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Booruch #119 edonis interview with Doug Dickinson

2011-03-17
Length: 37s

Doug Dickinson is an independent educational consultant. During this edonis interview, Doug talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #118 edonis interview with Dai Barnes

2011-03-03
Length: 16s

Dai Barnes is Head of ICT at a school in London. During this edonis interview, Dai talks about:

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Booruch #117 edonis interview with John Heffernan

2011-01-27
Length: 24s

John Heffernan is Assistant Lecturer in Digital Learning in the Department of Education at St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Republic of Ireland.

During this edonis interview, John talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #116 edonis interview with Catriona Oates

2011-01-13
Length: 25s

Catriona Oates works within Scotland's National CPD Team.  She is an MEd student and formerly taught Modern Languages.

During this edonis interview, Catriona talks about:

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Booruch #115 edonis interview with June Maxwell

2010-12-29
Length: 25s

June Maxwell is a lecturer at the Open University and educational resources manager at the Humanist Academy.  During this edonis interview, June talks about:

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Booruch #114 edonis interview with Bob Hill

2010-12-17
Length: 18s

Bob Hill was previously a teacher and is presently a semi-retired staff tutor in Dundee. During this edonis interview, Bob talks about:

 

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Booruch #113 edonis interview with Fearghal Kelly

2010-11-29
Length: 29s

Fearghal Kelly is East Lothian's Development Officer for the Curriculum for Excellence. During this edonis interview, Fearghal talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Stefano Arienti: Copie Museion / Interview

2010-11-18

In addition to their collaborative exploration of the collection of the Museion, Bolzano’s modern and contemporary art museum, the artists Stefano Arienti and Massimo Bartolini each created their own contributions to the exhibition -2+3. Stefano Ari…

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Cologne Fine Art & Antiques / Vernissage

2010-11-17

Will it blend? Modern art, jewelry, classical antiquity, vintage design, old masters, contemporary design: The current edition of the Cologne Fine Art & Antiques fair juxtaposes works of art from different cultures, epochs and collecting fields rangi…

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Tom Schmelzer: Beautiful Outside My Head Forever / White Trash Contemporary, Hamburg

2010-11-16

Tom Schmelzer’s solo exhibition “Beautiful Outside My Head Forever” at White Trash Contemporary in Hamburg presents a lot of animals, but watch out, it’s not a children’s zoo! Instead the visitor is confronted with worms that…

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Frank O. Gehry Since 1997 at Vitra Design Museum

2010-11-15

The Vitra Design Museum is the first building that Star Architect and Prizker Prize-winner Frank O. Gehry realized in Europe. In total there are four buildings by Frank Gehry in the Basel region: the Vitra furniture factory and the Design Museum in Weil a…

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Booruch #112 edonis interview with Lisa Stevens

2010-11-15
Length: 38s

Lisa Stevens is a Primary languages and technologies educator and consultant.  During this edonis interview, Lisa talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Isa Genzken Survey Exhibition at Museion, Bolzano / Italy

2010-11-12

More than fifty works are on show for Italy’s first survey exhibition of German artist Isa Genzken. The Museion, Museum for Modern and contemporary art in Bolzano in Italy, provides the visitors with an overview of Genzken’s oeuvre from early…

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Topotek 1: Studio Visit: The Art of Landscape Architecture

2010-11-11

Topotek 1 are not the typical landscape architects. Topotek 1′s mission is to expand the possibilities of landscape architecture. On the occasion of the inauguration of their latest projects and their work on the competition for the redesign of the…

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Carsten Höller: SOMA at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

2010-11-10

With SOMA, the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin presents an installation by Belgian artist Carsten Höller that appeals to all senses. Canary song fill the room as well as the smell of Reindeer. With SOMA, Carsten Höller (born 1961…

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Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset: Celebrity – The One & The Many. ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art

2010-11-09

Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, the artists who became famous for their Prada store in Marfa and their “dead collector in swimming pool“-installation at the Venice Biennale 2009, conceived two large-scale installations for the ZKM, analyzi…

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Yves Netzhammer. The Refuge for Drawbacks / Kunstmuseum Bern

2010-11-08

The exhibition The Refuge for Drawbacks at the Kunstmuseum Bern is Swiss artist Yves Netzhammer’s first large-scale solo show in a Swiss fine art museum. After several solo exhibitions in the Helmhaus Zürich (2003) and the Kunsthalle Winterthur (200…

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-2+3. Stefano Arienti Massimo Bartolini: The Museion Collection / Part 2/2

2010-11-05

In the second part of our coverage of the exhibition -2+3. Stefano Arienti Massimo Bartolini: The Museion Collection at Museion in Bolzano (Bozen), Italy, we meet with the two artists who conceived the show, Stefano Arienti and Massimo Bartolini. They tal…

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-2+3. Stefano Arienti Massimo Bartolini: The Museion Collection / Part 1/2

2010-11-04

-2+3 at the Museion, the Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art in Bolzan (Bozen) / Italy, is an quite extraordinary exhibition. The show has been conceived by the two Italian artists Stefano Arienti and Massimo Bartolini and presents the museum’s c…

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Klaus vom Bruch / Special Exhibition at Munich Contempo

2010-11-03

Within the framework of the art fair Munich Contempo, Francoise Heitsch Gallery presented a special exhibition with works by the German video art pioneer Klaus vom Bruch. In this video, Klaus vom Bruch provides us with an introduction to his work and the…

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Anish Kapoor: Turning the World Upside Down / Kensington Gardens, London

2010-11-02

This autumn The Royal Parks and the Serpentine Gallery present a major exhibition of large scale outdoor sculptures by acclaimed London-based artist Anish Kapoor in Kensington Gardens, titled “Turning the World Upside Down“. The exhibition sho…

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Under Destruction. Group Show at Museum Tinguely, Basel

2010-11-01

The exhibition “Under Destruction” at Museum Tinguely in Basel / Switzerland presents works by twenty internationally known contemporary artists that have the subject matter “destruction” as common theme. Despite of the common them…

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Booruch #111 edonis interview with Ian Usher

2010-11-01
Length: 32s

Ian Usher is E-Learning Co-ordinator at Buckinghamshire County Council.  During this edonis interview, Ian talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

 

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Wolfgang Ganter and Kaj Aune: Trash (2010) / Frieze Sculpture Park 2010

2010-10-29

“Art-Lovers flock for rubbish” was the title of short report by a UK online magazine, covering Frieze Art Fair. Although this may be a bit exaggerated, it’s safe to say that “Trash”, an installation by Wolfgang Ganter and Kaj…

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Interview with Bettina Korek (ForYourArt, i21c.org)

2010-10-27

Bettina Korek is a very active figure in the contemporary art scene. She founded the Los Angeles-based art resource ForYourArt and her Institute for the 21st Century organized Hans Ulrich Obrist’s The Now Interviews performance at this year’s…

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Aaron Curry: mmnktlplkt / Michael Werner Gallery at 20 Hoxton Square, London

2010-10-25

Mmnktlplkt is an immersive installation by the artist Aaron Curry, which Michael Werner Gallery presented during Frieze Art Fair at 20 Hoxton Square. Aaron Curry’s Mmnktlplkt transformes the traditional white cube into a compllex optical environment…

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Frieze Sculpture Park 2010

2010-10-22

“As in previous years the Sculpture Park continues to provide the public with an overview of some of the most interesting developments in sculpture that has been made specifically for an outdoor setting and showcases the vitality and imagination of…

