Action Inquiry in a Virtual World Environment and the 'Art' of Learning Online

The art of learning online in 3D... building scenarios for use in Virtual Worlds: action inquiry and education design. Participants will be presented with an educational, or learning, dilemma, which they will be expected to solve as a group, using action inquiry processes. Further information, including optional preparatory reading...more

 Multicultural Hub

Sunday 5th September 2010 9am-4pm
Melbourne Multicultural Hub
506 Elizabeth Street (opposite the Queen Victoria Market)
Melbourne VIC 3000 Getting there
(03) 9092 1500
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  Margaret O'Connell has an arts and education background and has worked in tertiary, community and vocational education sectors around Australia. Her work in flexible learning has been as an education designer, focusing on the design of online learning spaces and teaching strategies to enhance students' learning experience. She has just completed a Master of Education at the University of Technology, Sydney. Marg is Education Manager in the Centre for Education Excellence at CIT and is project managing the implementation of CIT's new online learning environment (OLE). 
Penny Neuendorf Penny Neuendorf is an educational designer and the coordinator of the online learning project Virtual Worlds in Health Education, a COAG initiative. Penny has taught Health Sciences at the Canberra Institute of Technology for the last 10 years and is currently undertaking a Masters in Online Education at Southern Queensland University. 
Colin Simpson has an extensive background in educational multimedia, web development and audiovisual production. He is a qualified secondary teacher who has taught in Media Arts and also has a Master of Education (ICT in Education and Training) at the University of Wollongong. He is currently working as an Education Multimedia Designer in the Centre for Education Excellence at CIT. Colin will be co-presenting online.  
  Full day $400    8 participants     by 2nd August 2010  
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