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Editorial
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ALT news
Chief Executive’s Report
Forthcoming ALT Events
Research in Learning Technology, the Journal of the Association for Learning Technology - News update
Feature article
ALT-C 2010
Identifying learning technologists
In my opinion
'Technology revolution' is the way for education to deliver through the cuts
Deep thoughts or deep prejudices?
When using technology makes a difference
GPS - What is the learning value of knowing where you are?
Case studies
CancerNursing.org
Make them struggle but keep them smiling
iStanford
A Twitter experiment
I don’t want any help!! - A survey of attitudes to help packages
News
Top three announced in the Jorum learning and teaching competition
A week in the life of
A week in the life of
A week in the life of
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Key Findings from 2010 technology enhanced learning survey
Instinct or reason
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Case studies
CancerNursing.org
A case study in international open educational resources
by Ray Irving and Stuart Sutherland

Screenshot from CancerNursing.orgThis case study tells the story of CancerNursing.org and identifies lessons learned from the different phases of its development.



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Make them struggle but keep them smiling
A set of design principles for interactive learning tools
by Sean Duffy

Excel Everest homepage Excel Everest is an interactive Microsoft Excel tutorial written entirely in Excel. The design of Excel Everest was informed by a set of design principles for interactive learning: struggle, immediacy, delight, progress, beauty and navigational ease.



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iStanford
Bob Harrison interviews Thomas Black, Associate Vice Provost for Student affairs at Stanford University and one of the founders of 'iStanford'.

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A Twitter experiment
by Bryony Taylor

Twitter wordcloudWhat happens when you use Twitter to organise an event?



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I don’t want any help!! - A survey of attitudes to help packages
by Meic Watkins and Liz Bennett

Teachers and software manufacturers often invest much time and energy into creating 'Getting Started' guides for software. Yet users report that they prefer a trial and error approach. This article outlines the findings of a study that set out to explore the extent to which this experimental approach to learning software was in evidence amongst staff and students at University Campus Oldham.



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