Category Archives: CB-A

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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Perception

“Is reality” they say and my experience with teen and early twenty year old students supports that. Case A face 20 years of age stares back at me across a workbench, young wrinkle free and bright-eyed but with an expression as many … Continue reading

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Follow Up

I just had to add this to the Confidence post… In a recent article by an outgoing University head this has been discussed and while fresh in my mind highlighted the importance of the relationship between student and facilitator/lecturer/teacher, something … 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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Progress

Recently I finished a Mentoring Project with Michael Coghlin, (well if you ever finish mentoring) and 4 BCF lecturers to get them started using on-line content. The experience has taught me a lesson in time. That lesson was hard learnt … Continue reading

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Arches

Arches were covered in the first year unit last year but that was a long time ago. Memories fade and “What is a Radius again?” The set out seemed familiar, centerline, Span, pivot point, springing line but this time there … 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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