Thursday, June 13, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

A survey of distance education in Brazil

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ABED (2016) 2015 Brazilian Census for Distance Learning: Analytical Report on Distance Learning in Brazil São Paulo, Brazil: Associação Brasileira de Educação a Distância (ABED) “In God we...

MIT, learning technologies, and developing countries: lessons in technology transfer

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  This week I spent three days at the MIT LINC (Learning International Networks Consortium) conference in Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, with the theme: 'Realizing the Dream:...

e-learning retrospective: 2) how good were my predictions?

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On December 30, 2009, I posted my predictions for 2010: 1. Follow the money: 'In many countries, 2010 will be a difficult year financially....So we’ll have...

Rapid growth forecast in ICTs in BRIC countries + Indonesia

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Boston Consulting Group (2010) The Internet’s New Billion: Digital Consumers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia Boston MA: Boston Consulting Group. You can...

New book on virtual campuses worldwide

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Schreurs, B. (ed.) (2010) Reviewing the Virtual Campus Phenomenon Heverlee Belgium: Europace This book is essential reading for any student wishing to do research on...

Great expectations for e-learning in 2010

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In the Globe and Mail on December 19, Leah McLaren wrote: 'We are living in an Era of Perpetual Advice - and almost none of...

Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to students in Brazil

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Eisen, H. (2009) Green Teach: Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to millions of students in Brazil Backbone June/July Backbone is a bi-monthly magazine delivered...

T-Learning (digital TV) in Brazil: the BEACON project

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From the EuroPace Newsletter BEACON is creating a Brazilian‐European consortium for organisations interested in t‐Learning. BEACON (Brazilian‐European Consortium for DTT Services) is a specific targeted research...

Distance Education and Corporate Training in Brazil: Regulations and Interrelationships

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This month's featured publication. This is an excellent account of distance education developments in Brazil, and raises important questions about the role of government...