This blog post was written by Glenys Henry (whose bio is below). Glenys is currently working with Emirati women who are enrolled on the Bachelor of Education Programme at Dubai Women's College in the United Arab Emirates.
Added by Hazel Owen on September 26, 2014 at 14:30 — No Comments
I shared this first in 2011, but felt it was worth dusting off out of the archives. Hope you find it useful.
This document contains a hypothetical scenario of a pre-literate learner that demonstrates 1) how a learner might be inducted into an online course (in this case English Language Learners In New Zealand (ELLINZ) online); 2) how she would progress through the units; 3) the scaffolding and developmental nature built into the design of the ELLINZ online course; and 4) how she…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on September 17, 2014 at 10:00 — No Comments
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Google Classroom is the new kid on the block, perhaps offering a (currently free) option to Teacher Dashboard. I have explored Google Classroom, and have spoken to a couple of people who are using it, but I would love to hear more from folk who are using it a lot with their learners (of any and all ages :-p). What do you think of it (overall impression)? What do your learners think of it? Any really positive…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on September 12, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments
From the awesome Joyce Seitzinger (@catspyjamasnz) is a visual feast that helps capture some of the key concepts of social curation, online identity, and what these can mean for learning going forward.
The implications for formal education are fundamental...as Joyce observes "I don't think that education is about centralized instruction anymore" (Slide 10).…Continue
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