De-Mystifying Webinars series

I’m running a series of webinars for AITD – the Australian Institute for Training & Development – 28 Jan & 18Feb. If you’re new to webinars this is a must!! – Hope to see you online! 😉 Read the blurb the below: De-Mystifying Webinars: Webinars are an effective way to engage with geographically dispersed learners,…

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What Makes a Great Teacher?

Education January/February 2010 Atlantic For years, the secrets to great teaching have seemed more like alchemy than science, a mix of motivational mumbo jumbo and misty-eyed tales of inspiration and dedication. But for more than a decade, one organization has been tracking hundreds of thousands of kids, and looking at why some teachers can move…

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Internet spells death of English

TRADITIONAL spellings could be killed off by the internet within a few decades, a language expert has claimed. The advent of blogs and chatrooms meant that for the first time in centuries printed words were widely distributed without having been edited or proofread, said David Crystal, of the University of Wales in Bangor. As a…

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Project 15: ALRC Family Violence Consultation Project | Government 2.0 Taskforce

Headshift was engaged to assist the Australian Law Reform Commission to run an online engagement pilot with their stakeholders. This project provides a case study of how an agency can improve its online engagement capabilities by following best practice in the use and  management of Web 2.0 tools and community management practices (based on the…

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The Sydney Morning Herald: Internet censorhsip poll

Internet censorship What do you think of Senator Conroy’s plan to filter the internet? Yes, I think it’s a good idea – 2% No, it impinges on my freedom – 96% Not sure, it sounds good in theory – 2% I don’ t understand it – 1% Total Votes: 19114 Have you added your vote…

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