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Top 50 Education and Technology Journals

Stoatly Different

Anyhow, a part of this has been to review the quality rankings of journals in the area. Using the SJR indicator, (González-Pereira et al, 2010) available through the SCImago Journal & Country Rank portal, Journals within Social Sciences and Education were ranked according to quality score. This list was then audited for likely relevant journals to arrive at the following ranking which could be used in part for the evaluation of research quality. American Educational Research Journal. Review of Educational Research. Distance Education.

How Writing a Learning Journal Can Increase Critical Thinking Skills

Absorb LMS

Keeping and contributing regularly to a personal learning journal can be an effective way to encourage reflection and develop critical thinking skills. Mark Third, it isn’t just that writing a journal stimulates thought — it allows us to look at ourselves, our feelings, and our actions in a different way. Upload the journal template and make it available to learners. 3.

Free journal issue on #OER Open Educational Resources #socialInclusion

Ignatia Webs

Here is a great opportunity to look at the Journal of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia. They have just released FREE ACCESS to the Distance Education Special Issue on Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Social Inclusion (Volume 33, issue 2). journals OER eLearning open education

Free #mLearning papers from IJIM, an open access journal

Ignatia Webs

There is a new free edition of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM). learning's, in Particular the iPad’s Potentials in Education (György Molnár Dr.) [link] jim/article/view/2398 [link] ijim.v7i1.2398. mobile mLearning journals research paper mobile learning eLearningGreat news! iJIM has just published its latest issue at --> [link].

IRRODL journal is out with rich online, #mobile and #eLearning articles

Ignatia Webs

Anstadt, Shannon Bradley, Ashley Burnette The influence of e-learning on individual and collective empowerment in the public sector: An empirical study of Korean government employees HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Mann Hyung Hur, Yeonwook Im OERScout technology framework: A novel approach to open educational resources search HTML PDF MP3 EPUB Ishan Sudeera Abeywardena, Chee Seng Chan, Choy Yoong Tham Power distance in online learning: Experience of Chinese learners in U.S. online learning journals irrodl mooc eLearning There are a couple of OER related articles in this publication.

Five wonderful Open Access journals to read and write for

Ignatia Webs

At the same time reading up on wonderfully rich and open access journals or magazines makes my day. JOLT or the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching: it is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication that aims to promote scholarship in the use of the Internet and web-based multimedia resources in higher education. Really working towards a global research community.

Journal of Learning Analytics

George Siemens

From my biased view, it is critical that educators are aware of the role of analytics in education because of the heaving influence algorithms, data, and analytics have on teaching, learning, and decision making in schools, colleges/universities, and corporate settings. SoLAR just announced the inaugural issue of Journal of Learning Analytics. It is an open access journal. If you’re interested in data and analytics in learning, this is the journal for you! Interest in learning analytics is growing.

free #mLearning journal iJIM new issue published

Ignatia Webs

This is a nice mLeanring journal to send your papers to (short and full papers). International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies(iJIM) has just published its latest issue at [link]. Great new issue with topics on mobile gaming, mobile collaborative learning design, mobile learning performance support, language learning and other. At the end you can also find two calls for papers, one is for a special issue of iJIM on the topic of VANETS (combination social computing and cars/vehicles). mobile research paper mobile learning call for papers

Free research papers on #MOOC, OER & online education #elearning

Ignatia Webs

A new, free, research filled issue of the Open Praxis journal just got published. Sharing abstract of our paper here: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have attracted a great deal of attention by higher education and private enterprises. Our research findings indicate that MOOC research is generally derived from education, engineering and computer science, as well as information and communication technology related disciplines. This Open Praxis issue contains six useful papers all covering research in the field of online education.

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The Importance of Implementing a Marcom Strategy for Continuing Education

Association eLearning

So, if your association is marketing continuing education (CE) to members and nonmembers, it’s going to need a marcom strategy based on detailed market research and a solid marketing plan. So while you might wish you could afford place an ad in the Wall Street Journal, you have to consider where you can reach the most people for the least cost to produce the greatest ROI. Tweet This!

