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Playing, Building, Flourishing

I listened to Radio National's Future Tense program this morning. By good fortune I heard Daniel Donahoo talk about the Robots in School project. I was fascinated by Daniel's conversation with Antony Funnell on Future Tense. I followed up some links to the project and read a description that resonated very strongly with me: The study uses storytelling and illustration to explore, across several dimensions, how children might like to interact with robots in a variety of situations related to school and learning. In addition to capturing wonderfully inventive, vivid narratives and robot concepts, we’re looking for insights into how children think...

Writing Week: Day 4

We are moving to the end of the Writing Week in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra. Today staff had an opportunity to attend a workshop facilitated by Coralie McCormack. Coralie's work in the Teaching and Learning Centre at the University includes advising staff about Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) programs and projects, working with Associate Deans of Education in ALTC related work and supporting staff in the preparation of applications for the ALTC. Coralie's role in bringing people together to discuss and explore learning and teaching resonates with another event today. Ethan Zuckerman, co-founder of the...