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European International Ph.D.s

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I had the privilege this week of being an examiner for a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain....

World Economic Forum Global Advisory Council on Technology and Education

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The World Economic Forum held its first Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai between 7-9 November, 2008. The summit was attended by over...

New section on virtual worlds and games for learning

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Today a new section of this web site opened, focusing on resources about virtual worlds and games for learning. This is being developed in collaboration...

E-learning in education and training in New Zealand

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At the invitation of Richard Elliott, and John Clayton of Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC), I gave a series of keynotes and workshops in...

Online learning in Southern Africa

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Dr. José Cossa is a research analyst from Mozambique, currently working in Syracuse, New York State, USA. He has recently published the following book: José...

Effective, Efficient and Engaging (E3) Learning in the Digital Age

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Prompted by Peter Dillenbourg’s claim (2006) that the e should be dropped from e-learning, so the focus can be shifted to the conditions for...

South Africa

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White rhinos in Pilanesburg Introduction At the invitation of the University of Pretoria (UofP) and Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), I spent two weeks in...

Web 2.0 And Independent Learning

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Everyone is getting excited about the new Web 2.0 tools for education (see, for instance, Stephen Downes on e-Learning 2.0.   Indeed, so am...