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A presentation showcasing some of the uses of e-learning tools within my classes at Charles Darwin University

A presentation showcasing some of the uses of e-learning tools within my classes at Charles Darwin University



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    • NT E-Learning Showcase Truths from the Trench Do Today’s Technologies Really Deliver? Bill Wade – October 26, 2007
    • Truths from the Trench
      • Slides available at:
      • http://slideshare.net/billwadecdu
      • URLs at: 
      • http://del.icio.us/wcwade tag NTShowcase
      • Secondlife Feed & Discussion with Limitlessinfinity
      • You can join this discussion in SL - just Teleport to:
      • Boracay (220, 136, 22)
      • (9:00 CST / 9:30 am AEST)
    • My Top Ten Gems from Yesterday
      • Because there is a greater good … on creative commons & use of Flickr
      • Expertise is not embodied in a single person … don’t have to be a technology expert
      • Networks are more powerful than the node
      • Learning is a network formation process
      • Isn’t “vegafitti” great?! … on group pooling in Flickr
      • And it’s free … on use of Flickr
      • The world’s my community
      • Social proprioception occurs through a network … on implications of Twitter
      • There’s always a give and take with these technologies, you’ll either see the yin or you’ll see the yang
      • Can’t judge from the outside looking in. Be there … with a child-like wonder!
      Source www.ponddoc.com/WhatsUpDoc/FengShui/YinYang.html retrieved Oct 26
    • My Context / Experiences
      • Northern Canada – the Northwest Territories,
      • -40 Celsius, 8 months of the year
      • a small town of 3,000 / 80% Indigenous
      • situated among a total population of about 50,000, a place about 1/3 the size of Australia.
    • Yup, the Web is Growing
      • Every week I’m learning something new and more frequently I have to sheepishly admit, “nope, haven’t really used that one yet,
      • new applications emerge almost daily …   Take a look at this http://go2web20.net
    • All those identities … and roles
      • Yeah, I feel overwhelmed at times too …
      • keeping connected …
      • finding balance … juggling multiple identities and roles …
      • time is finite, yet the technology options endless …
      •   Share my stories …
      • They are good ones, they are Australian stories, they are what I call truths from the trench …
      • Anecdotes and qualitative evidence of social networking at CDU
      Do today’s technologies deliver?
    • Do today’s technologies deliver?
      •   Webcrawl …
      • For URLs …
      • tag NTShowcase from del.icio.us/wcwade
      • blogs ‘n wikis in action, virtual spaces and leverage the second life platform to network in realtime
      Let’s go see
    • CAETN Workshops …
      • Deliver workshops at a distance via dynamic blogging   http://asprsocialnetworking.blogspot.com/
      • More dynamic presentations, publish postings when ready and use browser refresh.
      • Audio streamed and recorded through Eliminate.
    • Gathering Evidence for VET
      • Certificate III in Multimedia
      • Overcoming logistical barriers
      • How to supervise an apprenticeship when you have to teach on the same day
      • Meet Jake … Switched onto blogging!
      •   http://apprenticejakec.blogspot.com/
    • Blogs that support classroom delivery
      • http://dsgn133bwade.blogspot.com/
      • Sample Metaphors podcast …
      • Running virtual classes concurrently with a blog to stream video and audio
    • Maintaining Group Networked Delicious Accounts
      • Student share URLs and links to valuable resources   http://del.icio.us/2D3DCDU
      • Minipresentations and Video tutorials
    • Online Blogger Accounts to develop E-Portfolios
      • Facilitate both “developmental” and a “reflective” practice amongst advanced graphic design students.   http://dsgn133marisa.blogspot.com/
      • Developmental & Reflective
    • Leveraging Flickr & Sets
      • Teaches ways for graphic designers to upload and share their proposed responses to a design brief   http://www.flickr.com/photos/68693739@N00/sets/72157602695461364/   Working with clients at a distance …
      • Multiple freelance designers all working from different locations
    • Using Flickr Badges to Showcase
      • Student work and samples on a “representational” style E-Portfolio …   http://dsgn133michael.blogspot.com/
      • Representational
    • Using VET Virtual Tools
      • Get students collaborating and sharing what they are doing in multimedia and film …
      • Led up to development of an online webzine for PUMP Video.   http://vetvirtual.external.utas.edu.au/pumpvideo/
      • Collaborating, sharing inter-state from Tasi to the Top End
    • What a Fantastic Year!
      • And yet, folks … what happened last Friday?   I’m referring to MobilizeThis … our showcase event.   http://mobilizethis.wikispaces.com
      • Blocking
      • Fear
      • Risk
      • Are we safe out there?