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Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of computing

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This is the fourth post on the unique characteristics of different media, for my open textbook, Teaching in a Digital Age. This was a fun one...

Ease of use as a criterion for technology selection in online learning

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I felt myself cringing as I wrote this section for my book on 'Teaching in a Digital Age'. Talk about do what I say...

Writing an open textbook: a mid-term report on the technology

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I'm about half-way through writing my open textbook, 'Teaching in a Digital Age.' I've done about five and a half chapters, and I would like...

No. 5 aha moment: the Web as a universal standard

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This is the sixth in a series of posts about the most seminal ‘discoveries’ in my researching and working in educational technology, where I...

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...

A new online learning environment from the corporate training sector

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SkillSoft (2012) SkillSoft Introduces SkillPort 8® - A Revolutionary Learning Experience Orlando FA/Nashua NH: SkillSoft, May 1 Is the higher education system learning enough from the...

New technologies for e-learning in 2012 (and a little beyond)

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In my e-learning outlook for 2012, I focused on mainly educational developments in e-learning during 2012. In this post, I want to look at...

e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

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© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...

Vancouver showcase of online learning innovations available on video

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The Justice Institute of British Columbia and Vancouver Community College hosted an 'online showcase' on November 30, 2011, sponsored by the Metro Vancouver Educational...

Book review: Clark Quinn’s ‘The Mobile Academy’

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Quinn, C. (2012) The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Higher Education San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley, 120 pp The author points out that 90% of the world's...