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About wallandceiling

I currently design, create and administer over 180 Moodle online courses as part of a project in tafeSA with the BJIT Business Services Team. This project has highlighted a need for training in Moodle and how to implement and maintain courses online. I have been a lecturer in Wall & Ceiling Lining (Drywall for Americans) in Adelaide South Australia involved in the CPSISC validation of the CPC08 National Training packages and the CBA Program to build capacity in assessment through the use of Action Learning and Assessment for Learning principles.

Learning styles discussion

Recently during the BlendKit2016 MOOC with Florida University I stumbled across this discussion.  Learning styles for years bandied about in Education nothing really new and as a dyslexic visual learner made perfect  sense to me. Then the post extolling the … Continue reading

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Week 4 BlendKit2016 Reaction

Four weeks in, plenty of reading, thinking and writing. The Blended aspects of this week’s sessions and activities has really focused my attention onto the relationship and documentation between the Face to Face and Online content and interaction. Documenting how … Continue reading

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Week3 BlendKit2016 focus

What is it about the timetable for a course that catches you unaware?  You do the first 2 weeks all on time and completely, then week 3 arrives almost unannounced and then is gone.   Good intension are not enough … Continue reading

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Week 2 of the BlendKit 2016 Interactions

It is so important for lecturers, designers and developers of online courses to be involved and be a student in a blended course.  It is easy to sit in an office, well easy is not the right word really, it … Continue reading

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Back to learning BlendKit 2016

Blended Learning is the key to educating students across our state, but till now it has been used as a silver bullet for delivering training to students to reduce costs and cover the state. This couse came up and I … Continue reading

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Onsite assessment of Apprentices Adelaide Oval

Wall & Ceiling lining apprentices on site at the Adelaide Oval site.  Good apprentices with potential.  These are images from the site visit to assess competency in a work situation. As you can see the pride on the faces of … Continue reading

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One Year Really “A Moodle Project update”

It’s over a year now and where did that year go? 180 Moodle courses later, numerous qualifications and lecturers right across the state of South Australia in the Business Services section of tafeSA, that’s where the year went right there!

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Business Services Moodle

I am starting to upgrade and unify the existing courses and help others to get their courses compliant with accessibility and HTML5. Any ideas on innovative ways to engage students, accessibility anything about your Moodle experiences? I would love to … Continue reading

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Discovery Day One Tonsley tafeSA site

The new and impressive building hums with building activity still as we are welcomed to the newest of tafeSA Campuses in South Australia. Faces looking up at the project and education managers and hearing about the visions and goals. Trades … Continue reading

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Audit

If said slowly and quietly it doesn’t sounds so frightening, does it? The pressure is building and there seems to be an air of concern bubbling away in the background.  The Cooperative for the industry keep mentioning it with following … Continue reading

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