Fall 2007: R685 Topical Seminar

"The Web 2.0 and Participatory e-Learning"

School of Education: Room 2275

(3 Cr), Mondays 7:00‑9:45 pm, IUB Section 28289 (R685)

Instructor: Curt Bonk, Professor, Instructional Systems Technology

See online syllabus at http://php.indiana.edu/~cjbonk/Syllabus_R685_Fall_of_2007.htm

Wikibook; http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Web_2.0_and_Emerging_Learning_Technologies


        Curtis J. Bonk, Ph.D., CPA

Office: 2238 W. W. Wright Education Bldg.

Phone: 856-8353 (W)

E-mail: CJBonk@indiana.edu

Office Hours: Thursdays  2:30-3:30 & as arranged


Nari Kim, Instructional Assistant

IST Doctoral Candidate


Dr. Curtis J. Bonk

Course Description and Rationale:

When it comes to perspectives on teaching and learning, the Web 2.0 has changed everything!  Don’t believe it?  Back in December, Time Magazine named “you” as the person of the year.  The Web 2.0 (also called the Read-Write Web) empowers learners to generate ideas and comments online, rather than simply read or browse someone else’s.  In effect, instead of passive consumption-based learning, we are living in a participatory age where learners have a voice and potentially some degree of ownership over their own learning.  Here at the start of the twenty-first century, emerging technologies – such as online photo albums, blogs, wikis, podcasts, ebooks, YouTube videos, massive multiplayer online games, simulations, virtual worlds, and wireless and mobile computing – are generating waves of new opportunities in higher education, K-12 schools, corporate training, and other learning environments.


And today’s millennial learner, immersed in an increasingly digital world is seeking richer and more engaging learning experiences.  Amid this rising tide of expectations, instructors across educational sectors are exploring and sharing innovative ways to use technology to foster interaction, collaboration, and increased excitement for learning.  Unfortunately, as any high school student will tell you, this is far less common than most would hope.  In response, it is time to take advantage of the new participatory learning culture where learners build, tinker with, explore, share, and collaborate with others online.  It is also time exploit free and open educational resources, opencourseware, learning portals, and open source software across educational sectors and income levels.  This course, therefore, will be a journey into the learning technologies (i.e., nature), pedagogical opportunities (i.e., nurture), and the people, societies, and cultures where this is happening now!  We will create and publish a cross-cultural Wikibook on Web 2.0 technology.  We will explore the motivational and educational value of YouTube and other online videos and create a few of our own. Of course, we will also blog on our experiences.  And we might even create a few class podcasts or vodcasts.


In an age when eyeball-to-eyeball learning is no longer necessary, effective online instructors do not simply teach but moderate, coach, and assist in the learning process.  As proof, dozens of pedagogical strategies utilizing Web 2.0 and other emerging learning technologies will be demonstrated, evaluated, tested, and discussed.  As part of this, Bonk will present his “WE-ALL-LEARN,” “R2D2,” and “TEC-VARIETY” frameworks.  Importantly, strategies discussed and modeled will address learning in all formats—K-12, higher education, corporate, university, military settings, etc.  You-Too can participate.


Course Goals and Objectives.  After the course, students should be able to:

1.    Successfully embed motivating instructional strategies for different types of online courses;

2.    Design an innovative research or evaluation project related to online learning;

3.    Define and use different Web 2.0 technologies;

4.    Consult with organizations to evaluate the effectiveness of e-learning courses, programs, and events as well as Web 2.0 technologies;

5.    Explain and demonstrate the educational benefits of podcasts, wikis, blogs, virtual worlds, simulations, social networking software, etc.

6.    Make recommendations regarding online learning initiatives.

7.    Critique articles related to emerging learning technologies and associated pedagogy with them.

8.    Recognize and potentially contact many of the key players and scholars in the field of online learning and Web 2.0 learning technologies.

9.    Use online resources and portals to find useful course materials.

10.Successfully submit research or other proposal to a learning technologies, Web 2.0, or e-learning conference or institute.


Required Texts: None!!!  The world of learning should be FREE!


Tentative Tasks and Grading:

50 pts   A. Weekly Attendance, YouTube, and Being Energetic (WAYTaBE) (Due: Each Week)

90 pts   B. Blogging or Movie Making (Blogging-M&Ms) (Dec.3rd)

50 pts   C. Midterm Assignment Reality Check (MARC) (Due: Oct 15th)

70 pts   D. Wikibook Online Work (WOW) (Due: Dec. 3rd)

260       Total Points (Task mnemonic: Blogging M&Ms?  Wow, Way-ta-be, Marc!)


Total points will determine your final grade.  I will use the following grading scale:

A+ = high score                         B-  = 208-216 points

A   = 243-260 points                   C+ = 200-207 points

A-  = 234-242 points                  C   = 191-199 points

B+ = 225-233 points                   C-  = 182-190 points

B   = 217-224 points                   F/FN = no work rec'd or signif. inadequate/impaired


Projected Seminar Weekly Topics:

Week 1. (August 28th) Explosion of Online Programs, Universities, Courses, and Reports

Week 2. (Sept. 3rd) The Emergence of Blended Learning

Week 3. (Sept 10th) What is Knowledge in Age of Connectivism, CMC, Blogging, and the Web 2.0?

Week 4. (Sept 17th) Online Instructor Roles, Training, Incentives, and Supports

Week 5. (Sept. 24th) New Learner Roles: Expectations, Issues, Dilemmas, and Resolutions

Week 6. (Oct 1st) Neo Millennial and Web 2.0 Learners

Week 7. (Oct. 8th) Free and Open Source Software

Week 8. (Oct. 15th) Open Educational Resources

Week 9. (Oct. 22nd) Course Management 1.0 in a Web 2.0 and Participatory e-Learning World

Week 10. (Oct. 29th)  Online Interactivity, Engagement, and Social Presence

Week 11. (Nov. 5th) Electronic Motivation, Collaboration, and Communities of Learning/Inquiry

Week 12. (Nov 12th) Podcasting, Coursecasting, and Online Language Learning

Week 13. (Nov. 19th) Wikis, Wikipedia, Wikibooks, and Collaborative Writing

Week 14. (Nov 26th)  Alternate Reality Learning: Massive Gaming, Virtual Reality, and Simulations

Week 15. (Dec 3rd) Mobile, Wireless, and Ubiquitous Learning



Class Tasks:


A. Weekly Attendance, YouTube, and Being Energetic (WAYTaBE). (50 points = 15 pts for attendance; 15 pts for participation; 20 points for YouTube presentation)


Besides reading 3 assigned articles each week, during the semester I want you to read 15 other articles or tidbits from the packet of readings.  You must also bring one educational YouTube video or other online learning resource to show in class for 10 minutes 1-2 times during the semester.  In terms of class attendance, it is your responsibility to come to class and experience the unique activities that will be incorporated into each class.  A combination of readings, verbal and written reactions to ideas, observing demonstration tools or videos, and hands-on activities will be critical to your growth as a class.  Keep in mind that I want to hear from you!  Participation is encouraged at all times.


