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Learning technology through three generations of technology enhanced distance education pedagogy
(European Open and Distance Learning Journal, 2012)
This paper updates earlier work in which we defined three generations of distance education pedagogy. We then describe emerging technologies that are most conducive to instructional designs that evolve with each generation. ...
"Open and Closed" Getting the mix right. Who gets to Decide??
Despite the desirability of "Making Open the Default" as the theme of this year’s open access week, there are many reasons that can and should influence a person and an organization to restrict access to content. In this ...
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 ...
Interactions Affording Distance Science Education
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 ...
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 ...
New copyright fee will see students pay more for learning materials
(Edmonton Journal, 2010-04-14)
Access Copyright has just published a fee proposal with the Copyright Board of Canada that will substantially increase the fees that college and university students pay for their learning content. Titled the Access ...
Mobile Self-Efficacy in Canadian Nursing Education Programs - Replication
The purpose of this study was to assess the self-efficacy of nursing faculty and students related to their potential use of mobile technology and to ask what are the implications for their teaching and learning in practice ...