5 papers every learning professional should read

E-Learning Provocateur

I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like. Educational Researcher , 27(2), pp. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning , 2(1), pp. Giving Teaching Back to Education: Responding to the Disappearance of the Teacher. This in turn got me thinking about good papers – the ones that stand out from the rest. Sfard, A.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). An Educator’s Professional Learning Network. These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Groups. 1968).

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

Educators today are pursuing professional development by building their very own Professional (or Personal) Learning Networks (PLNs). An Educator’s Professional Learning Network. These tools are useful for staying up-to-date on recent news, best practices, and theories in the field of Education. Edmodo and Ning are gaining popularity with educators. Groups. 1968).

Educational Technology #LTHE

Dont Waste Your Time

Thank you to Flea Palmer ( @fleapalmer ) for this Educause article: “Educational Technology: The Hype, the Reality, the Promise” (Shwiff  & Larkin 2013). To realize the opportunities that technology offers, we must first re-imagine higher education’s long-standing learning model and ensure that all stakeholders make educational quality and critical thinking a priority.

Curriculum Redesign May Be Just What Higher Education Needs

CLO Magazine

Charles Fadel, founder and chairman of The Center for Curriculum Redesign, and chair of the Education Committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee, said the goal of education should be to teach students how to navigate the professional world. CLO: Why has education been so slow to change away from Industrial Revolution learning models? Everything can be learned.

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Coming soon – eBook on QR Codes in Education

Dont Waste Your Time

Title : “QR Codes in Education” Author : David Hopkins. It’s not about what they are but about how we use them and what they can offer me in an educational setting: be it a classroom, lecture theatre, hallway, meeting, conference poster, journal, project, display board, etc. “Using QR Codes in Higher Education” Workshop: Jan 31st, 2012 #QRCode.

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How to Make a Learning Journal in Adobe Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Journaling is essential if effective learning is to occur in a learning module, call it a learning journal. In fact, journaling is an important tool because it encourages reflection, critical thinking and group discussion. Now learners click the Notes widget to begin their journaling activity and learners type down their reflections while the course progresses. Using

Is the ivory tower crumbling?

Learning with e's

In yesterday's post entitled ' Open or shut ', I wrote about a rise in the number of academics who are turning their back on traditional research publications such as closed journals, in favour of more open, accessible outputs such as blogs and open access journals. We suspect that an average paper in a peer-reviewed journal is read completely at most by no more than 10 people.

#MOOC factors influencing teachers in formal #education

Ignatia Webs

This is a paper entitled MOOC factors influencing teachers in formal education was written for the Mexican open journal: Revista Mexicana de Bachillerato a distancia. gladly accepted the request, because I think MOOC can be used in multiple forms, supporting teachers in all areas of formal education. eLearning higher education k12 mooc online education online learning paper

free BJET issue on #MOOC disrupting teaching & learning in #HigherEd

Ignatia Webs

The British Journal of Educational Technologies just published a Special Issue: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning practices in higher education. Will MOOCs transform learning and teaching in higher education? assessment education eLearning higher education journal mooc networking participation research

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#OER #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference

Ignatia Webs

The authors look at the usefulness of opening up meaningful analytics coming from shared Open Educational Resources (OER). This paper provides an overview of what the university of Michigan, USA has done, but it can easily be rolled out to other educational and training institutes or organizations, even - in my view - to an international modus operandi.

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Free research articles from JOLT: self-regulated learning, online learning, tutor support

Ignatia Webs

Vol. 9, No. 4 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at [link] currentissue.html ) has been published and is available online. From the abstract of the paper: "Theories and models about self-regulated learning are important to educators attempting to understand why some learners succeed and others have difficulty in academic settings. JOLT is a nice journal, so for those interested in getting the new issues in their mailbox, you can subscribe online here: [link] joltnews/joltlistserv.php? education education2.0 action=add.) CONTENTS – Vol. 9, No.

New open journal #iJim issue is out on #mLearning topics

Ignatia Webs

International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) has just published its latest issue at --> [link]. We invite you to have a look at the Table of Contents here and then visit our web site to read articles and items of interest. McManus, H.H. Carr, B.M. Arévalo, Estela L. Muñoz, Juan M. Gómez) [link] Collaborative Rural Healthcare Network: A Conceptual Model (U. Raja, D.J.

#MOOC papers: challenges, learner self-determination & #pedagogy

Ignatia Webs

In the free online, peer reviewed journal of Merlot, a nice set of articles was published in the March 2014 issue. The value and applicability of the MOOC model in the current era of higher education and the nature of learning in such an open online format need to be investigated. The rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the last few years bears witness to this phenomenon.

free online #elearning research articles from JOLT

Ignatia Webs

Vol. 9, No. 3 of the MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) at [link] has been published and is available online. Jean Mandernach, and Kelly Sanderson 341-352 Experiences with Military Online Learners: Toward a Mindful Practice David Starr-Glass 353-363 Which Instructional Design Models are Educators Using to Design Virtual World Instruction? always nice. Victor J.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

My offering was the first online journalism class in the University of Nebraska system – a result of a grant from the system itself. The argument that online learning in education was equal or superior to traditional classroom learning began to appear by late 2008. They just didn’t believe that online learning in education could really achieve success. 21% growth rate for online enrollments compared to 2% growth in the overall higher education student pop. Russia has publicly committed to online learning and even mobile learning in education.

New free #research articles #IRRODL lots of interesting papers

Ignatia Webs

Thirdly, and not surprisingly in any ODL journal, South African, Balkan, Chinese, and Taiwanese researchers give us the results of their investigations into the use of specific distance learning tools. education eLearning identity journals LMS mLearning mobile learning mooc paper IRRODL has a new issue out, gathering papers from across the globe. Did not have time to read it yet, but I put many papers in my ''to read'' folder based on interesting titles and related abstracts. The relationship of satisfaction to learning is, of course, its own topic, also often researched.


The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s blog post on changing times and the survival of higher education. Below are four reasons why the Social Web and associated media are changing higher education. Although this is not the entire story, I believe we will need to adopt these and other new technology mediated approaches widely if we wish to secure the future of higher education.

The survival of higher education (1): Changing roles

Learning with e's

So what will be the future of higher education, and how will it survive against this hostile backdrop? A few years ago I wrote a reflective essay to address that very question, based on two invited keynote speeches I gave in Norway and the Czech Republic, in May 2000. Online Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Journal of Educational Media 26(1), 7-18. Haynes, P.

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#mHealth opportunities and planning using #mLearning

Ignatia Webs

education awareness, early warning systems for epidemic outbreaks, personal well-being.)° mobile mLearning journals eLearning guild mobile learning health mhealth mHealth is a rapidly growing market. The interesting thing is that it actually reaches both patients and practitioners around the globe with all the people around the world using cell phones.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

The discussion below is part of a proposed text with Johns Hopkins University Press that I’m co-authoring with Dave Cormier and Bonnie Stewart. I’ve been interested in changes in higher education since I was at Red River College in the late 1990′s. While educators and education didn’t really change, the learners did. Higher education is in deep crisis.

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New issue of the free #eLearning journal #IRRODL is out - a great read

Ignatia Webs

This is a new reward the IRRODL people launched and it comes with it the opportunity to have the work translated and published in a number of our partner educational journals that publish in languages other than English (great initiative!). connectivism social network mLearning journals lifelong learning irrodl eLearningBelow you will find the contents of the new issue of IRRODL, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. The issue contains 12 research articles and one field note, research note, and article reaction note. Garrison.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. In this paper, having revisited my previous speeches I''m going to try to gaze once more into the near future in an attempt to determine what education might look like in the light of the technological developments that comprise Web 2.0. Web 2.0 and Purdon, M.

6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)


It can be supported via journals, group/individual coaching, mentors, ‘win/learn/change’ processes or elements of social learning. Here’s a quick recap for those just tuning in…. 70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. Skip ahead and we find ourselves faced with an amazing opportunity. That’s where learning ecosystems come in. social networks (yammer, chatter).