B. Blogging or Movie Making (Blogging M&Ms) (90 pts: Due December 3rd)


Option 1: Blogging.  Instead of a large class discussion forum, I want to have everyone to create a Weblog (i.e., a blog) to reflect on his/her personal article readings and ideas related to class.  You might also blog on the progress of the Wikibook we will develop as a class.  Minimum of 15 posts (30 points).  You will be assigned a critical friend to give feedback to on their postings each week (20 points).  You might create a Blog using Pitas.com, Blogger.com, LiveJournal, Diaryland, Free-Conversant, or some other blogging tool.  A 2-4 page single spaced reflection paper on this activity is due December 3rd with your blog postings attached (40 points).


Option 2: Movie Making: Video Blogging, Video Podcast, or YouTube Video. I like options and challenges and I bet so do you!  Instead of a blog, you might experiment with a video blog (for 5 bonus points). Or you might create a YouTube video instead of doing a blog.   Or you might create a Video Podcast or series of class podcasts instead of the blog.  You must still do the final 2-4 page single spaced reflection paper on your activity.


Sample Grading Criteria (30%--60 Points; 10 points a piece):

1. Relevancy to class: meaningful examples, relationships drawn, interlinkages, connecting weekly ideas.

2. Interesting/Insightful: interesting reflections (or cool video created), originality displayed, unique ideas.

3. Completeness: thorough comments, detailed reflection, fulfills assignment (or quality video).

4. Depth: moves thoughts along to new heights, exploration is fostered, breadth & depth, growth is seen.

5. Diversity: some variety in ideas, some breadth to exploration, can see other perspectives, flexible.

6. Reflective: self-awareness and learning displayed in reflection, coherent and informative reflection.


C. Midterm Assignment Reality Check (MARC) (50 pts—Due October 15th)


            Option 1: Wikibook Chapter Search and Summary.  In this option, you are to find 15-30 articles related to your final Wikibook project and summarize them into mini1-2 paragraph abstracts and notes.  Turn in a 3-4 page single spaced reflection paper on the direction of your project and your learning to date.  Why is the topic important and interesting?  Attached to the paper should be your abstracts, drafts of the chapter so far, and a personal timeline for completion of your wikibook project.


Option 2: Web 2.0 or E-Learning Interviews.  In this option, I want you to interview at least one instructor who is teaching or has taught online courses, workshops, or events as well as a student who has taken such a course.  Or, interview an instructor who has used Web 2.0 technologies in teaching and a student who has used Web 2.0 technologies in learning.  Interviewees might come from corporate, K-12, military, government, or higher education settings.  Interviews can be live (face-to-face), via phone or videoconferencing, or conducted through email.  You might also perform case studies, focus group sessions, or pilot observations of instructors or learners using online learning tools in a school, workplace, or informal learning setting.  You are to document their life as a Web 2.0 user or online participant (timeframe up to you).  In effect, I want you to gather their life histories as a technology learner or instructor and compare these to their online experiences.  Then I want you to create a visual representation that compares or relates your stories from both the online instructors and students.  Please include interview questions in an appendix.  In your report, I want you to reflect on what you learned about e-learning from this assignment.  How might you put some of their ideas to use in training programs or in your own teaching?  Have these interviews opened your eyes?  What might you have done differently? Your reflection paper should be 4-5 single spaced pages.  The visual is in addition to this. 


Option 3: Visual Representation. Sometime people struggle to make sense of all the changes in learning technologies.  They need models and frameworks that simplify and explain things.  In this option, I want you to create a visual that summarizes some key aspect of your learning in this course or that uniquely organizes some of the information.  This visual representation might be in the form of a timeline, model, framework, acronym, figure, diagram, a comparative flowchart, taxonomy, a Venn Diagram, or a comparison and contrast table or matrix.  Include a 3-4 page single spaced reflection paper with this visual.  We will share these visuals with the class when done.


Option 4: Strategic Plan Critique and Extension:  Find and evaluate a strategic plan of a company, university, non-profit organization, school, state, province, country, or region related to the Web 2.0 or e-learning and critique it.  For instance, you might pick the state or country where you were born or perhaps where you plan to live after graduation.  You might find the strategic plan online or request a hardcopy version.  I want you to not simply read and critique the report but to also interview someone who created or is/was affected by that report.  You might discuss and critique the online learning technologies highlighted, proposed pedagogical plans, intended training methods, targeted skills or competencies, or evaluation methods detailed.  You might visit the institution or organization or write someone an email.  What might this organization do differently in planning for e-learning or using the Web 2.0?  What are its competitors doing, for instance?  Has there been an update?  (Note: I may have access to a couple reports from different countries that I can share as examples.)  You are encouraged to work in teams on this report.  When done, you will present an overview of the report to the class.  Testimonials, graphs and trends indicated growth, comparisons, and other data or handouts are welcome.  You are also encouraged to directly contact the organization that developed the report or plan and receive additional product information (e.g., CDs, brochures, white papers, technical reports, product comparison sheets, videotapes, company annual report, customer testimonies, data sheets, Web site information, etc.).  Your critique should be 4-5 single spaced pages (excluding appendices).


