Thursday, March 30, 2017

Keynote and Invited Speakers | ASCILITE 2016 #vmvwiki #vmvTeaching #vmvdlt

Videos of presentations by keynotes and invited speakers from ASCILITE 2016

Thursday, March 23, 2017

#vmvwiki The ‘gig economy’. What will it mean for work? #vmvsocial

A gig economy is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements.

Sundararajan, A. (2015) The 'gig economy' is coming. What will it mean for work?  The Guardian. Retrieved from

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Ako Aotearoa 'Learners and Mobile Devices' Project published #vmvwiki #vmvweb #vmvlearn #vmvmobile #NPF14LMD

Results from the Ako Aotearoa 'Learners and Mobile Devices' Project research (#NPF14LMD) has been published. It was a two year national project funded by Ako Aotearoa in partnership with six New Zealand tertiary institutions (Auckland University of Technology, Eastern Institute of Technology, Massey University, Otago Polytechnic, The University of Auckland, and UNITEC Institute of Technology), led by the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) over the period 2014-2015. 

Three of my research articles have been included 
  1. Day, S., Foxall, D., & Verhaart, M. (2017) Developing a metaphoric framework aligning Kaupapa Māori principles to elearning good practice. Learners and Mobile Devices. Retrieved from
  2. Day, S., & Verhaart, M. (2017) Mobile supported field trips using a gxLearning model. Learners and Mobile Devices. Retrieved from
  3. Mac Callum, K., Lengyel, I., Pascoe, R., Skelton, D., Verhaart, M., & Day, S.  (2014). Learners and Mobile Devices: Case studies with computing students #NPF14LMD.Proceedings of ASCILITE 2014, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, November 23-26, Dunedin, New Zealand. Available from

The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz - The New York Times #vmvwiki #vmvsocial #vmvweb

Do you panic easily? Do you often feel blue? Do you have a sharp tongue? Do you get chores done right away? Do you believe in the importance of art?
If ever you've answered questions like these on one of the free personality quizzes floating around Facebook, you'll have learned what's known as your Ocean score: How you rate according to the big five psychological traits of Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism.

The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz - The New York Times

Interstitial popups on mobile devices penalised in search #vmvwiki #vmvweb

Google announced in jan 2017 it will penalised Intrusive Interstitial Popups.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Will robots be teachers by 2030? #vmvwiki #vmvdlt #vmvlearning #vmvteaching

The largest internet company in 2030? This prediction will probably surprise you | World Economic Forum

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