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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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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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Office for Apprentices

 As a followup to my last post I thought I would start off with where the students need to go with regard computing skills. Basic Word Processing Letter witting & General Correspondence  mock resume Quotes and orders via fax and … Continue reading

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Getting into office for Apprentices

At some stage all apprentices become the boss and they will have to use computers and here is some offers fgrom Microsoft to get started. Check out the information below and later I weill begin to offer some basic details … Continue reading

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Response to a post in the CPSISC Forum about apprentices.

The following is my response to a post that says we need to change apprenticeships and training to cater for the school leavers that say a 12 months course is too long.  That have to look at it differently for today’s instant … 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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Session with VET’s

Had a session with a few too many VET students with Jason at GP computer suites on Monday 17/10/2011, not sure what Jason thought the first session is always a bit chaotic getting, Moodle and email accounts set up, logins, … Continue reading

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