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Ed tech must reads: column #46

First published in Campus Morning Mail, 2nd August 2022 How to make your teaching more interesting from Times Higher Education The digital age has made it hard to be bored, with entertaining stimuli everywhere. This […]

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Ed Tech must reads – Column 19

First published in Campus Morning Mail, 25th Jan 2022 Vignette – Blogs for cogs from Lexi Keeton While there is a lot of discussion about replicating face to face learning in the online environment, this […]

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Ed Tech must reads – Column 4

First published in Campus Morning Mail 7th Sept 2021 Facilitating online breakout groups from Dave Cormier Good breakout group activities online are far less common that we might hope. Often students find themselves sitting quietly […]

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Research update #60: Previously on Colin’s PhD

Looking back, it appears that it’s been 6 months since my last confession – um, post. A few things have happened since then, less tangible progress than I would’ve liked but at the same time […]

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Thoughts on: 2020 vision: What happens next in education technology research in Australia (Thompson & Lodge, 2020)

The latest issue of AJET (Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) opens with an editorial from two people whose work in the space of TEL I’ve found of interest over the years – Kate Thompson (QUT) […]

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Research update #58: I’m ethical

There’s a lot about the PhD experience that I find quite daunting – I don’t think I’m alone in this – but the administration side seems particularly nerve-wracking. Getting accepted, getting my thesis proposal accepted, […]

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Research update #55: 10 months later

The cool thing about not blogging for a little while is that I get to do one of those cool narrative jumps that you get in your better TV shows* where a bunch of stuff […]

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#Research Update 54: No more excuses

(Caution – this is very rambly and introspective and I think I largely used this to tease out some ideas that seem quite obvious in hindsight. You can pretty safely skip this post, even if […]

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Research update #53: Methodology or Messodology?

I have identified around 17 different types of data that I want to collect for this research. I have been waiting for people who know more about this than I do to say – ‘you’re […]

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Research update #52: holy shit, I’m a researcher

I mean, I guess I am anyway. After a great deal of panic and uncertainty about my methodology (particularly), I flew through my thesis proposal review/confirmation thing a few weeks ago and it was signed […]

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