Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

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:...

The importance of redesign in online learning: the NCAT experience

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Twigg, C. (2012) Improving Learning and Reducing Costs: Initial Project Outcomes from Changing the Equation The Learning MarketSpace, July The results of a major program aimed at...

A short critique of the Khan Academy

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Bean, E. (2012) Wrath of Khan?: Deconstructing the online learning academy Detroit Web 2.0 Examiner, March 12 Eric Bean is an educator who has signed up...

Big developments in e-books

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Eisenberg, A. (2011) Making Science leap from the Page, New York Times, December 17 At last: an e-book designed to exploit digitality! This is a...

The joy of statistics

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To cheer you up for the new year, I offer you: In this four minute BBC video on YouTube, Hans Rosling animates life expectancy and...

Workshops on teaching math, literacy with Moodle and cells phones in class

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CEET, the Community of Expertise in Educational Technology, is a professional learning forum for BC educators. It is an opportunity to network, explore...

Games to teach science and math in the USA

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Barak Obama has announced a number of initiatives to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). One of these initiatives are...

Virginia Tests Video Games as Teaching Tools

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Stansbury, M. (2009) Virginia Tests Video Games as Teaching Tools eSchool News, April 28 Extract: 'Virginia reportedly has become the first state to implement a pilot...

SAIDE ACEMaths Project

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Sapire, I. and Welch, T. (2009) SAIDE ACEMaths Project SAIDE Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 1 The SAIDE ACEMaths project is an Open Educational Resources (OER)...