e-Learning Resources: Recent submissions

  • Birkerts, Sven
    The electronic order is in most ways opposite. Information and contents do not simply move from one private space to another, but they travel along a network. Engagement is intrinsically public, taking place within a ...
  • Unknown author
    In the late 1990s, the university recognized that digital technologies and widespread Internet access were creating entirely new learning and working environments. As a result, there was a rapidly increasing demand for ...
  • Unknown author (www.blackboard.com/learn, )
    In 2006, the University of the Free State moved from its existing WebCT virtual learning platform to a popular open source solution for the deployment of both its on-campus (blended) and off-campus (distance) modules. ...
  • Coan, Stephen
    Reflections on the presentations given at the 2016 e-Learning Update conference held on 6-8 September 2016 at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, including technology as the tool which extends the capability of humans; ...
  • Unknown author
    The majority of False Bay students do not have the financial resources to attend secondary education, so they rely heavily on the bursary (scholarships) provided by DHET. Because a significant number also lack home Internet ...
  • Unknown author
    USIU upgraded its previous e-learning system to the Blackboard platform in 2010. As expected, this required an initial learning curve while users became familiar with the new system and its benefits and features. However, ...
  • Rossi, Dolene; Harreveld, R. E. (Bobby); van Rensburg, Henrietta; Beer, Colin; Clark, Damien; Danaher, P. A.
    This article explores some of the principles and practices of learning design enacted in specific types of interactions evident in selected online courses helping to constitute the “classroom without walls” dimension of ...
  • Schaffhauser, Dian (http://pdf.101com.com/CampusTech/2015/701920779/CAM_1504DG.pdf, )
  • Conole, Gráinne (http://www.slideshare.net/GrainneConole/promoting-policy-uptake-for-oer-and-moocs, )
    This chapter will provide a review of the policy perspectives on Open Educational Resources (OER) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). It draws in particular on the findings from two EU-funded projects: OPAL and POERUP. ...
  • Wilcox, Diane; Thall, Jane; Griffin, Oris
    James Madison University (JMU) adopted a new Learning Management System in the 2013-2014 academic year. In the 2014-2015 academic year, a small group of instructors and 2 instructional technologists conducted survey ...
  • Mike, Savage
    Shackleton et al. (2011): "New graduates will be ill-equipped to deal with the new environmental challenges and thinking as they emerge, and research programmes will be unable to contribute to meaningful knowledge frontiers ...
  • Grajeck, Susan (2014-05-26)
    Fasten your seatbelts. From the looks of this year’s top-ten IT issues, 2014 is turning out to be an exciting year. The field of higher education information technology is experiencing a sea change that has, arguably, ...
  • Mazoue, James G. (ttp://www.educause.edu/ero/article/mooc-model-challenging-traditional-education, 2014-02-15)
    MOOCs represent the latest stage in the evolution of open educational resources. First was open access to course content, and then access to free online courses. Accredited institutions are now accepting MOOCs as well as ...
  • Waldrop, M. Mitchell; Nature Magazine (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=massive-open-online-courses-transform-higher-education-and-science, 2014-02-10)
    When campus president Wallace Loh walked into Juan Uriagereka's office last August, he got right to the point. “We need courses for this thing — yesterday!” Uriagereka, associate provost for faculty affairs at the University ...
  • Siemens, George (http://www.itdl.org/journal/jan_05/article01.htm, 2014-02-10)
    Behaviorism, cognitivism, and constructivism are the three broad learning theories most often utilized in the creation of instructional environments. These theories, however, were developed in a time when learning was ...
  • Sheridan, Rick (2014-02-10)
    Social media tools are rapidly being adopted in many classrooms, from K-12 to college. In a 2011 survey by Faculty Focus journal, 56 percent of the college teachers surveyed said they expected their use of social media ...
  • Reif, L. Rafael (2014-02-09)
    Everyone would like a solution to the problem of rising college costs. While students worry that they cannot afford a college education, u.s. colleges and universities know they cannot really afford to educate them ...
  • Loftus, Margaret (www.Prism-Magazine.org, 2014-02-07)
    Doug Fisher came to online teaching by happenstance: A temporary leave from Vanderbilt in 2008 had him scrambling to make arrangements for his popular computer science and engineering database class. MOOCs – massive ...
  • Kidney, Gary; Cummings, Leslie; Boehm, Azalea (2014-02-07)
    Finding ways to assure the quality of e-learning is an important endeavor. This article identifies eight quality assurance strategies in use at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. The eight strategies are reviews of ...
  • Hill, Phil (http://www. educause.edu/ero, 2014-02-05)
    Although there has been a long history of distance education, the creation of online education occurred just over a decade and a half ago—a relatively short time in academic terms. Early course delivery via the web had ...

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