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Trial and Error Part 2

After my unsuccessful previous experiment with an egg timer, I decided to try again with a different kind of timer. I found Fullscreen Countdown Timer… 226 more words

Flipside of NGL: some critical reflections

Looking at the flipside of NGL learning , I have found myself agreeing with Goksu, Paul, and Mari’s comments about Brennan’s article ‘ 594 more words

Me As Learner

Blogging about blogging

Recent reflections about blogging are revealing some thoughts, which have possibly been running through many students’ minds, including mine and I’m finding it really valuable to read these now, as I contemplate the benefits of NGL as a learner, student and teacher. 582 more words

Me As Learner

Skills for 21st century learners

After reading Mari’s post, and David’s advice about ‘Making connections with ideas and knowledge not people’ in Tracey’s post, it caused me to revisit the topic of 21st century skills for today’s learners which I plan to include in my reflections on how NGL can inform my role as a teacher in a support role. 315 more words

Me As Learner

Finding CLEM as a teacher and student

Identifying CLEM while working in a support role for teachers in higher education has been an interesting exercise for me, as I have identified several communities of relevance, which contribute in part to the learning organization ‘Academic Services Division’ at the university. 732 more words

Me As Student

NGL: Teaching support in higher education, a micro view

In ‘Productive learning networks’, Goodyear refers to some issues which I feel could be of relevance in my micro view of teaching support:

  • The phenomenon of ‘homophily’ – the tendency to prefer to interact with others who are like oneself.
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Me As Teacher