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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1740–1741
The Internet is making inroads into almost all quarters of our society. Education is no exception to that, nor should it. Exciting new ways of building content, of delivering it, of interacting with our students, indeed of managing our educational ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1717–1719
Edubox® is a system, built at the Open University of The Netherlands, that supports educational innovation processes in higher education. The system allows maximal flexibility in that it enables educational designers to model an instructional system ...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 15, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 143–153
Instant messaging (IM) is the term used to describe the technology through which "users can set up a list of partners who will be able to receive notes that pop up on their screens the moment one of them writes and hits the send button". While early ...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 2 (March 2017) pp. 385–406
People recommenders are a widespread feature of social networking sites and educational social learning platforms alike. However, when these systems are used to extend learners' Personal Learning Networks, they often fall short of providing...
Innovations in Education and Training International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 23–33
Describes the Virtual Company, a learning environment developed by the Open University (Netherlands) that is modeled after real companies to bridge the gap between learning and working by situating learning in a real-life business setting. Discusses ...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 2 (Apr 27, 2018)
The design of learning opportunities is an integral part of the work of all educators. However, educators often lack the design skills and knowledge that professional designers have. One of these basic skills is related to the evaluation of produced ...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 5 (2014) pp. 594–613
In this article, we describe the rationale, design and evaluation of a widget-based dashboard to support scholars' awareness of their Research Networks. We introduce the concept of a Research Network and discuss Personal Research Environments...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 4 (Jul 08, 2016)
A new approach for overcoming the language and culture barriers to participation in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is reported. It is hypothesised that the juxtaposition of English as the language of instruction, used for interacting with...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 6 (November 2018) pp. 1113–1130
Educators of all sectors are learning designers, often unwittingly. To succeed as designers, they need to adopt a design mindset and acquire the skills needed to address the design challenges they encounter in their everyday practice. Human-centred...
Colin Tattersall; Hubert Vogten; Francis Brouns; Rob Koper; Peter van Rosmalen; Peter Sloep; Jan van Bruggen
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005) pp. 226–236
Distance Learning Providers serve large populations of learners, frequently offering the same course to different groups of learners over lengthy periods of time. This article argues that (re-) running e-learning courses with different combinations...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 15, No. 2 (August 2007) pp. 117–126
In this article we describe a system that matches learners with complementary content expertise in reaction to a learner-request for knowledge sharing. It works through the formation of "ad hoc," transient communities, that exist for a limited...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 13, No. 3 (October 2005) pp. 219–229
Higher education staff involved in e-learning often struggle with organising their student support activities. To a large extent this is due to the high workload involved with such activities. We distinguish support related to learning content,...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 245–261
This study examined the use of weblogs as a means to promote student teachers' reflective practice. The assumption was explored that weblogs are suitable tools to support and stimulate reflection on action in teacher training and consequently to...
Peter B. Sloep; Jan van Bruggen; Colin Tattersall; Hubert Vogten; Rob Koper; Francis Brouns; Peter van Rosmalen
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 43, No. 3 (August 2006) pp. 291–301
The intent of this study was to investigate how to maximize the chances of success of an educational innovation--specifically one based on the implementation of the educational modeling language called EML. This language is both technically and...
Hubert Vogten; Colin Tattersall; Rob Koper; Peter van Rosmalen; Francis Brouns; Peter Sloep; Jan van Bruggen; Harrie Martens
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 641–661
Specifications and standards for e-learning are becoming increasingly sophisticated and complex as they deal with the core of the learning process. Simple transformations are no longer adequate to successfully implement these latest specifications...
Topics: Instructional Design, Integration, design, information technology, Educational Technology, Technology integration, web-based learning, online learning, eLearning, Information Sciences, Inclusive Education, Programming
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 2 (August 2009) pp. 259–276
A learning design describes a sequence of learning activities that learners undertake in order to help them achieve particular learning objectives, including the resources and services needed to complete the activities. Unfortunately, there is no...
Effects of Peer-Tutor Competences on Learner Cognitive Load and Learning Performance during Knowledge Sharing
International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2012 (October 2012)
In Learning Networks, learners need to share knowledge with others to build knowledge. In particular, when working on complex tasks, they often need to acquire extra cognitive resources from others to process a high task load. However, without...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 3, No. 2008 (Jul 16, 2008)
This article argues that the TENCompetence ePortfolio definition should integrate rhetorical, pedagogical, social, and technical perspectives. The rhetorical perspective is needed to show the learnerâ??s competences, achievements and history; the...
Rob Koper; Bas Giesbers; Peter van Rosmalen; Peter Sloep; Jan van Bruggen; Colin Tattersall; Hubert Vogten; Francis Brouns
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 13, No. 1 (2005) pp. 71–92
The provision of lifelong learning facilities is considered to be a major new direction for higher and distance teaching educational institutes catering for the demands of industry and society. ICT networks will in future support seamless,...
Rory L. L. Sie; Nino Pataraia; Eleni Boursinou; Kamakshi Rajagopal; Anoush Margaryan; Isobel Falconer; Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema; Allison Littlejohn; Peter B. Sloep
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 16, No. 3 (2013) pp. 59–75
Recent developments in the use of social media for learning have posed serious challenges for learners. The information overload that these online social tools create has changed the way learners learn and from whom they learn. An investigation of...