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Cloud computing and adult literacy: How cloud computing can sustain the promise of adult learning
(Datamatics Global Services Limited, 2013)
Adult literacy in Canada consists of a patchwork of large and small adult education providers: many of them are autonomous community societies, some are school boards, and others are community college based, as well as ...
Findings from a survey of openness in assessment and accreditation practices in post-secondary institutions
This working paper shares the findings and lessons learned from a small-scale survey on perceptions, practices and policies relating to openness in assessment and accreditation in post-secondary institutions. The study was ...
Report on the assessment and accreditation of Learners using OER
This report shares the findings and lessons learned from an investigation into the economics of disaggregated models for assessing and accrediting informal learners, with particular attention to the OER University (OERu) ...
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 ...
The Anti- IPA Position Paper: A reply from an Educator
This paper is a "REVISED" version of a position paper released by the International Publishers' Association. ALL the arguments that they use against OER are in fact arguments supportive of OER and against commercial content. ...
OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
Uses of published research: An exploratory case study
(International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013-01)
Academic publications are too often ignored by other researchers. There are various reasons: researchers know that conclusions may eventually be proved wrong; publications are sometimes retracted; effects may decline ...
Using a Design-Based Research Study to Identify Principles for Training Instructors to Teach Online
Within the overall framework of design-based research, this paper reports on a study that focused on evaluating an online training course for online instructors. This intervention was designed as a possible solution to the ...
Deciding what kind of course to take: Factors that influence modality selection in accounting continuing professional development
(Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 2013-06)
This study used a cross sectional sample created by self-selection from a researchers' email invitation to accountants in Canada to determine which modalities accountants preferred when selecting Continuing Professional ...
Interaction Equivalency in an OER, MOOCS and Informal Learning Era
(Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2013-09)
This theoretical paper attempts to clarify design issues that the field of education has encountered in the context of OER (Open Educational Resources), Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and increased emphasis on informal ...