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Michael Chalk

Educator and performer.

Digital learning

  • I’ve just imported many posts from other places
    by Michael Chalk on March 23, 2017 at 8:08 am

    I’ve just imported many posts from other projects to this blog: Digital Learning at PRACE Digital Learning at Lalor Living and Learning ACFE Learn Local Communities of Practice the North-West e-mentor projects from ACFE Learn Local iPad for Seniors at PRACE the 23 Things project from ACFE, CAE and PRACE.   Having written nearly all the […]

  • Mark Hopkins’ story translated into many languages
    by Michael Chalk on February 7, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    You remember Mark Hopkins, the adult learner from PRACE who told his story so well, not only in our publication, but also on the SBS Insight tv program last year? Well, some of the stories from this Resilience collection have been translated into other languages for the EPALE* site, and the first story to be translated was Mark’s. […]

  • Adult Learners in Conversation – “A Fuller Sense of Self”
    by Michael Chalk on September 6, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Last night Tricia Bowen spoke about her experience of reconnecting with the adult learners who have shared their stories in this volume. I talked about how great it was to join with Tricia and Lynne in the whole creative and collaborative process of editing. Then Lynne Matheson invited us to launch the video into the world, so we all made […]

  • Reading between the Lines – SBS Insight focus on Adult Literacy
    by Michael Chalk on August 31, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    If you think Australia is a highly literate nation, watch this recent episode of Insight from SBS. This powerful and moving episode features Mark Hopkins one of the students from PRACE. I spoke with Mark as part of the “Stories of Resilience” project, and it’s really heartening to hear his voice in this national forum. All […]

  • Dark Side of the Comment Section
    by Michael Chalk on April 13, 2016 at 7:36 am

    If you’re involved with any kind of online facilitation, you may appreciate this article from The Guardian. They’ve done some research into the comment section, finding that much more abuse is directed at female writers than male. (Also, for web designers, some really good layout effects, especially the way they’ve integrated the […]

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