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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...

Sky’s the limit: the world’s cheapest touch-screen tablet

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© Android Community, 2011 Marlow, I. (2012) The Next Billion Report on Business Toronto: Globe and Mail, January This has to be the best e-learning technology story...

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...

E-learning in 2011: a retrospective

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'That was the year that was, it's over, let it go...', as the old song says. But before it does go, let's look back...

IRRODL’s new issue on emergent learning

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IRRODL, Vol. 12, No. 7, 2011: Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning The guest editors, Rod Sims and Elena Kays have collected together a...

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...

The Victoria, Australia website on iPads for Learning

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I am making two exceptions with this post. I don't normally cover k-12 (too large an area and too different from post-secondary education), and...

iThanks, Steve!

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'Never live someone else's dream; always live your own' - Steve Jobs I'm just one of millions who is saddened by the death of Steve...

Instructional design: the times they are a’changing

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  Last week I attended a very interesting workshop, called Just ID,  at the University of British Columbia. The workshop was organized with the support of...

Kindle vs iPad: the Reed College comparison

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Marmarelli, T. and Ringle, M. (2011) The Reed College iPad study Portland OR: Reed College Marmarelli, T. and Ringle, M. (2009) The Reed College Kindle...