Author: christina

Practical Design Patterns for Teaching and Learning with Technology

Yishay Mor, Harvey Mellar, Steven Warburton and Niall Winters (Eds) This fascinating book provides copious evidence that ‘these are challenging times in which to be an educator.’ I’d recommend it to any professional who is grappling with the value of

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Interested in brushing up your skills in learning design, ICT for teaching and learning and creativity techniques

We are looking for educators to participate in a free, open and online course (MOOC) that will help you reign your Learning with ICTs and Creativity In the context of the HANDSON project (http://handsonict.eu/ <http://handsonict.eu/> ), we are offering a

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Mentoring in a digital world: what are the issues?

Professor Christina Preston and Sarah Younie From the MirandaNet partners of Hands-On ICT have just had a paper accepted at the KEYCIT 2014 conference in Postdam, Germany. The paper is about  the first pilot of the Hands-On ICT e-mentoring unit.

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Building a MOOC SIG

Since the MOOC webinars and the MESH reception at BETT14 the Hands-On team have established a Google MOOC Research Special Interest Group that has thirty members so far who were inspired by the debates face to face that are now

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New partnerships for Hands-On ICT

  Since the  Power On: Hands-On ICT sustainability and dissemination meeting in London in May 2013, the Hands-On ICT team has been developing relationships with a range of potential partners who indicated their interest in using the Hands-On ICT environment

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Looking at Creativity in ICT

 Collaborative professional knowledge building activities for teacher educators, vocational trainers and primary and secondary school teachers July 9th Bedford Aims: to understand more about how the principles of teaching and learning creatively can be applied to mastering the effective use

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Looking at MOOCs

Building communities to use the HandsOn ICT training environment All the consortium partners in the HandsOn project have a strategic interest in developing the digital for use in their own teaching and teacher training activities. In this context, MirandaNet Fellows

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