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Booruch #110 edonis interview with Sophie Bessemer

2010-10-22

Sophie Bessemer works for education consultancy EdComs.  During this edonis interview, Sophie talks about:

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Misericordia. Group Show at Prism, Los Angeles

2010-10-21

Misericordia at Prism, Los Angeles, is an exhibition that brings together Masters from the Renaissance and work by contemporary artists. Curated by Birte Kleemann, it juxtaposes 15th to 17th Century Old Masters with performance video from the 1970s and co…

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Sao Paulo Biennial 2010

2010-10-20

The 29th Bienal de São Paulo exhibition shows works of art by approximately 160 artists from all over the world. The Bienal is titled “There is always a cup of sea to sail in” (“Há sempre um copo de mar para um homem navegar”). It…

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Booruch #109 edonis interview with Eric Stoddart

2010-10-09
Length: 23s

Eric Stoddart is lecturer and distance learning and IT Officer in the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews.  During this edonis interview, Eric talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #108 edonis interview with Vicki Wallace

2010-09-23
Length: 33s

Vicki Wallace is a Support for Learning teacher in a secondary school in West Lothian, Scotland.  She is also an EdD student at The Open University.  During this edonis interview, Vicki talks about:

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Booruch #107 edonis interview with Isabelle Jones

2010-09-09
Length: 29s

Isabelle Jones is Head of Languages in a school in North West England.  During this edonis interview, Isabelle talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

Isabelle's blog is at http://isabellejones.blogspot.com.

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Booruch #106 edonis interview with David Andrew

2010-08-26
Length: 31s

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David Andrew is Head of Academic Practice at The Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London.  During this edonis interview, David talks about:

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Booruch #105 edonis interview with Tania Heap

2010-08-12
Length: 36s

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Tania Heap is an Open University tutor and EdD student.  During this edonis interview, Tania talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #104 edonis interview with David Muir

2010-07-29
Length: 43s

David Muir is a lecturer at Jordanhill, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.  David's blog is at http://edcompblog.blogspot.com.

During this edonis interview, David talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #103 edonis interview with Kristian Still

2010-07-01
Length: 28s

Kristian Still is presently Director of E-Learning at Hamble College in Southampton, England.  Kristian's blog is at http://www.kristianstill.co.uk.

During this edonis interview, Kristian talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #102 edonis interview with Simon Brown

2010-06-17
Length: 29s

Simon Brown is a Stonemason and TAFE teacher (Technical and Further Education) in Brisbane, Australia.

During this edonis interview, Simon talks about:

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

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Booruch #101 edonis interview with Paul Harrington

2010-06-04
Length: 41s

Paul Harrington works for the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) in Cardiff, Wales.  Previously, he was a primary school teacher.  Paul's blog is at http://ddraig-goch.blogspot.com.

During this edonis interview, Paul talks about:

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Booruch #100 edonis interview with Robert Jones

2010-05-21
Length: 29s

Robert Jones is Head of Mathematics at North Berwick High School in East Lothian, Scotland.  His blog is at http://www.jonesieboy.co.uk/blog.

During this edonis interview, Robert talks about:

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Booruch #99 edonis interview with Caroline Gibson

2010-05-09
Length: 25s

Caroline Gibson is a Primary Teacher in South Lanarkshire who is presently on secondment, working on Glow (Scotland's national education intranet).  Her website is at http://carolinegibson.wordpress.com.

During this edonis interview, Caroline talks about:

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Booruch #98 edonis interview with Jaye Richards

2010-04-23
Length: 32s

Jaye Richards is a Learning Community Principal Teacher in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, and is a part-time Masters student in Leadership and Management.  Her website is at http://mimanifesto.wordpress.com/.

During this edonis interview, Jaye talks about:

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Booruch #97 edonis interview with Sinclair Mackenzie

2010-04-09
Length: 35s

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Sinclair Mackenzie is a Physics teacher in Thurso, Scotland.  His website is at http://mrmackenzie.co.uk.

During this edonis interview, Sinclair talks about:

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Booruch #96 edonis interview with José Picardo

2010-03-27
Length: 50s

José Picardo is Head of Modern Foreign Languages at Nottingham High School, England.  His website is at http://www.boxoftricks.net.

During this edonis interview, José talks about:

 

learning online online relationships talking online online roles being visible online online experiences data management.

 

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Booruch #95 edonis interview with Nick Hood

2010-03-12
Length: 33s

Nick Hood is a Physics and Mathematics teacher in Fife, Scotland.  His website is at http://mrhood.net.

During this edonis interview, Nick talks about:

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Booruch #94 edonis interview with Melissa James

2010-02-25
Length: 17s

Melissa James is a Principal Teacher of Support for Learning in Argyll and Bute.

During this edonis interview, Melissa talks about her:

Career background experiences of ICT-related training and professional development notion of 'learning network' uses of the social web anticipated changes in use of ICT.

The interview was recorded in September 2009.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #93 edonis interview with Christine Howson

2010-02-12
Length: 25s

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Christine Howson is a Marine Biologist in East Lothian.

During this edonis interview, Christine talks about her:

Career background experiences of ICT-related training and professional development notion of 'learning network' uses of the social web anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next three years.

Christine's blog is here.

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Booruch #92 edonis interview with Joe Wilson

2010-01-22
Length: 24s

Joe Wilson is Head of New Ventures and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). 

 

During this edonis interview, Joe talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #91 edonis interview with David Cain

2010-01-07
Length: 28s

David Cain is a primary teacher in East Lothian.  He encourages his pupils and colleagues to blog, and has used a personal blog to reflect on his practice.

During this edonis interview, David talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.


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Booruch #90 edonis interview with Skip Zalneraitis

2009-12-24
Length: 27s

Skip Zalneraitis lives in Brattleboro, Vermont, and teaches in Massachusetts.  He is experienced in integrating technology into his practice and is a SMARTboard trainer.

During this edonis interview, Skip talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in his workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Skip's blog is here.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #89 edonis interview with Stuart Sutherland

2009-12-11
Length: 32s

Stuart Sutherland is E-learning Specialist with England's National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services.  He is also co-founder and developer of CancerNursing.org.

During this edonis interview, Stuart talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #88 edonis interview with Margaret Smith

2009-11-28
Length: 23s

Margaret Smith is a teaching Head in Lancashire, England. She has extensive experience of using ICT in teaching and learning, and offers strong arguments for developing pedagogy.

During this edonis interview, Margaret talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in her workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #87 edonis interview with Dave Stacey

2009-11-13
Length: 26s

Dave Stacey is a secondary History teacher in Swansea, Wales. 

During this edonis interview, Dave talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in his workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Dave's blog is here.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #86 edonis interview with Daniel Needlestone

2009-10-31
Length: 23s

Daniel Needlestone is a secondary teacher of ICT and is eLearning co-ordinator in his school.  He lives in London. 

During this edonis interview, Daniel talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in his workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.


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Booruch #85 edonis interview with Walter Patterson

2009-10-15
Length: 35s

Walter Patterson is an independent educational consultant and, among many other roles, was previously an HM Inspector of Schools.

During this edonis interview, Walter talks about his:

* Background in education
* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development
* notion of 'learning network'
* uses of the social web
* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #84 edonis interview with Lynne Lewis

2009-10-03
Length: 38s

Lynne Lewis is Principal Teacher at Athelstaneford Primary School in East Lothian, Scotland. 

