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eLearning round-up on the VLN | 21June11

Haven't got time to trawl the VLN for eLearning goodness? I've done it for you:-)

  eMember of the week

Each week we'll profile someone who has made valuable contributions to our eLearning community. This week, it's....

  • Allanah King: Allanah is a regional facilitator, in the ICT PD programme, based in Nelson. She has contributed to discussions ranging from professional learning through to technology, as well as establishing groups focused on collaboration and iPads in the primary classroom.

Group of the week

  • School iPad user group: This is a growing group exploring ways to take advantage of what the iPad has to offer effectively in school. Discussions range from exploring app sharing, to using iPads to support special education needs.


imageA sneak peek: eLearning on the VLN

  • ePortfolios in the news: Nick Rate provides a summary of recent views - for and against - on e-portfolios in education (ePortfolios group)
  • Looking for ideas: Engaging students' with writing using technologies (Central North Literacy group)
  • PaePae Sessions: Online learning workshops exploring a variety of technology-related issues (VPLD group)


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  • Tessa Gray

    Thanks so much for these updates. Very useful for everyone, including those currently on the ICT PD contract. Smile

  • Suzie Vesper

    I agree with Tessa - this is a great idea to help see highlights of what is happening in this space. I will look forward to more of these roundups.