Archive For The “FLLiNZ” Category

Using the Access Grid

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Using the Access Grid

The Access Grid Linkup for the Launch of the FLLinNZ toolkit has now been and gone. This was both stressful and a lot of fun. Blog Link. AKOWiki page Link. I did not have a clue what I was getting myself in in for. I have done a score of VC linkups, but never the…

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Launch of the FLLinNZ staff development toolkit.

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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…

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The change continues

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Things are looking up at work. Educational design may yet feature in some of our institutional goals and priorities in a real sense. We provide a service that is difficult to describe. “We help with course design”. What is course design? What is Educational Design actually? I’ve had some really good chats with Mike recently…

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E-Fest: morning of keynotes

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E-Fest: morning of keynotes

One: Sean McDougal: great story teller, 25 minutes of our small group time used up in a few questions, some of them well thought out, he used a remarkable small group activity much like that that we used in Portugal. He reminded me a lot of one of my hero’s, Stephen Heppell, then when I…

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At efest. Whew!!

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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…

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FLLinNZ: more workshop presentations

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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…

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FLLinNZ Presentations

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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

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Wired with Wireless connectivity

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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…

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Final Workshop: FLLinNZ

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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…

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FLLinNZ Leadership Quotes

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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)

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