Friday, December 14, 2018

WCET’s WOW awards for innovative uses of educational technologies

  The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) has announced the recipients of the 2013 WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award, a competition that recognizes innovative...

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

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...

JET&S: Special journal issue on technology supported cognition and exploratory learning

The Journal of Educational Technology and Society, Vol. 15, No.1, has a special edition on technology supported cognition and exploratory learning. From the editorial: The IADIS CELDA...

E-learning in 2011: a retrospective

'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...

Vol. 2, Issue 4 of Contemporary Educational Technology now available

Contemporary Educational Technology is a relatively new journal from the Anadolu University, Turkey, published in English. The authors are mainly Turkish, although this issue...

New book on the open education movement

Bonk, C. (2009) The World is Open San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/John Wiley From the publisher's synopsis As technologies have become more available, even in the most remote...

Researching learning design: breakthrough or dead end?

The latest edition of the Australian-based journal, 'Distance Education', Vol. 30, No. 2, is devoted entirely to research on learning design. As the editorial by...

New standards to facilitate e-learning

Carter, D. (2009) New standards to facilitate learning e-School News March 31 'A consortium of educators and technology executives has developed a common set of...

Principles of Effective Learning Objects

Southern Regional Education Board. (2005). Principles of Effective Learning Objects. Retrieved February28, 2006 from www.sreb.org

Technical Guidelines for Digital Learning Content

Southern Regional Education Board. (2005). Technical Guidelines for Digital Learning Content. Retrieved February 28, 2006 from www.sreb.org

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.