Tag: pedagogy

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • This is a top conference so far

    You know when you are having a good time at a conference. The meal breaks sneak up on you quickly. Today was a cracker of a start to Create World 2007, even if the interactive playroom isn’t q-u-i-t-e available yet. Oh yes, it’s always the usually teeny techy glitches that spoil the party. Paul Draper’s…

  • How do you cultivate your imagination?

    This curve-ball question came straight at me this week in class. I had confidently tossed off one of my favourite bon mots ‘As an actor your most important muscle is imagination.’ Back came the question and it’s a good one. How do you cultivate your imagination? Got me thinking. I came across a post this…

  • My Adventure Continues or The Horses Are Drinking.

    I am sure this is a terrible title for the post but as it’s a staging-post post on a journey, it works for me. The journey is the one that this blog is charting … my adventures in online teaching and learning. For a while now, and through various courses I’ve taught, I’ve been concerned…