Research in Distance Education 2011

This year’s Research in Distance Education conference will be held on 26 October 2011 at Senate House, University of London.  We are delighted to announce that our two keynote speakers for the day will be Professor Eileen Scanlon, Associate Director (Research and Scholarship) at the Open University, and Professor Richard Noss, Co-Director of the London … Continue reading

Personalised Learning seminar

Following on from a CDE seminar last year, Learning Spaces: bridging the gap between personal and professional discourses, James Ballard from the University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) came to Stewart House to introduce a framework for personalised learning and discuss its relevance and application.  Personalisation has its basis in and appeals to marketing and consumer theories, … Continue reading

CDE Seminar: Engaging students with Statistics – the VLE way

Engaging students with Statistics – the VLE way The CDE welcomed Dr James Abdey, LSE Fellow in Statistics to Senate House to conduct a fascinating seminar on the use of the VLE to provide online tutorials and resources to students.  ———— Presentation slides: ——— Statistics is traditionally a challenging subject to teach, especially to students with … Continue reading

Achieving interactivty in distance learing of phonetic skills

Michael Ashby, Dept of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London Research team: Jill House Mark Huckvale John Maidment Kayoko Yanagisawa TRA3 M Ashby (Final Report) [pdf, 134kb] TRA3 M Ashby (New directions in learning teaching and assessment for phonetics) [pdf, 733kb] TRA3 M Ashby (Achieving interactivity in online learning of phonetic skills) [pdf, 2.4mb] SUMMARY: … Continue reading