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An essay on the impact of the digital age on scholarship and institutions

Katz, R. (2010) Scholars, Scholarship, and the Scholarly Enterprise in the Digital Age Educause Review, Vol. 45. No. 2, pp. 44-56 It is always interesting...

A marketer’s view of higher education in the USA

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For those of you not familiar with Seth Godin's excellent blog on marketing, take a look at his latest blog: The coming melt-down in higher...

A report of online learning activities in the USA

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The European Re.Vica project has been building country reports on online learning and virtual campuses for a growing number of countries. It has just published...

Factors affecting time to degree completion

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Bound, J., Lovenheim, M. and Turner, S. (2010) Increasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States Cambridge MA: National Bureau of Economic Research This...

National educational technology plan for the USA

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U.S. Department of Education (2010) National Educational Technology Plan Washington DC: Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education The U.S. Department of Education published...

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...

Online education continues its hot pace

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Allen, I. and Seaman, J. (2010) Learning on Demand: Online Education in the United States Babson Park MA: Babson College Survey Research Group The Sloan...

Comparing Canadian and US post-secondary education systems

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Lederman, D. (2009) Catching Up to Canada Inside Higher Education, November 6 An interesting article discussing the different participation and graduation rates between Canada and...

Suggestions for a national ed tech plan for the USA

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eSchool News (2009) Stakeholders advise on national ed-tech plan eSchool News, November 17 U.S. Department of Education (ED) is preparing a new National Education Technology...

JISC analysis of global activity in e-learning in higher education

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MindSet Research (2009) Understanding Global Activity in Higher Education and Research: Primary, desk and web-based research Bristol UK: JISC This study was commissioned by the...