Tag: digital native

  • 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…

  • Which way to the classroom?

    Acting Class: collaborative text analysis and imaging the narrative The focus of this post concerns the changing nature of our ‘classrooms’. School’s in for the year and we’ve hit the ground running as they say; at least we’re there on the ground in traditional classrooms, in workshops, and online. The electronic revolution is nibbling insistently…

  • Turning over the archives: iPods and Podcasting

    I’m often asked to comment on how I use Web 2.0 technologies, including blogs, iPods and podcasting in my teaching and learning projects. I presented on the topic a few times this year at conferences and a phone call this week from someone I met at the AUC Create World conference in Brisbane in late…

  • Phew! Speed Conferencing

    I spent the last day of the working week at yet another conference. How much of this can a girl take! USQ’s 3rd International Pedagogies and Learning Conference was held this year at the Springfield campus, in the outer Ipswich-Brisbane suburbs. This corridor is one of the fastest growing in Australia, and if the immigrants…

  • Adios AUC for Another Year or So

    The excesses of the Conference Dinner still fresh in mind, Day 3 began. After 2+ days of concentration, far too much coffee and eyes that started to pack it in from starting at screens small and large, keeping up with the sessions let alone blogging proved something of a strain. As I noted a day…

  • Post Paper

    I delivered my paper Caught in the Web this morning. I think it was well received. I decided not to read it, but to take Keynote for a spin with a presentation that was heavy on visuals and light on text. I wanted the presentation to focus on several of the key themes my paper…