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The Athabasca University Digital Reading Room: Library resources for mobile students
This project has been designed to test the boundaries of Mlearning and to begin to build a platform for AU to raise an effective m-library. Building on the research conducted in Canada and abroad, the researchers are ...
Mobile devices and the future of free education
(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 ...
Development principles for online courses: A baker's dozen
(ELearn Magazine, 2005-11-29)
Course development on the World Wide Web is becoming more sophisticated as instructors and course specialists become more familiar with the environment. Most course development principles for online courses have been ...
eduSource Canada: learning object repositories & m-learning
(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 ...
Stealing the goose: Copyright and learning
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2004-11)
The internet is the world’s largest knowledge common and the information source of first resort. Much of this information is open and freely available. However there are organizations and companies today that are trying ...
Copyright wars and learning objects
(International Journal of Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2005-08)
Learning object developers need to understand that presently there are powerful organizations of “intellectual property” owners, and vendors of music, videos, books and software that are making a concerted attack on ...
Preface to Online Education Using Learning Objects
This is the preface to an edited book on learning objects. A practical definition of learning object is proposed. They can be defined as any reusable digital resource that is encapsulated in a lesson or assemblage of lessons ...
Or even worse: Rory`s list of a dozen things that can go wrong in a World Wide Web course
(ELearn Magazine, 2005-04)
A list of problems encountered in delivering courses on the World Wide Web
Final Report: ESPORT project evaluation.
This is the final report of the ESPORT project. Two interim reports were produced, in July 2005, and February 2006 (Fahy, 2005, 2006). A full description of the project’s origins and rationale, including an explanation ...
Research experience and agreement with selected ethics principles from Canada’s “Tri-Council Policy Statement – Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.”
(Journal of Distance Education, 2004-08)
An online survey was conducted of students, instructors, and researchers in distance education regarding principles for the ethical treatment of human research subjects. The study used an online questionnaire, based on ...