KerryJ's Neotenous Tech

An educational technologist's exploits and adventures in online learning, with a focus on adults in the Australian Higher Ed and VET sectors.

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Posts by KerryJ's Neotenous Tech

“Jailbreaking the degree”

If you’re interested in micro-credentialing, capturing tacit/explicit knowledge and interests of potential team members,  and the future of tertiary education and lifelong learning – read […]

PowerPoint as a basic image editor

Love it, hate it, want to ignore it – PowerPoint is part of many people’s working and academic lives. But it’s not all bullet points, […]

Acknowledgements of Country

Conference season is in full swing. As we go out and learn, share and contribute to our shared knowledge of our chosen fields of endeavour […]

Students as Partners in Higher Education

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking around students having a say in the way they learn and the concept of students as consumers or […]

Student Experience Surveys

Read an interesting article on why university student experience surveys are inherently flawed. A few sentences about designing learning stood out for me as I […]

Introduction to ePortfolios and Mahara

ePorfolios have been around for several years now, but it’s not safe to assume educators and students who have been asked to use them in past […]

Problem-based vs project-based learning

Finally understand the relationship between Problem-based and Project-based learning. Problem-based learning CAN BE a TYPE of Project- based learning. Project-based learning can be prescriptive and […]

Moodle filters – auto linking course activities

Here’s a quick brain dump post on a feature of Moodle that I had overlooked. When the Auto-link activities filter is activated, you don’t have […]

Here’s why I’m advocating no choice in eportfolio platforms

At the university at which I work, some instructors feel it is too restrictive to insist students use the ePorfolio platform provided. Some instructors allow […]

Is VR leapfrogging over virtual worlds?

Years ago in Second Life, I experienced a sim that allowed you to add a small program to your avatar (HUD – heads up display) […]

Critical thinking, logical fallacies and spurious correlations

Some great resources for teaching and learning about critical thinking… Spurious correlations: What do pool drownings and Nicholas Cage movies have in common? Logical […]

Brain dump – free multimedia tools

Free Mindmapping tools  There are dozens of free mindmapping tools out there, here are three to start with. Mindmup Free web-based mind mapping tool that […]

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