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    • Learning communities in the oil sands, and in remote and rural Alberta. 

      Fahy, Patrick J.; Steel, Nancy (2008-05-27)
      This presentation updates information about the learning needs and interests of workers in remote work camps, as part of the Learning Communities Project. The presentation contains information gathered in the period ...
    • The Learning Communities Project: Bringing distance education to Alberta's remote work camps and rural areas. 

      Fahy, Patrick J.; Steel, Nancy (2008-05-27)
      This presentation adds more information about the learning interests of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. employees and contractors, working at the company Horizon site, north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
    • Learning in a Networked World: New Roles and Responsibilties 

      Anderson, Terry; Garrison, D. Randy (Atwood Publishing, 1998)
    • Learning object repository technologies for telelearning: The evolution of POOL and CanCore 

      Richards, Griff; McGreal, Rory; Friesen, Norman (Proceedings of the IS2002, Informing Science + IT Education Conference, 2002-07)
      Repositories provide mechanisms to encourage the discovery, exchange and re-use of learning objects. This paper describes Portals for On-line Objects in Learning (POOL), a consortium project of the TeleLearning NCE to ...
    • Learning objects: A practical definition 

      McGreal, Rory (International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2004-09-04)
      The author proposes that a good working definition of LOs should be used: digital objects that have a stated educational purpose; and digital objects that are marked for specific educational purposes. LOs can be defined ...
    • Learning on the Web: An instructors' manual 

      McGreal, Rory; Elliott, Michael; Hall, Linda (TeleEducation NB, 2002)
      This manual will help those involved in teaching and learning, from students to administrators to begin to understand the potential of the Internet as a teaching resource and a teaching medium and to prepare to adapt and ...
    • Learning technology through three generations of technology enhanced distance education pedagogy 

      Anderson, Terry; Dron, Jon (European Open and Distance Learning Journal, 2012)
      This paper updates earlier work in which we defined three generations of distance education pedagogy. We then describe emerging technologies that are most conducive to instructional designs that evolve with each generation. ...
    • Lost in social space: Information retrieval issues in Web 1.5 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry (Journal of Digital Information, 2009-01)
      This paper is concerned with the application of Web 2.0 technologies within a conventional institutional learning setting. After considering the affordances of Web 2.0 technologies vs Web 1.0 technologies and a framework ...
    • McGreal, R. (2017). Special Report on the Role of Open Educational Resources in Supporting the Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education Challenges and Opportunities 

      McGreal, Rory (IRRODL, 2017)
      Open Educational Resources (OER) and their offspring, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), are becoming important factors in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4: Quality Education (SDG4). This was recognised early ...
    • Measuring use and creation of open educational resources in higher education 

      McKerlich, Ross; Ives, Cindy; McGreal, Rory (IRRODL, 2013)
      The open educational resources initiative has been underway for over a decade now and higher education institutions are slowly adopting open educational resources (OER). The use and creation of OER are important aspects ...
    • Media Characteristics and Online Learning Technology 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (Athabasca University Press, 2004)
    • Methodological Issues in the Content Analysis of Computer Conference Transcripts 

      Anderson, Terry; Garrison, D. Randy; Archer, Walter; Rourke, Liam (International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 2000)
      This paper discusses the potential and the methodological challenges of analyzing computer conference transcripts using quantitative content analysis. The paper is divided into six sections, which discuss: criteria for ...
    • A Methodology for Developing Learning Objects for Web Course Delivery 

      Stauffer, Karen; Lin, Fuhua (Oscar); Koole, Marguerite (IGI Publishing, 2008-07)
      This paper presents a methodology for developing learning objects for Web-based courses using the IMS LD (Learning Design) specification. We first investigated the IMS LD specification, determining how to use it with ...
    • The mind of a plagiarist 

      Baggaley, Jon; Spencer, Bob (Taylor & Francis Group LTD, 2005-03)
      The ease with which material may be "copied and pasted" from the Internet into written work is raising concern in educational institutions, and particularly in those disciplines that use online courses and methods in their ...
    • Mobile devices and the future of free education 

      McGreal, Rory (International Council for Distance Education, 2005-11)
      The major technological trends supporting the view that "equal" or "free" education is becoming possible are those involving the new mobile devices: digital divergence - the growth in popularity of dedicated wireless devices ...
    • Mobile Learning in Distance Education: Utility or Futility 

      Koole, Marguerite; Letkeman McQuilkin, Janice; Ally, Mohamed (Journal of Distance Education, 2010)
      Can mobile technology improve flexibility and quality of interaction for graduate students in distance programs? This paper reports the results of an innovative study exploring the usability, learning, and social interaction ...
    • Mobile Learning in Nursing Practice Education: Applying Koole's FRAME model 

      Kenny, Richard F.; Van Neste-Kenny, Jocelyne M.C.; Park, Caroline L.; Burton, Pamela A.; Meiers, Jan (Journal of Distance Education, 2009-11-16)
      We report here on an exploratory formative evaluation of a project to integrate mobile learning into a Western Canadian college nursing program. Third-year students used Hewlett Packard iPAQ mobile devices for five weeks ...
    • Mobile Learning Innovation in Information Literacy Skills Training 

      Tin, Tony; Schmidt Hanbidge, Alice; Sanderson, Nicole (2015-10)
      The Mobile Information Literacy (MIL) tool is a user-friendly literacy app to help university students hone their information literacy skills through mobile technology.
    • Mobile Self Efficacy in Canadian Nursing Education Programs 

      Kenny, Richard F.; Park, Caroline L.; Van Neste-Kenny, Jocelyne M.C.; Burton, Pamela A. (2010-08-13)
      The purpose of this study was to assess the self-efficacy of nursing faculty and students related to their potential use of mobile technology and to ask what are the implications for their teaching and learning in practice ...
    • Mobile Self-Efficacy in a Canadian Nursing Education Program 

      Kenny, Richard F.; Van Neste-Kenny, Jocelyne M.C.; Burton, Pamela A.; Park, Caroline L. (International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), 2012-03)
      The purpose of this study was to assess the self-efficacy of nursing faculty and students related to their potential use of mobile technology and to ask what are the implications for their teaching and learning in practice ...


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