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Hazel Owen's Blog – August 2016 Archive (12)

Extending wireless out to the community for students: Pt England School

This article was written by Stu McGregor, an ICT consultant for primary and intermediate schools, who writes for INTERFACE Magazine. The original post appeared August 2011 (© INTERFACE Magazine)

The Manaiakalani Cluster  is leading the way in a bold approach to giving students access to ICT when school finishes for the day, writes Stu…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 26, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

Job opportunity in a forward-thinking, collaborative IT company: Cyma

Cyma Ltd is looking for a new team member! This is a permanent position as a senior architect in New Zealand's best architecture consulting company. You will have the opportunity to work with some of our great clients as well as help us bring on board new ones, and the work will range from…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 22, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Advances in technology and connectivity mean more people are working from home - would it suit you?

Rachel Roberts shared this article from the Taranaki Daily News (cross-posted from here), which features one of the Ethos Community members, …

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 21, 2016 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Nearly 78% of teachers in NZ support bring your own device to class...

Paul O'Leary dropped me a line recently, with the results of a recently conducted survey of 280 people in the education sector on the use of ICT in schools across New Zealand (a joint venture…
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Added by Hazel Owen on August 20, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Engaging reluctant learners

This was a session facilitated by Clarrie Yates a while back. I live blogged as we went along, but Blogger had a wee hiccup - or maybe something else happened! Needless to say, I lost an entire hour's blogging! Ah well, when it works it works well it's fabulous, when it doesn't it makes you want to tear your hair out and test the aerodynamics of your computer.

So, this will be a rather…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 20, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

How do you facilitate synchronous sessions? Please share your effective practices...

Karen Melhuish made the following post, with the following request to share your wisdom and your experiences:

"You may have seen a number of online workshops - (sometimes…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 18, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments

Opening up the world with open reading

Richard Elliott has shared some real peaches over the years in his eLearning Watchfor. A couple that I have been particularly taken with are The Open Library and The Open Academic Textbook Catalogue.

The Open Library…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 16, 2016 at 14:13 — No Comments

A guide to running virtual meetings

Added by Hazel Owen on August 9, 2016 at 22:40 — No Comments

Free to use: Women in global workplaces

"We want our images to be used for the public good."

Helena Choi, Hewlett Foundation

 

Images of Empowerment, is a new Creative Commons licensed ( CC-BY-NC ) photoset from the The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. These powerful images are…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 7, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Horizon Report for Higher Education 2016

I recently read the most recent Horizon Report for Higher Education 2016 (thanks to Richard Jones, who shared it with me). If you are familiar with the Horizon…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 5, 2016 at 17:49 — No Comments

Robotics: Resources and recommendations

Robotics is one of those areas that has an existing - and excited - group of enthusiasts, as well as folks who are interested in finding out more. It is frequently the case when I go to an event with a robot also in attendance that there is a crowd of interested people clustered around the robot, some with questions about how it works, others just out of general curiosity, and yet…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 3, 2016 at 7:30 — No Comments

What is leadership within professional environments - and how does it differ from management?

What is leadership within professional environments - and how does it differ from management? There have been whole books written on the nuances, but in a nutshell: a manager plans, organises and coordinates a group a group or a set of entities to accomplish a goal, whereas a leader influences, inspires, motivates, and enables others to contribute to achieving…

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Added by Hazel Owen on August 1, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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