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Are learning management systems doomed?

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As usual, George Siemen's blog is being provocative in his November 10, 2009 posting: Futue of learning: LMS or SNS, in which he argues...

So: is e-learning really failing in higher education? An answer

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Background This is the last in a series of ten blogs on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?' My blogs on this topic...

A personal view of e-learning in Saudi Arabia

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A mosque in Arar, Northern Saudi Arabia. Arar is on the route for pilgrims from Iraq and Iran for the Haj in Mecca. The purpose...

Barriers to change: Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 3

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The story so far In an earlier post (Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1), I argued that higher education institutions...

A vision for the future: Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy:...

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Identifying the problem with higher education in the 21st was the easy part (Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1)....

Using technology to improve the cost-effectiveness of the academy: Part 1

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Is e-learning failing in higher education? In previous blogs, I have discussed whether e-learning is failing in higher education. To answer the question, I have...

Redesign of the web site

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You will notice some design changes in the web site (many thanks to my Word Press expert, Robert Ouimet, of Bigsnit Media, for the...

Back to work

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Flying through the Rockie Mountains at 10,500 feet near the Yellowhead Pass After a three week break, during which I flew my small plane across...

Away for three weeks

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I will be taking three weeks holiday from my blogging and news gathering about e-learning. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. I...

Are Learning Management Systems obsolete? Some questions

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In an earlier blog about Blackboard buying out Angel Learning Systems, I dropped the throwaway comment: 'I suspect that by the time all the legal...