Ascilite 2009: Same Places, Different Spaces

Following #ascilite2009 on Twitter, which is currently ongoing in Auckland, New Zealand. What makes for effective blended learning? How are mobile devices are being incorporated into the learning environment? What Web 2.0 technologies are the teachers and students using and for what? What are industries, trades, businesses and professionals using for e-learning for FE and workspace learning? Keynote speakers are Gráinne Conole, James Clay and Scott Diener.

Learning 2.0

Learning 2.0 View more documents from hblowers. OK, so this presentation is 2 years old... and in web terms that should be ANCIENT history, but a lot of the tools it has identified are still only just going mainstream within education, and I think it still has a lot to say about what such technology is TRYING TO ACHIEVE within the Learning and Teaching spectrum... and the need to find space for play and creativity…

Next-gen PhDs fail to find Web 2.0's "on-switch"

"A three-year study by the British Library, Researchers of Tomorrow, is tracking the research behaviour of doctoral students born between 1982 and 1994 - dubbed "Generation Y". ... Interim results, released to Times Higher Education, show that only a small proportion of those surveyed are using technology such as virtual-research environments, social bookmarking, data and text mining, wikis, blogs and RSS-feed alerts in their work. This contrasts with the fact that many respondents professed to…
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