Thursday, April 28, 2011

Learning objects webinar

The Australian Flexible Learning Framework.will host a webinar on "e-Gems: Learning objects: Create, reuse and deploy for better teaching and learning online!", by Helen Lynch,Canberra Institute of Technology, 12.30pm, 11 May 2011.

e-Gems: Learning objects: Create, reuse and deploy for better teaching and learning online!

The 11 May e-Gems session will show practitioners how to create, reuse and deploy learning objects using the VET Reload Tool (open source software that can be used with Moodle, Blackboard, Connected Learning Community or Studywiz on a Mac or PC).

Learn how to assemble existing resources, eg word documents, digital photographs, html pages, video and PDF files, into a learning object.

Alternatively, find out how to add or remove pages from an existing learning object downloaded from an online repository such as LORN or the Toolbox Repository.

The session also looks at the importance of learning design in resource assembly.

It will be presented by Helen Lynch, who has worked as an educator and e-learning enthusiast in the vocational education and training and university sectors in NSW, carrying out flexible learning research and developing e-learning solutions for training organisations.

Currently the ACT Toolbox Champion, Helen is based at the Canberra Institute of Technology. Helen holds post graduate qualifications in educational management, online education and Indigenous education and is studying a doctorate at the University of Southern Queensland researching learning object reuse.

Date: Wednesday 11 May 2011
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEST

The e-Gems series of online seminars are presented by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework.

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