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Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

May 11, 2010 Volume 35, Number 2

Editors

Heather Kanuka; Liam Rourke

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Authenticity in the process of learning about Instructional Design

    Jay Wilson, University of Saskatchewan; Richard Schwier & Richard Schwier

    Authentic learning is touted as a powerful learning approach, particularly in the context of problem-based learning (Savery, 2006). Teaching and learning in the area of instructional design appears... More

  2. Online professional development conferences: An effective, economical and eco-friendly option

    Lynn Anderson, Terry Anderson & Terry Anderson, Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca University

    In order to stay current within their field, many professionals regularly attend conferences and training events in distant locales. Travel to these conferences costs professionals, and their... More

  3. Developing the level of adoption survey to inform collaborative discussion regarding educational innovation

    Doug Orr, Curriculum Re-Development Centre at the University of Lethbridge; Rick Mrazek & Rick Mrazek, Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge

    Learning organizations rely on collaborative information and understanding to support and sustain professional growth and development. A collaborative self-assessment instrument can provide clear... More

  4. School cultures, teachers, and technology transformation

    Andrew Kitchenham & Andrew Kitchenham, School of Education at the University of Northern British Columbia

    This article outlines a recent study on school culture and technology adoption. Adapting Hargreaves’ (2003) model of school cultures, research findings are presented on three schools involved in a ... More

  5. Weaving a Personal Web: Using online technologies to create customized, connected, and dynamic learning environments

    Jessica McElvaney, Instructional Systems Development Program at the University of Maryland (UMBC); Zane Berge & Zane Berge, Training Systems Graduate Program at UMBC

    This paper explores how personal web technologies (PWTs) can be used by learners and the relationship between PWTs and connectivist learning principles. Descriptions and applications of several... More

  6. What is educational technology, anyway? A commentary on the new AECT definition of the field

    Denis Hlynka, Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba; Michele Jacobsen & Michele Jacobsen, Graduate Division of Educational Research and the Division of Teacher Preparation in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary

  7. Distance and Blended Learning in Asia. 2010. Colin Latchem and Insung Jung. New York, NY: Routledge. 266 pages. ISBN: 978-0-415-99410-1 (pbk)

    Norman Vaughan & Norman Vaughan, Mount Royal University

  8. The Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) for Educators, 2008, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 326 pages, ISBN: 0-8058-6356-7.

    Dorian Stoilescu, University of Toronto; Douglas McDougall & Douglas McDougall, Centre for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto