• amidoinitrite,  elearning,  eT@lking

    eT@lking: Introducing the EpCoP MOOC!

    Just finished the eT@lking: EpCoP MOOC session. eT@lking is one of the many events that are organised by The Australia Series Learn Central group. The Australia Series are online events held at Australia-friendly times and are largely organised by and for Australian educators/professionals. Tonight’s eT@lking: EpCoP MOOC session was presented by Carole McCulloch. Carole introduced the upcoming e-portfolios community of practice Massive Open Online Course, or EpCoP MOOC for short! The EpCoP MOOC will run from August 1 – September 30 2011. Aims and objectives of the EpCop MOOC are to help VET practitioners develop their own professional e-portfolio or a personal cyberinfrastructure to archive lifelong learning experiences, document current…

  • amidoinitrite,  elearning,  eT@lking

    eT@lking: Blogging++ (Travelling with Mr ‘Davo’ Devil & Student Blogging Challenge)

    Just finished the eT@lking: Blogging++ session. eT@lking is one of the many events that are organised by The Australia Series Learn Central group. The Australia Series are Elluminate events held at Australia-friendly times and are largely organised by and for Australian educators/professionals. Tonight’s eT@lking: Blogging++ session was presented by Sue Wyatt. Sue spoke about her new blog Travelling with Mr ‘Davo’ Devil. The blog is written from the perspective of the Tasmanian Devil. A Tasmanian Devil that is soon to embark on a 3 month USA/Canada tour with Sue. Davo will blog his adventures. Davo will be used as a narrative device to prompt Sue’s students back in Australia to…

  • amidoinitrite,  eT@lking

    eT@lking: Evernote!

    Tonight I participated in Graham Clark’s Evernote presentation for eT@lking. eT@lking is one of the many events that are organised by The Australia Series Learn Central group. The Australia Series are Elluminate events held at Australia-friendly times and are largely organised by and for Australian educators/professionals. Graham demonstrated how Evernote works and why it is one of his favourite online tools. So what is Evernote and what does it do? Evernote is an asset management/productivity application that allows users to gather, tag, aggregate and share files such as image file types jpg or png and time based media file types such as mp3, ink and pdf. Evernote is available for…

  • amidoinitrite,  elearning,  eT@lking,  learning design

    eT@lking: A google gathering

    Just finished the eT@lking: A Google gathering session. The session was well attended, with many examples of how Google Apps can be used in a creative educational context. Some of the Google apps mentioned by presenters were: Google Maps Street view story – Tell a story about a location or what happened at a location. Where is your hometown and what makes it so special? – A crowdsourced experimental activity by Nicole Dalesio. Directions to ‘Susan’s house’. The creator of this map has used the direction tool to to show the path mentioned in the song ‘Susan’s House’ by the Eels. Sorry, but I can’t find the map anymore! SketchUp…

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