Technology features in the Northern Territory!

Tonight I found out from Brock via Twitter that the Northern Territory Division of OT Australia has decided that the theme for their State conference in August 2014 will be TechnOT!  That is FANTASTIC news!!!After about 10 years chipping away at the edges of digital literacy in occupational therapy - along with so many virtual …

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Tablet Ultrasound System

Mobisante launches tablet ultrasoundSummary of article by Michael Bassett 24 April 2013 I know this does not relate to occupational therapy, however this intrigued me as a health consumer and got me excited about how quickly technology is developing.  Here is a summary of the article sent to my by Nikki Esplin.Mobisante has launched a tablet-based version …

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Do you want to be inspired? The Incredible Power of a Single Pair Of Glasses

This story is directly from Huff Post TED WeekendsIt all started with Date Night.My wife and I received advice long ago that Date Night was the key to a successful marriage. We had plans, but a friend came by and asked if we wanted to go to an art show instead. That was the night …

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The pros and cons of being a virtual presenter at conference

Artist: Gillian CrossleyToday I had the honour of being a virtual presenter at the American Occupational Therapy Association's annual national conference.  I have presented live at AOTA twice before and have enjoyed it very much but I have never presented "virtually".I have mixed feelings about presenting online (yes - even VirtualOT would prefer to be …

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Embedding Twitter into teaching activities.

The new academic year has started and as usual I am embedding technology in my teaching.  This semester I am going to be more consciously using Twitter to post information to my current students rather than using Twitter to connect with my online colleagues.I am doing this because it is time to start applying what …

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