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University of Canterbury research papers

U-learn 2011
Breakout 1
PDFs of the talks are available?

Too Much Information (TMI)
Craig McDonald-Brown talks about the need for research into online behavior of NZ youth.

Facilitating online communities of practice as an integral part of effective professional learning and development
Hazel Owen talks about the ability for online communities to expand possibilities for professional learning and development. Showed the possibility of online collaboration by using Eric Whitacre

  • VPLD – personalized learning
  • Choice is connected to motivation and learning

Hazel Owen presented results of the pilot.

nb: the leaders of the project or community need to be quite active

Driving teacher change through brokering in an online community ecosystem 
Jocelyn Cranefield, Pak Yoong, Sid Huff
Victoria University, Wellington

Niki Davis and Darren Sudlow
Achievements of the Southern Central Divide schools in implementing personalized blended learning
Achievements
1. Institutional reviews for all schools
2.  Online forum discussion of readings on a topic
3.  Blended learning pilots
4.  Literature review
5.  MyPortfolio site with reflections
6.  University of Canterbury Post-grad Certificate

‘Star Trek’ teaching ‘going where no one has gone before’

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October 19, 2011 Posted by | pedagogy, Professional development, research | , , | Leave a comment