During this edonis interview, Lynne talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in her workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #83 edonis interview with Gail Haythorne

2009-09-19
Length: 25s

Gail Haythorne is a secondary languages teacher at a girls' school in England.  Here she has responsibility for staff development, and more widely, is a trainer in the use of ICT in language learning.

During this edonis interview, Gail talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for teachers in her workplace

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Gail's blog can be read here.

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Booruch #82 edonis interview with Ruthanne Baxter

2009-09-05
Length: 36s

Ruthanne Baxter is Arts Education/Creative Links Officer in East Lothian, Scotland.  During this edonis interview, Ruthanne talks about her:
Career to date
experiences of ICT-related training: as a student teacher, during INSET/CPD, and as part of her present Professional Development
thoughts on web access for learning professionals in her authority notion of 'learning network'
uses of the web
anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years. Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #81 edonis interview with John Johnston

2009-08-22
Length: 29s

John Johnston is ICT Development Officer in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.  During this edonis interview, John talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for learning professionals in his authority

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

John's website can be read here.

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Booruch #80 edonis interview with Doug Belshaw

2009-08-08
Length: 31s

Doug Belshaw is Director of E-Learning at Northumberland Church of England Academy, and an EdD student at the University of Durham.  His thesis is on, "What does it mean to be ‘educated’ and ‘digitally literate’? The impact of ICT and the knowledge society upon education in the 21st century."  During this edonis interview, Doug talks about his:

* Background in education
* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development: as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD
* previous workplace and the level of web access for learning professionals
* notion of 'learning network'
* uses of the social web
* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Doug's website can be accessed here.

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Booruch #79 edonis interview with Theo Kuechel

2009-07-25
Length: 27s

Theo is an educator, researcher, and consultant.  Vastly experienced in the use of ICT in education, he has recently worked extensively with digital assets and collections.  During this edonis interview, Theo talks about his:

* Background in education
* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development
* notion of 'learning network'
* uses of the social web
* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Theo's blog can be read here.

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Booruch #78 edonis interview with Pat Hensley

2009-07-10
Length: 19s

Pat is an adjunct instructor on the university level and a retired teacher of children with special needs.  She lives in Greenville, South Carolina.  During this edonis interview, Pat talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for learning professionals in her authority

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Pat’s Successful Teaching blog can be read here.

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Booruch #77 edonis interview with Sue Tapp

2009-06-28
Length: 27s

Sue Tapp is an English teacher in Victoria, Australia, and is convener of the OZ/NZ Educators Online Group.  During this edonis interview, Sue talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for learning professionals in her authority

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Sue’s blog can be read here.

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Booruch #76 edonis interview with Lorna Walker

2009-06-15
Length: 41s

Lorna Walker is a former HM Inspector of residential special and secure schools, and now runs Education Through Care; an education consultancy.  During this edonis interview, Lorna talks about her:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT and professional development

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #75 edonis interview with Neil Winton

2009-05-14
Length: 1s

Neil Winton is Head of English at Perth Academy in Scotland.  He is regarded by many as being at the forefront in the use of wikis in education and is a prolific education blogger.  During this edonis interview, Neil talks about his:

* Background in education

* experiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD

* thoughts on web access for learning professionals in his authority

* notion of 'learning network'

* uses of the social web

* anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Neil’s blog can be read here.

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Booruch #74 edonis interview with Margaret Vass

2009-04-22
Length: 37s

Margaret Vass is ICT Support Co-ordinator at Falkirk Council in Central Scotland.  She is also a Chartered Teacher with experience of using web 2.0 tools such as blogs and wikis with her Primary pupils.  During this edonis interview, Margaret talks about her:

Background in educationexperiences of ICT-related training and professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPDthoughts on web access for learners and learning professionals in her authoritynotion of 'learning network'uses of the social webanticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.


Links from the interview are here.


Margaret’s blog can be read here.

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Booruch Podcast #73

2009-04-15
Length: 31s

During March, I travelled to the States to present at, and take part in, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Annual Conference.  This was a 4-day event, held at the OCCC in Orlando.

In this special Booruch podcast, I reflect on: aspects of the organisation of the conference; the use of ICT by attendees during sessions; and possible implications for UK conferences such as The Scottish Learning Festival and BETT.

Links from this episode are here.

My presentation notes (including links) are available here.  The audio is available as a paid-for download from ASCD here.

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Booruch #72 edonis interview with Alan Parkinson

2009-04-02
Length: 32s

Alan Parkinson is Secondary Curriculum Development Leader for the Geographical Association.  He works on the Action Plan for Geography; one strand of which is the creation of new teacher networks.  During this edonis project interview, Alan talks about his:

background in educationexperiences of ICT-related training and professional developmentnotion of 'learning network'uses of the social webanticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #71 edonis interview with David Gilmour

2009-03-17
Length: 44s

David Gilmour is a learning professional at East Lothian Council in the East of Scotland.  He is the driving force behind edubuzz; East Lothian's networked learning community.  During this edonis project interview, David talks about edubuzz and his:

background in education experiences of ICT-related training and professional developmentnotion of 'learning network' uses of the social web anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #70 edonis interview with Brian Guthrie

2009-03-04
Length: 30s

Dr Brian Guthrie is a Researcher Academic Therapist on the Social Work and Disability Program at Royal Mount College in Calgary, Alberta.  He utilises Blackboard and wifi-enabled laptops to support classes and courses, and makes use of several online tools and spaces to develop his professionalism and practice.

During this edonis project interview, Brian talks about his:

Background in education experiences of ICT-related training and professional development thoughts on web access for learners and learning professionals in his establishment notion of 'learning network' uses of the social web anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

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Booruch #69 edonis interview with Lynne Horn

2009-02-17
Length: 33s

Please note - this podcast should not be listened to through earphones, due to interference. Listening via speakers will be OK.

Lynne Horn is Principal Teacher of the Languages Faculty at Tobermory High.

During this edonis interview, Lynne talks about her:

- Background in education
- experiences of ICT-related training/professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD
- web access at school
- notion of 'learning network'
- uses of the 'social web'
- use of wikis with pupils
- anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.

Links from the interview are here.

Lynne's blog can be read here.

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Booruch #68 edonis interview with Dr Anke Beate-Stahl

2009-02-04
Length: 24s

Dr Anke Beate-Stahl has been Teacher of Art at Hillside School in Aberdour since 2001. Presently, Anke is on the Chartered Teacher programme.

During this edonis project interview, Anke talks about her:

• career in education
• experiences of ICT-related training/professional development as a student teacher, during INSET, and as part of CPD
• use of email and the extent to which this supports her professional development
• notion of 'learning network'
• uses of the 'social web'
• anticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years.…

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Booruch #67 edonis interview with Anthony Evans

2009-01-21
Length: 35s

Anthony Evans is a Primary ICT Consultant in the London Borough of Redbridge.  He writes regularly to his blog, sharing primary ICT ideas and activities in his area.  During 2008, Anthony curated the Teachmeet North East London 'unconference'.

During this edonis project interview, Anthony talks about his:

Background  in educationexperiences of ICT-related training/professional development understanding of web access for learning professionals provided within his authorityhis notion of 'learning network', including Twitter use by consultants/trainersTeachmeet North East Londonanticipated changes in use of ICT over the next 3 years. Links to websites mentioned are here.

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Booruch #66 edonis interview with Louise Jones

2009-01-07
Length: 41s

Louise Jones is the Health Promoting Schools Manager for the Highland Council area. She regularly uses blogs, wikis and online surveys, and leads on the Highland E-Safety Strategy.  Louise is also a CEOP Ambassador and Glow Mentor.

