Designing for Flexibility

Thought leaders podcast series


To supplement our program we are connecting with a diverse range of leading thinkers in the areas of education, social media, technology and communication.
We were excited to have on board Michael Coghlan to facilitate the conversations.
We wish to thank all those interviewed for their time and insightful comments.

If you wish to listen to the interviews as podcasts using an Apple product please subscribe to the free My Learning podcast feed via iTunes
You can also see view the Thought Leaders Podcasts on the blog using the following category

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Lilian Austin (Latrobe University)

Lilian talks about encouraging education faculty students to view all areas of study in a more holistic framework, and how Latrobe Uni attempts to facilitate this process via the use of personal learning spaces (Pebble Pad eportfolios). Also a some thoughts on the differences between working in the VET and Higher Ed sectors.

Conversation with Lilian (7/9/12)


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Vivian Evans

Listen to Vivian talk about her life as a fully online teacher. She discusses strategies to enable students and teachers to acquire the skills to work online - especially in live synchronous sessions. (Vivian refers to Voicethreads - see http://voicethread.com/)

Conversation with Vivian (22/8/12)


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David Warlick

David talks about the rise of personalised learning, the public nature of teaching in the 21st century, how contemporary education is defined by its lack of limits, and the role technology has to play in all of this. More about David at http://davidwarlick.com/

Conversation with David (7/8/12)


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Mike Wesch

Edited excerpts from a conversation between Nellie Deutsch and Mike Wesch in WizIQ on July 25th. (Full version of the original conversation HERE.) Mike shares his thoughts on being an educator in a media saturated environment, what changes may be occurring in our brains as a result of constant use of technology, setting meaningful assessment tasks, the Flipped Classroom model, and most notably, being a successful teacher by loving your students! (about 18 minutes)


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Lee Sansom (Principal of Blair Athol North Birth - Year 7 School, SA)
Focus: a new concept in primary schooling.

Conversation with Lee (31/7/12)


(principles and elements of effective learning chart Lee refers to)

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Curt Bonk
Focus:
How Curt came to write The World is Open; plus thoughts on Open Education, and Massive
Open Online Courses (MOOCS)

Conversation with Curt (23/6/12)


[CC Flickr image adapted from Stephen Downes]

NOTOSH_Tom_Barrett.jpgTom Barrett

NOTOSH

Focus: What is designing for flexible delivery?




Youtube Video - http://youtu.be/gdPFGI0N_wY
Podcast Link

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DELIA BRADSHAW

Focus: a philosophical/human look at technology and learning

Conversation with Delia (7/10/11)



[CC FlickR image adapted from mikecogh]


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ANDREW DOUCH

Focus: technologies that are ‘high-concept’ and have the power to transform class interaction Andrew's website
Douchy's Biology Podcast

Conversation with Andrew (19/9/11)




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SHELLEY GIBB

Headshift Bio
Case study



Conversation (27/09/11)
[image from mollybob.amplify.com]



kathryn_greenhill.jpgKATHRYN GREENHILL

Librarians Matter blog

Conversation with Kathryn (3/11/11)



[Image from kathryngreenhill.com]


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LEONARD LOW

FOCUS: Mobile learning
Blog
Conversation with Leonard (30/10/11)


[Image from Google +]



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NOTOSH

Focus: Capability development & professional currency

Youtube Video - http://youtu.be/QEXFpwagHk8
Podcast Link



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NIGEL PAINE

Website

Conversation with Nigel (27/9/11)



[image from Ark Group Australia]
Podcast link


jasonrhode.jpgJASON RHODE

Website



[Image from http://vimeo.com/jrhode]




external image 3222562460_f89cbbfba9_t.jpgMIKE SEYFANG

Focus: Adelaide Uni iPad experiment, and more
http://mike.seyfang.com/about.htm
http://mikese.wordpress.com/

Conversation with Mike (6/10/11)


[Flickr image by MIkeBlogs]



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GEORGE SIEMENS
Focus: Losing interest in social media?
Blog

Conversation with George (20/9/11)

[Image by Stephen Downes on eLearnspace]



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Robby Weatherley

Focus: - learners, strength-based approaches - reflections from the field 5 years on







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GREG WHITBY

Bluyonder

Conversation with Greg (1/11/11)





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Nancy White
Full Circle Associates




[CC FlickR image by Choconancy1]


Background music:

Background music made available under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence, "Demain je change de vie - INSTRUMENTAL VERSION", by Löhstana David
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