Browsing All posts tagged under »academic«

Open Access Research Training

January 12, 2011


I’ve been working on an open access research training site on wikiversity for a few months now – Sport research on Wikiversity. It stems from being the convenor of the Bachelor of Sport Studies (Honours) at the University of Canberra. It came to my attention pretty quickly that there aren’t any good sources of information […]

Exercise Health resource as a student assignment

October 11, 2010


I have finally finished an Education Technology assignment which I am enrolled in through Central Queensland University.  The assignment has been hanging over my head for a little while and I’ve been struggling to get on top of a lot of things at work. But it’s done now, so its a relief. In the assignment, […]

Education Technology reflections

September 21, 2010


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 […]

Education Technology tools

September 20, 2010


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 […]

Using the internet for learning and research

July 23, 2010


Our new Master of Exercise Science students are starting next week so we brought them in for a few introductions. As part of the induction Leigh and I thought we might run a short session on getting more out of the internet in terms of learning and research. Whilst the internet appears all powerful and […]

Social Media for a Sport Scientist/Academic

February 22, 2010


Social media has been a bit of a mystery to me, and I started experimenting more than a year ago with various forms. When Leigh Blackall came onboard UCNISS my learning accelerated, and know I seem to use it a reasonable amount. No doubt I could probably use it more, more effectively and more efficiently. […]

Journal rejection, what to do?

December 3, 2009


Leigh Blackall just posted on The Academic Publishing scam. Leigh also made me aware of The Australian article Let the Internet replace journals. These are particular interests on Leigh’s but it also comes a couple of days after I have had a manuscript submitted to an academic journal rejected, the second rejection for this paper. […]