A few weeks ago, the Digital Learning Team published a blog post called “Designing an advanced online learning environment for higher education” in where we discussed the importance of having a set of principles in mind that could guide the design or selection of a learning environment for higher education. I strongly encourage you to read it, if you haven’t … Read More
Recently the DSC Academic Development Group asked the digital learning team to present examples and discussion points on successful online learning. Mark Smithers, Andrea McLagan and Leigh Blackall contributed. Their presentations were recorded on screen and with a room area microphone. This is Leigh’s contribution – links to Andrea and Mark’s presentations forthcoming. Video Here is the video of Leigh’s contribution … Read More
When Michael Wesch published the short video The Machine is (Using) Us in 2007, he was summarising a long discussion about digitisation and hypertext, search engine algorithms and optimisation (SEO), The Singularity, The Semantic Web, Crowd Source, Open Source, Peer to Peer (P2P), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and many other ideas all within four and a half minutes. The core question … Read More
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 … Read More
Using Hangouts on Air (HoA) and Youtube to create and distribute instructional-videos and screen-recordings.
Google+ Community can be used to develop augmented learning, extending learning beyond the classroom.
Naomi Hertzog is an Educator in the Vocational Education sector at RMIT University. Her background is in photography and she teaches into a fully online photography course. While Naomi is located in Queensland, her students are located all across Australia. There are challenges to teaching fully online, into an arts course, however Naomi is overcoming these challenges and doing some great … Read More
(source: eric molina flickr creative commons) William M. Ferriter is a sixth grade classroom teacher out of Raleigh, North Carolina. He is also a Solution Tree author and professional development associate, noted edublogger, and senior fellow of the Centre for Teaching Quality. William (Bill) blogs often about his wins and losses in using technology in the classroom. One noted blog post of Bill’s … Read More
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