Tech Talk Tuesdays: What’s the Interest in Pinterest?
Date: Tuesday, March 6th 4-5pm, Melbourne, Australia time (gmt+11)
About the session: Pinterest, social networking using online pinboard phenomena, burst onto the scene a couple of months ago. Pinterest lets youorganize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes. Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.
So what is Pinterest and how can you use it in the classroom?
About the presenter: Mark Richardson will share with us his use of pinterest and it’s possible applications for educationalists. Mark Richardson has taught in primary schools for many years.He also has extensive experience planning and delivering professional learning to teachers in ICT / eLearning.
His current interests are
- Learning Spaces and Places
- Digital Pedagogies
- Online Teaching and Learning
- Digital Citizenship
eT@lking: Designing your Digital Future by Developing a Digital Roadmap
When: Wednesday March 7th, 8-9pm Melbourne Australia time (gmt+11)
About the session: eT@lking is proud to host this webinar with Allison Miller as guest presenter on a topic that is crucial for all.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) offers all Australians greater opportunities through working smarter in a digital economy. This will, however, require all Australians to be ‘NBN ready’ through improved information and communication technology (ICT) skills and effective digital business systems. Through this identified need, the “Is your Business NBN ready?” digital business capability program has been developed to help individuals and businesses capitalise on the opportunities and efficiencies being made possible through the NBN.
This session will cover the keys areas for designing your digital future by developing a digital roadmap. Whether you are a business owner, employee or consumer, this interactive and participative session will have relevance to you as we will all be required to function effectively in a digital economy. Topics covered include:
- Your digital future
- The digital workforce
- Your digital presence
- The digital market place
- Your digital infrastructure
- The legal, financial and sustainability considerations
About our presenter:
Allison Miller has been involved in education and training for nearly 20 years as an educator, professional development, and e-learning leader. She is the director and principal consultant of Vanguard Visions Consulting, which is a learning, development and assessment consultancy which specialises in using cutting edge e-learning and e-assessment solutions and research services to improve organisational capacity and performance through developing a culture of ongoing development. Allison also manages national e-learning projects for the National VET E-learning Strategy and is the convenor of the national ePortfolios Australia Conference. To learn more about supporting the ongoing development of individuals follow the Vanguard Visions Consulting “Looking to the Future” blog written by Allison.
Please join us. Here is the link to the recording of this session