1. Review of Plan or Document (clarity, related to class, organized, facts, data, relevant, style)

2. Relevant Resources and Digging (citations/refs, linkages to class concepts, completeness)

3. Soundness of Critique (clear, complete, practical, detailed, important, implications, coherence)

4. Creativity and Richness of Ideas (richness of information, elaboration, originality, unique)



D. Wikibook Online Work (WOW) (70 points—Due December 3rd)

In this class, we will create a Wikibook related to emerging technologies.  We will use Wikispaces and perhaps post to the official wikispace Website.  Everyone will write one chapter or a significant chuck of one and edit 2 or more chapters of their peers.  You can collaboratively write a chapter with someone else. We will likely collaboratively work with Dr. Inae Kang’s class at Kyung Hee University in Seoul.  Each chapter will be a minimum of 2,000 words.  Each person in class will present their Wikibook chapter or section as well as chapters that they edited or provided feedback to the class the final day (20 points).  If possible, I will try to arrange a videoconference sharing day with the students from Korea at an appropriate time for both classes.  A 2-4 page reflection paper on what you learned from this activity is due December 3rd with your blog postings attached (50 points).  Attached to your reflection paper will be documentation of what you contributed to the Wikibook, including your chapter (with highlights or special notations of your contribution), highlights to the chapters worked on, and perhaps even print outs of the wikibook chapter editing history.


Nari Kim may conduct a research study related to your Wikibook Online Work (WOW) participation, so please try to WOW her and everyone else!  Participation in this research (such as interviews, surveys, or focus groups) is optional.



Wikibook Grading (50 Total Points or 10 pts each dimension):

1. Chapter relevance—Topic and contribution is meaningful and relevant to class, we learn from it

2. Chapter creativity—Original and distinctive ideas, insightful points, something unique in it such as a figure, model, graph, timeline, comparison chart, acronym, quote or set of quotes, etc.

3. Chapter coherence—Good flow, well organized, good layout, enjoyable to read

4. Chapter completeness—Sufficient coverage of information, extends topic and class

5. Helpfulness on other chapters—provided feedback to others, much work documented


Presentation Points: (20 Points or 5 pts for each dimension)

  1. Organization: good pace, flow, coherent, and transitions
  2. Creative/Interesting: audience engaged, presenters showcase their creative ideas
  3. Completeness: thorough presentation without going beyond time limits
  4. Informative: Handout(s), relevance, practical, helps make connections



E. Options to one of the above assignments:

In place of task B or C (maybe to D—depends on class size), you might volunteer to create a usable class product (e.g., an online glossary, a Web site for the class, a database of articles on different class themes, organize a class mini-conference or real conference symposium, review a key journal in the field for major themes or trends and share that research with the class, etc.) or you might demonstrate a Web 2.0 or e-learning tool to the class.  Such a tool may have relevance in K-12, military, corporate, or higher education settings or perhaps in more informal settings such as a museum, zoo, or computer club.  See the instructor about the possibilities of demonstrating a particularly interesting e-learning tool you have found.  You might have other task option preferences.  Or you might trade a task for a major problem-based learning project related to this class with a company, organization, or institution.  You make the contact and find out what needs to be resolved and then get it approved by the instructor.  It might be a Web 2.0 or distance earning evaluation project.  It might involve the design of e-learning tools and resources.  It might entail the creation of a strategic plan, white paper, or vision statement.  It might involve the creation of an e-learning conference or journal. Whatever the problem or task, it must be an authentic activity.  You will present the final project at the end of the semester.



Weekly Reading (we will read 3-4 articles per week—it is your choice what to read.)


Projected Seminar Weekly Topics:


Week 1. (Aug 28th) Explosion of Online Programs, Universities, Courses, and Reports (pick 3-4)


  1. The Perfect e-Storm.
    1. Bonk, C. J. (2004, June). The perfect e-storm: Emerging technologies, enormous learner demand, enhanced pedagogy, and erased budgets. London: UK: The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education. (see http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/article.html or http://www.publicationshare.com/).

                                                               i.      http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/part1.pdf  and http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/part2.pdf


  1. Sloan Reports (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007). http://www.sloan-c.org/index.asp
    1. Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. (2003). Sizing the Opportunity: The quality and extent of online education in the United States, 2002 and 2003. Needham, MA: Sloan-C.  Retrieved December 4, 2005, from http://www.sloan-c.org/resources/sizing_opportunity.pdf
    2. Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. (2004). Entering the mainstream: The quality and extent of online education in the United States, 2003 and 2004. Needham, MA: Sloan-C. From www.sloan-c.org . Retrieved December 4, 2005, from http://www.sloan-c.org/resources/entering_mainstream.pdf
    3. Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. (2005). Growing by degrees: Online education in the United States, 2005. Needham, MA: Sloan-C. Retrieved December 4, 2005, from http://www.sloan-c.org/resources/growing_by_degrees.pdf
    4. Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. (2006). Making the grade: Online education in the United States.  The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C). Retrieved July 4, 2007, from  http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/survey/pdf/making_the_grade.pdf


  1. Mbilinyi, L. (2006, August). Degrees of opportunity: Adults’ views on the value and feasibility of returning to school. Minneapolis, MN: Capella University.  Retrieved October 4, 2006, from http://www.degreesofopportunity.org/


  1. Kim, K.-J., & Bonk, C. J. (2006). The future of online teaching and learning in higher education: The survey says…  Educause Quarterly, 29(4), pp. 22-30. Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0644.pdf


  1. Scott L. Howell, Peter B. Williams, & Nathan K. Lindsey (2003, Fall). Thirty-two trends affecting distance education: An informed foundation for strategic planning.  Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 6(3). http://www.westga.edu/%7Edistance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html


  1. Garrison, R. (2000).  Theoretical challenges for distance education in the 21st century: A shift from structural to transactional issues.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 1(1). Retrieved October 5, 2006, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/2/333




    1. Peter Smith, (2004, May/June). Of Icebergs, Ships, and Arrogant Captains, EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 39, no. 3 (May/June 2004): 48–58. http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/erm0433.asp
    2. Vannevar Bush (1945, July).  As We May Think. The Atlantic Monthly; Volume 176, No. 1; pages 101-108. http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/flashbks/computer/bushf.htm



Week 2. (Sept 3rd) The Emergence of Blended Learning

  1. Graham, C. R. (2006). Chapter 1: Blended learning systems: Definition, current trends, future directions. In C. J. Bonk & C. R. Graham (Eds.). Handbook of blended learning: Global Perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer Publishing. http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/graham_intro.pdf


  1. Bonk, C. J., & Kim, K. J. (2006). Chapter 39: Future directions of blended learning in higher education and workplace learning settings. In C. J. Bonk & C. R. Graham (Eds.). Handbook of blended learning: Global Perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer Publishing. http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/c083_bonk_future.pdf


