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January 2010 CV
Mobile Learning in Distance Education: Utility or Futility
(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 ...
The Web of Identity: Selfhood and Belonging in Online Learning Networks
(Seventh International Conference on Networked Learning 2010, 2010-05)
In this paper, the reflexive relationship between social interaction and understanding of self in online learning networks is examined. In keeping with constructionism, we acknowledge the significance of social interaction ...
AUPress: A Comparison of an Open Access University Press with Traditional Presses
This study is a comparison of AUPress with three other traditional (non-open access) Canadian university presses. The analysis is based on the rankings that are correlated with book sales on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. ...
COI in Virtual Worlds - Survey
This is a copy of the online survey questionnaire used in a research study on COI indicators in virtual worlds. The results will be published in Fall 2011 issue of Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
Three generations of distance education pedagogy
This paper defines and examines three generations of distance education pedagogy. Unlike earlier classifications of distance education based on the technology used, this analysis focuses on the pedagogy that defines ...
Fun and Fear in Open Spaces
This presentation presents the theory and practice of Open Learning as implemented in Athabasca University’s Beyond the LMS social networking system. The presentation discusses the motivation , design and challenges ...
Issues in OER: Panel Presentation
Open Educational Resources (OERs) are becoming increasingly popular in educational institutions. OERs include all educational resources - normally digital in nature such as learning objects, open courseware, etc. that can ...
Designing Mobile Learning Interventions for Language Learners
This chapter presents a case of an EDR study completed at a Canadian community college and resulting in the development of an innovative educational intervention, Mobile–Enabled Language Learning Eco-System (MELLES), as ...
Nurturing Neighbourhoods: Parent Outreach Worker Program, Guelph, Ontario.
The "Parent Outreach Worker Program" (POW program) aims to identify, reach out to, and assist families with children who may be isolated or otherwise struggling by providing them with increased access to services and ...