Category Archives: eLearning

Developing Critically Thoughtful e-Learning Communities of Practice

Read Read also:  Making Critical Thinking an Integral Part of Electronic Research In this paper, we consider an approach to developing critically thoughtful e-Learning communities of practice — where participants are deliberate about the use of specific  intellectual tools supporting  … Continue reading

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Supportive systems for continuous and online professional development

Read   We highlight four differences between formal educational systems and supportive systems which have to be taken into account in order to design a system rooted in online environments and social media. These differences are: 1) from pre-produced to … Continue reading

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Collaborative Creation of Teaching-Learning Sequences and an Atlas of Knowledge

Viewer The article is about a new online resource, a collaborative portal for teachers, which publishes a network of prerequisites for teaching/learning any concept or an activity. A simple and effective method of collaboratively constructing teaching-learning sequences is presented. The … Continue reading

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Turning up Critical Thinking in Discussion Boards

Read This paper adopts a constructivist view of learning. It seeks to explore the mechanisms behind knowledge construction and higher-order thinking in discussion board usage amongst a less traditional, increasingly growing student population of work-based, distance learners. Recent studies have … Continue reading

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Self Organisation and Virtual Learning

This is a presentation given to the JISC South West Regional Support Centre Summer Conference, in Weston Super-Mare, on June 16, 2009.

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Metodología i-AFIEL para medir la Innovación en e-Learning

Este artículo presenta y analiza la innovación en el marco del proyecto europeo Enfoques Innovadores para una Inclusión total en el eLearning (i-AFIEL) y, en especial, la metodología utilizada para medir la innovación en proyectos de e-learning desarrollados por la … Continue reading

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Innovation in Distance Education

Evolved distance learning – particularly from the open and distance universities’ perspective – has massively maintained its position and most of its prestige. The response to the demand for modernisation and the digital challenge has been different from country to … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning in Inter-Organizational Development through e-Learning

Organisational learning has been widely acknowledged as holding the key for companies to survive and prosper. Research and literature on organisational learning has focused primarily on intra-organisational learning processes. However, during the past decade, a growing number of organisational learning … Continue reading

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