Copyright Matters

3 mins reading and ?? mins viewing/listening So a few days ago a student told me about a media-making assessment task they’ve undertaken in another unit that places no importance on the issue of copyright. Students are essentially allowed to do whatever they want within this video project, with free reign afforded in terms of…

Eduveillance

3 mins reading and ?? mins viewing Eduveillance. I don’t know if it’s technically a word, but I like it. The term has a ‘breadth’ to it, suggesting it covers a range of phenomena – and it needs to. Eduveillance is a vast, complex subject, and I thought I’d use this post to touch briefly…

Don’t Stand Still

3 mins reading and 20 mins viewing (if you want to) I thought I’d share some wisdom here via the words and experiences of Joe Bovalino – a former student, then fellow teacher, now colleague working at another university (i.e. a traitor, but he’s still okay). In addition to teaching Screen Media and other things…

Building Community

2 mins reading and 8 mins viewing Yesterday’s podcast conversation with Emily Wade focused in part on the theme of creating online learning communities for and alongside students. This is increasingly a pedagogical necessity amidst diversifying study patterns and behaviours, and a widespread sense of isolation experienced by a large number of students (and not…