Learner-centric learning and people we don’t know


I’ve been researching virtual worlds for Education.au’s Immersive Learning Unit and had an aha moment this morning in between hitting the snooze button on my N95 that I wanted to commit to pixels before it…

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Days of Our PUBLIC Lives


Thanks to search technologies, a thoughtless tirade against a student or colleague or friend could end up end up on the monitors of potential employers, peer review bodies, friends and family or even being the next internet sensation.


No facts please – we’re the government!


Despite opposition from numerous quarters, despite facts presented, the Rudd government is going ahead with tests of an ISP-level filter. With an attitude of utter contempt for the Australian people, the government is not revealing…

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Content filtering with NO Opt Out and government deciding what’s in


“I’m not exaggerating when I say that this model involves more technical interference in the internet infrastructure than what is attempted in Iran, one of the most repressive and regressive censorship regimes in the world.”…

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Invitation to educators using social media with students


In Australia, most schools operate on a white list system when it comes to the web sites they can access. Educators have to apply for sites to be unblocked for classroom use and some sites…

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