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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Love iGoogle – Get iGoogle Skins!

Gabriela is an ABSOLUTE LEGEND – she knows what I am an interested in and as a member of my del.icio.us network, she adds bookmarks for web sites to my del.icio.us account that she KNOWS I WILL LIKE. If you are not familar with del.icio.us or want to learn how to use del.icio.us more effectively…

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How keep track of new comments on other bloggers’ posts

Frustrated because you like to read new comments on other bloggers’ posts when you have added a comment and find it time consuming to keep going back to the post to see if there is new comment? Well – you don’t need to! Thankfully Cammie helped me out by telling me about Co-mment. Here is…

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SlideShare Needs Our Support — Lets Help Them Out

Do you use SlideShare? Please keep reading they need our HELP! And we do OWE them for the great service they provide! If you don’t check out the embedded SlideShare presentation below as it will tell you why you should use it! Yes I know it is not Presentation 2.0. [slideshare id=37167&doc=how-to-share-a-powerpoint-presentation-using-slideshare-27410&w=425] Where is the…

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I’ve Gone Widget Crazy And Need Help To Control Widget Addiction

Edublogs have given all it’s users new freedom and allows javascript, iframes and object code to be embedded directly into Edublogs blogs. Which is great because I can just copy and paste pretty much most ‘embedding’ code picked up around the web directly into my posts or a text widget in my side bar. Most…

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Passion Quilt Is Now Coming Together!

The Passion Quilt meme has definitely been interesting in terms of analyzing the viral nature of an effective meme within the edublogging community. Started on February 10 by Miguel Guhlin it has now appeared on over 100 blogs and it’s progress can be monitored by subscribing to either of these RSS feeds using your feed…

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What Advice Would You Give?

Yep, I know a lot about “a lot of stuff” but there lies my problem; as Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes) says: The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple…

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