Tag Archives: Technology

The Online Learning Journal – evaluating my experiences in INF506.

Evaluating my experiences The blog post My Second Life (https://pdlearninglibrary.wordpress.com/2014/05/25/my-second-life-adventures-in-a-virtual-world-olj-inf506/) is based on my own encounters with Second Life (www.secondlife.com) in during this semester, supplemented by case studies from the literature, and demonstrates my understanding of social networking technologies. This … Continue reading

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My Second Life – Adventures in a Virtual World (OLJ – INF506)

I first heard of Second Life (http://www.secondlife.com) over five years ago; it was while we were discussing the impact that technology and in particular social media and Web 2.0 technologies would have on education and our role as educational publishers. … Continue reading

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More “Shift Happens” – Five key trends that will impact our media landscape (OLJ – INF506)

The video Did You Know? (based on the original “Shift Happens” video) identifies a number of shifts or trends that will have a profound influence on how we behave as digital citizens. In this post I outline 5 key trends … Continue reading

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The challenge of finding authentic information in a socially networked world (OLJ INF506)

The challenge of finding authentic information in a socially networked world. Although Giles findings about the accuracy of Wikipedia articles have given Wikipedia increased credibility (2005), Garfinkel (2008) is not alone in his concerns about both the ubiquity and veracity … Continue reading

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Technology Overload – INF506 – Thoughts on Module 2

My working life has paralleled the rise of computing technology so I have become very used to learning new technologies. It's been fun for someone like me who enjoys learning and exploring. A quick glance at INF506 notes for Module … Continue reading

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No monkeys were harmed in the making of this cartoon!

 No monkeys were harmed in the making of this cartoon! This professional development activity saw me creating a cartoon about diversity for young children while learning how to use Toontastic (2013), an application developed by LaunchPad toys to assist learning … Continue reading

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ABC Makes a Splash!

Being something of a fan of the national broadcaster and its quality children’s content I was very excited to learn of their new content site, Splash (ABC, ©2013a) Our library maintains links to appropriate websites as part of its Homework … Continue reading

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