Monthly Archives: August 2008

Mind over matter

Todays Edu.au seminar with Professor Martin Westwell Martin (Director Flinders Centre for Science Education in the 21st Century ). Below I’ve taken some of the main points of interest – Teachers are asked to be experts in everything. Whereas in … Continue reading

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The problem with sharing

One of the biggest issues we face in collaborative learning is the problem of sharing. Jerry Leeson recently put me onto Julita Vassileva’s work in relation to communities of sharing. Her work in relation to the development of a social … Continue reading

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Moving to Moodle

Interesting case study in Educause on change management (now occupying my work time)- transitioning from a home grown LMS to Moodle. The author doesn’t dwell on the reason for the changes, however the lessons learnt are carefully noted.  While not explicitly … Continue reading

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