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How to promote digital literacies among faculty

In the recently published NMC Horizon Project Regional Analysis, Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education 2013-18, it stated (p.3) that (shock, horror) there is a need for more faculty training to improve digital media literacy ‘before being asked to teach,

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Posted in Academic literature, Exemplary practice, Online learning, Practical advice, Social networking

The Digitally Connected Worker

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Introverts: Why their time has come

I heard about this TED talk, and the first thought that came into my head was this (thanks to @shluthra) and I realised I didn’t have anything more to add! I do have an anecdote, though, dating back to 2003

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The Indian International University 2017: A Retrospective

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The open education movement: What does it mean for your institution?

Image source: thechronicleherald.ca I came across a nice post (via @catspyjamasnz) today that gathers together some of the themes I have been blogging about in recent weeks. Roland Sussex succinctly defines ‘open education’ and then goes on to contextualise what

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Occupy Education

I’ve been monitoring the nascent Occupy Education movement with interest over the last couple of weeks, not least because there are so many dimensions to it. The complexity of it all has been addressed far more coherently than I ever

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The Future of the Learning Management System

Image source: tech-faq.com Joshua Kim wrote a nice piece in IHE a couple of weeks ago that posed some very candid questions about the future of Blackboard. This company is the Leviathan of the proprietary learning management system market, and

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