Lynette Oxley

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I enjoy writing and illustrating children's books and making documentaries and e-literature pieces for the internet.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Poetry Comp: 3rd Place!


WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED - CONGRATULATIONS TO place getters Susan Abrahams, Kate O'Neil, Daan Spijer, Pamela Ueckerman,...
Posted by Jackie Hosking on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015

Tutoring experiences and changes | Charlie

Image credit: Sandra Schleter (CC-BY -2.0)

Tutoring experiences and changes | Charlie: By Lyn Oxley I’m Lyn, a student at CSU studying the M. Education (Knowledge Networks & Digital Innovation) via Distance Education. In 1998, I was employed as a tutor for the Batchelor Institute, Northern Territory – a tertiary college for Indigenous students.

I tutored a student who was studying to be a teacher’s aide (education support). We worked in a Community Education Centre (CEC) in a remote area of NT and tutoring took place face-to-face. Batchelor Institute posted workbooks in the mail for the student to complete and handwritten responses were posted back for marking; the flood at Katherine that year slowed the process down considerably due to reliance on the physical receipt of work. I remember a workshop was held at the CEC on how to use the internet; dial up speed was exceedingly slow due to a dozen users trying..

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Material design icons

Material design icons
Image credit: This icon is licensed under Creative Commons. 
Baby by Halle Roland from The Noun Project.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

More on breaking the rules

More on breaking the rules
This post is about a picture book called Library Lion. It's over 1,000 words and breaks the traditional rules of picture books, that is, it's over 500 words.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Fiction Ideas

How to write your novel in 3 Acts, choose characters, setting and more.



Wednesday, March 4, 2015

How To Use Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) | Edudemic

This article explores the value of social media by comparing it with traditional education. - Lyn

“When you step away from the prepackaged structure of traditional education, you’ll discover that there are many more ways to learn outside school than within.”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

How To Use Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) | Edudemic

Image Credit: Peter Kirkeskov Rassmussen - https://flic.kr/p/p5FUN7