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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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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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On-line learning

Time is passing, technology races towards mobile e-learning, Moodle and books with vowels in  front of the names like iBook, eBooks, ePubs, are sprouting like mushrooms.   A thought occurs to me.   As staff and trainers grow older and … Continue reading

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Confidence

The final Unit Last week I trained a 3rd student, he was making up a unit missed. He had problems during his apprenticeship. Issues with confidence mainly, brought about by continual failure in a learning environment. School, an RTO and … Continue reading

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Appentice Numbers

2012 The new apprentices for 2012 are about to arrive and the building industry is slowing to a crawl in South Australia.  Many apprentices in Wall & Ceiling Lining are on leave or on unpaid time off.  Numbers are down … Continue reading

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Framed Ceilings Unit 2A – 2012

First Impressions Last years first years are here and their first unit is Framed Ceilings (Rondo Ceilings) Background The class has overall been exposed to this type of ceilings in their workplaces and constructed bulkheads using steel components.  That is … Continue reading

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1st Year Apprentices Final

Masonry Fixing Unit shots It is hard to believe that the 1st years are at the end of their training for 2011.  Though looking at their progress I can see the growth in skills confidence and maturity.  Tasks that seemed … Continue reading

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CBA Orientation

The new CBA 2011-12 Program member are beginning their journey today. I sit and listen knowing the learning they will experience over the next 9 months. Suddenly the thought occurs to me just how valuable these projects are not only … Continue reading

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Picture of Competence (Steel framing)

Where to check for the correct information and how to use it in steel framing practice. (Session Objective)     Curves and raked bulkheads in steel framing is a second year Wall and Ceiling unit I have been delivering today.       … Continue reading

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