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Day 2: Reading the fine print

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Once you’ve decided that there is an app or tool out there that would be ideal for your course, there are a range of critical issues that need to be considered, which we will explore in detail today and tomorrow. These general principles should apply no matter what you are […]

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Day 1: Choosing the right tool 

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Introduction There are a bewildering array of options you might use when choosing a technology for your teaching practice, either within the offerings available from your university’s learning management system or externally, using services, apps, or platforms available through the web. This course will help you critically evaluate the options […]

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Coffee course issue resolved

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Dear participants, apologies for any issues you may have had in the last few days accessing or commenting on the coffee courses blog. We have been in discussion with ITS to resolve these problems and everything should be working normally now. If you have any problems, please feel free to […]

Introduction to TEL

Day 3: Active learning spaces

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Post by Meredith Hinze (University of Melbourne) and Katie Freund After considering the affordances of spaces, let’s look specifically at the “active learning” spaces which are appearing at more and more universities to see exactly how and why they are different. A shift in pedagogy Active learning has increasingly become […]