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Week 30: Using social online networks in professional development

Beginning the Journey Rouse (2016) defines social networking as the “practice of expanding the number of one’s business and/or social contacts by making connections through individuals”, using the analogy of six degrees of separation. My access to (digital) social networking or “social-media” has largely followed me throughout my teaching career, from playing GNE in 2002/3,… Continue reading Week 30: Using social online networks in professional development

CISC8100 Applied Practice in Context · COP (Community of Practice) · Mindlab · NZACDITT

Week 25: Defining Your Practice

Critically defining my practice with reference to Wenger’s (2000) concept of community of practice. Reading Wenger’s piece called to mind: Wenger, E. (2015) describes a people who ‘belong’, engaged in contributing, who “share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly”, a way of locating yourself… Continue reading Week 25: Defining Your Practice

Connectivism · COP (Community of Practice) · Digital fluency · Web

P2PU School of Webcraft :: Webmaking 101

I am always on the lookout for new opportunities for my classes. I recently (re)discovered P2PU (Peer-2-Peer University) an open education project is designed as a community where you can learn online, earning recognition and badges for completing set achievements. What a better way to ensure quality and usefulness of any resource than to jump in and use it… Continue reading P2PU School of Webcraft :: Webmaking 101

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K-12 Online Conference kick-off

The K-12 Online Conference appears to have begun (I haven’t worked out the time yet, but most of the pods appear to still be teasers). What an excellent resource this looks like it’s going to be – if only I had access to broadband at home – so lot’s more time spent at work downloading… Continue reading K-12 Online Conference kick-off