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Community building, emergent design and expecting the unexpected: Creating a quality eLearning experience
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005) pp. 233–249
Given the extraordinary interest and growth in eLearning as a learning tool and as an industry, it is not surprising there is lively debate on quality. A research-based and tested eLearning model was used to design and evaluate an online M.Ed....
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (1998) pp. 203–216
The Partnership Learning Model was designed for a specific program with great market demand—Management Education and Training in the Advanced Technology Sector. The Model will be distinct through the combination of quality content, use of the most...
Integrating Information Technologies To Facilitate Learning: Redesigning the Teacher Education Curriculum
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Vol. 26, No. 2 (1997) pp. 107–24
Describes a project developed at the University of Ottawa to integrate learning technologies across the teacher education curriculum. Highlights include student teacher needs; a needs analysis; the change process; student and faculty attitudes; and...
Planning an eLearning Dementia Care Program for Healthcare Teams in Long-Term Care Facilities: The Learners' Perspectives
Educational Gerontology Vol. 30, No. 10 (November 2004) pp. 845–864
This paper presents a needs analysis conducted to obtain information concerning online dementia care training of healthcare workers in long-term care (LTC) facilities. The resulting information was used to guide the development of an online dementia ...
Online Dementia Care Training for Healthcare Teams in Continuing and Long-Term Care Homes: A Viable Solution for Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life for Residents
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006) pp. 373–399
The purpose of this research was to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate an online dementia care program aimed at enabling healthcare teams deliver better service to residents with dementia in continuing (CC) and long-term care (LTC) facilities. A ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 346–351
Due to the high-rate of iPad deployment with the University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine (DFM), the DFM Faculty Development team identified the Essential Teaching Skills (ETS) program as an opportunity to replace the paper-based...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2001) pp. 9–30
This paper reviews recent philosophical debate surrounding the future role and activities of universities in a technological society. In this text, an argument is put forward for academics to take a proactive role in the development and use of...
Evaluation of Web-Based Educational Programs via the Demand-Driven Learning Model: A Measure of Web-Based Learning
International Journal of Testing Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 35–61
Developed and tested an online survey to assess Web-based learning (WBL) educational programs, extending theoretical work on the Demand Driven Learning Model. Data from 93 adult learners from 3 WBL programs found high internal reliability and...
Knowledge Translation of Interprofessional Collaborative Patient-Centred Practice: The Working Together Project Experience
McGill Journal of Education Vol. 43, No. 3 (2008) pp. 283–307
The Working Together (WT) project involved the design and delivery of an online learning resource for healthcare teams in long-term care (LTC) so that knowledge regarding interprofessional collaborative patient-centred practice (ICPCP) could be...