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e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...

Book review: The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

Davidson, C and Goldberg, D. (2010) The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age Chicago: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...

Journal edition on distance education and e-learning in Africa

  Distance Education, Vol. 32, No. 2, August 2011 This edition, edited by Neil Butcher, Colin Latchem, Monica Mawayo and Lisbeth Levey, is focused on distance...

The digital future of higher education, on video

Videos have now been posted of presentations at two conferences in British Columbia, both looking at the future of digital learning. The digital future of...

An update on the copyright situation for online learning in Canada

Lorinc, J. (2011) Universities to pay Access Copyright the same rates, for now University Affairs, March 7 Stacey, P. (2011) Access Copyright's Royalty Demands Spark...

European report on barriers to the use of open educational resources

OPAL (2011) Beyond OER Essen Germany: University of Duisburg-Essen OPAL (the Open Educational Quality Initiative) is an international network to promote innovation and better quality...

Innovative e-learning in the Vancouver area

I worry about the often negative tone of many of my posts. It was therefore a great pleasure to attend the joint Justice Institute...

A vision for course management systems

Mazar, R. (2010) Episode 3: campus courseware University Affairs, November 8 Rochelle Mazar, an Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Toronto Mississauga, provides in...

A bill of rights for cloud computing?

McCrea, B. (2010) How Solid is Your Clouded Data? Campus Technology, September 9 If you have the patience to get beyond the really irritating pop-up...

A challenge to new Canadian copyright law

Valiente, G. (2010) New copyright law hits opposition Canada.com, August 23 'Last week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers and the Canadian Federation...