Tag: Research and Professional Development

  • Podcast talk-fest at Create World 2008

    Image via CrunchBase, source unknown I spent a few days recently at the Apple University Consortium (AUC) Create World held at Griffith U in Brisbane Australia. I was part of a podcast team headed by Allan Carrington and Ian Green from Adelaide University. I managed to get some interviews with various presenters and participants in…

  • Do real bloggers tweet?

    Image via Wikipedia Are you blogging more and enjoying it less? No … OK, are you twittering more and blogging less? Or does twittering/tweeting count as blogging/micro-blogging? Is there a trend developing here? Does it really matter? My own rhythm of online communication and blogging in the past couple of months has altered a lot.…

  • My e-learning report card

    It’s that time of year when assessment, exams and reporting on student progress take precedence over more mundane matters. I thought I’d take the time out to check through my own progress and outcomes in the use of e-learning materials this semester. Apologies in advance, as it’s a biggish post, and I had thought about…

  • 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…

  • 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…