[LINK] Learning e-learning in Canberra

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Tue May 19 20:47:29 EST 2009


Tom writes,

> Greetings from the GAGGLE @ The Australian National University (today)
> a free meeting of educators at the ANU in Canberra, on e-learning and
> distance education ..


Thanks Tom. And, regarding e-learning ..


perhaps a worlds-best e-learning distance-education philosophical approach


 Mindtools 


 http://www.mindtools.tased.edu.au



Margaret writes,

 By ICT Mindtools I refer to ICT tools that necessarily engage users
 in higher order thinking.  

Students cannot use Mindtools without thinking deeply about the task at 
hand.  Mindtools require students to be creative and to think and make 
connections for themselves. 


The free online Tutorials:


Scratch 

Klik & Play 

Game Maker 

StarLogo TNG 

Squeak Etoys 

Alice 

Games Unit 

Anim8or 

Tales Animator 

3D Blender 

Fireworks 

Flash 

The Gimp

Media Computation 

Greenfoot 

VBA for PowerPoint 

Java 

Visual Basic 

Lego Robotics 

PicoCrickets 

CMap Concept Mapping 

Digital Stories 

CSLU Speech toolkit 

KA Video 

Bamzooki 

Soda Constructor 
 

'Children need to learn learning, which is primarily acquired through the 
passion that comes from access, the ability to make things, to 
communicate and to express. 

Writing a computer program, while seemingly esoteric, is in fact the 
closest a child can come to thinking about thinking. Likewise, debugging 
a program is the closest one can come to learning learning.'

This page has been produced by Margaret Meijers.  
Questions concerning its content may be directed by email to 
margaret.meijers at education.tas.gov.au

--

Cheers Tom & Margaret

Stephen Loosley
Member, Victorian
Institute of Teaching
 

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