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e-Learning Round-Up | 7 November 2011

Plenty of activity, events and announcements this week. Here’s a quick overview of what’s going on. And you can also keep up with Enabling e-Learning via Twitter and Facebook.

Karen M  |  Enabling e-Learning Community Co-Ordinator

 


 

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Member of the week

Each week we'll profile someone who has made a valuable contribution to our e-Learning community. This week, it's....

  • Clair Bee: Based in Dunedin, Clair is a frequent participant in a variety of e-learning forums, including this month’s Teaching Group challenge.

 


 

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Group of the Week

 

e-Learning Planning Framework Group: This is the last week for consultation on the e-learning planning framework – have you had your say yet? Your input is vital. Recordings from both webinars are here.

 


 

e-Learning in the VLN Groups

 

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Leadership

 

 

 

Bringing your own devices (BYOD)

 


 

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Professional Learning

 

 

 
Research

 

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Professional Learning Events


 


 

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Teaching and Learning  |  Digital Citizenship

 

 

  • e-Learning for Māori: A presentation shared with Tamara Bell by Michelle Lee that highlights interesting facts, stats and thoughts on e-learning for Māori students.
  • Latest Digi-News out now: It includes updates on what's new in DigiStore, resources on effective use of digital content, and how to access the 'online snacks' professional development.
 

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Technologies

 

 

  • Why use blogs in education?: Shared by Nick Ford, this post from Anne Davis of Edublog Insights is probably one of the most commented posts on the subject of the use of blogging in education.
  • How to stay legal? How are other schools coping with the copyright issues of apps on iPads/iPods? 

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iPad/iTouch technology

 


 

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Beyond the Classroom


 


  

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e-Learning on the Wire…

 

 

The Wire is the micro-blogging stream in the VLN where we chat and connect. Posts appear in the activity stream. Here’s a selection of what we heard:

  • Annemarie Hyde: Well - lots of perspiration getting into the session on the eLearning planning Framework, but worthwhile. Make sure you all look at it!
  • Gina Kitchen: Thanks Tania for the VLN assistance yesterday :)

 


 

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