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LIVE WEBINAR: Māori achieving success as Māori with an e-learning lens

Posted by Tessa Gray

When: 15:45 - 16:45, 12 Nov 2014

Venue: Blackboard Collaborate

Fees: FREE

Organiser: Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens - Enabling e-Learning online facilitators

Contact: tessa.gray@core-ed.net

LIVE WEBINAR: Māori achieving success as Māori with an e-learning lens, Wednesday, 12 November 3:45-4:45pm. Guests: Trevor Bond and Kathe Tawhiwhirangi.

Audience: All levels of education.

More and more schools are proactively looking at ways to address, Māori achieving success as Māori. Enabling e-Learning community members are keen to find ways to address this with an e-learning lens.

Inside the Learning with Digital Technologies for Māori and Pasifika Learners group, there’s a current conversation about, What exactly does 'Māori achieving success as Māori' look like? This discussion thread makes references Enabling e-Learning videos sharing one kura’s journey in addressing this very issue, using the, Māori achieving success as Māori (MASAM) Framework as a tool for self review.  

The MASAM ramework developed by Kathe Tawhiwhirangi and Trevor Bond (Learning with Digital Technologies facilitators), helps schools and kura to map where they currently sit - in terms of how successful the five cultural competencies of Tātaiako with an added competency - Ako-e (e-Learning).

To find out more about this story and how the MASAM Framework has made a difference for Māori learners at Waerenga o Kuri, come and join Kathe and Trevor as we informally discuss the background and context to this story. All Q&A welcome.

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Step 1:

Please go to Blackboard Collaborate First Time Users/Checking system requirements and see if you have the green tick. If you do, congratulations you may move to the next part of the set up. If you see the red cross you need to follow the instructions to download Java Web Start.

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Step 2:

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We recommend you login from at least 3pm to give yourself time to trouble shoot. Contact your admin support in the first instance if you are having issues. It is recommended you wear a set of headphones, headsets or echo cancellation microphone/speakers to help avoid any sound issues. Please feel free to contact Tessa prior to 27 May, if you have any queries.

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Extra information for Mac users:

Affected Platforms

Mac OSX 10.8.4


Recent security changes released by Apple may prevent Web Conferencing customers from launching Blackboard Collaborate sessions and recordings. Customers using OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.4 will be affected. The security changes no longer allow users to auto-launch JNLP files. 

For additional details and information regarding how to enter sessions or play recordings if you have installed this update please reference knowledge base article 2940. 

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