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

Sommet de l’iPad en éducation

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Un message d'Aurélien Fievez: le Colloque international en éducation : enjeux actuels et futurs de la formation et de la profession enseignante aura lieu les 2 et 3 mai...

Exploiting the affordances of the iPad at Lynn University

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Students at Lynn University Tilsley, A. (2013) iPadU Inside Higher Education, January 15 This is a report about Lynn University, a private nonprofit university based in...

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 University of Western Sydney goes for blended learning – big time!

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Griffith, C. (2012) University to roll out 11,000 Apple iPads, The Australian, December 20 All new students enrolling in first year courses in the autumn...

Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

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Well, 2012 was certainly the year of the MOOC. Audrey Watters provides a comprehensive overview of what happened with MOOCs in 2012, so I...

An analysis of iTunes Course Manager

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Kim, J. (2012) How big a deal is Apple's iTunes U Course Manager? Inside Higher Education, August 23 iTunes U Course Manager is a web-based...

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...

Examples of virtual worlds, simulations and mobile apps from Ontario

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Carleton Virtual This is the second in a series of guest blogs on innovative developments in online learning in Ontario post-secondary institutions. (The first was...

Why learning management systems are not going away

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Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

Can education afford the iPad?

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 Extract: Click on the graphic to see the full graphic Onlineteachingdegree.com has produced another interesting graphic comparing the costs of iPads to textbooks. It argues...