eLearning and Digital Cultures – EDCMOOC

In February 2013 I signed up for the E-Learning and Digital Cultures online course (EDCMOOC) from the University of Edinburgh. This course was a great opportunity to experience a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and gain new perspectives on e-learning. The course asked participants consider the definition of ‘digital culture’, […]

The community benefits of funding vocational training

It was only a few years ago that my colleagues and I discussed the possibility of “thousand dollar diplomas”. I never thought I’d see the day when certificate course costs would surge towards $5000 and a diploma could cost upwards of $10000. The ongoing discussions in the media about funding […]

Keeping up with your tech-savvy kids

If you are a parent (or teacher) that has looked at technology and convinced yourself that it’s ‘all too hard’ and that you will never be able to keep up with the apps that your kids are using, you need to stop. Yes you can keep up with the technology […]