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An e-portfolio approach to measuring competencies

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Pereira, A. et al. (2009) Evaluating continuous assessment quality in competence-based education online: the case of the e-folio EURODL, December 9 The paper, from researchers...

Old mantras instead of new thinking

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Tolley, R. (2010) A New Year - but Old Mantras? e-Folio in the UK, January 3 In an excellent diatribe from the UK, Roy Tolley...

New edition of the Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education

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The TOJDE is always an interesting compilation of papers by researchers mainly from outside the Western Anglo-Saxon culture. Volume: 11 Number: 1 can be...

Reigning in costs with online learning

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Bassis, M. (2009) Reigning in college costs Businessweek, December 21 This is a useful article, from the President of Westminster College, Salt Lake City, to...

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...

e-portfolios and skills (competences) assessment

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Krämer, J. and Seeler, G. (2009) E-portfolios as tools to assess generic competences in distance learning study courses Elearningpapers, September This paper by faculty from...

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)....

Online students perform better than face-to-face students

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Means, B. et al. (2009) Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies Washington, DC: US Department...

e-Learning and 21st century skills and competences

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The aim of this blog This is one of several blogs that explore the question: is e-learning failing in higher education? (See Is e-learning failing...

Online game on academic integrity and plagiarism

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For some fun go to University of British Columbia's Library's Academic Integrity Resource Centre site and click on the 'stage' icon on the right...