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2010 Talks


Building Classroom Communities: collaborative technology in use

15 November 2010, Emerging Technologies Committee, Bond University

This presentation will showcase some of the interactive web sites that Michael has used for teaching over recent years with an emphasis on building a vibrant classroom community online to increase student engagement and to discover and share additional educational materials.



Teaching with Social Media

28 October 2010, Social Media Club Gold Coast, Broadbeach Library

A short talk outlining some of the tools used in my teaching and the experience for students.

Resources: Slideshare slidesvideo


Cloud Computing Directions


23 October 2010, Barcamp Brisbane VI

A short talk on my views on the latest trends in cloud computing and some case studies from my own work.

Resources: Sliderocket slides


Basic Social Media Toolkit

22 July, Social Media Club Gold Coast, Broadbeach Library

A presentation about a basic set of online and social media tools that can be used by a small business.

Resources: Google Docs slides


Virtualisation Advances for Teaching and Research

11 June 2010, School of IT, with Matt Carter

Resources: Slideshare slides


Cloud Apps Ascent – Snapshot

5 June 2010, Barcamp Brisbane Meeting 5, QUT

A short presentation of my current progress with cloud applications used to increase my productivity on a daily basis.

Resources: Slideshare slides


Cloud Apps – Survival of the Fittest

6 March 2010, Barcamp Gold Coast Meeting 4, Griffith

A short presentation of the next instalment of the evolution of my favourite cloud applications used to increase my productivity on a daily basis.

Resources: PowerPoint web slidesSlideshare slides
Cloud apps: GliffyGoogle DocsSlidesharePreziDeliciousArchive.orgEvernoteLive MeshPollEverywhere