Tag: Learning and Teaching

  • AUC Create World Conference 2008

    There’s the whiff of conferences in the air right now. Monday starts the 3rd annual AUC (Apple University Consortium) Create World Conference at Griffith University in Brisbane. I’ll be working with a team of podcasters headed by Alan Carrington from the University of Adelaide. We will be gathering comment not just from presenters and performers,…

  • A few thoughts on getting started in e-learning … back when

    I’ve embedded a small 6 and a half minute sound file below.  I produced it quite quickly about around a year ago in response to a request from Sue Waters, a Higher Ed colleague in Perth, WA. She wanted some feedback from others who were dipping their toes or leaping into the deep-end of the…

  • Class Blogging: getting started

    This is a comment ‘upgraded’ to a post. The original was in response to an inquiry from a colleague in the US. She asked for some tips on using a class blog. My response got long, and by the end I thought it probably could do with a dust-off and a reshaping into a stand-alone…

  • In transition … will we ever get ‘there’?

    We’re in transition here in terms of study materials provision. With the push for student e-portfolios coming hard, it’s imperative that well-designed and presented study materials be prepared for offering on line or via digital media. Until then and until students are engaged positively in using online systems, feel comfortable and confident with their use,…

  • Comments as Inspiration

    Where to begin on this one? I seem to have done little apart from read comments this week, and then trackback to the blog posts that spawned them. That was an interesting exercise in itself, and as is the way of blogs, one of Tony Karrer’s recent posts on eLearning Technology tracked me back to…

  • Reader Appreciation Day: it’s the blogger not the blog

    It’s (late) on blog reader appreciation day, and I wanted to say thanks to everyone out there for your part in making my adventures in e-learning such a rewarding experience. The ‘Dear Reader’ was often acknowledged in those great 19th century novels; the Misses Bronte and others knew how powerful an incentive the readerly eyes…