During this edonis project interview, Louise talks about her:
Background on her education career experiences of ICT-related training/professional development understanding of web access for learning professionals
use of ICT as a learning professional changing over the next 3 years. Links to websites mentioned are here.

Louise's blog can be read here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #65b

2008-12-24
Length: 14s

This Booruch episode is an edit of my contribution to the Education Unbound 2008 event, organised by Online Creative Communications.  It was held at Adam Street Private Members' Club, on The Strand, London on 8th October.  Also on the panel were Dan Sutch, Catherine Howell and Andy Gibson.  The event was chaired by Matt I.

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Education Podcast Reflections #65

2008-12-10
Length: 26s

This week, I talk about: projects such as Year Dot and School of Everything which I learnt about when I presented at Education Unbound 2008 in London; changes in how I have engaged with Web 2.0 over the last 12 months; and how Booruch and the edonis project will dovetail from January.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #64

2008-11-19
Length: 29s

This week, I talk about: early thoughts and ideas on TeachMeetASCD@Orlando and a TeachMeet hosted with a Scottish council, both taking place early next year; the RoPeCast English language podcast and new audio and video podcasts from Careers Scotland; and a project plan that I am developing which aims to enhance academic opportunities for motivated children who are 'looked after', influenced by some of the 'disruption' ideas of Clayton Christensen.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #63

2008-10-29
Length: 25s

This week, I give my initial thoughts on the iPhone 3G.  I talk about: how I have been using it in my professional life; ways in which iPhone Apps (applications) could be used within teaching and learning; and briefly, how this type of mobile technology could 'disrupt' traditional schooling.

Show notes are here.

Photo by Mastrobiggo in vacation (Portugal)…

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Education Podcast Reflections #62

2008-10-15
Length: 20s

This week, I discuss: The Isle of Wight Conference taking place at the end of October; the Take Away Science, Inspector Grape and Red Cross Radio podcasts; InfoSend software and the possibilities of using Bluetooth at an (un)conference; and signing-up to the edonis project.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #61c

2008-10-01
Length: 9s

This week, I announce details of the edonis study; 3-year longitudinal research into educators' use of the 'social web'.  I outline the study and invite listeners to participate.  Involvement can take the form of being a subject of the research, through to active involvement in the 'community of practice' which is building up around the edonis ning site.

To take part, please email me at edonisproject@yahoo.co.uk .

Show #62 will be out on Friday, 10th October.

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Booruch Podcast 61b

2008-08-27
Length: 57s

Please note - this podcast should not be listened to through earphones, due to interference. Listening via speakers will be OK.

This very special episode of Booruch is an interview with Jaye Richards; teacher at Cathkin High in South Lanarkshire, Glow Mentor and teacher-researcher.  The interview took place in late July.

The GTCS recently published her paper, "Will the Lights Stay On? Glow and Embedding ICT into Secondary School Curriculum Subjects: A Quantitative and Qualitative Design-based Classroom Study".  During the hour interview, Jaye talks about the findings from her research into the creation of a Glow Group for use within teaching and learning in one of her Biology classes.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #61

2008-06-25
Length: 20s

This week I look back at some of the subjects and projects that included the use of new technologies, which I was involved in this school year.  I talk about my work over the summer, and look ahead to building on current initiatives and collaborations after the break, including the launch of the edonis research project.

Show notes are here.

EPR#62 will be out in early October.

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Education Podcast Reflections #60

2008-06-04
Length: 18s

This week I discuss Scottish teachers' 'Code of Professionalism and Conduct' which was recently published by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.  I focus on: how aspects of the Code relate to those teachers who are using the 'Social Web'; possible impact on practice within Glow; and collegiality and co-operation 'without walls'.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #59

2008-05-21
Length: 23s

This week, I discuss how the '31 Day Blog Comment Challenge' could inform and inspire UK educators to develop the quantity and quality of professionals' and students' commenting, as well as eventually, a UK student-centred edublog awards. I also reflect on new technologies (Animoto, Voicethread, Second Life and Wikispaces) that I looked at with a fellow edublogger recently.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #58

2008-05-07
Length: 23s

This week, I discuss: the growing use of Flashmeeting for teacher conversations, with some common strands to these events; issues and opportunities highlighted by the 'Second Life in Education' seminar held recently at Moray House; what has been happening in classes where I have introduced a set of Nintendo DSs loaded with Maths Training; and pulling in a greater variety of educational content from digital TV stations.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #57

2008-04-23
Length: 20s

This week, I discuss: an example of a non-techie group of teachers using Web2 tools; the 2007 HMiE report, ICT in Learning and Teaching; good, practical advice from an 'account of practice' about collaborative blogging; and the revamped Podcast Directory, now supported by Softease.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #56

2008-04-09
Length: 17s

This week, I discuss: the work of the eLearning Alliance, including some forthcoming workshops; planning to integrate the Nintendo DS into teaching and learning, in particular the Pictochat facility; my reflections on the 'Blitz Your Feeds' Flashmeeting that ran recently, including some links to the shared 'good practice'; and the emerging GamesMeet event.

Show notes are here.  Image by bunnyhero.

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Education Podcast Reflections #55

2008-03-19
Length: 19s

This week, I discuss: aspects of the national strategy of enhancing teaching and learning through the use of ICT, including Glow; how this sits with my own practice and notions of teacher professionalism; three excellent Scotland-based education podcasts, all appealing to a wide audience; and my more recent, successful use of the DocuPen. Finally, I compare online file storage providers box.net and Windows Live SkyDrive.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #54

2008-03-05
Length: 21s

This week, I discuss:  the recent TeachMeet Perth, focusing on John Johnston's OpenSourceCPD site and Nick Hood's use of Bebo for anytime/anywhere pupil support; an enhanced Hebrew podcast; Do-Be Ltd's Ning site for educators and collaborators; the extent to which new technologies are being used in Personal and Social Education (PSE); and a forthcoming online meeting where you are invited to share a couple of your top education feeds.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #53b

2008-02-20
Length: 36s

This week, I interview Doug Dickinson, independent education consultant. Doug talks about the social web in relation to his work at the University of Leicester, the ICT workshops that he runs, and his own professional practice.  He charts some of the recent history of ICT in the classroom, for example interactive whiteboards, making clear his desire for it to be used to facilitate collaboration among students.  Doug reflects on his experiences of blogging, podcasting and VLEs, strongly arguing for learner-centred policies and practices.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #53

2008-02-06
Length: 22s

This week, I discuss: inviting a Twitter network to support classroom learning; a French language and a general school pupil-produced podcast; using an iRiver 899 and lapel mic to assist those pupils who miss class; the DocuPen RC800 portable scanner; and PowerTalk, a text-to-speech tool for PowerPoint shows.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #52

2008-01-23
Length: 21s

This week, I discuss:  the collaborative effort to organise and run Flashmeeting at TeachMeet08 earlier this month; how The Access Network 'community of practice' will develop; the use of Survey Monkey (basic account) to carry out small-scale and free research; and FlashMyBrain, an online flashcard creator.  I also make a couple of pleas regarding Edtechroundup and PodcastDirectory.org.uk.

The show notes are here.

Above image courtesy of troutcolor.

