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Interactions Affording Distance Science Education
Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning
Cloud Computing and Adult Literacy is the final report of an Alpha Plus Project to examine How cloud computing can sustain the promise of Adult Learning. The report includes a review of recent literature ...
An Integrated Approach: Techniques for Teaching Pronunciation Skills and Communicating in the ESL Classroom
(TESOL Arabia, 2010)
Our intention in contributing to this book chapter is to bring together some aspects of research and best practice in Oral Communication teaching in both the Arts and the Sciences and in so doing, apply a problem-solving ...
Perception and Prejudice in Oral Communication
(TESOL Arabia, 2010)
Successful teachers of English as a Foreign Language understand the power of their 'classroom talk'. They recognize and understand the prejudices that they bring into the classroom and use accommodative processes that ...
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 ...
Digital Economy Strategy Consultation Athabasca University
The main points reviewed in this document are summarized below for ready reference; • The digital economy is based on the creation, transmission and dissemination of knowledge. • E-learning is an essential component of ...
Rural Development Using Elearning: Learning Technologies in the Knowledge Economy
Historically, small provinces and states have been bypassed by the great metropolitan areas in economic development. However, as the new advanced training technology sector of the economy grows, distance from markets is ...
A Canadian educational initiative falls victim to technology: Industry Canada allows cellphone providers to abandon commitment to provide bandwidth for learning programs
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-02-24)
A consortium of Bell and Rogers, known as Inukshuk, is dropping out of its obligation to support education in Canada. Historically, the 2500-2690 MHz wireless bandwidth, was designated for educational use in Canada and ...
New copyright bill shortchanges consumers
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-07-16)
Do you see what I see in the new copyright Bill C-32? Amid all the noise about new rights for users, upon closer scrutiny, this bill, rather than granting new rights, can effectively block users from making use of any and ...