  1. Allen, I. E., Seaman, J., & Garrett, R. (2007). Blending in: The extent and promise of blended education in the United States.  The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C). Retrieved July 4, 2007, from  http://www.eduventures.com/PDF/Blending_In.pdf


  1. Corporate: Two Part report from the Epic Group (Brighton, UK) on blended learning:
    1. Clark, D. (2003). Blended learning: Blended it like Beckham! White paper.  Brighton, UK: Epic Group. http://www.epic.co.uk/content/resources/white_papers/blended.htm and http://www.epic.co.uk/content/resources/white_papers/Epic_Whtp_blended.pdf
    2. Harrison, M. (2004). Blended learning II: Blended learning in practice. White paper.  Brighton, UK: Epic Group.  http://www.epic.co.uk/content/resources/white_papers/blended_2.htm  and http://www.epic.co.uk/content/resources/white_papers/Epic_Whtp_blended_practice_180703.pdf


  1. Kim, K. J., Bonk, C. J., & Zeng, T. (2005, June). Surveying the future of workplace e-learning: The rise of blending, interactivity, and authentic learning. E-Learn Magazine. (see http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=research&article=5-1).


  1. Cohn, E. R. (2004). One course, one Web site—of course?  Maybe not!  EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 27(2), 6-7.  Retrieved October 4, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm04/eqm0421.asp


Tidbits: Blended Learning Resources:

a.       Bonk, C. J. & Graham, C. R. (Eds.). (2006). Introduction to the Handbook of blended learning: Global Perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer Publishing. (Note: this is tentative and will change in the final version of the HOBLe book.) http://mypage.iu.edu/~cjbonk/toc_section_intros2.pdf

b.       Blended learning models (corporate); Purnima Valiathan (2002, August): http://www.learningcircuits.org/2002/aug2002/valiathan.html

c.       Blended learning library of articles and materials (corporate): http://www.e-learningcentre.co.uk/eclipse/Resources/blended.htm

d.       Blended learning: What works (Josh Bersin, 2003): http://www.e-learningguru.com/wpapers/blended_bersin.doc (similar article at Chief Lnrg Officer Mag http://www.clomedia.com/content/templates/clo_feature.asp?articleid=357&zoneid=30)

e.       Garnham, Carla, & Kaleta, Robert (2002, March 20).  Introduction to hybrid courses.  Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://www.uwsa.edu/ttt/articles/garnham.htm; hybrid course website: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/LTC/why-teach-hybrid.html

f.        Singh, H. & Reed, C. (2001), A white paper: Achieving success with blended,  White Paper from Centra.  http://www.centra.com/download/whitepapers/blendedlearning.pdf


Week 3. (Sept 10) What is Knowledge in Age of Connectivism, CMC, Blogging, and the Web 2.0?

  1. Siemens, George (2006, November 12). Connectivism: Learning theory of pastime for the self-amused?  Retrieved July 11, 2007, from http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism_self-amused.htm


  1. Knowing Knowledge, George Siemens, Retrieved July 12, 2007, from http://www.knowingknowledge.com/


  1. Lenhart, Amanda, & Fox, Susannah (2006, July 19). Bloggers: Portrait of America’s new storytellers. Washington, DC: Pew Internet & American Life Report. Retrieved on July 9, 2007, from: http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP%20Bloggers%20Report%20July%2019%202006.pdf


  1. Special Issue on Blogging: Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 12(4), Retrieved July 30, 2007, from http://jcmc.indiana.edu/ (16 articles to choose from).


  1. Downes, Stephen (2004, September/October). Educational blogging, EDUCAUSE Review, 39(5), 14–26.  Retrieved August 27, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/erm0450.asp?bhcp=1


  1. The Horizon Reports (i.e., technology on the horizon)
    1. The Horizon Report (2006). The Horizon Report: 2006 Edition.  A collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE program.  Retrieved July 15, 2007, from http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2006_Horizon_Report.pdf
    2. The Horizon Report (2006). The Horizon Report: 2006 Edition.  A collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE program.  Retrieved July 15, 2007, from http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2007_Horizon_Report.pdf



a.       George Siemens, Articles, Retrieved July 13, 2007, eLearningspace: Everything E-learning, from http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/index.htm

b.       Scholarship in the Age of Participation, George Siemens, Retrieved July 12, 2007, from http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/journal.htm

c.       Connectivism, Retrieved July 11, 2007, from http://www.connectivism.ca/about.html

d.       George Siemens, The Changing Nature of Knowledge (4 short videos): http://www.homozappiens.nl/node/77/play

b.       Downes, Stephen (2003, May). More than Personal: The Impact of Weblogs (includes comprehensive listing of Blogging software, tools, and resources). http://www.downes.ca/post/31449

c.       Read, B. (2006a, November 1). At Gallaudet U., technology and influential blogs helped galvanize protests.  The Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved November, 18, from http://chronicle.com/daily/2006/11/2006110102n.htm

d.       Richardson, W. (2004). Blogging and RSS — The "what's it?" and "how to" of powerful new web tools for educators. MultiMedia & Internet@Schools, 11(1). Retrieved Feb 8th, 2006 from http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan04/richardson.shtml.

e.       Jay Cross, Informal Learning, Florida State University June 12, 2007 (1 hour 7 minutes) http://mediasite.oddl.fsu.edu/mediasite/Catalog/Front.aspx?cid=faec6088-49ee-4d37-967d-6d09bb49ca25

f.        Avigail Oren, David Mioduser, & Rafi Nachmias (2002, April).  The Development of Social Climate in Virtual Learning Discussion Groups, International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning.  http://www.irrodl.org/content/v3.1/mioduser.html

g.       Perseus Corp on Blogging: http://www.perseus.com/blogsurvey/geyser.html and original White Paper is at http://www.perseus.com/blogsurvey/thebloggingiceberg.html

h.       The Boston Globe (2006, December 7). MIT figure struck, injured in Hanoi.  The Boston Globe.  Retrieved June 29, 2007, from http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2006/12/07/mit_figure_struck_injured_in_hanoi/

                                                               i.      Carvin, Andy (2006, December 7).  Prayers for Papert.  Andy Carvin’s Waste of Bandwidth.  Retrieved June 29, 2007, from http://www.andycarvin.com/archives/2006/12/prayers_for_seymour_papert.html

