This week’s Friday Fave looks into the digital reality world of learning – augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), 360 video, and immersive technologies.Read More
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What do you LOVE about learning?
‘veI presented at 5 difference conferences and workshops over the last couple of weeks – and collected some interesting data / responses to 2 questions: 1. What do you LOVE (or like) about learning?2. What do you dislike (not hate – I didn’t go there!) about learning? Here are the collated responses:1. What do you…Read More
Reframing Assessment #2
What is a deadline? Considering the notion of deadlines in the context of the purpose of assessment almost seems an ironic contradiction… but let’s just look at what a deadline is – or isn’t: What a deadline is not: it is NOT when you start your submission is NOT to be ignored you do NOT…Read More
Reframing Assessment #1.1
Yet another provocation on assessment methods currently employed:Read More
Reframing Assessment #1
I’m doing some writing on/about assessment practices at the moment and relating it to some of my findings from my PhD research…So rather than a 15k word essay I’m going to use the Tiny URL approach and condense the key issues into a series a posts. To start the series, it feels appropriate to position…Read More
Adult Education & Training – new text
Hot off the press is Adult Education and Training – edited by Dr James Athanasou. Here’s what the publisher says: "Adult Education and Training arose from a major project to advance the field of adult learning in Australia. It is a collaborative effort that brings together some of the most well-known international and leading Australian…Read More
Paolo Friere – 10th Anniversary
Today, May 2nd, marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Paulo Freire. Freire’s work continues to inspire educators across the world, and new Institutes, books and courses emerge to review and re-invent his work. Below are a collection of some of these resources: On video Culture, Politics & Pedagogy: A Conversation with Henry Giroux…Read More
MentorNet continues to grow!
MentorNet, the mentoring program for young women entrepreneurs, is rapidly expanding… The 3rd program launches tomorrow with another cohort of entrepreneurs preparing to build their businesses! We’re also starting to attract some attention in the media – which is great! Here’s a link from Atlassian’s blog… Even though I would still say we’re in the…Read More
Here’s another report on the value (or not) of PowerPoint (Sydney Morning Herald, 4April2007). This report (although I haven’t been able to find the original document being referred to) is based on research from Professor John Sweller – Faculty of Education, UNSW and his work on Cognitive Load Theory (CLT). "The use of the PowerPoint…Read More
Some of the BarCamp guys were playing this game last night – Guess-The-Google – this is a really engaging concept and while I was actively playing along with the group, I couldn’t help thinking of all the learning applications that could be embedded in the concept….Read More
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