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Curriculum + Assessment + Pedagogy = Quality learning experience

I was stumbling around the internet researching resources for the assignment when I saw this animation. Having come from a mechanical and engineering background the gears meshing together in this animation made me think that it is analogous of the … Continue reading

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Assignment 1 – Web based Artifact

Assignment 1 Web-based Artifact  – http://goo.gl/s6nnoH Alternative Url – http://lessons.t15.org/lessons/Artifact/story.swf Please find my assignment submission at the above links

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If it isn’t broken then don’t fix it.

Work found at http://uncleserb.deviantart.com/art/404-error-page-122364265 / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 What can I say, It has been an adrenalin rush today. I finished my artifact last week and held off publishing the link until today. In the meantime I thought I might … Continue reading

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Backward Design Process

Backwards design is part of the curriculum model Understanding by Design (UbD), posited by Jay McTighe & Grant Wiggins. The whole process of backward design strikes a chord with me for it reminds educators to focus on the requirements of … Continue reading

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Time to come up for AIR.

http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/186/c/3/drowning_by_stargirl10173-d3l3eue.jpg I think that now is a good time to resurface and collect a breath of fresh air. I have finally finished part ‘B’ of assignment 1. This assessment has pushed me to the limits. I know I said in … Continue reading

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Reflection on ICT’s

It is amazing how information and how it’s communicated can influence our lives. I was with a group of students yesterday participating in a tutorial session when the news reader apps on our mobile devices started relaying feeds from some … Continue reading

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Response to request for Scootle resource

The following is in response to a request that we locate a digital resource from Scootle. Australian Curriculum Science Year 5 Science Understanding Strand Earth and space sciences: The Earth is part of a system of planets orbiting around a … Continue reading

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The digital immigrant/digital native metaphor.

I first heard of this metaphor quite some time ago whilst listening to an educational podcast series titled “Teach with Tech” (2005 – 2007) episode 19 “Special Education and Universal Design for Learning.” The special guest was a Teacher by … Continue reading

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It’s Not Fair!

  After the heavy workload of the last two weeks, the EDC3100 team rewards us with a quick gaming session to unwind and release a bit of stress. HANG ON A MINUTE! What are they trying to do, I smell … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality In Education

Learning Innovation 55 uses Augmented Reality to overlay computer generated objects, pictures, video or animations on top of real-world physical scenes most often view with the help of a tablet computer. This type of innovation is just like any other, … Continue reading

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