Doing IT Differently - IT begins...We are one week into the academic year now and much has happened... This PowerPoint explains the purpose and thinking behind the Student-Directed Inquiry course - the new TQA syllabus designed to stimulate learning skills and ways of thinking for work, study and life in the 21st century. (PowerPoint with notes - click/hover top left corner icon on each page - for those with access to our Moodle.)
Students have signed up for some of the online services that we will use to help us keep the learning personalised and flexible... Twitter, Google Reader and 43Things.
For those who would like to read a blow-by-blow description I've started a new journal HC Interactive Media.
While I've used these tools and processes with classes in the past this is the first time that it's all been coherently integrated... It's early days yet but things are looking very promising.