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Top Trainer Tips to Drive Online Engagement

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The trainer’s role is critical to learning, whether in the face-to-face classroom or online. It is well known that trainer-to-student, and student-to-student (social presence) interactions are a critical component of learning. They are also an important factor in learner satisfaction, which results in learning effectiveness, higher retention and completion rates.   To drive engagements and retention of student, the following …

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5 Ingredients for Blended Learning Success

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    As we know, the VET landscape is an ever-evolving one, as is the technology landscape. This makes it hard for RTOs to keep up with the changes. It is frustrating, time consuming and at times, exhausting. But this is our current situation, and as a VET community, we need to learn to review, adapt and improve our course …

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Transforming Your Organisation: 3 Lessons From Running

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Over the last year we’ve had the pleasure of working with many reputable Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to “go live”. It may be that the RTO needs a new learning management system that works on all devices. Or they need to implement a specific blended learning model. Or a new digital delivery strategy. Or streamlining the internal workflows and eliminating …

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Making Blended Learning Work in VET

Kim Huynh Flipped Learning, Vocational Education 0 Comments

In recent years, we have seen more and more Australian Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) evolving their teaching by incorporating blended and online delivery modes. Blended learning, hybrid education, flipped learning, digitally-led teaching,.. whatever you choose to call it, the new wave of digital evolution is making clear headway, as RTOs realise the benefits that this has brought them. A few …

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Blended E-learning: The Future of Australian Education?

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Recently, debates concerning teaching have centred on two key questions – what and how. While these fundamental questions have been prominent throughout educational discussion for decades, the fast-paced growth of technology has widened debates beyond what we teach to how we teach. Are We Equipping Our Students To Be Future-Proof? Expanding opportunities for technology to aid learning run parallel to …

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Searching For The Perfect Spaghetti Sauce

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In this article we look at discussing flipped learning as a perfect recipe, taking food for thought from the story told by Malcolm Gladwell in his famous TED talk on “Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce.” Teachers and students can be said to fall into three broad categories: those who like their “spaghetti sauce” (aka flipped classroom experiences) plain, those who …

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How to Flip Your School – Flipped Learning Program Launch

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Circulus Education held a Flipped Learning launch for schools on September 11, 2014 at RMIT University. Annie Agnew, leading Education Expert and Consultant at Circulus Education, led the keynote speech. The event was aimed to launch Flipped Learning within Australia and also discuss the many solutions it can present for schools and educational providers. The concept of Flipped Learning is …

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From Chaos to Clarity: Vocational Education Training in a Changing World

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Technology, Content and eReadiness in VET Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia has experienced forces of change driven largely by economic forces and emerging technologies. The changes require a review of competencies to meet shifting needs of the workforce and are reflected in the VET National Training Network, the National VET e-Learning strategy and the IBSA Vet Capability Framework. …

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Flipping The Way We Practice

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Reorganisation of in-class and outside class activities.  Realigning Class Time One of the core goals for teachers is ensuring that the time spent in class is maximised for learning, and that it is productive and meaningful for their students. The Flipped Learning pedagogy focuses on an intentional reorganisation of in-class and out of class activities – potentially tripling the time …

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Flipped Learning? Musicians Have Been Doing it for Years…

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You’ve probably already heard the catchphrase “flip your classroom” thrown around a few times in the past year or so. Educational buzzwords go in and out of fashion, but are often overly self-explanatory – think “inquiry-based learning”, “BYOD” or “student-centred”. Flipping your classroom is certainly one of the more popular, newer methods for teaching. But it’s certainly not a new …

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Flipping for Successful Learning: The Big Picture

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Flipped Learning – Turning Learning Inside Out   As we progress rapidly into the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, questions continue to be raised about how education addresses the ever increasing demands for change, integrating emerging technologies, and maximising the possibilities for every student. Teachers are searching for ways to focus on engaging students in authentic, …

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Light Bulb Moment for Learning: The Secret to Flipped Learning

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Flipped Learning is a way to transform and enrich the learning experience for both teachers and students. The “flipped classroom” refers to a form of blended learning in which the students learn online by themselves, typically at home, and homework to be done in class with teachers and students discussing. Principal Greg Green, one of the key pioneers of the …