8 Steps to designing for Hybrid Delivery

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Digital Storytelling: Motivation and Importance

Those who tell the stories rule society. - Plato This post is a transcript of a Prezi podcast available at: http://prezi.com/a_endjfzlzc4/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share TRANSCRIPT: It was a dark and stormy night as I sat in front of my computer researching this thing called digital storytelling. The dog was huddled at my feet as a crack of thunder … Continue reading Digital Storytelling: Motivation and Importance

Augmented Reality Creating a True Blended Learning Classroom

Imagine if digital content could somehow be inter-woven into the physical environment to provide a new way of exploring and understanding the world around us. I'm here to tell you that it can. It's called augmented reality (AR). Augmented reality utilises digital technologies that emulate our senses in order to enhance our interactions and understanding … Continue reading Augmented Reality Creating a True Blended Learning Classroom

‘Citizen Education’: Education delivered by anyone!

In this entry I will be speaking about 'Citizen Education' as an adaption of 'Citizen Journalism'.  In the first minute of this TED talk, Paul Lewis, the head of multimedia special projects at The Guardian explains the concept of citizen journalism: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9APO9_yNbcg So if we adapt this concept to education, we can say that Citizen Education is … Continue reading ‘Citizen Education’: Education delivered by anyone!

Knowledge ‘Recruiter’: The Role of the Educational Technologist in the Knowledge Economy

One of the greatest challenges for an educational technologist is not just in discovering new tools and technologies, but in helping other educators evaluate these tools for themselves, thus giving them the knowledge to continue on their own. It makes my day to have someone stop me on campus or find me in the tea … Continue reading Knowledge ‘Recruiter’: The Role of the Educational Technologist in the Knowledge Economy

m-Teaching: Diffusion of Mobile Technologies in University Teaching

 Authors's note: Mobile Teaching is not a term that it common-place in educational jargon. You will hear the term mobile learning everywhere and yet little thought has been given to the people who are the drivers of innovation diffusion in education... the teachers. The focus of this article is the diffusion of mobile teaching in higher education. … Continue reading m-Teaching: Diffusion of Mobile Technologies in University Teaching