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Showing posts from November, 2014

Planned uses for #ePortfolios #mahara and related platforms in 2015 @UniCanberra

An update on 2014 adoption of ePortfolio practice and Mahara: Unit: Law and Society (2014) Unit Convenor:  Caroline Doyle Faculty: Business, Government and Law Reason for adopting ePortfolio practice:  A secure area for retention of reflective forum posts, due as an assessable item at the end of semester.   Planned: Bachelor of Screen Production (2014) Bachelor of Screen Production (an APT course all units run out of Brisbane) Course Convener (TAFE Brisbane): John Moss Reason for adopting ePortfolio practice: Establish reflective practice across the course using journaling via Mahara. Daily and/or weekly journal entries, students will reflect as they work, not retrospectively. Students follow a production schedule and one aspect students reflect on is how they go keeping to that schedule, what they did - repercussions from that, being critical of their own decisions. A What, So what, Now what type fram

Beaming in to #oltbadgeforum14 from UoW. The potential of #openbadges in higher education.

Curate, Credential & Carry Forward Digital Learning Evidence #oltbadgeforum14 - Publishing before we start so you can follow. Timetable: 9.45 – 10.00 Welcome to the virtual participants and host moderators at each virtual site  10.00 – 10.20 Opening: Professor Beverley Oliver, DVC(E) Deakin University 10.20 – 11.20  International Thought Leaders 11.20 – 11.40 Morning Tea: Table Discussion 11.40 – 12.40 National Thought Leaders 12.40 – 1.30 Lunch: Table Discussion 1.30 – 2.30 InPractice 2.30 – 3.30 Professional perspectives 3.30 – 4.00         Panel and Closing Remarks (Thought leaders:  Dan Hickey, Indiana University; Nan L Travers, Empire State College; David Gibson, Curtin University; Michael Evans, Dartmouth; Joanna Normoyle, UC Davis; Janet Strivens, Centre for Recording Achievement; Allyn Radford, DeakinDigital.) Key concept: the importance of evidence - we can only assess learn

Reflections: MoodlePosium 2014 #mpos14 #moodle & #elearning forum

Main site  :  Twitter  :  Program Monday 3rd Keynote on "Personalised Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age" by Professor Mike Keppell Professor Mike Keppel gave an excellent well rounded overview of current and emerging concepts and practices that relate to and underpin this topic. Find his slides at   +Mike Keppell USQ's Personalised Learning Toolkit includes the following elements: "Lecturing into the abyss - tips for connecting with the invisible student audience" by Amanda Burrell Another topic I was interested in was learning how to connect with an audience via recorded lecturers where the is no audience - e.g. recording a short talking head video (or even a narrated screencast) in an office. I've created a number of narrated screen cast howto videos as well as some talking head introductions. I found the narrated howto videos (for Mahara) especially c