                                                             ii.      Wikipedia (2007). Seymour Papert.  Retrieved June 29, 2007, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymour_Papert 



Week 4. (Sept. 17th) Online Instructor Roles, Training, Incentives, and Supports      

  1. Robin G. Wingard (2004). Classroom teaching changes in Web-enhanced courses: A multi-Institutional Study.  Educause Quarterly, 27(1).  http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0414.pdf


  1. Liu, X., Bonk, C. J., Magjuka, R. J., Lee, S. H., & Su, B. (2005).  Exploring four dimensions of online instructor roles: A program level case study. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks. 9(4), pp. 29-48.  http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v9n4/index.asp and http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v9n4/v9n4_liu_member.asp


  1. Liu, S., Kim, K-J., Bonk, C. J., & Magjuka, R. (2007).  Benefits, barriers, and suggestions: What did online MBA professors say about online teaching? Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 10(2), see http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/summer102/liu102.htm


  1. Virgil Varvel Jr., Michael Lindeman, & Iris Stovall (2003, July). The Illinois Online Network is Making the Virtual Classroom a Reality: Study of an Exemplary Faculty Development Program.  Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 7(2). http://www.aln.org/publications/jaln/v7n2/v7n2_varvel.asp  (see also http://www.mvcr.org/about/Evaluations/2001/default.asp)


  1. Shea, P. J., & Pickett, A. M., & Pelz, W. E. (2003). A follow-up investigation of “teaching presence” in the SUNY learning network.  Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 7(2).  Retrieved February 19, 2006, from http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v7n2/v7n2_shea.asp


  1. Angie Parker (2003, Fall). Motivation and Incentives for Distance Faculty.  Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 6(3), http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/parker63.htm



a.       Barbara Truman-Davis, Linda Futch, Kevin Thompson & Francisca Yonekura (2000). Support for online teaching and learning: The U. of Central Florida keeps faculty ahead of the curve with a creative development program.  Educause Quarterly, 2, 44-51. http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM0023.pdf

b.       Warren Wilson (2003).  Faculty perceptions and use of instructional technology.  Educause Quarterly, 2, pp. 60-62. http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0329.pdf

c.       Chronicle of Higher Education (2002). The 24 hour professor: http://chronicle.com/free/v48/i38/38a03101.htm

d.       E-learning Center: The Roles and Skills of the Online Tutor: http://www.e-learningcentre.co.uk/eclipse/Resources/teach.htm

e.       Jennifer Hoffman, (2001, March). 24 hours in the day of a life of a synchronous trainer, Learning Circuits, ASTD, http://www.learningcircuits.org/2001/mar2001/hofmann.html

f.        Karen Hyder (2002). Teach in Your Pajamas: Becoming a Synchronous E-Trainer. The E-Learning Developer’s Journal. http://elearningtech.pbwiki.com/f/Teach%20in%20your%20pajamas.pdf



Week 5 (Sept 24th) New Learner Roles: Expectations, Issues, Dilemmas, and Resolutions

  1. Cassner-Lotto, Jill, & Wright Benner, Mary (2006). Report: Are they really ready to work?: Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce. The Partnership for 21st Century; Retrieved June 21, 2007, from http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/documents/FINAL_REPORT_PDF9-29-06.pdf


  1. Dede, Christopher (2005). Planning for neomillennial learning styles: Implications for investments in technology and faculty. In D. G. Oblinger & J. L. Oblinger (Eds.), Educating the net generation. Retrieved November 20, 2006, from: http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?page_id=6069&bhcp=1


  1. Lenhart, Amanda, & Madden, Mary (2005). Teens content creators and consumers. Washington, DC: Pew Internet & American Life Report. Retrieved on November 19, 2006, from: http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Teens_Content_Creation.pdf


  1. Lenhart, Amanda, Madden, Mary, & Hitlin, Paul (2005). Teens and technology: Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation. Washington, DC: Pew Internet & American Life Report. Retrieved on November 3rd, 2006 from http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Teens_Tech_July2005web.pdf


  1. Roberts, Donald F., Foehr, Ulla G., & Rideout, Victoria (2005). Generation M: Media in the lives of 8-18 year-olds. Washington, DC: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved November 27, 2006, from http://www.kff.org/entmedia/upload/Generation-M-Media-in-the-Lives-of-8-18-Year-olds-Report.pdf


  1. Barbara R. Jones-Kavalier and Suzanne L. Flannigan (2006). Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century.  Educause Quarterly, 29(2), Retrieved July 4, 2007. from http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm06/eqm0621.asp



a.       Pope, Justin (2006, February 2). New ETS exam tries to measure students’ “information literacy.” Boston.com News. Retrieved June 21, 2007, from http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2006/02/02/new_ets_exam_tries_to_measure_students_information_literacy/

b.       Snider, Mike (2006, June 8). iPods knock over beer mugs.  USA Today, 9D.  Retrieved November 22, 2006, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2006-06-07-ipod-tops-beer_x.htm

c.       Foster, Andrea (2007, March 9). New programs teach undergraduates how to use the Internet and the online card catalog in search of the best sources.  Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved June 21, 2007, from

d.       David Emmett, (2003, November).  E-Portfolios at QUT: Providing the potential for competitive advantage and a motivating learner-centred environment.  Proceedings of the OLT 2003 Excellence: Making the Connections Conference, Australia.  http://eprints.qut.edu.au/archive/00000079/01/DavidEmmett.PDF

e.       ePaul Treuer & Jill Jenson. (2003, June).  Electronic Portfolios Need Standards to Thrive, Educause Quarterly, Volume 26, Number 2.  http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0324.pdf



Week 6 (Oct 1st) Neo Millennial and Web 2.0 Learners

  1. Dede, C. (2005). Planning for neomillennial learning styles.  Educause Quarterly, 28(1), http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm0511.pdf


  1. Oblinger, D. (2003, July/August). Boomers, Gen-Xers, Millennials: Understanding the new students.  Educause Review,  http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0342.pdf


  1. Oblinger, D. (Eds). Educating the Net Generation.  Educuase.  Boulder, Colorado http://www.educause.edu/educatingthenetgen or http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7101f.pdf (many articles, including:
    1. Hartman, J., Moskal, P., & Dziuban, C. (2005). Preparing the academy of today for the learner of tomorrow.  http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7101f.pdf
    2. Oblinger, D., & Oblinger, J. (2005). Is it age or IT: First steps toward understanding the Net Generation. In D. G. Oblinger & J. L. Oblinger (eds.), Educating the net generation. Retrieved November 20, 2006, from: http://www.educause.edu/IsItAgeorIT%3AFirstStepsTowardUnderstandingtheNetGeneration/6058