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Education Podcast Reflections #51

2008-01-09
Length: 21s

This week, I discuss:  recent developments at Mark Pentleton's Radio Lingua Network; forthcoming 'Edtech' CPD available to listeners; Futurelab's 'Ideas Incubator'; a great Internet Safety handbook for schools; a new pupil-produced podcast from Glasgow; and digiscribble, which digitally captures hand-writing.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #50

2007-12-19
Length: 20s

This week, I discuss:  commencing the EdD at Edinburgh University; virtual worlds in education; Elluminate's sponsorship of education blogs; the launch of my school's blog; adding an RSS news ticker to a website; and using SMS with Twitter.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #49b

2007-12-05
Length: 40s

This week, I am in conversation with Johan Sanders, tutor and co-ordinator at Norton Radstock College.  Johan co-ordinates BTEC IT courses, and has extensive experience of integrating blogs and Web 2.0 collaborative tools such as Google Docs.  He reflects on the effect on students' learning; further arguing that using Moodle has clear benefits in terms of, for example, providing a 'walled garden' and fitting bandwidth restrictions.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #49

2007-11-21
Length: 23s

This week, I discuss:  developments in educational blogging and the importance of removing the 'Next Blog' button from a Blogger blog; how I feel the Access Network is developing and building 'online communities of practice' in general; school staff having access to in-house and other CPD audio resources; the embryonic EdTechroundup collaborative podcast; the Quicktionary III Lite personal mobile translator; and some more 'lessons' from Joe Dale's Isle of Wight MFL conference, including thoughts on using Twitter to make events more responsive to attendees' needs.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #48

2007-11-07
Length: 19s

This week, I discuss: 'scanning pens' for assisting students with literacy difficulties; Animoto for illustrating learning; pupil-produced audio and video podcasts; Voicethread, free for educators; and some links from Joe Dale's Isle of Wight conference.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #47b

2007-10-24
Length: 40s

This week, Paul Nisbet of the CALL Centre, based at the University of Edinburgh, talks to me about issues around the 'Books for All' report that he co-wrote.  This show will be of interest to educators with a commitment to ensuring that all students can access learning resources and assessments.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #47

2007-10-10
Length: 23s

This week, I preview the K-12 online conference; promote the Map of Future Forces Affecting Education; review an Italian travel, and US teacher development podcast; discuss how my pupils have been using new technologies during an enterprise project; look at how schools are implementing 'A Curriculum for Excellence'; and suggest Animoto as a way of showing how pupils are developing the Four Capacities.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #46

2007-09-26
Length: 23s

This week, I promote a CPD event, 'Using the Social Web to Develop the Four Capacities'; look into how Learning and Teaching Scotland are using new technologies to share 'best practice'; comment on the SQA Review; introduce the It's Elementary webcast and Young Scot podcasts, and the idea of a 'backchannel'; and talk about what has been happening in my class recently.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #45

2007-09-12
Length: 28s

This week, I share some of my class planning for the school year.  This includes: how I and other educators are using Twitter; my video conferencing plans; using Big Brain Academy and the Wii in class; encouraging pupils to create a podcast to meet assessment outcomes; Sharon Tonner's Voices of the World 'eTwinning' podcast project; Voki talking avatars; creating a orienteering Mediascape; the new Scottish Internet Safety unit qualification; and using Voicethread as part of a teacher and pupil presentation.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #44b

2007-08-29
Length: 33s

This week, I am in conversation with Linda Hartley, a former Teaching Assistant, who runs the Classroom Displays Flickr Group and is introducing a variety of other Web 2.0 tools for sharing and collaboration between Teaching Assistants and the wider education community.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #44

2007-08-15
Length: 20s

In this week's show, I discuss: how a Web 2.0 school website might look; forthcoming (Ed)Tech meet-ups; and some of the tools that I will be using and projects that I will be involved in during the next school year.

Show notes are here.

 

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Education Podcast Reflections #43

2007-07-06
Length: 27s

In the last show of this school year, I talk about:  the return of the Queen of the Ubergeeks; using Flickr group slideshows on an interactive whiteboard to aid class planning; problems with 'selling' the benefits of RSS; future Access Network FlashMeetings and getting around the problem of Education Authority firewalls; and four very varied education podcasts.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #42b

2007-06-21
Length: 37s

This show sees me in conversation with Sharon Tonner, ICT specialist from The High School of Dundee.

Sharon uses wikis and blogs with her primary pupils in a variety of innovative and international ways.  She speaks of her projects and their impact, how to use wikis effectively with your class, developing ideas from an eTwinning conference in Estonia, and her future initiatives.

This is a must-listen-to episode; inspiring and encouraging of genuine worldwide collaboration.  Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #42

2007-06-06
Length: 19s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  the TeachMeet07 un-conference held recently in Edinburgh; Do Be Ltd, who sell mp4 technology with educational content; the forthcoming FlashMeetings of The Access Network; a well-worked school vlog or video podcast; and the key bits from the annual Chartered Teacher conference.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #41

2007-05-23
Length: 22s

In this week's show, I discuss: my recent uses of social software in the classroom, including Flickr; how the class Mediascapes project is coming along; how some teachers are using Twitter, including how it could be used as a Health and Wellbeing tool; a couple of academic podcasts and a new audio content search engine; software for creating interactive assessements; the forthcoming Chartered Teacher conference and first Access Network Flashmeeting.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #40b

2007-05-09
Length: 26s

This week sees me in conversation with Dave Cain, probationary Primary teacher from Pencaitland Primary School, East Lothian, Scotland.  Dave writes to his personal, professional blog, Primary Ponderings, and runs the Pencaitland Primary School blog.

We discuss: his professional background; motivation and influence for personal (professional) and class blogging; concrete examples of 'blogging for excellence'; why probationers aren't blogging; commenting on blog posts; and where his blogging and grasp of new technologies may lead.

Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #40a

2007-04-25
Length: 38s

This week's show sees me in conversation with Joe Dale, Lead Practitioner and teacher at Nodehill Middle School on the Isle of Wight

 

We discuss:  benefits of interviewing colleagues even when you lose the audio; who Joe is reading/listening to and why; influences on his practice; interviews and discussions between Joe and innovative practitioners; developments in blogging and podcasting; sustainability of blogs; primary languages blogs in Scotland; sharing of best practice; training needs in England; whether there could there be an English aggregator similar to ScotEduBlogs; the Softease Podcast solution; is Scottish education leading the way, or is it that there are a few good innovators; the potential of an unconference in England; podcast directories full of languages stuff; good cross-curricular practice; the resourcing situation in UK and the road forward; Wikis in education; starting points for teachers interested in new technology; and future technology opportunities in the classroom.

