What's the best route for improving your teaching (post-thesis)?

I’ve just been asked the following question via Twitter as someone who wants to improve their teaching (post-thesis) what is the best route? I was going to tweet a pithy and humourous response, but I’m not that good at pithy and humourous, especially in 140 characters. Also, it’s a more important question that that. 140

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Herding cats, losing weight and how to improve learning and teaching

On the 24th of September, 2009 I gave a presentation at CQUniversity entitled “Herding cats, losing weight and how to improve learning and teaching”. The resources that arose from that presentation are included below. At the moment, that includes: the abstract the slides, and the video from the talk. Abstract The environment within which Universities

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Getting started with CCK09

Last year I planned to participate in CCK08 – Connectivism and Connective Knowledge’2008 – “a rather large online course” organised by George Siemens and Stephen Downes. Then various things, including a nastly little organisational restructure got in the way and I piked out. Well CCK09 – the 2009 version of the course – has commenced

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Dede's "sleeping, eating and bonding" metaphor and the diversity of learning and its impacts for e-learning

Earlier this year I posted on Disruption and the “mythic” technologies of education and my views about consistency and diversity when applied to learning, especially e-learning within universities. That post was sparked by a presentation by Gardner Campbell. Of the many things I found striking was the video of Chris Dede using “eating, sleeping and

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