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OER 2010: Exploring OER Content, Design and Communities
Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference 2010
Telling Stories at ELI2010: the Educause Learning Initiative 2010 conference, Texas
MoodleMoot UK 2010
MEC 2010: Celebrating 30 Years of Sharing Learning Technology Experience and Expertise
Project updates
Innovative Teaching and Learning Research
COAR General Assembly, 2nd March 2010
Case studies
Using a departmental blog with post-16 Health Sciences students
Online Learning – a Guide for Associations
Action Research as a key to stimulating Innovation and Professional Development in ILT
Amplified staff development
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In this Edition
by Morag Munro


In this edition...

  • Maria Langworthy provides an overview of the Innovative Teaching and Learning Research initiative, a multiyear global research program designed to investigate the factors that promote the transformation of teaching practices and the impact those changes have on students’ learning outcomes.
  • Keith Shaw describes how a successful departmental blog initiative at New College Nottingham is now being replicated across the college.
  • Neil Jacobs summarizes the outcomes of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) General Assembly, which took place 2nd March 2010.
  • Louella Morton and Brendan Noud offer practical advice on how Associations might select and implement online learning systems.
  • John Webber describes Sussex Downs College’s approach to continuing professional development, which combines mentoring, peer coaching and action research.
  • Jennifer Jones, Joanne Badge, Stuart Johnson and Alan Cann describe how Web 2.0 tools can be used to ‘amplify’ a staff training event.
  • We also have several conference reviews in this edition: Theo Lynn and Neil Bruton report on the Open Educational resources (OER) 2010; Leo Havemann and Mimi Weiss Johnson cover the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference 2010; Jackie Carter outlines her time at the 2010 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting conference; Jessica Gramp reviews MoodleMoot UK 2010; and Theo Lynn, Neil Bruton and Kieran Linehan review Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC) 2010.
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