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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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
The need for Open Educational Resources for ubiquitous learning
(Pervasive Computing Conference (PERCOM 2012), 2012)
Open Educational Resources (OER) are important for the expansion of ubiquitous learning. Open licensing of learning components is a precondition for supporting anytime, anywhere learning, whether the lessons are arranged ...
(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 ...
Virtual platforms at Athabasca University
The Athabasca University environment includes a virtual media lab (the e-Lab) which is an integrated website platform for curriculum enhancement and development, social networking, and pedagogical and disciplinary research. ...
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 ...