Launch of the FLLinNZ staff development toolkit.

Confirmed.  Ten minutes ago: 19th October 2007.  Access Grid. Venues: Auckland | Wellington | Christchurch | Dunedin 3.00pm.  Snacks provided.  3 brief presentations, and plenty of chatter/feedback and conversation. FAQ: What is the Access Grid? It’s a room somewhere in the uni with bandwidth to burn.  Full duplex video. How do I register? Details coming Read More …

At efest. Whew!!

Efest. Have a workshop today with Leigh Blackall. Not quite finalised yet. Some facilitation tomorrow – 2 x 45, 2 x 30 minute sessions. Workshop on Wednesday. Keynote 1: Terry Barnett, Kerene Strochnetter NorthTec A relaxing and enjoyable presentation. . . movies, Google maps Nice greeting from NorthTec Tangata Whenua. Still “Had a plan, but Read More …

FLLinNZ: more workshop presentations

Philip Roy: Massey University. Theme: Online Videoconferencing and video streaming. (And it’s not all ‘online’) – a quote: “Videoconferencing compares favourably with other methods of teaching” Contacts include: Ectus – Edith Cowan – University of Adelaide Has met up with Michael Coghlan (His Blog) Had fun with a webinar on May 27th 2005, the first Read More …

FLLinNZ Presentations

From Paul Left: “Professional development using a contextualised narrative approach” How’s this for a simple model . . . Almost makes this seem easy, instead of a brain damaging activity. Developing plans (with management) PD with staff (online and F2F) Assistance and support in resolving technical issues Mentoring and coaching

Wired with Wireless connectivity

Sometimes I’m a bit slow with new technology. I’ve now had a cell phone for a year, a laptop for five weeks and wireless for two weeks, which means two wired events.. Blogtalk Downunder was the first. Checking out a website being referred to, or in the case of Blogtalk, Googling all the many things Read More …

Final Workshop: FLLinNZ

My FLLinNZ year is is nearly over. This week is the end of year workshop and presentations from each of the 15 FLLinNZers. Some highlights . . . Merrolee. Dunedin Poly. Communities of Inquiry – not a private journery, Learning ‘with’ not ‘from’. I was interested in her connectedness with the Occupational Therapists who are Read More …

FLLinNZ Leadership Quotes

(From Stephen’s FLLinNZ presentation) Leadership: Leadership and learning are indispensible to each other” (Stephen Harlow) A leader is anyone who wants to help (Meg Wheatley) The key to leadership is effective communication of Stories (Peter Senge) (Helen Barretts digital story telling links)