  1. Dieterle, E., Dede, C., & Schrier, K. (in press). “Neomillennial” learning styles propagated by wireless handheld devices. In M. Lytras & A. Naeve (Eds.), Ubiquitous and pervasive knowledge and learning management: Semantics, social networking and new media to their full potential. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc. Retrieved on August 28, 2006, from http://gseacademic.harvard.edu/~hdul/Dieterle-Dede-Schrier-NLS-2006.pdf#


  1. Mayer, R. E., & Moreno, R. (2003). Nine ways to reduce cognitive load in multimedia learning. Educational Psychologist, 38(1), 43-52.  Retrieved August 22, 2006, from http://www.leaonline.com/doi/abs/10.1207%2FS15326985EP3801_6


  1. Learning for the 21st Century (A Report and MILE Guide for 21st Century Skills) http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/downloads/P21_Report.pdf. MILE (Milestones for Improving Learning) Guide for the 21st Century skills. http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/downloads/P21_Mile_Guide_Printable.pdf



    1. Seligman, K. (2006, May 14).  Young and wired. San Francisco Chronicle, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/14/CMGGKIACOL75.DTL
    2. Dev et al., (2004-2005).  Production of a multisource, real-time, interactive lesson in anatomy and surgery: CORN demonstration.  Stanford University.  http://havnet.stanford.edu/pdfs/corn.pdf (also published in the Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 33(1), 3—10. http://havnet.stanford.edu/pdfs/corn.pdf



Week 7. (Oct 8th) Free and Open Source Software

  1. Raymond, E. S. (2000). The cathedral and the bazaar. Retrieved March 10, 2007, from http://www.catb.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/.
    1. Bezroukov, N. (2005a). Open source software development as a special type of academic research (Crique of Vulgar Raymond). First Monday. Retrieved December 22, 2005, from http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue4_10/bezroukov/index.html
    2. Bezroukov, N. (2005b). A second look at the cathedral and the Bazaar. First Monday. Retrieved December 23, 2005, from http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue4_12?besroukov/


  1. Wheeler, B. (2004). Open source 2007: How did this happen? EDUCAUSE Review, 39(4), 12-27.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/erm0440.asp or http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0440.pdf


  1. Kapor, M. (2005). How is open source special? EDUCAUSE Review, 40(2), 72-73.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/er/erm05/erm05210.asp and http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm05210.pdf


  1. Johnstone, S. M. (2005). Open educational resources serve the world. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 28(3), 15-18. Retrieved November 18, 2006 from: http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm05/eqm0533.asp


  1. Pan and Bonk Open Source Articles (3 choices):
    1. Pan, G., & Bonk, C. J. (2007, March).  The Emergence of Open-Source Software, Part II: China. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  See http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/331/762; special issue on the “Changing Faces of Open and Distance Learning in Asia” is found at http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/
    2. Pan, G., & Bonk, C. J. (2007, September).  The Emergence of Open-Source Software, Part I: North America. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(3).  See http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/issue/view/26
    3. Pan, G., & Bonk, C. J. (2007).  A socio-cultural perspective on free and open source software.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning.  See http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Apr_07/article01.htm


  1. Innovate Special Issue on Open Source:
    1. Stephenson, R. (2006). Open source/Open course learning: Lessons for educators from free and open source software. Innovate, 3 (1). Retrieved October 17, 2006, from  http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=345


    1. Hepburn, G., & Buley, J. (2006). Getting open source software into schools: Strategies and challenges. Innovate 3 (1).  Retrieved October 17, 2006, from http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=323


    1. Iiyoshi, T., Richardson, C., & McGrath, O. (2006). Harnessing open technologies to promote open educational knowledge sharing. Innovate 3 (1). Retrieved October 19, 2006, from http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=339



a.       FM (1998). FM Interviews with Linus Torvalds: What motivates free software developers? First Monday, Retrieved March 9, 2006, from http://www.firstmonday.dk/issues/issue3_3/torvalds/

b.       Free Software Foundation. (2006). The free software definition. Retrieved February 22, 2006, from http://www.fsf.org/licensing/essays/free-sw.html

c.       GNU Bulletin. (1987). What is Free Software Foundation? GNU Bulletin 1(3). Retrieved February 22, 2006, from http://www.gnu.org/bulletins/bull3.html#SEC1.

d.       Hilton, J. L. (2005). In praise of sharing. EDUCAUSE Review, 40(3), 72-73. Also available at: http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm05/erm053.asp

e.       Stallman, R. (1983). Initial announcement. Retrieved March 2, 2006, from http://www.gnu.org/gnu/initial-announcement.html

f.        Stallman, R. (1985). The GNU project. Retrieved March 3, 2006, from http://www.gnu.org/gnu/thegnuproject.html

g.       Open Source Initiative. (2007). Open Source Initiative (OSI). Retrieved January 25, 2007 from: http://www.opensource.org/

h.       Moodle (2005a). Moodle Web site.  Retrieved December 28, 2005, from http://moodle.org/; Moodle (2005b). Retrieved December 31, 2005 from http://download.moodle.org/lang/?MoodleSession=8b50ac297a877da6658fb575189e95f2; Moodle. (2006). Moodle community. Retrieved October 17, 2006, from http://moodle.org/

i.         Sakai. (2005). About Sakai. Retrieved December 26, 2005, from http://www.sakaiproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=103&Itemid=208; Sakai. (2006). The Sakai Partners Program. Retrieved October 17, 2006, from http://sakaiproject.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=233&Itemid=462

j.         Lessig, Lawrence (2006, September). Free, as in beer.  Wired Magazine, Retrieved June 23, 2007, from http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.09/posts.html?pg=6

k.       List of Open Source Tools: http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/tools.htm



Week 8. (Oct. 15th) Open Educational Resources

  1. Johnstone, S. M. (2005). Open educational resources serve the world. EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 28(3), 15-18.  Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm05/eqm0533.asp


  1. Geser, Guntram (ed.). (2007, January).  Open Educational Practices and Resources: OLCOS Roadmap 2012 (149 pages).  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.olcos.org/english/roadmap/ and http://www.olcos.org/english/roadmap/download/


  1. Downes, Stephen (2007). Models for sustainable open educational resources.  Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge and Learning Objects. 3, Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://ijklo.org/Volume3/IJKLOv3p029-044Downes.pdf


  1. Eysenbach, Gunther (2006, May 16). Advantage of open access articles.  Public Library of Science: Biology.  Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://biology.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=get-document&doi=10.1371/journal.pbio.0040157


  1. Atkins, Dan, Brown, John Seely, & Hammond, Allen (2007, February).  A review of the open educational resources (OER) movement: Achievements, challenges, new opportunities. William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. (84 pages).  Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://www.oerderves.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/a-review-of-the-open-educational-resources-oer-movement_final.pdf  or http://www.hewlett.org/Programs/Education/OER/OpenContent/Hewlett+OER+Report.htm


  1. Giving knowledge for free: The emergence of open educational resources.  OECD Publishing: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. (153 pages). Retrieved July 5, from http://www.oecdbookshop.org/oecd/display.asp?SF1=DI&CID=&LANG=EN&ST1=5L4S6TNG3F9X and


    1. Hewlett Foundation OER Resources and Grants: http://www.hewlett.org/Programs/Education/OER/openEdResources.htm
    2. Hewlett OER Blog called OERderves: http://www.oerderves.org
    3. WikiEducator: http://www.wikieducator.org/Main_Page
    4. UNESCO OER: http://www.unesco.org/iiep/virtualuniversity/forumshome.php?queryforums_id=3
    5. The Open Knowledge Foundation: http://www.okfn.org/
    6. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) Project: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html
    7. OpenCourseWare Consortium: http://www.ocwconsortium.org/
    8. OER Commons: http://oercommons.org/
    9. OER Blog: http://www.oerderves.org/
    10. Global Text Project: http://globaltext.org/
    11. Penn State Live (2005, January 6). Professor’s anatomy Web quiz garners quarter-million plus hits.  Retrieved August 27, 2006, from http://live.psu.edu/story/9593
    12. David Wiley', Utah State University, fall 2007 class about OER - syllabus online
    13. David Wiley', Utah State University, Spring 2007 class about open content - syllabus online: http://opencontent.org/wiki/index.php?title=INST_5280_Syllabus_Spring_2007
    14. David Wiley’s blog: http://opencontent.org/blog/
    15. Young, J. R. (2005, May 4). ‘Open courseware’ idea spreads: MIT’s plan to give away course materials online gains a few adherents.  Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/prm/weekly/v51/i26/26a03201.htm
    16. Young, J. R. (2006). Book 2.0: Scholars turn monographs into digital conversations.  Chronicle of Higher Education.  Retrieved September 27, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/weekly/v52/i47/47a02001.htm
    17. MIT (2001, April 4). MIT to make nearly all course materials available free on the World Wide Web.  Retrieved June 25, 2007, from http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2001/ocw.html
    18. MIT. (2005). 2004 program evaluation findings report.  Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Global/AboutOCW/evaluation.htm
    19. MERLOT: http://conference.merlot.org,
    20. Connexions from Rice University (http://cnx.rice.edu)
    21. Jorum: www.jorum.ac.uk
    22. Open Knowledge Initiative: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Knowledge_Initiative
    23. Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System (2005). OOPS website. Retrieved December 27, 2006 from: http://oops.editme.com/; Mission: http://www.core.org.cn/en/about_core/core_zl.htm
    24. The China Open Resources for Education project (www.core.org.cn/en/index.htm). 
    25. Japan OCW Alliance (www.jocw.jp/sub2.htm)
    26. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s OCW (http://ocw.jhsph.edu),
    27. Tufts University’s OCW (http://ocw.tufts.edu)
    28. Vietnam Fulbright Economics OCW (http://ocw.fetp.edu.vn/home.cfm)
    29. The Rai Foundation Colleges OCW project in India (www.rcw.raifoundation.org)
    30. Teacher lesson plan sites: (see http://www.lessonplanspage.com/ and http://www.sitesforteachers.com/)
    31. Federal Resources for Educational Excellent project (see http://free.ed.gov/). 
    32. NASA Learning Technology site (see http://learn.arc.nasa.gov/)
    33. MSN Encarta Dictionary: http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/dictionaryhome.aspx
    34. The Museum of Online Museums: http://www.coudal.com/moom/
    35. Ontario Educational Resource Bank: http://www.elearningontario.ca/eng/bank/Default.aspx
    36. Squidoo (http://www.squidoo.com/)
    37. Public Library of Science (www.plos.org)
    38. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: http://plato.stanford.edu
    39. Yahoo! Education: http://education.yahoo.com/; YourDictionary: http://www.yourdictionary.com/; Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary: http://www.m-w.com/; Dictionary.com: http://dictionary.reference.com/



Week 9. (Oct. 22nd) Course Management 1.0 in a Web 2.0 and Participatory e-Learning World

  1. Carmean, C., & Haefner, J. (2002, November/December). Mind over matter: Transforming course management systems into effective learning environments.  Educause Review, 37(6), 27-34.  Retrieved February 19, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0261.pdf


  1. Carmean, C., & Haefner, J. (2003). Next-generation course management systems.   EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 26(1)), pp. 10–13.  Retrieved August 12, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EQM0311.pdf


  1. Wiegel, V. (2005). From course management to curriculum capabilities: A capabilities approach for the next-generation CMS.  EDUCAUSE Review, 40(3), 54-67.  Retrieved August 22, 2006, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm05/erm0533.asp


  1. Downes, Stephen (2005, October). E-learning 2.0.  E-Learn Magazine. Retrieved October 26, 2006, from http://elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=articles&article=29-1


  1. Alexander, Bryan (2006, March/April). Web 2.0: A new wave of innovation for teaching and learning?  Educause Review, 41(2), 32-44.  Retrieved July 9, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm06/erm0621.asp


    1. See Table: Brown, Malcolm (2007, March/April). Mashing up the once and future CMS.  Educause Review, 42(2), 8-9.  Retrieved July 9, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm07/erm0725.asp


  1. Thompson, John (2007, April/May).  Is education 1.0 ready for Web 2.0 students? Innovate Journal of Online Education, 3(4), Retrieved July 4, 2007, from  http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=393



