Category Archives: teaching and learning

Lisa Tripp – Teaching Digital Media Production Online

Principles for teaching a Media course online: Scaffold student learning Use open source Web 2.0 (uses WordPress, MediaWiki, Audacity, GIMP, but hasn’t found a good opensource video editing software) Forster a culture of collaboration among students Help students to understand … Continue reading

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Open Education – Kurtis Bonk presentation at EDMEDIA

Excellent presentation that covered items such as: Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System voluntarily translating courseware such as MITs open coursware TUFTS, Indian Institutes of Technologies, National Repository for Online Courses (NROC) Commons December 2007 Cape Town Open Education Declaration http://www.capetowndeclaration.org Israel … Continue reading

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ICT Lecture by Dean Groom yesterday

Yesterday Dean Groom gave an interesting lecture to Macquarie University’s EDUC261 – ICT and Education students. Apparently there are over 200 3D immersive virtual worlds with over 2 million people in each. This includes RPGs (Role Play Games) and MMOs … Continue reading

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Changes to the 2010 HSC Examinations and Assessments

A release from the Board of Studies: http://news.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/index.cfm/2009/2/16/Changes-to-the-2010-HSC-Examinations-and-Assessments

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Professor Piet Kommers – a great deal of valuable work

Professor Piet Kommers has done a great deal of work in the area of technology based learning. His wesite can be found at http://users.edte.utwente.nl/kommers/

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