This is a seminar created for the Teaching for eLearning course at Massey University. It was co-authored and co-facilitated. The Wikispace can be accessed on this link: PedTech Island An introduction of PedTech Island can be viewed below.
Teachers should start out with having one technological skill that they feel competent at. They should integrate that pedagogically into their teaching/learning. They should suggest to their students that they use that technology in their learning, collaborating and sharing OR find another one that they can use and share with others. Then, they should integrate [...]
I recently read McLoughlin and Lee’s article, The Three P’s of Pedagogy for the Networked Society: Personalization, Participation, and Productivity (McLoughlin, 2008), which highlights the need to rethink pedagogy, our model for teaching and learning, in order to replace the learner as consumer and move towards learners as ‘prosumers’. A ‘prosumer’ refers to learners that [...]
This is the final speech in the Toastmasters Competent Communicator Manual. It is a speech on researching a topic. The topic I have chosen is how to write award winning speeches based on what I have learned through completing the first manual for Toastmasters. My Backpack This book represents knowledge. It is a book that [...]
I am currently researching ways that the work environment can be organized to support and encourage the development of online social learning exchanges. I believe by supporting and encouraging collaboration among individuals that this is the first step in encouraging good online learning because it focuses on the learner within a community of practice. In [...]
E-learning is an Evolutionary Change The adoption of e-learning implies a modification to my teaching. I have not had the fortunate opportunity to work in a school recently that I had access to enough working technology to incorporate e-learning into teaching practice. As a relieving teacher in the last school, I was not provided with [...]