EDPD

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We’re back into the School of Education, this time out at Bundoora campus to help kick off their professional development program. Thembi Mason has been working with Nicky Carr to arrange a wide scoped professional development program with built in flexibility. This Thursday we’re helping out in a full day, to run through what we know about Video Teaching. This doc …

Tools …thereafter they shape us

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We’ve been invited into a professional development day at the School of Education, to do a bit of show and tell around options for online collaborative authoring, audience response, basic Youtube and a preview of Canvas LMS. Make sure you subscribe for further updates. Loading…

Makerspaces, 3d printing and collaborative learning events

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Following on from our tours of the Library at the Dock, and RMIT’s AMP Centre discussed in this post, we visited, along with a small group of Education staff, the RMIT FabShop (short for Fabrication Workshop) at the Brunswick Campus. For those of you who haven’t heard of Fabrication Workshops before, otherwise known as Maker Labs or Maker Spaces, they …

Makerspaces and 3d printing: a learning excursion

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Recently the ABC’s Four Corners aired a program (Future Proof) which ponders the question of how best to prepare the coming generations for jobs that don’t yet exist in a future we can’t yet imagine. Featured on the program was the Australian Science and Mathematics School where the students are learning in a very different way to what most would recognise as a …

Blackboard drop ins

Blackboard Drop-In Sessions at Bundoora

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You might remember my blog on Developing Skills for Blackboard published early in the year.  Since our initial meeting with Josephine Ng, lots has happened in this project and amazing progress has been made. So far, Cathy and I have had the great pleasure of travelling twice to the quiet and lovely Bundoora campus this year to conduct drop-in sessions …

Google+ Communities for in-class projects

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Google+ Communities allow real-time collaboration, sharing and engagement while creating a repository of artefacts Related pattern: What Eloise Thomson teaches future teachers, and looks for ways to integrate technology into courses so that students can see examples of how to integrate it into their teaching. In “Geography in a Social Context” the in-class time is spent in workshops where students …

Developing Skills for Blackboard

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Peter Rushbrook (Deputy Dean, Learning and Teaching) of the School of Education at Bundoora and Josephine Ng (Program Manager) met with Angela Nicolotteou (Manager of the DSC Digital Learning Team) to discuss how Digital Learning DSC can assist and support the academic staff in the Graduate Diploma in Education (Early Childhood) with the re-design, implementation and use of Blackboard for the delivery of …

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 …