Professonal Development

The lessons @Chuxiong 2011

Chuxiong in May 2011 was a return visit. In 2007 we did four three hour workshops over two days, mainly oriented towards staff. This time quite different: three two hour sessions with students.  All studying to be teachers. The aim:…

Unconferencing again: TeachMeets

More on UnConferencing: UnConferencing meets Teacher Professional Development In the posts on MirandaNet about the axing of BECTA one of the contributors, Leon Cych posted this comment: I’d much rather see teachers who have developed “open” expertise, sharing it with…

Too much on the go

The initial rush is just about to die down here, with the start to courses here at Canterbury.  here are just to many things backed up. The Australasian Horizon Report The Horizon report was interesting. The report is based around…

End of Long Dark Tunnel

Basically, I can now look ahead. Our UCTL integration is complete (except that they are thinking of moving our new buddies at the Learning Skills Centre further away and out of the middle of Campus), we have a website (nearly…

Educational Design

We have just had our UCTL Open Day, five 30 minute sessions and a keynote from Sandra Wills, the director of CEDIR They are a unit with some similar functions to ours. Their byline: Centre for Educational Development and Interactive…