Monthly Archives: April 2011

Mini elearning Symposium Unitec Institute of Technology

I am back from the Hawkes Bay and now attending the Mini eLearning Symposium, here a Unitec. There have been lots of interesting presentations making the most of new technologies in tertiary education. We have seen students creating their own soun… Continue reading

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Ethical considerations and values development in work integrated learning programs.

Matthew Campbell and Karsten Zegwaard, raise the question of how we as educators prepare students to become professionals. They raise the idea that when considering values in the workplace we have both presence and voice. How do we move from passi… Continue reading

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Can technology support and facilitate work integrated learning?

Blended learning, online and face to face engagements support enhanced learning and teaching in co-operative education says Sharleen Howison, of Otago Polytechnic. She has explored Kolb’s experiential learning model, to explore student engagement … Continue reading

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NZACEConference

NZACE Conference We are here in sunny Hawkes Bay, attending the New Zealand Association of Co-operative Education Conference. The conference celebrates work integrated learning, and particularly, learning by doing. Action is key to work integrated… Continue reading

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Blogging, micro blogging, Facebook and online portfolios

These are the main topics of interest at the NZACE conference. New technologies are identified as useful tools to aid course co-ordination, sharing of experiences and reflection. Check out at http://nzace.org.nz Continue reading

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Winners in the classroom and losers in the field

Sally Rae, From AUT, tells us that women are choosing to come second, in education and in careers. New Zealand has less than 9% of women on boards in New Zealand. Women do not see their participation on boards as normal. What do you think? Is Cind… Continue reading

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