6th International Conference on Mobile Learning (MLearn 2007). This conference will appeal to a wide range of audiences who are interested in enhancing learning, designing content and developing systems for mobile devices and wireless networks. The following objectives serve to define and guide the structure and foundation of the MLearn 2007 Conference: To promote the development of mobile learning To stimulate critical debate on & research into theories, approaches, principles & applications of mobile learning To share local & international developments, experiences & lessons learned. To promote networking & business opportunity development. To encourage the study & implementation of mobile applications in teaching &learning. To stimulate & assist personal professional development & the development of new skills for educators. To […]
Archives for May 2007
6th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2007). Over the last ten years, the way in which education is delivered has changed considerably with the advent of new technologies. e-Learning is one such development, so much so that it is now regarded as a field in it’s own right. This, the 6th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2007), offers an opportunity for those involved in the study, implementation and delivery of e-learning to meet and exchange ideas and experiences. The conference, to be held in October 2007, invites qualitative, experience-based and quantitative papers, case studies and reports of work in progress on both the theory and practice of all aspects of web-enabled technology in learning and teaching. Submissions are welcomed from […]
Defining and Understanding Virtual Worlds, by Karl M. Kapp, Learning Circuits, 2007. ‘Virtual worlds just might be the future of e-learning. It is enough to make a learning professionalâ€™s head spin. Every day there is a new story about online worlds providing new learning environments. Articles and books are describing how a generation raised on video games is invading the workplace and demanding new online learning environments. Unfortunately, for those not on the bleeding edge of game technologies, all this talk of virtual worlds, avatars, MMORPGs, metaverses, and microworlds seems right out of a science fiction novel and, in some cases, it is.’ Karl Kapp Blog: Kapp Notes. ‘This blog discusses issues concerning learning, e-learning and the transferring knowledge from […]
834 Tips for Successful Online Instruction Homepage. ‘This free Digital Book, 834 Tips for Successful Online Instruction, is an amazing collection of tips from 336 of your professional colleagues. Nowhere will you find a more comprehensive set of tips that you can use to improve your knowledge and skills in online instruction. This eBook is available for everyone regardless of their affiliation with The eLearning Guild – so don’t hesitate to tell all your colleagues about it.’ ebook: 834 Tips for Successful Online Instruction (PDF, 1.1 MB). From Introduction: In early 2005 The eLearning Guild conducted a survey of its members on the subject of Synchronous Instruction. A total of 644 members responded to the questionnaire. The last question in […]
Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online. Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online was designed and developed and is maintained by the Dallas Baptist University Online Education Department. This site contains tips and tricks for designing course content, facilitating and teaching online, developing learning objects, assessment ideas and tutorials for Blackboard, just to name a few. Users are asked to rate each suggested strategy or idea and can submit their own tips and tricks.