Designing for Educational Technology to Enhance the Experience of Learners in Distance Education: How Open Educational Resources, Learning Design and Moocs Are Influencing Learning Introduction Technology-Enhanced Learning is a term that invites unpicking in order to understand how the neutral infrastructure of technology can bring evaluated and positive changes to learning. As practitioners experienced in working as educational technologists, our past work involves the design, implementation and evaluation of learning experiences of a number of types. Some of our work has been driven by pedagogical principles (see e.g. Scanlon, 2010b; McAndrew, 2010; and Scanlon and O’Shea, 2007). Inevitably though, some aspects of the work of an educational technologist are technology driven: as Scanlon 2010b notes ‘making use of what becomes practical or possible due to advances in contemporary technologies.’ The area of user experience (UX) has made some moves to greater recognition of a range of users. Links between educational technology and human computer interaction and design for learning Educational technologists are living in interesting times. Context Conclusions
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Special Issue of JCAL on: In recognition of the current interest in both learning analytics and massively multiuser environments and courses, contributions are being solicited for a special issue of JCAL addressing the intersection of these domains. It is clear that dialogue and exchange are needed to bring together the various contributory bodies of knowledge encompassed by the two domains, and one of the aims of the special issue will be to help encourage this. To this end, in addition to manuscripts reporting empirical investigations on the application of learning analytics to learning, teaching and assessment in MMVEs and MOOCs, those with a theoretical or conceptual focus will also be considered, with interdisciplinary studies and perspectives particularly sought after and welcomed. Proposal submission deadline extended until 7th October 2013
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Edutec-e. Revista Electrónica de Tecnología Educativa. Edutec nº 52, Junio 2015: monográfico sobre “Webquest: 20 años utilizando Internet como recurso para el aula” Plazo hasta el 30 de enero de 2015 Más información aquí. Presentación Edutec-e, Revista Electrónica de Tecnología Educativa (ISSN:1135-9250), desde 1995 recoge artículos de reflexión generados en el ámbito de la Tecnología Educativa. Edutec-e tiene como principales objetivos difundir trabajos de investigación y experiencias de nuestro entorno profesional y servir de plataforma para el diálogo, el intercambio de ideas y la participación en la lista de distribución edutec-l. Edutec-e actualmente se edita desde el Departamento de Pedagogía Aplicada y Psicología de la Educación de la Universidad de las Islas Baleares, con una periodicidad trimestral.
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Pixelbit In contexts in which we are, in which the "Information and Communication Technology' (ICT), become an element of development and empowerment of our schools and training institutions. Pixel-Bit, Journal of Media and Education, aims to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas, experiences and research on the application of ICT, regardless of the format in which they are submitted and training contexts in which they develop, whether these formal, non-formal or informal, and educational level. Pixel-Bit, Journal of Media and Education, aims to be a channel of distribution and exchange of ideas and information between researchers in different countries and communities concerned about the introduction, improvement and understanding of ICT in training processes.
Welcome to SAGE SAGE Open Access Initiatives SAGE is the world’s largest independent academic publisher and is committed to global dissemination of research. We have published open access journals for a number of years with the goal of disseminating vital research to the broadest community. SAGE’s mission is founded in the belief that education is intrinsically valuable, and the dissemination of useable knowledge is a key foundation in building a healthy society. In December 2010 we launched SAGE Open, the first open access journal spanning across the social and behavioural sciences and humanities, and subsequently launched SAGE Open Medicine and SAGE Open Medical Case Reports in 2012. 2014 saw the launch of Big Data & Society, Research and Politics and many more titles. Find out more about the story of open access at SAGE and SAGE’s position on open access issues. SAGE’s Open Access Publishing Modes SAGE supports both gold open access publication and green open access archiving: