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3 simple ways to use Twitter in your teaching

While prominent scholars such as Professor Snarky and the Lego Academics are already harnessing the power of Twitter for connecting  academic communities, Twitter is also a valuable tool for university teaching. There are a multitude of ways to use it, but here are three simple ones to try.

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Moving to paperless assignments in Maths: Does it add up?

Audrey Markowskei recently took on the tricky challenge of moving to paperless assignments in a Mathematics unit. Jorge Reyna from the LTC participated in the evaluation of various apps and platforms, as featured on Teche. In this post Audrey offers her own reflections on the trial.

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Report on workplace e-Learning

Koru made of juggling clubsThe New Zealand Ministry of Education has published a report giving an overview of the literature relating to e-learning in workplaces in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. While the report does not cover provider-based efforts, it does include workplaces in these countries.

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Sherman Young: A Visit to SCIL

I visited the Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning  on Friday and was taken on a great tour by Stephen Harris (Principal) and Mark Burgess (Deputy and Learning Activist). Based in the Northern Beaches Christian School, SCIL takes a disruptive approach to K-12 education with the use of innovative learning spaces, blended learning environments (Moodle and EdModo for the most part), BYOD approaches and PBL.

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Free Event: Transforming Higher Education with Augmented Reality

Augmented RealityCome along and listen to Dr Matt Bower and Mr David Grover, both from the School of Education, talk about the fascinating topic of Augmented Reality in Higher Education.

By enabling users to overlay multimedia information on the world around us, Augmented Reality has immense potential to transform tertiary education. This presentation outlines what Augmented Reality is, how it works, applications available to educators, and how it might be infused into the curriculum. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Augmented Reality knowledge base that has been developed as part of this project, which includes examples, resources and guides.

2pm – 3pm, Thursday 27 February, 2014
To join this informative and captivating session, please click here to register

What’s on the Horizon? Macquarie connection

NMC and ELI Release the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition

horizon at RhodesThe New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)  jointly released the 11th edition of the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education today. The NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education.

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