7 April 2014

Assessment is a Teaching and Learning Tool

7 April 2014,
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Assessment is one of the most important teaching and learning tools available to educators. But too often I see assessment being used as a […]


18 February 2014

Digital Distance Learners Poorly Served

18 February 2014,
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In New Zealand digital distance learners have the lowest completion rates. The latest interpretation of extramural learner data, released by the Ministry of Education, […]


6 January 2014

A Framework for Learning: Coursebooks

6 January 2014,
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What are learners looking for? Put simply, support and guidance, and a trusted source of information. It sounds simple but it is not. The […]


4 November 2013

Assessment Brokers: Get Marked by the World’s Best

4 November 2013,
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“It seems I know more than my tutor. Why can’t they just tell me what the assignments are and I will deliver the lot […]


13 October 2013

Views on New Zealand’s Draft Tertiary Education Strategy 2014-19

13 October 2013,
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While an improvement on its predecessor, the impact of education technology is missing from the draft Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) 2014-2019.  I believe education […]