Plato in about 430 BC said that “necessity is the mother of invention”, just imagine what he would have said if he had an iPad :-) Well it was necessity that inspired Simon Smith, a good friend and colleague now at the University of South Australia, to develop a work flow for e-assessment that brings tears to an academics eyes … well almost. Im not joking I have actually seen academics arguing who will get Simon first to teach their staff this method. Go to the blog post and get your head around it, it could change how you grade students work.
In the conclusion of this two-part series on producing online video for schools, examined through the lens of DigiNovations' ongoing work with Middlesex School, we'll look at strategies and measures you can take to build and advance both your...
“Learning (and teaching, such as it is) is not a process of communication, but rather, a process of immersion." I re-discovered the above quote on a one of my seminar slides. Profound stuff and it was in fact 2004, when I received an unexpected email from someone who subsequently became a good friend and colleague meeting face-to-face 1.5 years later, after regular weekly Skype chats and collaborative projects together. Dr Randall Kindley from Minnesota USA introduced me to what we called then Scenario-Based Learning (SBL), Situational Learning (SL), Simulations, eSims, Role Plays and Games. This was all describing a methodology now becoming of age, which is often called Immersive Learning (IL).
PADAGOGY 201 It’s a Bloomin’ Better Way to Teach: This seminar gives ideas of the latest use of the Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and how the iPad can serve the pedagogy. It has reference to 62 apps with 18 video based tutorials.
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