I subscribe to way too many Facebook groups. I need to stop it actually, they’ve become like women’s magazines. But worse. You keep seeing the same things come up over and over again, but instead of ignoring them you can actually have a say, which is giving yourself the delusion of helpfulness, but actually the smartest person in the room of Facebook groups is not … Continue reading Educational advice – from Facebook?
Introduction The parameters of scholarship in education are often based on Boyer’s (1990) dimensions of discovery, integration, application and teaching. Healey further expands on the scholarship of teaching to include “research into teaching and learning, critical reflection of practice and communication and dissemination about the practice of one’s subject” (2000, p. 169). Broadening the discussion to include the transformational aspects of “digital” technology, … Continue reading Is Digital Scholarship limited by cultural myopia?
I need to write an interpretive discussion paper. I’m trying to organise my thoughts. My first and foremost thought is that writing this paper is in direct contravention to the topic of the paper, which is “Digital scholarship in education, in the context of interdisciplinary knowledge and research” – because my digital scholarship is leading me down all sorts of other avenues and thoughts which … Continue reading Rambling thought organisation
One of the most difficult aspects of my last assignment on multicultural and diverse literature (MCD) was coming to grips with the extent to which all literature, including MCD literature is dominated by white and/or western based authors. When I have more headspace I’d like to write an article on what kind of criteria one could apply to assess the legitimacy of authors to tackle … Continue reading The right to write
I’ve just finished reading through Yvette Slaughter’s PhD thesis: The study of Asian languages in two Australian states: considerations for language-in-education policy and planning and what an eye-opener it was. And not for the reasons I thought it would be. I’m really interested in language-learning ecology/(ies) and since hers mentioned this, I decided to take the plunge and wade through the 372 pages. And what I … Continue reading Does academic equity even exist?
I’m going to either become very quiet or very noisy in the next few weeks as I dive into my next research topic for my last (yikes, how fast did that go) assignment for INF530. This is my research proposal: =============================================== 1. Proposal Topic Language learning and the new digital information ecology 2. Proposed digital tools and/or spaces to be used iBooks This is a … Continue reading Deep research Diving
“Knowledge, then, is experiences and stories, and intelligence is the apt use of experience, and the creation and telling of stories. Memory is memory for stories, and the major processes of memory are the creation, storage, and retrieval of stories.”(Schank & Abelson, 1995, p. 8) Red Dragon Wallpaper Download. (2011) Proposal Topic: “追龍 – Chasing the Dragon* a family’s story of language and identity” From … Continue reading Assessment Item 6: Digital Storytelling Topic Proposal