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On the road . . . again

Some of the 40+ UWS blended and online learning team: L to R: Andreas Kuswara, Blended Learning Advisor, Fiona Thurn, Blended Learning Advisor, Matthew Spencer, Blended Learning Designer, Liz Goode, Gina Saliba, Blended Learning Advisor, Evonne Irwin, Dennis Macnamara, Blended Learning Consultant, Yasmine Tolentino, Blended Learning Advisor… 424 more words

Educational Design

10 weeks later...thoughts so far on distance education

The ten weeks are up. My first ten taught weeks of online distance learning. I’d say a bit of a mixed experience.

Learning is hard, easy and fun. 855 more words

What I've Learned

How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

In this final week of the third iteration of the Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC – Al Filreis (the MOOC convener) has asked ModPo participants how the ModPo community works: 885 more words


WonderWOL: Why Work Out Loud?

Next week, November 17 to 21 is International Working Out Loud Week (WOL Week). Education Northwest, my organization, is one that has struggled at times to identify and implement the best ways to share knowledge and increase transparency across areas of work. 617 more words

Social Learning

Supporting Narration - from Role Modelling to Guided Learning

For a number of months I have been using a strategy of role modelling, encouragement and positive reinforcement to support others in my work team to narrate their work.  425 more words


Transitions, partnerships and community.

Effective partnerships and positive relationships between families and schools I believe are strongly linked to smooth transitions from one setting to another. Transition to school can be a significant event in the life of a child as I found out when we moved our children from the Middle East to Australia. 155 more words

On Line Learning

On the road

A lot has happened around here since I last blogged.
I went overseas and had a fabulous time tripping in Italy, Germany and France while Liz stayed here and kept the boat afloat. 356 more words

Educational Design