 

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #39

2007-04-11
Length: 19s

In this week's show, I discuss:  my new HP iPAQ PDA and some ways that Pocket PCs could be used with my class; the new social web phenomema, Twitter, and it's potential use within a 'community of practice'; a bank of German revision podcasts; and a few useful tools and news items.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #38

2007-03-28
Length: 20s

In this week's show, I discuss:  how I've used the Nintendo Wii in class so far; using Comic Life as part of cross-curricular work; the first month of the ScotEdupedia wiki; Glow, the Scottish education intranet; a couple of education podcasts; and Skype Prime.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #37

2007-03-14
Length: 21s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  creating a PowerPoint 'walkabout' to reinforce learning in a Maths class; a simple (video) conferencing site called FlashMeeting and how it works in practice; an online safety talk by law enforcement agency CEOP; and the new Parenting Programme blog by my pupils.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #36

2007-02-28
Length: 20s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  video conferencing with iEarn on sustainability; carrying out action research in the classroom; using del.icio.us to gather colleagues' recommendations for educational websites; NASA's education podcast and presence in Second Life; and my initial thoughts on educational uses for the Nintendo Wii.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #35

2007-02-14
Length: 20s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  Hot Potatoes; wandering through Second Life to stimulate creative writing; useful education podcasts; some news stories; using del.icio.us within your teaching group; and more on using MP3 players in school.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #34b

2007-01-31
Length: 15s

In this second half of Education Podcast Reflections #34, I review parts of the BETT 2007 education technology trade fair, held in the Olympia, Kensington, London.  I attended on Saturday, 10th January.  My main focus is on Radiowaves, Tim Rylands, and Futurelab.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #34a

2007-01-31
Length: 12s

In this half of the show, I talk about the Chartered Teacher programme in Scotland.  This CPD opportunity forms part of the "A Teaching Profession for the 21st Century" (McCrone) Agreement.  I outline:  the programme; routes to the award of Chartered Teacher status; issues with its structure; and how blogging can help the process of reflection.

Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #33

2007-01-17
Length: 17s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  desktop sharing software for collaboration; some Skype Extras which have educational potential; how I've used some Web tools in the class this past fortnight; the Podium podcasting resource aimed at non-tech teachers; and more on the educational use of video-sharing sites.

Show notes are here.  A review of BETT07 will feature in the next show.

Photo by Chatirygirl (Creative Commons).

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Education Podcast Reflections #32

2007-01-04
Length: 23s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  my projects for 2007; A Curriculum for Excellence, and Health and Wellbeing; screen capture software, Camtasia; Flashmeeting - an alternative to Skypecasting; a couple of education podcasts and a university podcast 'directory'; Scotedublogs News; and a couple of forthcoming events.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #31b

2006-12-20
Length: 21s

This special podcast sees me in conversation with Peter Liddle, a Computing Studies teacher in Fife, Scotland.  He embraces Web 2.0 technology; using Moodle, Radiowaves, blogging etc to enhance pupils' learning.  In addition to this practice, we discuss the open source movement.

The conversation was recorded via mobile phone, Skype, and Pretty May.

Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #31

2006-12-06
Length: 21s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  'mashups' using online video editing sites; the next Scottish edublogger/'bleeding-edge' technology meet-up; an excellent English Grammar podcast; creating online jigsaws for effective reinforcement of learning; using video and prompts to assess or evaluate; podcasting in the public sector; an influential primary school blog; and the opportunity to collaborate on a website aimed at showcasing tools available for helping to make learning more accessible.

Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #30

2006-11-23
Length: 23s

In this weeks show, I discuss: Virtual Earth, Mediascapes, Edunation island on Second Life, the work of edublogger Steph Hopkins, a couple of education podcasts, listening to podcasts via mobile phone, and the conclusions from our Internet Safety Google Document.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #29

2006-11-09
Length: 24s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  Media Stage (computer animation), Google Video, Video Conferencing with the National Army Museum, the work of a couple of edubloggers, two education podcasts, Talkshoe (a rival to Skypecasting), del.icio.us tagging, internet safety materials, and RateMyTeachers.

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Education Podcast Reflections #28b

2006-11-05
Length: 14s

This special podcast sees me in conversation with Lynne Horn, Principal Teacher of the Languages Faculty at Tobermory High.  Lynne outlines how mobile phones are used in her class as a learning tool.

Show notes are here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #28

2006-10-26
Length: 20s

In this weeks show, I discuss:  the recent Skypecast on Internet Safety; Google documents; audio recorders; social software and assessment; a recent education podcast; Joe Dale's conference on the Isle of Wight; and making PowerPoint slideshows interactive.

Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #27

2006-10-12
Length: 18s

In this weeks show, I discuss: new tools and plug-ins associated with Flickr and Skype; the work of a couple of Edubloggers; classroom applications for Google Earth; a forthcoming Skypecast (and wiki) on creating a dynamic Internet Safety curriculum; avatars; a podcast for parents of pupils with learning difficulties; and Global Learn Day 10.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #26

2006-09-28
Length: 24s

In this weeks show, I discuss: the TeachMeet06 unconference, some 'stand out' education podcasts, some of the latest education technology news, forthcoming conferences, and the classroom application of tools such as the new Skype Beta, Freesound, Flickr and Google Earth.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #25

2006-09-14
Length: 21s

In this weeks show, I discuss: useful education podcasts; a video podcast for new Mac users; the unfortunate experience of a government wiki initiative; mobile phones in exams; Google news archive; and the work of a couple of edubloggers.  The show notes/links can be found at my del.icio.us page. Technorati…

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Education Podcast Reflections #24

2006-08-31
Length: 21s

In this weeks show, I discuss: using Netvibes and Flickr in the classroom; a new education podcast directory; a couple of education podcasts; a recent Skypecast; virtual field trips; and some edublogger events.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #23

2006-08-17
Length: 20s

In this weeks show, I discuss: education debates which took place over the summer; a Moodle course which covers podcasting basics; useful developments to Podzinger; how YouTube might be used by a teacher; what I have worked on over the summer and have planned for the new school year; a couple of education podcasts; future events; and the Edbloggernews website.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #22

2006-07-13
Length: 21s

In this weeks show I discuss: a couple of educational podcasts; 'new media' and assessment; Hitchhikr; Second Life and educational possibilities; using Hipster to showcase clay animation; and Skypecasting.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #21

2006-07-06
Length: 22s

In this weeks show, I reflect on those educators, podcasts, tools, hosting sites, and ideas that have influenced or impressed me over the last 6 months.  I discuss colleagues' enthusiasm whilst recognising constraints; look at the work of a Scottish edublogger; promote a new media discussion board; compare Audacity to Garageband; and update listeners on the online Education Podcast Database.  Show notes are available here.

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Education Podcast Reflections #20

2006-06-23
Length: 29s

In this weeks show, I discuss: educational podcasts for the classroom; using Flickr in class projects and for assessment; my recent Skypecast conversation; some new podcasting and blogging tools; updates on two 'communities of practice'; podcasting collaboration with experts and service users; and the work of two 'edubloggers'.…

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Education Podcast Reflections 19

2006-06-08

In this weeks show, I discuss: educational podcasts for the classroom; blog search engine, Technorati; how to leave details of good (Web 2.0) news stories; a couple of online communities for educators; USB headsets; experiences on Second Life; the blog.ac.uk conference; and storing your files online.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #18

2006-06-01
Length: 26s

In this week's show I talk about: using iChat to Video Conference; where to get USB headsets for podcasting and Skyping; a couple of educational podcasts; the response to the series of Independent Living podcasts; the second Podcasting in the Classroom Skypecast; the usefulness of tagging and ID3 tags; using Skype and Hot Recorder to create content; and a couple of queries.  Show notes and links are available at http://del.icio.us/dafc1885/show18.  …

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Education Podcast Reflections #17

2006-05-25
Length: 19s

In this week's show I talk about: the work of Worldbridges; the launch of my series of podcasts; Skype and Skypecasting; using others' podcasts to enhance learning in my classroom; future Web 2.0-in-the-class plans, including potential uses of Second Life; a couple of new tools and recommended educational podcasts.  Show notes and links are available at http://del.icio.us/dafc1885/show17.

