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Are Online Learners Frustrated with Collaborative Learning Experiences?

The purpose of this study was to characterize the feelings of frustration as a negative emotion among online learners engaged in online computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) experiences and, moreover, to identify the sources to which the learners attribute their frustration.

Implementing a Multimedia Content Development Strategy in Open Schooling: The Experience of the Namibian College of Open Learning

The purpose of this guide is two-fold. Principally, on request of the Commonwealth of Learning it is designed as a model to aid open schools in the process of implementing a multimedia content development strategy. The second purpose is to record the process that occurred during the implementation of the project.

Web-based Writing Support: Making It Useable for Distance Teachers

This paper considers the issues that distance teachers in higher education who are not writing specialists face in supporting their students’ academic writing development.

Servant-Leadership: the Online way! e-Learning Where Community Building is Key

This article examines servant-leadership and its implications for e-learning in the 24/7 classroom where community building is key.

Online Collaborative Learning in Health Care Education

At our University, the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education has delivered a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses via flexible distance learning for many years. Distance learning can be a lonely experience for students who may feel isolated and unsupported. However e-learning provides an opportunity to use technology to moti

Empowering Teachers to Author Multimedia Learning Resources that Support Students' Critical Thinking

Students studying Marketing, Fashion, Public Relations, Advertising and similar subjects need to develop a ‘critical eye’ in relation to images, media and digital technologies. This project aims to empower teachers to develop multimedia learning resources that would support students engaging in this essential activity.

Moving to Distance Using Moodle and e-Learning

Workshop presentation by Tessa Welch and Greig Krull to the Catholic University of East Africa, November 2011

Supporting Collaboration Through Online Platforms?

Catherine Ngugi formed part of a panel discussion on collaboration on online and open source platforms at the World Innovation Summit for Education in Qatar in November 2011.

Mobile Technologies - Information on the Move... or Stuck in a Groove? A South African Perspective

This paper highlights some benefits of mobile technology for education and disseminating information in a developing country‘s context. It also discusses how copyright, licensing and technological protection measures prevent or hamper access and help to k

Learner Use of Online Educational Resources for Learning (LUOERL) - Final Report

The consultant was asked to undertake a literature review to provide a greater understanding of the ways in which learners, whether or not in formal education, use online resources to aid their learning experiences and the factors which influence the selection of resources.