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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 ...
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 ...
Report on UNESCO/COL Workshop New York June 18 - 19 2011
A description of a UNESCO Chair meeting of participants outlining the presentations and recording the goals and meeting outcomes.
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
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 ...
(Re)-conceptualizing design approaches for mobile language learning
(CALICO Journal, 2011-05)
An exploratory study conducted at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada between 2007 and 2009 investigated language learning with mobile devices as an approach to augmenting ESP learning by taking learning outside the ...
Open Educational Resources: Opportunities for Ontario
Contact North sets out the case for OER and how their adoption can benefit all the key stakeholders in post-secondary education in Ontario. It then considers the challenges that such changes pose for the various groups ...
Open Education Resources (OER) for assessment and credit for students project: Towards a logic model and plan for action
(Athabasca University, 2011-03)
The Open Education Resource (OER) for assessment and credit for students initiative aims to develop a “parallel learning universe” to augment and add value to existing post-secondary education provision by creating flexible ...
Student Perceptions of Teaching Presence, Social Presence, and Cognitive Presence in a Virtual World
(Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 2011-09)
Presence - or having a sense of active participation - in distance education has increased with the expanding use of and affordances of communications technologies. Virtual worlds have been on the forefront of popular ...