Tag: learning

  • Serendiptious thinking and a new endeavour

    Michele Martin and Tony Karrer are two writers I enjoy. Their individual contributions to the sphere of workplace learning come together in their new endeavour WorkLiteracy. Check it out and engage if you can. One thing I’ve come to believe in the past 6 months or so is the power of the serendipity of our…

  • Reflections on a month …

    Image via Wikipedia Nearly at the end now, and days 29-31 have been about wrapping up the 31 Day Comment Challenge. The final 3 days focus on the learnings: to prepare a commenting guide for students, to consider how learnings from this commenting project could change one’s teaching practices, and finally … to reflect on…

  • PD, Twitter and Me

    I stopped by a PD session for educators online this morning.  It was run via ustream.tv on the wiki site Open pd and was not without its glitches (sound drop outs etc but this is almost mandatory in sessions like this). This truly open, global professional development session demonstrated a very useful way for individuals’…

  • 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…

  • Top e-learning tools for educators

    The UK-based Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies is worth a visit, and Centre Director Jane Farmer’s ‘Learning Tip of the Day’ definitely worth subscribing to. Right now there’s a call out for educators to contribute their current favourite top-10 tools. The lists get boiled down at year’s end, and the top 100 for 2008…

  • 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…