beware the tides of fiscal march (apologies to the Bard), or in real terms watch out for the bean counters annual exercising of that wonderful euphemism for institutional mismanagement called ‘restructuring’. Not sure if it reached epidemic proportions on the other side of the globe, but it certainly is rampant over here. Several of my colleagues with infinite wisdom and years of experience have succumbed to its machinations. Another is under a gathering
cloud (not the i sort) I might sound cynical but I could hardly wax poetic about the shortsighted administrators who fail to value the people that make a real difference to student learning, for the sake of ‘saving money’, they think. End of tirade.
This month the posting contains the usual mix of goodies.It includes developing online materials,history resources,study guides and strategies,technical standards for VET, moodle 2guide,Web to mobile, training and assessment guides, online facilitation,Horizon videos, conferences and NZ happenings plus the odd one out
The year continues to flash by.
1. Study Guides and Strategies.
A very comprehensive site available in 37 languages. There is a wealth of information here for the learner and tutor alike. Where do you start? Pick a topic that interest you and explore. You could spend some time here
10. Delivering Web to mobile: Preview version of the new publication from the JISC observatory.
Very well written overview of the progressive use of the Web on mobile devices. Some very useful links to resources are throughout the text. Worth reading and waiting for the final version.