Saturday, May 18, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Conference: mobile learning – all at sea!

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What: The mobile learning voyage: From small ripples to massive open waters This event brings together some of the leading researchers and practitioners in the field...

Seeking the unique pedagogical characteristics of social media

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Social media are still in a very volatile state of development, and many faculty worry about the negative aspects of students who are continually...

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...

A new way to look at the costs of digital media in education

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I said it was going to be fun looking at the costs of digital media in education, but it wasn't. When I came to...

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...

Are rich media better than single media in online learning?

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First of all, a happy New Year to everyone from almost the last place on earth to come into 2015. This is a discussion...

Developing a coherent approach to mobile learning

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The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is an unusual organization, focusing on the training of police, fire, corrections and paramedical personnel, as well...

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...

Welcome back and a review of online learning developments in July and August

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Here in Canada, tomorrow is the start of a new academic year. I know, because our garbage cans are full and the back lane...

Mobile learning for women and girls in Africa

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Zelezny-Green, R. (2013) Boosting mobile learning potential for women and girls in Africa: lingering considerations E-learning Africa News Portal, February 14 This is an interesting...