The Division of Learning and Teaching Services which includes CDDU is going through a planning process driven by a range of organisational and contextual issues. As part of that process various folk we’re asked to complete aspects of an environmental scan. Being the nerd in the group I was asked to do the technology scan.
There’s an increasing rhetoric raising in the ranks of university-based education folk about the importance of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs). There are any number of good resources on the web that mention PLEs. My interest in PLEs are being driven mostly by the likelihood that CQU will be starting a major project looking at encouraging
Through a range of coincidences I’ve been lucky enough to be involved with a team, lead by Penny De-Byl, that was successful in obtaining a Carrick grant to look at how to enable academics adopt the use of immersive 3D environments in their teaching. The project is only just starting, we had our first project
This week the unit I work for finally got its website up and going. The Curriculum Design & Development Unit (CDDU) is tasked with helping CQU “become a world leader in flexible and on line learning”. Towards that end the website has been implemented using Mediawiki and its current content and structure has been put
Time to bang on again about the “product fad” that is course management systems and higher education. A couple of weeks ago I participated in a by-invitation event looking at “e-driven organisational transformation”. We were asked to talk for 10 minutes about how experience/views on such transformation. The title of my presentation was It’s the
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