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Excess copyright: How restrictive copyright legislation impedes technological innovation
(The Seventh International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology. ICCGI 2012, 2012-06-27)
This paper explains how copyright laws being promoted by the USA are being used to prevent the development of open educational resources. This includes a brief history explaining the origins of copyright law leading ...
Interactions Affording Distance Science Education
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 ...
Disruptive Pedagogies and Technologies in Universities
This paper is a reaction to the increasing high cost of higher education and the resulting inaccessibility for the millions of potential learners now seeking opportunities for quality higher education opportunities. The ...
OER Readiness Tool
Survey Instrument of OER use by staff at Athabasca University
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 ...
Nurturing Neighbourhoods: Parent Outreach Worker Program, Guelph, Ontario.
The "Parent Outreach Worker Program" (POW program) aims to identify, reach out to, and assist families with children who may be isolated or otherwise struggling by providing them with increased access to services and ...
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 ...
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 ...