Edtech

Debunking.

While I’m not one for new year’s resolutions, my first-day-back brain has been mulling over a few things I’d like on a mental to-do list for this year. ┬áThe first of these comes on the back of reading this article, which strengthened my suspicion that most people operate under some Read more…

Higher education

Workshopping the workshop

It’s come to my attention that the way I deliver face to face development workshops is broken. Not badly; I’ve never been the type to do the stand-and-deliver here-is-my-wisdom-in-a-powerpoint type of workshop that you often see (everything I do is hands-on with lots of discussion, and well-reviewed), but I still Read more…

Academia

ULT Futures Colloquium 2010

Here’s my presentation from the colloquium, for those who are interested to view/comment. [vodpod id=Video.4477107&w=425&h=350&fv=prezi_id%3Dbhkwggc3dd76%26amp%3Block_to_path%3D0%26amp%3Bcolor%3Dffffff%26amp%3Bautoplay%3Dno%26amp%3Bautohide_ctrls%3D0] Navigating 21st Century Education:A practical i…, posted with vodpod Prezi has been a bit flaky with displaying the embed on this one, so if it’s not showing for you, use this link: Navigating 21st Century Read more…

Higher education

Are we having fun yet?

On my mind lately has been the idea of student engagement and improved teaching quality. Most teachers and ed devs will agree that lecture-based, teacher-driven teaching with essay- and test-based summative assessment needs to change. Student-centred, collaborative and interactive learning design with formative and dynamic assessment models is coming into Read more…