If you are at all interested in Blended Learning and/or have students that you think might benefit from this, take a look at the ‘MOOC’ that Coursera are offering. If you want to spend $39.00 US you’ll earn a certificate.
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There are blogs and then there are blogs…This blog by Eva Harvell is very much geared toward understanding our teaching spaces and pedagogy in the 21st Century and how technology plays a critical role in the teaching and learning cycle. She provides teaching/tech support to staff in her district.
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“The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e.reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, . . . → Read More: Technology Integration Matrix (TIM)
We’ve prepared an instructional document that details the How’s and some Why’s of using Google+ and the Communities feature in your Paper. You can read all about how to create a UoW based Google+ Community (and what to do with it) right here.
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The best kept secret on campus at the moment is the new eTV web service. eTV is a site that collects and stores video and TV broadcasts made in New Zealand specifically for teachers and educators to watch and use. You can download the videos offline, watch them on your iPad, . . . → Read More: eTV-a great tool for video and TV in your curriculum
There are some neat PD opportunities coming up around campus in the next few weeks. A brief overview:
WCEL Professional Development ~ May 2013
The WCEL Team have the following events planned for May to help you enhance your capabilities. Please sign up online via www.waikato.ac.nz/pod/pd/ or by emailing . . . → Read More: Professional Development Around Campus
iBooks Author Workshop for staff and students.
Are you interested in finding out what iBooks are, what they look like and how you could use them in the classroom? We’ll give you some examples, ideas and even some tips about how you can set about making your own. The presentation will be given by . . . → Read More: Free iBooks Author Workshop for Education Staff and Students
Many of the new and incoming students this year will get a live IT Orientation presentation during the new student orientation programmes. However, if you missed my talk or want to find out more about some of the great web links that were highlight, the link to my Google presentation is now available. And . . . → Read More: IT Orientation presentation for new students in 2013
It’s official, we will be holding the next mLearning Symposium at the Faculty of Education on Friday, November the 15th, 2013. We will post more information in a few months time when registration is open and we have more details about the programme and keynote speakers. As before, there will be limited (free & . . . → Read More: Mark your calendars now for the 2013 mLearning Symposium