Virtual interviews for Careers Education students

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Virtual interviews (prerecorded videos using actors) for the careers advisers online course give students the opportunity to have more realistic scenarios with people seeking careers advice. Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Career Education and Development must take the course, Professional competencies,  for career development practitioners.  They are asked to work intensively with one of seven ‘virtual’ clients across … Read More

Google Cardboard, spherical photos and new creative potential

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A day exploring beyond Lake Mountain, Victoria A 2D view of a spherical image. View it in a spherical viewer I was initially skeptical, but curious about Cardboard. I’m skeptical of immersive and virtual reality in education generally, but I do like the approach Google brings to many things. With a name like Cardboard, it undermines the techno wonderment of … Read More

Displaying ONPhD badges

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I’ve spent a few hours today revisiting badges. I wanted to work out how to display badges on my LinkedIn profile. To date, I’ve used Credly to issue, receive and manage badges. Turns out it’s simple to link Credly badges to LinkedIn, as well as embed Credly badges on any website with the supplied iFrame code (Having trouble getting it visible … Read More

Youtube: a necessarily untidy guide to evolving innovation

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According to the RMIT College of Design and Social Context Program Annual Review data, Youtube is the second most used technology after the LMS. Until we get clarity about the turning on of Youtube accounts, should that ever occur, we find staff managing with various work-arounds in order for sensible use of Youtube to be enabled. Do not despair! As I have argued elsewhere, an online culture which seems outwardly messy may not at all be a bad thing.

Personas in Learning Design

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The GLbD Express workshops here in the College of Design and Social Context here at RMIT involve taking an in-depth look at a course—who studies it, who teaches it, what it’s about, and how it’s delivered and assessed. Check out our other posts about Express for more information. To try to understand who is involved and how they’re affected, we use personas. … Read More

Using shared calendars in projects

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The GLbD Express workshops here in the College of Design and Social Context here at RMIT involve taking an in-depth look at a course—who studies it, who teaches it, what it’s about, and how it’s delivered and assessed. Check out our other posts about Express for more information. Have you noticed the other calendars in your Google Calendar? There’s usually one for … Read More