Education Technology reflections

September 21, 2010

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I just posted about a number of Education Technology tools. In this post I want to further explore my thinking on education technology. My current unit of study, Education Technology through Central Queensland University has required us to consider online learning in terms of both Kearsley and Shneiderman (1998)’s Engagement Theory and Oliver’s (1999) ICT […]

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Education Technology tools

September 20, 2010

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At the moment I am complete a unit as part of my Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education called Education Technology through CQU. The unit is interesting in that it has exposed me to a few new elearning tools I was not aware of. elearning tools continually evolve, and effective networks will no doubt be the […]

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Eccentric treatment for diabetes?

September 2, 2010

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From UCNISS.net Research Spotlight – in progress Ben Rattray, Walter Abhayaratna*, Gordon Waddington, Tegan Meredith*, Nick Ball and Vicki Deakin Staff  *The Canberra Hospital Background: In Australia, physical inactivity is attributable to ~$400m per year in direct health care costs, although the indirect costs on society are estimated to be much higher. Physical inactivity can […]

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Is Orienteering a good example of a sport? That depends on whom you ask

August 27, 2010

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Originally posted on UCNISS.net Something a little different today, a guest post from University of Melbourne student and Victorian orienteer, Clare Browridge. What is a sport? How would you explain the concept of a sport to someone? Some of the activities that are considered by at least some people to be sports seem to be […]

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Cryotherapy use on recovery from, and adaptation to, muscle damage – a repeat bout modulator

August 20, 2010

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From UCNISS.net Research Spotlight – in progress Ben Rattray, Kate Pumpa and Nick Ball Staff Abstract: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of ice therapy on recovery from muscle damage and subsequent adaptation to a second bout of exercise. Athletic training and exercise health interventions aim to generate changes that improve […]

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Competition Analysis in Orienteering (on a Wiki)

August 13, 2010

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Through work at the moment I am being exposed more and more to wikis and what they offer. It seems to me a great way of developing resources for orienteering. In particular it would be a great place to develop very large documents such as guidelines on event management. It could also be tremendously useful […]

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The impact of varied physical load on an executive function task

August 6, 2010

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Another from UCNISS.net Research Spotlight – in progress Ben Rattray, Disa Smee and James Neill Staff Abstract: Exercise tends to facilitate cognitiveperformance although there are a number of caveats to this phenomenon. Higher levels of cognitive function appear influenced by the length, intensity and perhaps type of exercise. Interactions generally accepted to interfere in peripheral […]

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