Category Archives: e-learning

So you (still) want to be an elearning consultant?

Last week I commented that many people in the “learning” field are too absorbed in their own interests and not the businesses they are supporting. Working smarter in the 21st century requires the integration of learning into the workflow. This … Continue reading

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Transforming Asia through Open and Distance Learning

The state of Penang is an example of successful transformation in Asia based on strengthening the rule of law. Open and Distance Learning (ODL) is an important vehicle for the education that can underpin this process by expanding the freedoms … Continue reading

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Developing Critically Thoughtful e-Learning Communities of Practice

Read Read also:  Making Critical Thinking an Integral Part of Electronic Research In this paper, we consider an approach to developing critically thoughtful e-Learning communities of practice — where participants are deliberate about the use of specific  intellectual tools supporting  … Continue reading

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Seizing the opportunity of online learning for UK higher education

Read This report documents successful and diverse case studies of institutional and consortia provision, including partnerships between HE institutions and the private sector. These case studies deserve careful study across the higher education sector as each institution considers its strategic … Continue reading

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Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning

Instruction and Technology: Designs for Everyday Learning The perpetual connectivity made possible by twenty-first-century technology has profoundly affected instruction and learning. Emerging technologies that upend traditional notions of communication and community also influence the ways we design and evaluate instruction … Continue reading

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The Myth of eLearning: There Is No ‘There’ There

The Myth of eLearning: There Is No ‘There’ There The problem that higher education faced when computers and networks became ubiquitous on campuses was that we educators had set ourselves up for a fall: We claimed that the only important … Continue reading

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Envisioning Digital Europe 2030 – Scenarios for ICT in Future Governance and Policy Modelling

Read Today’s Internet is a remarkable catalyst for creativity, collaboration and innovation providing opportunities that would have been impossible to imagine just two decades ago. If one had predicted then that, in 2010, children would freely access satellite images of … Continue reading

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Supportive systems for continuous and online professional development

Read   We highlight four differences between formal educational systems and supportive systems which have to be taken into account in order to design a system rooted in online environments and social media. These differences are: 1) from pre-produced to … Continue reading

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Becoming a network learner: Towards a practice of freedom

Read Presentation/introduction of “why and how I became a Network Learner“, by Scott Leslie.

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The Chinese National Top Level Courses Project: Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Quality in Undergraduate Teaching

The Top Level Quality Project is a large project in Chinese higher education which uses the production of Open Educational Resources to improve the quality of undergraduate education. Widely understood in the West to be a form of OpenCourseWare inspired … Continue reading

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