I learned little due to their being no clear outline or direction other than sharing how fabulous he was. I did learn some little tips though - mainly how NOT to be so self-absorbed and egotistical. Other things I learned that I will use:-
- Sound File Site
The second session is a fest of useful links in a session about collaboration. Here are the choice ones:-
Google Hangout - up to 10 people conferencing at one time
Google Hangout on Air - broadcasts and saves your hangout
Transl8it.com - to use for text speak
Flubaroo with forms for sharing feedback etc.
Wikispaces - for those without gmail accounts
The third session is about the creation of scripts to help save time in forms etc. This was a lot more advanced than the previous two sessions but really taught me something new - in particular, I learned how to set up autoresponse emails when forms have been submitted. Plus, I can set up auto emails when the form has been submitted. This will be great in particular for my EE website, where I do not have time to check in and out of the form, then keep track of where learners are up to and what I need to email them next. I am going to set up this up straight away!
My final session of the day was about Google Reader, which I already have but don't use enough. I got some great ideas about how to set up bundles of feeds that I can set up for learners to access for homework. There are some great Apps, such as Flipboard, which means I can access these on my phone. It will also be a great place for me to subscribe to my learner Blogs once they are set up.
Overall, a great day - some stuff reinforced and some new stuff learned with some ideas of how I can implement and use some of the tools to help enhance learning as well as help me manage my delivery and management of courses.