: the experience for a Mac user

    The past couple of weeks have been busy for most academics in Australia. If they’re not grabbing the last of the summer before term begins … and it’s been a miserable, wet summer for most of us … then others are jetting home from far-flung cold climes. Most probably, like me, they’re prepping for the…

  • Mistress of my own domain … what was I thinking?

    Image: Vicki and Chuck Rogers Yes I was seduced. Yesterday WordPress.com, today WordPress.org … tomorrow the world! I wanted my own domain site populated by all of my stuff and under my control. I paid my $$ up front, got the domain site, a friendly and supportive host, and started my empire building. Yesterday was…