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Google and Learning Analytics. Presented by Blake Seufert

The “Transforming Learning and Teaching with Practical Analytics” project hosted a presentation by Blake Seufert at RMIT University on 20 August, 2015. Blake is a Google trainer and Systems Manager at McKinnon Secondary College in Melbourne.  37 more words

should we stop students using laptops during lectures?

I guess it depends on what they’re using their laptops for.

Most days when I come in at the back of the lecture room & walk down to the front, I’ll see a lot of laptops open & in use. 1,157 more words


Census Explorer: Young Adults: Then and Now Edition

This is an interesting website to explore  with your young adults.   It shows how various characteristics of our population have changed over the past four decades.     43 more words

A Word From Jack

In my 56 years as an educator, many things in the classroom have changed dramatically, however, my goal to promote student engagement and student learning has remained steadfast. 349 more words

Class Insights

does powerpoint make students stupid & professors boring?

The author of this article certainly thinks so. He kicks off with this:

Do you really believe that watching a lecturer read hundreds of PowerPoint slides is making you smarter?

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Oh, to be a fly on the wall! Practical video observation for learning, teaching, and supervision.

I presented this abstract (PDF) at the General Practice Training & Education Conference, 26-27 August 2015, at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart.

Authors: Michael Tam, Andrew Knight, Siaw-Teng Liaw, Patrick Khoury, Joel Rhee, Alan Huynh… 304 more words

General Practice

Pass or Fail

It is a necessity of life – passing exams. Exams are gatekeepers of a future to be mastered, more often than they are gateways to potential directions in life. 534 more words