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Education Podcast Reflections #16

2006-05-18
Length: 18s

In this week's show I talk about: Video Conferencing; podcasts for use in the classroom; the release of my Independent Living podcasts; an Internet Safety qualification; David Warlick, and more on Skypecasting, Audioblog and Second Life.  Show notes and links are available at http://del.icio.us/dafc1885/show16.…

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Skypecasting

2006-05-16

I hosted my first Skypecast today. This is a communication tool available to users of Skype (Voice Over IP telephony).  If you have something that you fancy chatting to other about (Podcasting in the Classroom, anyone?), then you can arrange and publicise an 'event' - that is, a conversation that anyone can join at the time.  You are the host, you try to keep the chat going, have control over the mute control for all in the conference, and can eject anyone who is abusive.  This tool appears to be free.

Anyway, as the Skypecast commenced, I was relaxed as I know that uptake of this use of technology has been slow, but steady.  However, within the first 20 seconds, I had 4 attendees!  What was I to do?  I thought of how Jeff LeBow at EdTechTalk conducts his Webcasts and just jumped in - "Who are you, where are you from? etc".  The 'group' (plus others who came and went) had a really interesting discussion about: how podcasting is being used to engage learners of all ages, audio editing tools, other hardware and software, copyright issues, and hosting.  Participants came from the US, Scotland and Romania.  It was a great experience and I'm going to try it again in a fortnight.  Why don't you join me?

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Education Podcast Reflections #15

2006-05-11
Length: 19s

In this week's show I discuss: Skypecasting; podcasts for use in the classroom; final editing of my Independent Living podcasts; Audioblog/Hipcast; responses to previous shows; and an upcoming 'get-together'.  Show notes and links are available at http://del.icio.us/dafc1885/Show15.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #14

2006-05-04
Length: 20s

In this week's show, I discuss:  the work of Marc Prensky; some suitable educational podcasts; Netvibes as an RSS reader and podcatcher; podsafe music; my Independent Living podcast project; and some help that I have recently received.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #13

2006-04-27
Length: 35s

This week's show is the recording of my talk at the CALL Centre ICT and Inclusion conference on Thursday, 27th April.  The audience were mostly new to podcasting, so I talk about definitions, resources and ways of sharing audio with the world.  I refer to my pupils' Radiowaves site and briefly to the idea of pupils listening to podcasts in the classroom.  If you are a regular listener, the next show will be on Friday, 5th May.

If you would like a copy of the Powerpoint show or accompanying information sheet, then please get in touch at dafc1885@hotmail.com.

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Education Podcast Reflections #12

2006-04-20
Length: 18s

In this week's show, I discuss: a SkypeChat that I had with a university student who is researching podcasting in education; tools such as Talkr, Hot Recorder, NetVibes and Feedostyle; education podcasts for reading and Maths; problems that I'm having with audio editing; using Flickr in the classroom; and Thomas L Friedman's book, The World is Flat.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #11

2006-04-13
Length: 20s

In this week's show, I discuss:  how my podcast project is going; Doppler and Odeo; eTwinning collaboration with European schools; my education podcasts of the week; the work of Will Richardson; the 'flattening' of the world; appearing on others' podcasts; and arranging a Skype Conference Call for listeners.

Links to the content of the show can be found at http://del.icio.us/dafc1885.

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Education Podcast Reflections #10

2006-03-30
Length: 18s

In this week's show, I discuss: new podcasts suitable for the classroom; improvements to your podcast blog; the latest news from my podcasting project; discussion boards and wikis; html; and alternative assessments using new media.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #9

2006-03-16
Length: 23s

In this week's show, I discuss: how the two Independent Podcast recordings went this week; using a wiki whilst webcasting or skypecasting; my latest podcast show recommendations for the classroom; the work of Ollie Bray; my eTwinning trip next week and imminent podcast directory; the latest events; and how I'm encouraging new media within an Independent Study Contract.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #8

2006-03-09
Length: 21s

In this week's show, I discuss: a wiki for sharing podcast 'best practice', and how wikis DO work with 'digital immigrants'; my top education podcasts for the week; uses of mp3 players in the classroom; some events coming up in Web 2.0-world; ways of enhancing the quality of your audio using Audacity; protecting your online work; an alternative to RSS feeds; Flickralbum, Screencasting, and using Web 2.0 tools in a person-centred way.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #7

2006-03-02
Length: 18s

In this week's show, I discuss: Skype In/Out/Voicemail, and it's potential use in the classroom or in collaborating with colleagues; Podcast Pickle directory; a plan to share best practice among educational podcasters; feedback from listeners; future topics for my series of 'Independent Living' podcasts; the problem of backing-up blogs and shows; podcasting within the SEN community; and my final choice of class set MP3 players.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #6b

2006-02-26
Length: 20s

In this supplementary show, I talk with Barry Reed, colleague and Craft Instructor. Barry is interested in ICT and Web 2.0 technologies. We chat about podcasting, del.icio.us, Flickr etc and how they can be used in the classroom. We end with a look at what constrains the use of social software in schools.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #6

2006-02-23
Length: 20s

In this week's show, I talk about: companies offering podcast production services, podsafe music, photosharing, how to record VoIP conversations, Google Video, Skype, my Independent Living podcast project, The Education Podcast Network, and 3 podcasts that I have listened to this week and feel would be relevant to the classroom.…

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A podcaster in 'full flow'!

2006-02-17

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Education Podcast Reflections #5

2006-02-16
Length: 22s

In this week's show, I talk about: Podzinger, using Flickr photo sharing in the classroom, the MyGermanClass video podcast, my del.icio.us page, listener emails, and the TappedIn community.…

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Education Podcast Reflections #4

2006-02-09
Length: 22s

In this week's show, I talk about: recommended podcasts, del.icio.us, co/constructivism, Carl Rogers (person-centered), my wiki (used for collaborative planning of my independent living podcasts), Frappr.com, the iRiver 899, and the Recap podcast directory. You can get links to the sites which feature in the show by going to http://del.icio.us/dafc1885/booruch.…

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Educational Podcast Reflections #3

2006-02-02
Length: 21s

In this week's show, I talk about the latest progress in my 'podcasting in the classroom' project; introduce the work of Andy Carvin at the Digital Divide Network; give my ideal microphone/voice recorder choice; review some podcasts that I have listened to; and start to think about theoretical bases for Web 2.0 and social software.…

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Podcasting Reflections #2

2006-01-26
Length: 20s

This is my second in a series of podcasts documenting my Microsoft/SQA-funded educational podcasting project. I give my thoughts on some of the resources which can help teachers to utilise podcasting in the classroom. Please leave a comment, or email me at dafc1885@hotmail.com…

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Thoughts and readings in advance of my next Podcast

