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Web 2.0 Mindmapping tools: which one is good?

Posted by malakandadai on December 22nd, 2010

Ideas are in a sense like clouds, hard to pin down. Elaborate paper based mind maps evolved by groups or simple ideograms drawn by individuals have only represented some parts of an idea at a certain point in time.
Web 2.0 based mindmapping tools make it truly possible to track the life cycle of an idea [...]

FLaMe Project

Posted by Lyn Collins on December 3rd, 2010

photo © 2007 Ellen | more info (via: Wylio)FLaMe is an acronym which stands for ‘flexible learning at Macquarie’.  The Educational Development Group was recently awarded a Teaching Delivery Grant to design and run a 16-hour program to support blended delivery at Macquarie University with a trial group of up to 30 Academic staff. The [...]

Simulation Lab available for use

Posted by Lyn Collins on December 3rd, 2010

The Simulation Lab at the Australian School of Advanced Medicine has been completed and they would like to see it used by other departments as a shared resource. The Simulation lab consists of 3 rooms, a mock operating theatre, patient bedroom and scrub bay.  It was obviously designed for medical scenarios but they can set [...]

Learning and Teaching Centre job opportunities

Posted by Elaine Huber on December 1st, 2010

There are currently a number of positions available in the LTC in preparation for the new Learning Management System (Moodle) rollout next year. If you have a passion for learning and teaching particularly in the area of learning technologies, take a look at this web page. Jobs include  Online Educational Designers (Requisition ID: 015VX), Educational [...]

Attribution

Posted by Elaine Huber on December 1st, 2010

Academic Literacy Skills are a must for any budding student who wishes to do well in their studies, not to mention those who wish to continue on in academia. Referencing, and citation skills are what come to mind in terms of attributing papers and other reading materials, but how about multimedia artefacts? Do you insist [...]