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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

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New Zealand’s First Online ICT PL Conference

I’ve just begun to dig into the depths of No Time4Online conference hosted by Core Education. So far I’m about halfway through the opening keynote address by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach (Keynote 1: Keeping Up with the Net Generation). I missed Sheryl’s presentation to Tuanz07 opting for Rotorua so I’m looking forward to the next few days.… Continue reading New Zealand’s First Online ICT PL Conference

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“The Machine is Us/ing Us” [Transcription]

I became aware of the following transcription of The Machine is Us/ing Us, by Tanya Witherspoon (Wichita State University). A further development can be found at justaddwater complete with video-time markup. The original video has given me a number of pauses for thought in recent days since TUANZ, however it’s application to my immediate community… Continue reading “The Machine is Us/ing Us” [Transcription]

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Generation “C”

I love the concept of Gen”C” (C for Creation) for its all-inclusiveness, group-hug mentality. …so it’s mainly a teen phenomenon: “American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations. Fully half of all teens and 57% of teens who use the internet could be… Continue reading Generation “C”

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TUANZ ’07

I attended TUANZ’07 in Rotorua. I didn’t blog the workshops or the keynote by Miguel Guhlin. That’s a skill I still have to work on, although the necessity to pre-purchase network access via the local networks didn’t help either. I suppose I kind of admire those who can; although the two to my left who… Continue reading TUANZ ’07