Please join us TONIGHT (5th December at 8pm (Melbourne time +11) as we continue from last week’s session on “Using Blackboard Collaborate as a moderator” led by Jo Hart. In this session we will look at other advanced features found in Blackboard Collaborate as well as discuss how it can be used in educational settings. We will also be discussing our past experiences (issues, what worked well) as either participants or moderators.
- Q&A on BBc
- How it can be used in educational settings
- Advanced features of BBc
Bring your ideas to share with other Blackboard Collaborators.
WHAT: Advanced Blackboard Collaborate and its use in educational settings
WHEN: 5th December, Thursday 8pm (Melbourne time +11)
When: Tuesday, December 3rd 4-5pm, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia time (gmt+11) See timeanddate for your timezone.
Where: Link to the recording
About this session: As this will be the last webinar for the year, the topic of conversation will be “2013 in Review”. It is hoped that participants will share on the following, so please bring along:-
- highlight(s) for 2013
- one frustration that you may still have
- your favourite new tool
- your tried and tested ‘oldie goldie” favourite tool
- something funny that happened over the year
- a New Year’s Resolutions
- your opinion on the best trending topic
- a blog post that has resonated with you or a conference or session you attended etc
Please come along and help build the conversations. If you feel you have nothing to contribute please also come as the conversations and questions will add to the interest. Hope to see you for this, the final Tech Talk Tuesday for 2013.
The exciting and innovative global education conference is on for 5 days this week. Tech Talk Tuesdays will partner with the conference for this week discussing the topic How to get started with Global Projects
When: Tuesday, November 19th, 4-5pm Melbourne, Australian time, gmt+11 See timeanddate for your timezone. The link to join this session will be shared closer to the date.
Link to the recording of this session
About this session:- This session will be a partnership with the Global Education Conference and will look at topics relating to “Global Projects for Beginners”. The session will encourage input and interactivity from participants on the following :
- how to get started
- where to find partners – networks
- challenges and potential solutions
- where to promote your global projects
- where to find projects
- favourite tools – synchronous and asynchronous for global connection, collaboration, communication
- tips and tricks!
Please join, share in the conversations, bring your experiences and questions. If you can, bring a photo (resized) to show what it is like where you live.
Please join us on Community Connect online webinar THIS THURSDAY 14th November at 8pm (Melbourne time (+11) as Adrienne will lead the discussion on the 2013 list of top 100 web 2.0 tools used for education.
Since 2007 Jane Hart of the Centre for Learning and Performance (C4LP) has been collating this top 100 list with a short comment on the tool and its movement.
FYI Facebook is at #9 position this year – holding steady from last year. There are 10 new listings this year with Feedly leading the way at #19.
What other Web 2.0 tools do you use and what tools are out there that you have yet to learn about? Check out the list for yourself, bring along you opinions and passions and join in the discussion and debate about YOUR favourite web 2.0 tool.
WHAT: 2013 TOP 100 Web 2.0 tools
WHEN: THURSDAY, 14th November,8pm Melbourne time (+11)
Please join us this Thursday 7th November at 8pm (Melbourne time +11) on Community Connect online webinar as Tracey Johnson (NSW) and Shingo Gibson-Suzuk (VIC) take you through a session on “Creating a flipped classroom”. If you are not familiar with the concept of flipped classroom, here is a 2 min video on “Flipped classroom”
Tracey Johnson is an Online Educational Designer with the University of South Australia. She works with Academics to develop their pedagogy for teaching online and then helps design the course delivery. A student herself, Tracey is working towards a Masters in Education.
WHAT: “Creating a flipped classroom”
WHEN: 7th November, 8pm (Melbourne time +11)
Please join us 10 minutes prior to the session to test your audio setup.
Please share this with your colleagues who might be interested in participating.
Look forward to having you there.
*If you cannot attend, but would like to watch the recording, please click the link below to add your name to our mailing list. http://bit.ly/12gMVQo
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) have organised some wonderful webinars this year and provided suggested student activities for their exhibitions. Melbourne Now is the latest exhibition at NGV and according to the website Melbourne Now celebrates the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practice to reflect the complex cultural landscape of creative Melbourne. As it is connected educator month, Tech Talk Tuesday will take a virtual excursion and join the NGV as they share this exciting new exhibition. It also fits in neatly with Connected Educator month with educators connecting with the community. Please join NGV for another great webinar. Details are as follows:
When: Tuesday 29th October, 2013, 4-5:15pm, Melbourne, Australia time (gmt+11)
Where: Click on this Link to the virtual room
About this session: Are you planning a visit to Melbourne Now with a group, or just curious about what the exhibition might offer for your students? These webinars with NGV educators will provide a general overview and selected highlights of the exhibition, and present ideas and resources for pre and post visit activities at school inspired by the exhibition. The program is also an opportunity for teachers to share ideas and ask questions about the exhibition and visiting the exhibition with a school group.
Please join us!