Here are the details for this week’s Tech Talk Tuesdays and eT@lking:-
Tech Talk Tuesday:- August 10th 3:45-4:45pm (Melbourne, Australia time: gmt+10)
Topic: Twitter revisited
Synopsis: Due to the popularity of the topic, Twitter, last week, a second follow up session will occur, completed questions not answered last week. Participants will share conversations, knowledge, questions and answers on twitter. The alternatives to twitter will be considered and the use of twitter in the classroom explored more fully. Please join us as it is You, Me and Us!
eT@lking Wednesday, August 11th 9-10pm Melbourne, Australia (gmt+10)
Topic: Behind the Scenes of Classroom2.0
Presenter: Kim Caise
Kim Caise , USA, will be the guest presenter for this week’s session. The starting time is one hour later than usual to accommodate Kim. A behind the scenes look at classroom 2.0, one of the largest global Ning networks.Kim will give us a behind the scenes look at Classroom 2.0 – a network of nearly 50,000 members. Kim will also talk about her experiences with virtual conferences.
About Kim: Currently Kim co-hosts with Peggy George and Lorna Costantini on the “Classroom 2.0 LIVE!” weekly broadcast on Saturdays at 11am CST/12pm EST as part of Classroom 2.0.com founded by Steve Hargadon. The show features tips for using technology tools in the classrooms for all levels of users and is held in an Elluminate room. See Kim’s classroom2.0 page
Link to the session
Special event eT@lking – Global Connections and eLearning Collaboration
Friday, August 13th 10-11pm, Melbourne, Australia (gmt+10)
Synopsis: Extend your knowledge on E-learning! Experience some of the tools that facilitate training and learning” Learn about some of the tools that Ram Rangarajan, from India, uses and how he uses them to train students, admin and faculties in the Middle East and India. These tools include Blackboard, Elluminate, QuestionMark, Dyned.
Link to the session: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/launch/meeting.jnlp?password=M.3DD99896D234646A3B71C131316FBF
About the presenter: Ram is based in Chennai, India and in his words: “I am an E-learning Consultant and Project Manager in implementing E-learning tools and delivering training to Institutes and Corporate industries. I have 12+ years of IT experience in various industries – Finance, Education, Logistics, Engineering, Government and Consulting verticals. With 2 years in Education sector, I am certified Blackboard Trainer and blackboard Snapshot consultant providing ILT and WBT to Faculty/Students/IT Admins of Institutes and Corporate in India and Middle East.”