Well the conference is now over and it ended well. I decided to theme all my posts with buddha photos, no reason other than I liked them 🙂 So some more thoughts… Interesting presentation on digital notebooks and their use Continue reading Reflections on day 4 and conference end
Philip Long, Faculty of Education, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK Dearing report (1997) which suggested all lectures should have professional development for teaching. At Anglia Ruskin all new staff must do pg certificate . It is taught over 2 semesters Continue reading What Factors Influence the Development of the T&L Regime of New University Teachers?
Adam Sheffield, Nicholas Spratt, Graphic Design and Animation Department of Design and Visual Arts, Unitec, Auckland, New Zealand Change in practice from physical to virtual notebook. Notebooks are a way of understanding how people think and the way that they Continue reading The Digital Notebook: Notation of Digital Design Learning and Practice
David Barton, Lancaster University and Carmen Lee, Chinese University of Hong Kong Looking at Flickr and how images and text work together. Selected 30 active Flickr users in Chinese and Spanish. Multi lingual nature of Flickr- people take pictures in Continue reading Creating a Multi Lingual world through Learning to Collaborate in New Web Spaces
Themes and thoughts from the third day of the International Conference on Learning (number 17!) (by the way should say that any photos in the blog posts are random and not really related to the presentations): Notion of leadership and Continue reading Reflections on day 3
Two Contrasting Case Studies in the Context of First Year University Teaching Dr. Helen Huntly, School of Learning and Innovation Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education, C Q University, Bundaberg, Jenny Donovan, Australia Students facing new difficulties eg working Continue reading Is Persistence Taught or Caught?
Dr. Stephen E. Gareau, Department of Computer Information Systems Graduate Program in Educational Technology, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, USA Teach an educational technology programme. Started looking at this area because taught in the evening, students were tired and stressed, course Continue reading Learning in Motion! Addressing the Mobility Learning Preferences of Today’s Learners
Alison Lee, Hong Kong Baptist University News gives us information, through it we gain knowledge and make value judgements. News literacy means that one can appreciate the value of news, how to interpret it and how to apply that knowledge Continue reading How young people learn through news
Well, day two down, two more to go – pretty long conference this one. So some thoughts… Pretty mixed bag of presentations, presentation topics and styles. Probably due to breadth of the theme – from School to HE and also Continue reading Reflections on International Conference on Learning: Day Two
Brian Elliott Smith, School of Global Japanese Studies, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan Terms them ‘sermon” notebooks which means ‘specialty’ in Japan. Started with lesson plan idea with simple rules for helping teach English. Students chose the topic, keep newspaper articles, Continue reading Specialty Discussion Notebooks