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Canadian Ebook Store Offers ‘Free’ Public Domain Ebooks — Claims Copyright Says You Can Only Make 1 Copy
Selling Lessons Online Raises Cash and Questions
The Canadian Council for Learning has released another report, this time on quality in post secondary institutions in Canada.
This post post announces “the launch of StudentSpeak, a new teen-produced reality series on how teens use digital media in their day-to-day lives. Every other week, students will take viewers inside their world, and show how technology is transforming how …
Dave Cormier questions some underlying presumptions of resource repositories in this examination of open educational resources (OERs). “There is a presumption in traditional learning design that a given trainer is somehow going to be able to divine the needs of …
In 2008, Charles Sturt University introduced CSU Interact, a learning management system based on the Sakai framework. Pedagogically, the new tool supports a social constructivist approach to e-learning. Students are required to wield a range of digital tools, such as …
Top 100 Tools for Learning 2009: The Final List
So often, people create a blog, write a few posts,, and then wonder why they haven’t attracted any readers (or they create a Facebook or twitter account, write a few posts, and wonder why they don’t have any followers). To …
Web Based Twitter Clients – Which Is Right For You?
Comprehensive report on the state of online learning at the K-12 level in Canada.
E-learning as we know it has been around for ten years or so. During that time, it has emerged from being a radical idea—the effectiveness of which was yet to be proven—to something that is widely regarded as mainstream. It’s …
Good list of ideas, credited to Doug Belshaw.
Kindle comes to Canada without browser
The Kindle e-book reader is now available to Canadians, Amazon.com announced Tuesday (Nov. 17th), but without some key features.
This presentations suggests a design approach based more on getting learners to solve problems rather than remember facts.