LEARNING TECHNOLOGY MENTORS PROGRAM

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Day 1 (9.30 – 4.30)
    1. INTRODUCTION (1hr)
      1. Context (Skills Strategy, eLearning Strategy, etc) – Mark H/Adrian
      2. The Process (why) - MC/Mark
      3. Expectations/outcomes/roles - MC
    2. ELEARNING ISSUES (30 mins)- MC
      1. The Big Picture
      2. Local
    3. THE TECHNOLOGY
      1. Moodle (2 hrs) – MC, Cheryl TC
      2. ePortfolios and Mahara (Allison M) 2.15 – 3.15
    4. THE PROGRAM
      1. Discussion of Thursday’s program

Day 2 (9.30 – 4.30)
    1. THE TECHNOLOGY
      1. Centra (Peter Day, MC)
    2. PROCESS
      1. DOCUMENTING/TRACKING/SHARING – how will we record and track our learning?
    3. THE TECHNOLOGY
      1. Audacity
      2. Podzone (Rob D) 3.30 – 4.30

Day 3 (9.30 – 4.30)

JANISON

‘THE NON-TAFE WEB’

Web 2.0 - see How Web2.0 is Revolutionising Education

9.45 - 10.30

Stream 1
JANISON


Stream 2
IMAGE REPOSITORIES


Flickr (owned by Yahoo; plenty of CC content available via Advanced Search)
Teaching with Flickr

Picasa (owned by Google)

VIDEO REPOSITORIES


You might also like to consider using the Internet Archive for storing and searching Creative Commons media.

CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSING



(from 10.30 approx)

YAMMER

How do you use Yammer?

CLOUD COMPUTING Explained (See YouTube video from Commoncraft)

The two big players:
  1. Google Apps
  2. Microsoft Live

VIRTUAL WORLDS (Jacinta Ryan, 11.30)

Digital literacy/digital footprint (evaluating/validating web resources, assessing impact of digital activity) - sorry we didn't get to this
Image Editing - Gimp (free, open source)


THE ART OF MENTORING (Lynne S) 1.15 – 3.45
  • what makes a good mentor?
  • what skills do I need?
  • how to be effective in supporting staff

WHAT NOW? FUTURE DATES......
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