Help Me Demonstrate The Importance Of Personal Learning Networks!

I’d really love your help to demonstrate the importance of personal learning networks so I’m hoping you will help me with my presentation by sharing your thoughts. The Background I’m doing a presentation for Educational Computing Association of Western Australia (ECAWA) State Conference next Friday to overview the ways educators can use online tools to…

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How to Blog an image from Flickr

How to Blog from Flickr, originally uploaded by Sue Waters. Adding images to posts can be time consuming. A quick option is to blog directly from Flickr. Not only can you quickly write the post but it also adds a image attribution To blog directly from Flickr you first need to configure your external blog…

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And the winners are……”Good and Evil Sue”

Leonard Low decided to celebrate the first anniversary of his mobile learning blog by having The “Mobile Learning” Gadget Giveaway (the prize was an mp3/WMA player/recorder). I decided we had to enter because Leonard had supported and promoted my podcast site on his blog so it was time to repay the favour. Evil Sue agreed…

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Introducing Web 2.0 Wednesdays!

While the Comment Challenge has ended the connections it created hasn’t. We loved the task aspect of the Challenge and wanted to continue but on a less intense basis. Our solution? Web 2.0 Wednesdays! Each Wednesday Michele Martin will post a Web 2.0 activity for us to try. Please feel free to join us and…

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Feeling Cold And The West Australian Gas Shortage

I’m soooo cold and have been like this for days. For those who follow me on twitter you are probably starting to wonder why I’m complaining so much about feeling cold! So it’s probably best I explain. What Happened A massive gas explosion at Apache Corp Varanus Island plant off West Australia’s north-west coast, on…

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What is Aussie?

Okay I know there are probably more important things I should blogging about e.g. Wordle but it has come to my attention there are Outback Steakhouses in USA that some Americans believe serve food that reflects Aussie cuisine (thanks to Jennifer Jones for providing the link in twitter). Now in all fairness Outback Steakhouses about…

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Use of peer coaching in e-learning professional development

Yesterday was m-learning, today was Learnscope e-learning Project Planning day. Thank goodness for the Internet access on my PDA that meant I could multi-task i.e. listen to the presentations and participate in the activities while I researched more about the use of peer coaching (all Becky Saunders fault however that was the desired outcome). I…

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Finishing My Homework as The Comment Challenge Comes To An End

30 days has September, April, June and November. Today is 31st May which means the Comment Challenge is coming to an end. Trouble is I’m still trying hard to complete my homework and would love your help! Could you please share your “Top 5 lessons you learned from the Comment Challenge” — from anyone regardless…

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Full Disclosure: Transparency And Maintaining Trust

Am I trustworthy? Perhaps. May be not. Really what evidence do you have to go on? If you’ve never meet me all you have are glimpses of who I am. Words here, photos there, a few videos, way too many tweets and whatever interactions we have online. Why do I care if I’m trustyworthy? Because…

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Why blinging your blogs and wikis can drive you crazy!

So you set up a blog or a wiki- great you achieved that! For a few days life is good; then you start thinking that everyone else’s looks nicer than yours…. So you decide to amend that. This is where the frustration starts to settle in. We all get sucked into the same trap. Over…

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