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    • E-learning in Canada 

      McGreal, Rory; Anderson, Terry (Idea Group Publishing, 2007-01)
      Any view of elearning in Canada must be informed by the uniquely Canadian feature of provincial jurisdiction over education. Canada is the only country that does not have a national department/ministry of education. Therefore ...
    • The Educational Semantic Web: Visioning and Practicing the Future of Education 

      Anderson, Terry; Whitelock, Denise (Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2004-05-21)
    • eduSource Canada: learning object repositories & m-learning 

      McGreal, Rory (mLearn 2004, 2004-07)
      This presentation will explain the concept of learning objects and metadata and introduce the eduSource suite of tools, applicable for mobile learning. Learning objects are enabled and made interoperable using mobile and ...
    • Edusource: Canada's Learning Object Repository Network 

      McGreal, Rory; Anderson, Terry; Babin, Gilbert; Downes, Stephen; Friesen, Norman; Harrigan, Kevin; Hatala, Marek; MacLeod, Doug; Mattson, Mike; Paquette, Gilbert; Richards, Griff; Roberts, Toni; Schafer, Steve (International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 2004)
      An alliance of Canadian Universities and government agencies pooled their resources to establish a network to share and combine Learning Objects from a variety of sources and further develop this technology. In the process, ...
    • eduSource: Creating learning object repositories in Canada 

      McGreal, Rory; Richards, Griff; Friesen, Norman; Paquette, Gilbert; Downes, Stephen (IEEE Learning Technology Task Force (LTTF) Newsletter, 2003-01)
      EduSource is a comprehensive project that ties together various work packages and creates synergies between its partners and associates. All of the partners are Canadian organizations and meaningful work will be carried ...
    • Electronic "Site Tours" come to Northern Ontario 

      McGreal, Rory; Simand, Bernie; Tobin, Lois; Violette, Gérard (Canadian Association of Distance Education, 1992)
      Northern Ontario secondary school students have been touring museums, galleries, and other organizations electronically. With the help of Contact North's audiographic teleconferencing network, institutions like the Art ...
    • Empirical Research on Learners' Perceptions: Interaction Equivalency Theorem in Blended Learning 

      Miyazoe, Terumi; Anderson, Terry (European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2010-04-27)
      This paper reports on an empirical research on the Interaction Equivalency Theorem posited by Anderson (2003a), consisting of the three elements of teacher-student-content interaction. Using an authordeveloped survey, ...
    • Epistolary and Expository Interaction Patterns in a Computer Conference Transcript 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (Journal of Distance Education, 2002)
      Epistolary and expository discourse types have been associated with gender in earlier research on transcripts from listservs and other unmoderated sources. A procedure for transcript analysis (the Transcript Analysis ...
    • Essential Skills Computerized Occupational Readiness Training (ESCORT) Demonstration Project, Canada. 

      Fahy, Patrick J.; Cummins, Patrick (Idea Group., 2006-08)
      ABSTRACT: This chapter describes the purpose, processes, and effects of an e-learning employment readiness system, ESPORT, currently being pilot tested in Canada. The Essential Skills Portfolio (ESPORT) system is a ...
    • Ethical Issues in Qualitative E-Learning Research 

      Kanuka, Heather; Anderson, Terry (International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 2007-06)
      In the mid 1980s education researchers began exploring the use of the Internet within teaching and learning practices, now commonly referred to as e-learning. At the same time, many e-learning researchers were discovering that ...
    • Ethics Review Concerns Of Canada’s Distance Researchers 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (2009-01-23)
      Ethics review of research involving humans is intended to protect human dignity by balancing harms and benefits. The foci and methods used in reviews vary nationally, but tend, as in Canada, to address core principles ...
    • Evaluating Vendor Supplied Information 

      Fahy, Patrick J. (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2003-04)
      Distance educators are not normally equipped by their training or experience for the complex task of evaluating technologies. One of the areas of potential disadvantage is in interpreting information provided by vendors ...
    • An Evaluation of the Commonwealth of Learning section on Elearning for International Organisations 

      McGreal, Rory (2008-10-31)
      This report includes an evaluation of the work of the Commonwealth of Learning’s (COL) eLearning with International Organisations (eLIO) section. Participants in the investigation included representative samples of the ...
    • The evolution of learning object repository technologies: Portals for On-line Objects for Learning 

      Richards, Griff; McGreal, Rory; Hatala, Marek; Friesen, Norman (Canadian Association of Distance Education, 2003)
      Learning objects are the digital files that are used to construct e-learning experiences, and repositories provide mechanisms to encourage their discovery, exchange, and reuse. Portals for On-line Objects in Learning ...
    • Excess copyright: How restrictive copyright legislation impedes technological innovation 

      McGreal, Rory (The Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology. ICCGI 2012, 2012-06-27)
      This paper explains how copyright laws being promoted by the USA are being used to prevent the development of open educational resources. This includes a brief history explaining the origins of copyright law leading ...
    • Exploring Principals' Perceptions of Applications, Benefits, and Barriers of Alberta's Supernet 

      Anderson, Terry; Christiansen, Jo-An S. (International Electronic Journal For Leadership In Learning, 2007)
      The Alberta SuperNet, a very high speed, broadband network, was built to bring highspeed connectivity to every school, library, and municipal office in Alberta. This CDN $294 million dollar investment was made based on ...
    • Exploring Social Presence In Computer Conferencing 

      Anderson, Terry; Rourke, Liam (Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2002)
      This study explores the relationship between asynchronous, text-based forms of social communication and students' perceptions of the social climate of computer conferences. A 21-item questionnaire was administered to 74 ...
    • Factors Affecting the Development and Use of Learning Objects 

      Moisey, Susan D.; Ally, Mohamed; Spencer, Bruce (The American Journal of Distance Education, 2006)
      This study explored barriers and facilitating factors affecting the development and use of learning objects in developing instructional materials and their use in supporting individualized learning. Over a two-month ...
    • Factors Affecting the Development and Use of Learning Objects 

      Moisey, Susan D.; Ally, Mohamed; Spencer, Bob (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006)
      This study explored barriers and facilitating factors affecting the development and use of learning objects in developing instructional materials and their use in supporting individualized learning. Over a two-month period, ...
    • Faculty Adoption of Teaching and Learning Technologies: Contrasting Earlier Adopters and Mainstream Faculty 

      Anderson, Terry; Varnhagen, Stanley; Campbell, Katy (Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 1998)
      The adoption of teaching and learning technologies is an innovation that challenges the structure, culture and practice of modern research universities. This paper documents quantitatively and qualitatively the attitudes, ...


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