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Hazel Owen's Blog – November 2012 Archive (7)

Unsupervised online constructed-response tests

Genevieve Johnson started by looking at how new technologies are often used in the same way as the old technologies (horse-less carriage = car). Therefore the 'e' in assessment is just that - old assessments shifted online.



Diagnostic testing plays an important part in shaping a course, and formative assessment shapes the teaching. It is a way of enabling learners to see if they are ready to go on to the next step (although this worries me as it means that all the students in a…

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Added by Hazel Owen on November 27, 2012 at 11:57 — No Comments

Towards a sustainable support strategy for online students

English: Steph's Rol Model
English: Steph's Rol Model (Photo credit:…
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Added by Hazel Owen on November 26, 2012 at 14:35 — No Comments

Conducting and reporting on educational technology research for institutional impact

The Prentice School Educational Assistive Tech...
The Prentice School Educational Assistive Technology…
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Added by Hazel Owen on November 26, 2012 at 11:49 — No Comments

Designing evaluation and research into edcational initiatives

College of Health Sciences Summer Research Program
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Added by Hazel Owen on November 26, 2012 at 11:29 — No Comments

Education Review magazine does a special issue on ICT and Procurement

Douglas Harre shared the following: " Every year the Education Review magazine does a special issue on ICT and Procurement. This year's issue came out recently and covers a wide range of topics relevant to many of us across the board".



http://www.educationreview.co.nz/pages/section.php?s=ICT+%26+Procurement



"There's articles on the N4L, iPads in ECE, distance…

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Added by Hazel Owen on November 25, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

This is big Google+ for schools, businesses and governments

Darren Sudlow, who is part of the Virtual Learning Community, shared the following announcement from Google, which may make those synchronous collaborations...and meetings...way more feasible:

Like Google Apps, we think Google+ can help colleagues collaborate more easily and get things done. Google+ Hangouts in particular…
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Added by Hazel Owen on November 16, 2012 at 17:33 — No Comments

Congratulations Rustica: NZ’s Association of Training and Development (NZATD), Learning Practitioner of the year

Congratulations to Rustica Lamb (guest blogger for November 2012), who was awarded the…

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Added by Hazel Owen on November 16, 2012 at 11:31 — No Comments

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