Monthly Archives: July 2011

Where to find the best Social Media Tools for Teaching.

Looking for a Social Media Tool to improve engagement, and collaboration in your school. Try This website has an amazing array of social tools that are well categorised.  The site includes an e-learning social tools category. Advertisements

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What truly motivates people – An argument for social media use within schools.

This YouTube¬†Video, was introduced by Dr Jason Watson from QUT. The purpose of this video is to gain an insight into human behaviour. ‘What truly motivates people?” Why does this ‘human characteristic make-up’ necessitate the use of ‘Social Computing’ in … Continue reading

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Best three websites for online IT teaching resources (Australian Learning Federation) To gain access to this site you will need your school to arrange a school login, on your behalf. There are about 10,000 digital resources, so from this perspective there are certainly a lot of resources … Continue reading

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IT Purchasing Process at Padua

Hi all, Someone asked me recently to publish our purchasing process when it comes to establishing IT projects. Our decision making process is not onerous, so here it is.  

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Padua 5 Year IT Plan

The following document contains the 5 year IT plan for Padua College in Brisbane. Please recognise that every document is a piece of art in progress, and this document is a snapshot in time, and is designed with a specific … Continue reading

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BPM use at Padua

See how we have effectively used Business Process Management at Padua to create a behaviour management system. We have used BPM for many other processes at Padua College to ensure consistency of practice. Click on the PDF below to view … Continue reading

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Building a Parent Teacher Interview System using ECT – PART 5 – BCS AND ECT

This blog discusses how to create the external content type, that you can use directly in your SharePoint pages. I will create the following external content types. 1. Schedule view – Manage the schedules 2. Teacher view – Manage the … Continue reading

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