Sunday, July 14, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Another view on research for the Ontario Online Institute

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Maxim Jean-Louis, the President of Contact North, was one of the participants in the recent HEQCO meeting to discuss possible areas of research that...

What do instructors need to know about teaching with technology?

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I believe that we will see no real innovation, no fundamental change, in post-secondary education, at least from within, unless all instructors have basic...

Understanding the Perspectives of Online Graduate Students: Implications for Educational Leaders

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Edmonds, K. (2010) Understanding the Perspectives of Online Graduate Students: Implications for Educational Leaders Calgary AB: Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Calgary Congratulations to Kelly...

New book on learning with digital games

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Whitton, N. (2010) Learning with Digital Games New York/London: Routledge From the publisher's blurb: Written for Higher Education teaching and learning professionals, Learning with Digital Games...

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...

Motivation, group work and community in distance education – and more

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The Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 23, No. 2 is now available online. The four research articles in this issue address the themes of motivation,...

It’s all about millennials – or is it?

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This is the sixth blog on the topic: 'Is e-learning failing in higher education?'. The previous five were: 1. Is e-learning failing in higher education? 2....

Pay attention, students: Blackboard is watching you

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Carter, C. (2009) Tech helps students adopt good study habits eCampus News, Sept 2 Well, up to a point...Extract from article: Purdue University is using educational...

The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) expands training, course development

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Commonwealth of Learning (2009) Virtual University expands training, course development Connections, Vol. 14, No. 1 Excerpts: The Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)...

3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction

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Reynard, R. (2009) '3 Challenges (with Benefits) to Wiki Use in Instruction' Campus Technology, 11 Feb An excellent article on designing effective use of wikis...