Saturday, April 13, 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:...

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...

Pedagogical roles for video in online learning

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The underuse of video in post-secondary online learning Video is not being used enough in online learning in post-secondary education. When used it is often...

Rice University develops free online physics textbooks

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Smith, M. (2010) Why Pay for Intro Textbooks? Inside Higher Education, February 7 Rice University, using the Connexions platform, is offering online Introductory Physics textbooks...

Teaching science via remote control

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Stacey, P. (2011) Teaching science online Musings on the Ed Tech Frontier, October 6 This is a fascinating article about using remote web-based science labs...

Latest issue of IRRODL

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Mea culpa, but in the preparations for the holiday season, I let slide by my report on the publication of the latest edition (Vol....

Technology-enabled physics labs

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Morrison, J., and Long, P. (2009) The iCampus technology-enabled active learning project at MIT. Innovate Vol. No. 4