TER #117 – AI and Education with Jane Hunter and Kal Gulson – 19 Aug 2018

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With the rise of Artificial Intelligence, education faces the potential for significant disruption in the near future. However the ethical implications are possibly as complex as the technological ones, and figuring out exactly what should be done is a question that needs to be asked as much as determining what can be done. To explore this issue, Jane Hunter and Kal Gulson together discuss the possibilities and implications of artificial intelligence in education; what we might hope for, and what to watch out for.

TER Topics: Teaching with Drama and Roleplay

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This episode brings together feature interviews from episodes #056 and #079 of the TER Podcast.

First, James Witchard discusses the use of roleplay to foster deeper engagement with learning activities, then Tim Taylor discusses the Mantle of the Expert model, and applications of drama base pedagogy.

Timecodes:

00:00 Opening Credits
00:33 Intro
01:51 Introduction – James Witchard
02:23 Interview – James Witchard
29:24 Introduction – Tim Taylor
29:48 Interview – Tim Taylor
01:16:55 Sign out

TER #114 – Student Social and Emotional Behaviours with Rebecca Collie – 10 June 2018

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Main feature: Dr. Rebecca Collie discusses research into social and emotional behaviour profiles of students, and the relationship to academic achievement.

Regular features: Off Campus, Dan Haesler talks about having difficult conversations in the workplace; Education in the News, Cameron reviews comments by Simon Birmingham about using funding to force states to adopt the year 1 phonics check, and a recent paper that challenges understandings of ‘the marshmallow test.’

Links and shownotes coming soon.

TER #112 – Perspectives on Gonski 2 – 13 May 2018

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With the release of the “Gonski 2.0” report, there have been many conversations about just what is the ideal vision for the future of Australian education. But in considering the many recommendations included in the report, what would it even mean to implement them? And is there broad agreement that they do actually represent the best vision for the future of education in Australia?

For this special episode, we bring together 4 different perspectives on the report and its findings, including:

Timecodes:

00:00 Opening Credits
01:31 Intro
05:19 What are the positives to come out of this report?
05:33 Bronwyn Hinz
10:49 Nicole Mockler
13:55 Michael Anderson
18:38 Glenn Savage
19:57 Causes for concern?
20:02 Glenn Savage
31:51 Bronwyn Hinz
33:40 Michael Anderson
35:44 Nicole Mockler
41:19 Implications for schools
41:30 Nicole Mockler
43:01 Bronwyn Hinz
45:42 Glenn Savage
49:46 Michael Anderson
55:39 Final Thoughts