Here’s why I’m advocating no choice in eportfolio platforms


At the university at which I work, some instructors feel it is too restrictive to insist students use the ePorfolio platform provided. Some instructors allow students to use whatever they want, others are unsure. Is…

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Brain dump – free multimedia tools


Free Mindmapping tools  There are dozens of free mindmapping tools out there, here are three to start with. Mindmup Free web-based mind mapping tool that can be added to Google Drive. For best results, log…

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The game of tapping into a passion for learning


Gamers are great learners, I’ve been one and I have nephews who are gamers.  When I was really into it I would spend hours researching my character, watching videos about fighting techniques, bookmarking and consulting…

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On the “authenticity” of reflecting for a mark


I’ve been talking quite a lot with educators about embedding reflective practice and the use of ePortfolios throughout courses and programs. So in reviewing the papers and sessions that caught my eye at ASCILITE2014 in…

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Sky Drive Live + PowerPoint Web App = learning object?


I’ve been looking at ways of taking myself out of the production cycle when it comes to creating online resources and turning more of that work over to our facilitators. As well, we’re introducing more…

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