2006-01-23

I'm planning to get Podcasting Reflections #2 podcast out for Friday, 27th January. In the show, I'll be talking about...the mic and voice recorder that I've gone for; the work of Ewan McIntosh, who inspires teachers is Scotland to blog, podcast and use wikis; del.ic.ious and technorati; how the planning of my 'independent living' show is going; educational podcasts suitable for the classroom; and feedback on the show and the pleas that I made last time. What I've done over the last week: Downloaded Audacity 1.2.4 (not beta 1.3 - unstable) as my multitrack software. Submitted Podcasting Reflections #1 to directories such as Juice (iPodder), Podcast Alley, Podcasting News, Podcast.net. Messed around with the HTML (I know nothing about this, except for Michael Geoghegan's great introduction. This has enabled me to link my public photos on Flickr to Booruch. Looked at buying cool domain names which I would point at the projects Podcast blog (GoDaddy.com?). Adjusted iTunes settings - uploading a picture for my podcast, being precise with tagging. Checked over what a Creative Commons Licence is. Listened to a Wiki discussion at EdTechTalk.com. Listened to excellent podcasts at Escapepod.org and Historypodcast.blogspot.com. Found out how useful ID3 tags are for getting your show 'picked up'. Checked out hardware at www.bswusa.com/podcastsolutions. Purchased a lapel mic from giant-squid-audio-lab.com. Bid for a Flash Player with line-in facility. Set a school-wide Art competition to design a piece of artwork (logo) for the series of 'independent living' podcasts which I will start recording next month. Linked two of my blogs to feedburner (I think) - at http://feeds.feedburner.com/booruch and http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/xXCr. Found out that the sample and bit rates for talk should be 22.050 kHz/64kbps ie half that for music podcasts. Found out that audio files should be saved as [initials + date] to make things easier for those who download your show. In the future, I will give out my Skype and email details during the show to encourage feedback and responses. You can reach more listeners by sending a promo to openpodcast.org, or swop promos with fellow podcasters and their shows.…

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Booruch at iTunes

2006-01-23

http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=118810581&s=143444…

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Podcast reflection #1

2006-01-19
Length: 17s

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Useful links so far

2006-01-18

www.blogger.com (free weblog hosting) edu.blogs.com (Ewan McIntosh's blog - EXCELLENT) www.wikipedia.com (the power of 'wikis') www.flickr.com (post/tag/share your photos) www.iriver.eu.com (useful mp3 voice recorder) www.skype.com (Voice Over IP, free internet phone calls - computer to computer) www.typepad.com (recommended blog/podcast host) www.ltscotland.org.uk (Scottish education podcasts) podcasts.yahoo.com (Podcast directory) www.digitaldividenetwork.org (Andy Carvin's blog) www.edtechtalk.com (regular podcast on education technology) www.feedburner.com (aggregator software) blogsearch.google.com (blog search engine) del.icio.us (social bookmarking, social software web service for storing and sharing web bookmarks) www.recap.ltd.uk (podcast directory - UK) www.technorati.com (internet search engine focused on the world of weblogs) www.thenakedscientist.com (excellent Science education podcast) www.hotrecorder.com (recorder Voice Over IP phone calls) muslim-canada.org (Islam prayer podcast) www.unicef.org (child welfare podcasts) www.intelligenic.com (Podcast in classroom podcast) www.ipodder.org (leading Podcast directory)…

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David Noble - who he?

2006-01-18

I teach in a school for 'Looked After Pupils' with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties in the East of Scotland. I trained as a Business Studies/Economics teacher and worked in mainstream for 4 years before moving sectors. My first degree is in Accounting. Lately, I've become interested in Multiple Intelligences theory (Howard Gardner) and how ICT/media can be used to bring it within the classroom. In January 2005, I put together a proposal for the Scottish Executive's FLaT fund, which was successful (see http://hillsideflat.blogspot.com). This work has had a massive influence on what takes place in my classroom, and the approaches that pupils take to their learning. Having met Ewan McIntosh at SETT 2005, I became interested in blogging and podcasting as a teaching tool. I took this further by getting some funding from Microsoft/SQA (www.partnersinlearning.org.uk). The reason that I'm writing this blog and doing some podcasting (hands-free, on my drive home from work, maybe?) is to share my experience (as a non-computing expert), and to hopefully show colleagues that it can be done and is an effective classroom tool. I also hope that readers can help me with 'brick walls' along the way!…

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Outline of the project

2006-01-18

This innovative project will use MP3 and MP4 technology, and podcasting, to improve the access which pupils have to information. In particular, it will allow the transmission of health information in a sensitive, private manner. Health education experts will work with David Noble to record responses to current issues affecting young people. An internet site of podcasts will be set up and maintained, with subscribers automatically downloading the latest ‘episode’. A link will be available on each of the main podcast directories. Prior to the recordings, a questionnaire will be issued to several schools that have teachers who are members of The Access Network (see http://accessnetwork.blogspot.com). Pupil responses will be collated, and analysed; leading to the prioritising of topics for podcast. This resource will be globally available, and will be advertised via more traditional methods within Scotland. David Noble will, over the same period, build a database of existing Podcasts that may be appropriate for pupils to use in their studies. Pupils at the school will benefit from being able to access important, sensitive information and advice, as well as information for their studies, via alternative means; one which affords privacy and reduces the “embarrassment? factor. In many cases this will make the difference between being informed and not. Each of our residential units will have access to a laptop registered with the podcast directories. They will be able to approach their Key Worker or Key Teacher to gain supervised access to these directories and to listen to the podcast, or to download it to the unit or classes’ MP3/MP4 hardware. Once comfortable with the technology, pupils would be assisted by teachers to use this “social software? to communicate their work to the world eg the results of a science experiment could be podcast via The school’s site, or by sending it to, say, the BBC Science department, for inclusion in their podcast. It is important to work with this technology in the school as it is a way of showing responsible use of global communications. For teachers, it allows the technology to be used to enhance the learning environment, and for staff to become comfortable with it, ready for the next major advances in ICT. We are involving external agencies with crucial, up-to-date knowledge bases, in directly contributing to learning. This is by collaborating with professionals in other fields who need to be working together for the best interests of often vulnerable youngsters. This project takes a “person-centred? approach; we are showing respect for the needs of pupils as individuals with varying information needs (whether personal or academic). Pupils require the latest, accurate information. “Anytime, anywhere? learning is promoted, as we as core ICT skills in opening and downloading files to portable technology, and subscribing to information sources. It will assist them to handle technology and information outside the classroom, as they become “lifelong learners?. Teachers will be better resourced to provide for the range of preferred learning styles and Multiple Intelligences. The school podcast site would also contain appropriate links. Regular, ongoing contact is already established with a range of health-promoting organisations. Thus, it is expected that Podcasts will be produced at regular intervals and that updates will be possible. As the project is being run by a practicing teacher, then further uses of the technology within the classroom will emerge. Practice can be disseminated through staff INSET and teacher meetings, as well as via the Scotland-wide Access Network meetings (and its weblog). The website and directory of Podcasts, once established, will remain available to all. Existing technology within the school would allow for pupils to produce, or contribute to, Podcasts. The database will be available to all teachers in all classrooms, and will be promoted as an effective source of information across all areas of the curriculum. Pupils will gain awareness and skills in accessing and selecting media across the World Wide Web. They will learn about RSS (Really Simple Syndication), and how it can be used to subscribe to news and information that they require. They will become effective in choosing and interpreting online resources. Teachers will be able to learn how to access Podcasts in the classroom and encourage pupils to responsibly access them outside the class. Teachers will have the skills to produce their own, or encourage a class to recognise where they could record learning. David Noble has experience of using enhanced ICT in the classroom eg weblogs, MP3 editing, Movie Maker, Power Point, multimedia projects, and animation. Pupils are competent in basic use of the internet, with older pupils working towards IC3/PC Passport certification. David has recently discussed podcasting with a leading Scottish expert on the technology, and has built and maintained links with a variety of external agencies. At present, he is reading “Podcast Solutions?, by Michael W Geoghegan. The teaching staff receives regular ICT training, with additional ‘drop-in’ support available. One quarter of the teaching staff are studying towards IC3 certification.…

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Booruch

David Noble is a Chartered Teacher and EdD student, based in Fife, Scotland. These fortnightly podcasts include interviews with learning professionals, where they talk about dealing with the social web

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