NT E-Learning Showcase Truths from the Trench Do Today’s Technologies  Really Deliver? Bill Wade – October 26, 2007
Truths from the Trench <ul><li>Slides available at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/billwadecdu </li></ul><ul><li>...
My Top Ten Gems from Yesterday <ul><li>Because there is a greater good …  on creative commons & use of Flickr </li></ul><u...
My Context / Experiences <ul><li>Northern Canada – the Northwest Territories,  </li></ul><ul><li>-40 Celsius, 8 months of ...
Yup, the Web is Growing <ul><li>Every week I’m learning something new and more frequently I have to sheepishly admit, “nop...
All those identities … and roles <ul><li>Yeah, I feel overwhelmed at times too …  </li></ul><ul><li>keeping connected …  <...
<ul><li>  Share my stories …  </li></ul><ul><li>They are good ones, they are Australian stories, they are what I call trut...
Do today’s technologies deliver?  <ul><li>  Webcrawl …  </li></ul><ul><li>For URLs …  </li></ul><ul><li>tag NTShowcase fro...
CAETN Workshops … <ul><li>Deliver workshops at a distance via dynamic blogging    http://asprsocialnetworking.blogspot.com...
Gathering Evidence for VET  <ul><li>Certificate III in Multimedia  </li></ul><ul><li>Overcoming logistical barriers  </li>...
Blogs that support classroom delivery <ul><li>http://dsgn133bwade.blogspot.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Metaphors podca...
Maintaining Group Networked Delicious Accounts  <ul><li>Student share URLs and links to valuable resources   http://del.ic...
Online Blogger Accounts to develop E-Portfolios  <ul><li>Facilitate both “developmental” and a “reflective” practice among...
Leveraging Flickr  & Sets  <ul><li>Teaches ways for graphic designers to upload and share their proposed responses to a de...
Using Flickr Badges to Showcase <ul><li>Student work and samples on a “representational”  style E-Portfolio …   http://dsg...
Using VET Virtual Tools  <ul><li>Get students collaborating and sharing what they are doing in multimedia and film …  </li...
What a Fantastic Year!  <ul><li>And yet, folks … what happened last Friday?   I’m referring to MobilizeThis …  our showcas...
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A presentation showcasing some of the uses of e-learning tools within my classes at Charles Darwin University

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NT Learnscope Showcase - Truths From the Trench

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

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