Category Archives: technology in education

Jim and Jillian Dellit established this website to bring together their various endeavours, to engage with and contribute to the educational community and educational delivery. Jillian is continuing this work both in her own right, and to keep faith with Jim's life, 1947-2014, and their productive partnership 1970-2014.

Blog Archives

January 6

Review: Studying and Researching with Social Media posted by Jillian in technology in education

It looks bland, but proved to be engrossing and addictively dip-in-able. I was sent a review copy of Megan Poore’s book, Studying and Researching with Social Media, in the Sage Study Skills Series. The book is aimed at university students … Continue reading

Continue reading » Leave a comment

November 6

A twenty-first century educator posted by Jillian in Education reform, technology in education

What does it mean to be an educator in the twenty first century?  Most people could come up with a description of what teachers do to contribute to society – ensure that essential skills and bodies of knowledge are passed … Continue reading

Continue reading » 2 Comments

March 28

Telling the digital education story posted by Jillian in Education reform, technology in education

For those who have been working for years to ensure schools can serve and enable a knowledge society, there has been quite a lot of positive indicators and encouragement in recent months.

Continue reading » Leave a comment

September 9

Bring your own technology: build your own social capital. posted by Jillian in Education policy, Education reform, equity, parents, technology in education

The recent ACER publication Bring Your Own Technology: The BYOT guide for schools and families by Mal Lee and Martin Levins has triggered some useful online discussion. Mal Lee, whose writings in professional journals will be familiar to a majority … Continue reading

Continue reading » Leave a comment

February 19

Personal Learning Environments posted by Jillian in Education reform, technology in education

While learning analytics has potential for innovation in teaching, personal learning environments, also on the New Media Consortium’s four to five year horizon, place the emphasis on what learners themselves might control.

Continue reading » Leave a comment

February 8

Learning Analytics posted by Jillian in Education reform, equity, technology in education

The New Media Consortium’s 2011 K-12 Horizon Report identified Learning Analytics as a tool likely to impact on schools within a three to five year period. Learning analytics brings tools widely used in marketing and the high-end security industries to … Continue reading

Continue reading » Leave a comment

October 31

Doing time: do Australian working class kids need more time at school? posted by Jim in ACARA, Education policy, Education reform, equity, Primary schooling, Secondary schooling, technology in education, Uncategorized

In September this year, six Chicago Public Schools joined an increasing movement in the United States and Canada to extend the amount of time students spend in contact with their teachers, and school-based learning.  In 2012, all Chicago public schools will … Continue reading

Continue reading » 1 Comment

September 15

Professional aspirations, expectations and goodwill: enter new graduate teachers stage left posted by Jim in Education reform, equity, Primary schooling, Secondary schooling, technology in education, Uncategorized

This blog is both dedicated and directed to the graduating students from the Grad Dip Secondary at the University of Canberra. This is, in a sense, a Ceremonial Graduation Blog: including some advice to young graduates. The University of Canberra’s … Continue reading

Continue reading » 11 Comments

Go to top