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Opening up: chapter one of Teaching in a Digital Age

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I've not been blogging much recently, because (a) I've been on holiday for a month in the Mediterranean and (b) I've been writing my...

Survey finds ‘little use’ of open textbooks in Washington State’s colleges

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OnCampus Research (2013) Open Course Library Survey Results OnCampus Research, December 2013 Biemiller, L. (2014) Open Course Library Sees Little Use in Washington’s Community Colleges Chronicle...

Why I decided to try open publishing

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  In an earlier post, I announced that I was going to write a textbook for open publishing and track my progress through a series...

Writing an open textbook: tracking an author’s perspective

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Image © to thePC, 2014One of the key developments in online learning is the open textbook. These are textbooks that are published and available...

e-learning trends from South Africa

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Chadwick, K. (2014) e-Learning Trends for 2014 Bizcommunity.com This is an interesting perspective on corporate e-learning trends from Kirsty Chadwick in South Africa. I've focused...

Outlook for online learning in 2013: online learning comes of age

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FunTab Class 9.1 Android ICS Tablet: will 2013 be the year of the tablet? In a previous post, I talked about the difficulties in making...

The role of information sciences in online learning: a review of IRRODL, Vol. 13,...

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An overview of the papers IRRODL (the International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning) has once again produced a fascinating themed edition, this...

Survey of the digital lives of professors

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Allen, I.E. and Seaman, J. (2012) Digital Faculty: Professors, Teaching and Technology 2012  Inside Higher Ed, Babson Survey Research Group and Quahog Research Group, LLC. Kolowich,...

Do we learn less from e-books?

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Szalavitz, M. (2012) Do E-Books Make It Harder to Remember What You Just Read? Time Healthland, March 14 This excellent article looks at research done at...

Apps or web sites for publishing on mobile devices?

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Pontin, J. (2010) Why publishers don't like apps, Technology Review, May 7 This article is sub-titled: The future of media on mobile devices isn't with applications...