Monthly Archives: May 2013

How I Work

This morning I read the two posts from Tracy Parish and David Kelly on how they work and thought it was a brilliant idea! The idea came from Life Hacker and if you want to see more stories, check them … Continue reading

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#OCTEL Week 6 Timely and Effective Assessment

I feel as if I’ve been a bit late with this week’s assignment but also a part of me saw that it was about assessment and I’d be lying if I said I was happy about it. I know that … Continue reading

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It’s Really A Panopticon World

Last week I called my brother, an electrical engineer who was reading Foucault at the time. This didn’t strike me as odd because if you knew my brother, you’d realise this is normal behaviour.  He is well-versed in philosophy, political … Continue reading

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Learning Design in Australia – Is It Mature Enough?

Today I participated as a panel member for the Learning Cafe webinar “Learning Design in Australia – Is It Mature Enough?” When I agree to do these things, whether it is speaking publicly or presenting to a small group or … Continue reading

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Week 5: Platforms and Technologies for #OCTEL

This week we had to reflect on Kolb’s Experiential Learning Theory and answer the following questions: Reflect on whether you accommodate these learning styles in your teaching practice. Do the technologies you use help you achieve this? If so, how? … Continue reading

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Is Learning and Development Really Dying?

I’ve been reading many articles and blog posts that have an urgency about them regarding the impending death of Learning and Development function in corporate organisations. Admittedly when I read these, my heart races a little faster.  I have this … Continue reading

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Week 2: Teach the Web cMOOC

Mozilla Thimble Project with #TeachtheWeb I spent my Saturday afternoon in front of the PC (again) because my husband was watching the footy on TV.  When the game is on, I clear out because it means obscenities being hurled at … Continue reading

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Week 4: Producing Effective and Engaging Learning Materials #OCTEL

This week was an interesting #OCTEL activity week that opened my eyes to some resources that I had otherwise not known about and which I could immediately apply to my workplace.  The first activity was irrelevant for me as we … Continue reading

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Learning Design in Australia: Is It Mature Enough?

On Thursday 23 May at 12 -1:00 pm (AEST) I have been invited to be on the panel of a Learning Cafe webinar titled, “Learning Design in Australia: Is It Mature Enough?” The panel will explore various questions such as: … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Learning

It was an early start this morning when I greeted the new day with a coughing fit at 4:30am – the last remnants of a chest infection. However, I took the opportunity to write this blog post about a Lunch … Continue reading

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