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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Credibility and fact checking


Credibility is the currency of social media and online relationships, yet so many people impoverish themselves by passing on poorly researched information, false quotes, dodgy statistics and/or poor arguments. For advocates, if you are out…

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Give your brain a break!


This weekend an online learner wrote to me saying she was feeling a bit overwhelmed with a unit of study. ¬†She’d set aside a day to complete one unit and came away feeling stressed. I…

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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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US net neutrality and have your say on future of broadband in Australia


This is my longest blog post ever, but the way I see it – the future of the internet is at stake here, so I wanted to gather my thoughts and resources in one spot…

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