Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning 2012

This year’s CDE conference, Research and Innovation in Distance Education and eLearning, was held on 19 October 2012 at Senate House, University of London. Our two keynote speakers for the day were Professor Diana Laurillard, Chair of Learning with Digital Technologies in the Faculty of Culture and Pedagogy, London Knowledge Lab, and Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor in Information … Continue reading

Going Forward Together

Going Forward Together: a University of London International Programmes symposium for Institutions Cumberland Lodge, Windsor.  14-16th March 2012. Key stakeholders from 19 independent teaching institutions from across the globe joined staff from the University of London International Programmes (including CDE staff and Fellows) and Lead Colleges to discuss, share and plan better ways of working together, … Continue reading

Designing online tasks for effective discussions

Dr Hugh Starkey, School of Arts and Humanities, Institute of Education Research team: Will Gibson, Institute of Education Cristina Ros i Solé, University College London/School of Oriental and African Studies Joseph Hopkins, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona TRA2 H Starkey (Final Report) [pdf, 94kb]    A literature review relating to the project has been published: … Continue reading

The place of distance education within the student life-world: a study of international distance learners

Dr Neil Selwyn, London Knowledge Lab TRA4 N Selwyn (Final Report) [pdf, 166kb] ABSTRACT: This research project was an empirical investigation of overseas learners enrolled on courses provided through UoL external programme. As such the primary activity was the conduction and transcription of 60 learner telephone interviews. This was successfully achieved. Interview meetings were also … Continue reading