Learning Tools in Higher Education: Products, Characteristics, Procurement

Back to the PhD today, probably will do a couple of summaries of papers I’m reading. The focus is on the product models and procurement strategies used by Universities to solve the technical problem of e-learning. I start with a paper with the title “Learning Tools in Higher Education: Products, Characteristics, Procurement” (Wild and Sobernig,

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Comparisons between LMS – the need for system independence

Some colleagues and I are putting the finishing touches on a paper that has arisen out of the indicators project. The paper is an exploratory paper, seeking to find interesting patterns that might indicate good or bad things about the use of LMS (learning management systems, aka course management systems, virtual learning environments etc) that

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E-Learning 2.0 and reliability of external services

BAM is a little project of mine playing at the edges of post-industrial e-learning. Since 2006 it’s been relying on students creating and using blogs provided by external service provides – mostly WordPress.com. This reliance on external service providers has been one of the “problems” raised by folk who don’t like the idea. They fear

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