Monthly Archives: July 2010

Research analysis 2: general feedback

OK, here are some general points about your RA 2 assignment. You’re doing OK, so keep at it. Semi-colons. Don’t use the semi-colon unless you know how it works. Just don’t, OK? Develop your points. Don’t just ‘hit and run’, … Continue reading

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Self-directed learning 7: Avatars and virtual worlds

Task: Explore, analyse and write up avatars and/or virtual worlds. How would you use these tools with your class? What would be the pedagogical advantages? Can you design a teaching and learning activity around the use of these things? Put … Continue reading

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Tutorial 7.02: Skype, discussion groups, polls (in class)

This week, we’ll be looking at Skype & VOIP Discussion groups Polls All are in the Web 2.0 Survival Guide.

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Tutorial 07.01: Legals (in class)

Work in groups to explore the following. What do you understand by fair use and fair dealing and how does it apply in the Australian educational context? What does ‘public domain‘ mean? Have you had any misunderstandings about this term? … Continue reading

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Tutorial 7 study guide: SICTAS (2009)

SICTAS. 2009. Web 2.0 site blocking in schools. Available at http://www.educationau.edu.au/2009-reports. Accessed 25 January 2010. We will be discussing this resource in class. All resources are available on E-Reserve for this unit. Just read the Executive Summary (pp 7 – … Continue reading

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Tutorial 7 study guide: Notley (2008)

Key point: Site-blocking is not a sensible response to the problem of accessing inappropriate online content at school. Notley, Tanya M. 2008. Online Network Use in Schools: Social and Educational Opportunities. Youth Studies Australia Vol. 27, Iss. 3: 20-29. We … Continue reading

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Lecture 07.01: Managing risk on the web (f2f)

Feel free to add a Voicethread comment to this presentation by clicking on ‘comment’ in the screen; or, leave a comment on the post itself. See the large version on Voicethread. LWT2010 Lecture 0701 Managing Risk on the Web Handout … Continue reading

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