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#SimTect2015 #SimHealth2015 Wrap-up

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Selfie board from the SimTect 2015 conference

Simulation Australasia really pulls out all the stops to make an amazing conference! Another SimTect and SimHealth conference is finished and we are left with a USB full of brilliant papers and a buzzing mind full of ideas – and if you were Garth from Thales, a selphie printer he won in our lucky draw… Continue reading #SimTect2015 #SimHealth2015 Wrap-up

What is gamification and where do you start?

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Gamification in education model

I have written a few blog posts on gamification and we realized that while we talk about gamification (and there is a growing amount of information out there). It might be worth doing an ‘introduction to gamification’ webinar and blog. So here is a blog post for people who are new to the concept of… Continue reading What is gamification and where do you start?

Top 10 tips to build confidence with online facilitation

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Online Facilitation

In June, I wrote my first top 10 list and I’m following up with another one. This time, the top 10 tips for building confidence with online facilitation. I ran an introduction to online facilitation in September and in preparation, I reflected on my first experiences in lecturing. I was newly qualified and nervous. Gee,… Continue reading Top 10 tips to build confidence with online facilitation

Moodle Evolution: Moodle Moot 2014 Wrapup

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Moodle Moot logo

This year’s Australasian Moodle Moot’s theme was ‘Evolution’ – and the keynote address by Alec Couros swept us into the future with his vision of the educational potential offered by the tools of connectivity. The examples Alec shared of openness in education, networked learning, social media in education, digital citizenship, and critical media literacy were… Continue reading Moodle Evolution: Moodle Moot 2014 Wrapup

George Siemens Master Class wrap up

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George Siemens Master Class wrap up

George Siemens is an educator and researcher who looks at networks, analytics and education in digital environments. He is a pioneer in MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses). So it was an absolute thrill that Klevar was able to support Vanguard Visions in putting together a Master Class at the well appointed Flinders University Victoria Square campus… Continue reading George Siemens Master Class wrap up

MoodleMootau13 – a quick review

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MoodleMootau13 – a quick review

Watching a whole lot of Moodlers in a room getting excited about the new things in 2.5 and 2.6 was a great way to kick off MoodleMoot. The tweets were flying thick and fast! Martin Dougiamas took us through the development priorities, I am particularly excited about an assignment annotation tool that allows annotations on a PDF… Continue reading MoodleMootau13 – a quick review

AITD Conference review

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AITD Conference review

This year saw delegates from all over attend a joint conference – the 40th ARTDO International Leadership and HRD Conference and AITD National Conference.  Speakers included Professor Robert O. Brinkerhoff, Dr Jane Bozarth, Dr John Wilson, Dr. Vinayshil Gautam and Les Pickett. We chose this as the first conference we sponsored this year as there… Continue reading AITD Conference review