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Leigh Blackall

Leigh Blackall

Leigh Blackall
Thursday 4 October, 9:00 – 10:30 am

Leigh Blackall’s core interest is in education and networked learning. He works in Education Development for the Otago Polytechnic and gives presentations and workshops on networked learning to many educational organisations in Australia and New Zealand. Leigh maintains the Teach and Learn Online Web Log and facilitates the Teach and Learn Online eGroup. He also designs and develops educational resources.

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1. lenva - October 4, 2007

I really liked the way Leigh embraced the technology, but with an emphasis on the learning, not on the hype.

2. John - October 4, 2007

i like how leigh is able to drop the ‘bells and whistles’ and get to the heart of the matter. His workshop and keynote address typify the exceptional skill that this young man has – he is able to present some stunning thinking ‘outside the box’ … good stuff leigh

3. Robert P - October 4, 2007

Was it just me or did everyone else value one of the highlights of this conference? FINALLY someone talking about ‘open networks’ and less bully-boy tactics and “locking things down” to make learning more difficult. Leigh Blackall’s position was clearly put … stop closing off learning and open the path to inspiration.

4. gilbo333 - October 5, 2007

I found Leigh’s address to be a stimulating talk very well constructed with a seamless concoction of IT applications. Even old farts like me can learn new things and Leigh certainly made me re-think my teaching.


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