Getting The Ning Thing? Got It? Or Over It?

Yesterday’s post Ninging? Blogging? How Do We Best Support Needs Of Educators When Doing Professional Development? added more thoughts and voices to blogging vs ning. Thanks everyone for your comments — I suggest you check out their feedback. And once again I would like to thank both Graham and Clay for inspiring this conversation! And…

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Reasons Why IT May Be Crap!

So far in my post series on use of Web 2.0 with students I have discussed our preconceived notions on our digital natives ability to use technology and why some students automatic response when you start using technology, for elearning, will always be THIS IS CRAP! Today I want to examine the reasons why the…

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This Is CRAP!!!

Yesterday for my post series on use the of Web 2.0 with students I highlighted our preconceived notions on our digital natives ability to use technology. Today I want to talk about how truly totally frustrating students can be when you do use technology, and why they react this way! As an educator we all…

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Fact or Fiction? You Tell Me!

Planning and writing a series of posts during the 31 Day Project was hard! But the pro was how incredibly rewarding it was — helped me focus, I reflected on my knowledge and research what I didn’t know! So I have decided that for me it is a practice that I want to continue. [image…

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How Do We Get Others To BUY IN? To Make Them Go The Extra Miles With E-learning?

The other week I received an email to a presentation for school teachers on e-learning, which I agreed without hesitation, at no cost, because: Funnily enough it is the high school my oldest son attends (emotional attachment) I am responsible for auspicing their aquaculture program at the school i.e the teacher delivers VET qualifications at…

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One Page Guides For Engaging Others!

Tim Davies has been working really hard producing a series of one page getting started guides with the goal: that each sheet should take someone from not knowing what a particular social media tool is, nor how they would use it – to at least having taken the first steps to using it in a…

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Even More Fun With Photos

Yep, was doing some serious investigations of Murdoch Universities 23 Things Program designed for librarians to learn about web 2.o technologies and my attention was grabbed by Thing 14: Image Generator. Why? Well playing around with the different image generators looks like fun but also is another quick way of creating images for blogs and…

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Reflective learnings and why it is important when doing professional development on e-learning for staff

At the project planning days last week for the Learnscope e-learning and WADET mobile technology Becky Sauders highlighted the importance of delivering effective PD to increase sustainable m-learning & e-learning uptake by uptaking. She especially touched on the importance of reflective learning; so this week I decided to try it with my workshop. There is…

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