Monday, January 24, 2022

A short introduction to PebblePad, an e-portfolio system

PebblePad is a British e-portfolio system that 'provides scaffolding to help users create records of learning, achievement and aspiration and has a reflective structure...

Do we need academic journals any more?

The Spring 2009 edition of the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology has just been published (no, this is not a typo - it...

IPad on sale in Canada May 28

Just in case you missed the announcement, the iPad goes on sale in Canada on May 28. Prices range from C$549 (16 GB) to C$879...

New journal: Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning

A new journal from Australia (where e-learning in vocational and technical education is particularly strong - see the Australian Flexible Learning Network). The inaugural edition...

Special IRRODL edition on connectivism: articles wanted

IRRODL (the International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning) is now requesting contributions for peer review and possible publication in an upcoming...

Theme editors required for journal: Distance Education

Call for proposals for Themed Issue of Distance Education (Volume 32, Number 2, 2011) The journal “Distance Education” is calling for proposals for the development...

Computer-based tutoring research is still alive

The Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Vol. 13, No. 1 has a new edition out on the topic of Intelligent Tutoring Systems. From the...

Authors wanted for two IRRODL special issues

Interested, have experience or done research on either: education in the North/Arctic/Polar regions? or prior, experiential, and informal learning in open and distance Institutions? Then IRRODL is ...

Latest issue of IRRODL

Mea culpa, but in the preparations for the holiday season, I let slide by my report on the publication of the latest edition (Vol....

Tunisian e-learning

For those interested in North African and Arab e-learning, e-Taalim is a useful site (in English)

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.