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WikiEducator: A return to the traditions of the academy?
The Open Education Resource (OER) movement shows considerable potential to reduce cost, improve quality and widen access to educational opportunities. Facilitated by the power of social software in a connected world as ...
Adoption of Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education
This presentation is based on Dr. Parchoma’s recently published (May 2008) book, Adoption of Technology Enhanced Learning in Higher Education. The presentation reports the findings of a study of the influences of organizational ...
Using 3D Virtual Worlds: Engaging Learners and Providing Social Support
Demonstrating how an avatar-based 3-D learning environment can more fully engage learners in their online educational experience, the volunteer team of developers from Athabasca University will showcase a prototype of a ...
Problems and Little Victories in Transcript Analysis
While computer-mediated communications (CMC) is increasingly common in online teaching, research intended to show how CMC works, and what makes it effective, has been plagued by some persistent problems. These include ...
Community of Inquiry Framework: Validation and Instrument Development
Since its publication in The Internet and Higher Education, Garrison, Anderson, and Archer’s (2000) Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework has generated substantial interest among online learning researchers. This presentation ...