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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...

The state of e-learning 2009

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It's that time of year again. Here's a personal look back at e-learning in 2009 (I will do another blog on priorities for Canadian...

Special report on virtual schools

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Van Dusen, C. (2009) eSN Special Report: Beyond the Virtual School eSchool News, Nov 1 Because of the volume of stuff that comes through my...

Tweeting in class

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Young, J. (2009) Teaching with Twitter: Not for the Faint of Heart Chronicle of Higher Education, November 22 Interesting article on use of Twitter and...

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)....

Does course redesign reduce costs?

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Stripling, J. (2009) Half-learned lessons Inside Higher Education, October 9 It is 10 years since the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT) began working with...

How would you use free academic video courses from leading universities

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I have often criticised the use of technology just to record and transmit lectures. Nevertheless, I do recognise the value of a top class...

Does technology really enhance the quality of teaching and learning?

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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...

More on lecture capture

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Schaffhauser, D. (2009) Lecture capture is getting campuses talking Campus Technology, June 10 Another article on lecture capture (see also 'A review of lecture capture...

A review of lecture capture systems

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Ramaswami, R. (2009) Instant capture Campus Technology, June 1 If your instructors are interested in students being able to record and replay their lectures, this...