Monthly Archives: January 2013

True Stories of Openness – The Challenge is On

This is a first. Not only will it be the shortest post I have written in my blog – but there are two video podcasts! Alan Levine (@cogdog) wants our stories about how sharing on the web has helped our … Continue reading

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#etmooc What I Learned in January

Warning – Long Blog Post – go make yourself a cup of tea… This is going to be one of my monthly posts to cover off on various professional development activities I’m have started, in progress or completed. Before you … Continue reading

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The Move from Face-to-Face to Online Learning

Lately there’s been a real push at work to consider alternatives to delivering facilitator-led programs into online formats.  There’s various reasons for doing so but the main ones are to make our content accessible to our interstate colleagues. Another reason … Continue reading

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How Do You Make Your Learning Visible? #etmooc

I recently completed the Professional Learning Portfolio workshop through the Social Learning Centre.  Split into two components, the first phase covered: An introduction to learning portfolios Learning portfolio tools and platforms – institutional and personal The basics of a professional … Continue reading

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A Little Bit About Ourselves – Our First Activity on #etmooc

Our first assignment for #etmooc was posted today and we have to write an introductory post about ourselves and why we are doing the course. So here goes…don’t laugh. And no, don’t ask me to talk about Westham or the … Continue reading

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And It Begins….#ETMOOC

Tomorrow I will start the long anticipated Educational Technology MOOC #etmooc (my first ever cMOOC).  The course was designed and developed by Professor Alec Couros and his merry band of contributors. I’m quite excited to be involved in this MOOC. … Continue reading

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Is Story Telling a Dying Art?

I love listening to stories. In life, you’re either a story teller or you’re not.  Some people have the gift of the gab but I’m not one of them.  Unfortunately, that talent is not in my kit bag but I … Continue reading

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The Age of Discontent

Yesterday I had lunch with a long-time friend. I’ve known Maria for over 25 years.  We first met at university and shared many Biology 101 lectures and pracs but our paths separated when she chose to study the geological sciences. … Continue reading

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