    1. Carnevale, D. (2006, October 5). Email is for old people: As students ignore their campus accounts, colleges try new ways of communicating.  Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(7), A27, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/free/v53/i07/07a02701.htm
    2. Carr, S. (2000, February 11). As distance education comes of age, the challenge is keeping the students.  The Chronicle of Higher Education, A39-A49.  Retrieved June 6, 2005, from http://chronicle.com/prm/weekly/v46/i23/23a00101.htm.
    3. Young, J. R. (1997, August 1). UCLA’s requirement of a Web page for every class spurs debate.  Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/che-data/articles.dir/art-43.dir/issue-47.dir/47a02101.htm
    4. Young, J. R. (1998). A year of Web pages for every course: UCLA debates their value. Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/che-data/articles.dir/art-44.dir/issue-36.dir/36a02901.htm
    5. Time Magazine (2006/2007).  Time Magazine Person of the Year, 168(26), December 25, 2006/January 1, 2007.
    6. Seven Things You Should Know About (Wikipedia, Podcasts, Facebook, etc.) (from Educause): http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?page_id=7495&bhcp=1
    7. YouTube Videos:

                                                               i.      YouTube (2007). Web 2.0…The machine is us/ing us.  YouTube.  Retrieved February 9, 2007, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE

                                                             ii.      Prometeus: The Media Revolution: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj8ZadKgdC0&feature=PlayList&p=4D86E029460FE12B&index=12

                                                            iii.      Distance in 2nd life (Nick Yee) http://www.npr.org/blogs/bryantpark/2007/05/dont_stand_so_close_to_me.html

                                                           iv.      Video blogging and video ethnographies: http://chronicle.com/media/video/v53/i36/youtube/ (from the Chronicle of Higher Education)-- Michael L. Wesch

                                                             v.      A Vision for Global (online) Education: http://youtube.com/watch?v=RRymi-lFHpE; Richard Baraniuk Rice University  

                                                           vi.      The machine is us/ing us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE (Michael L. Wesch)

                                                          vii.      Did you know; Shift Happens; globalization; information age: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljbI-363A2Q

                                                        viii.      Voices from the New American Schoolhouse: http://youtube.com/watch?v=rgpuSo-GSfw

                                                           ix.      Introducing the book: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek (also called medieval help desk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&mode=related&search= ; clearer to see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pyjRj3UMRM&mode=related&search=

                                                             x.      Fair(y) Use Tale: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJn_jC4FNDo (Eric Faden).  Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education this week!!!!!

                                                           xi.      My Kind of High School (Project-based learning; Project Foundry): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX1bv30rYIk

                                                          xii.      Pay Attention: http://youtube.com/watch?v=aEFKfXiCbLw 

                                                        xiii.      RSS in plain English: http://youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU

                                                        xiv.      Wikis in plain English: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY

                                                         xv.      Second life from Ohio University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFuNFRie8wA

                                                        xvi.      The Connected Future (Japan): NTT DoCoMo partI-3:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqFkQswOoTE&feature=PlayList&p=26850E72639F1547&index=0

                                                      xvii.      Second life announcement from San Jose State: http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/index.php?id=2064 and YouTube video. 

                                                     xviii.      Second Life from Case Western University http://chronicle.com/weekly/v53/i37/37a02901.htm

    1. Some Sample Web 2.0 tools and companies.

                                                               i.      VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com/ (add audio to pics--I tried it and it worked great)

                                                             ii.      SnapGenie: http://www.snapgenie.com/ (tell stories behind pics; looks fun and easy but I did not try yet.)

                                                            iii.      Chinswing: http://www.chinswing.com/? (constructive communication is the goal of this tool; converse with other people about different topics)

                                                           iv.      Scrapblog:  http://scrapblog.com/(create a scrapbook of pics.)

                                                             v.      Dotsub: http://www.dotsub.com/ (to create subtitling text in online videos and films).

                                                           vi.      YackPack: http://www.yackpack.com/ (email an audio file)



Week 10. (Oct 29th) Online Interactivity, Engagement, and Social Presence

Student note: you can skip any article below and instead find your own articles to read in your e-library.  We may use this as a catch up and expansion week (find articles and bring to class to share).


  1. Rourke, L., Andersen, T., Garrison, D. R., & Archer, W. (2001). Assessing social presence in asynchronous text-based computer conferencing.  Journal of Distance Education.  http://cade.icaap.org/vol14.2/rourke_et_al.html


  1. Richardson, J. C., & Swan, K. (2003, February). Examining social presence in online courses in relation to students’ perceived learning and satisfaction.  Journal of Asynchronous Learning Environments, 7(1).  Retrieved February 19, 2006, from http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v7n1/v7n1_richardson.asp or http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v7n1/pdf/v7n1_richardson.pdf


  1. Jones, N. (2005). The development of socialization in an on-line learning environment.  The Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 3(3), http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/PDF/3.3.4.pdf


  1. Su, B., Bonk, C. J., Magjuka, R., Liu, X., Lee, S. H. (2005, summer).  The importance of interaction in web-based education: A program-level case study of online MBA courses.  Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 4(1).  http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/PDF/4.1.1.pdf and http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/2005/summer/toc.asp


  1. Swan, K. (2003). Learning effectiveness online: What the research tell us.  In J. Bourne, & J. C. Moore (Eds.). Elements of quality online education, Practice and direction.  Sloan Center for Online Education, 13-45.  http://www.kent.edu/rcet/Publications/upload/learning%20effectiveness4.pdf


  1. Theroux, James, Carpenter, Cari, & Kilbane, Claire. (2004). Experimental online case study for a breakthrough in student engagement: Focus group results.  Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 8(3), retrieved July 1, 2007, from http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v8n3/v8n3_theroux.asp



    1. Chickering, A. W., & Ehrmann, S. C. (1996). Implementing the seven principles: Technology as lever. AAHE Bulletin, 49(2), 3-6.  Retrieved October 3, 2006, from http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/seven.html
    2. National Survey of Student Engagement (2006). Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students. Annual Report 2006.  Retrieved November 18, 2006, from http://nsse.iub.edu/NSSE_2006_Annual_Report/docs/NSSE_2006_Annual_Report.pdf
    3. Shi, Shufang, & Morrow, Blaine Victor (2006). E-conferencing for instruction: What works?  Educause Quarterly, 29(4), pp. 22-30. Retrieved July 10, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm06/eqm0646.asp



Week 11. (Nov 5th) Electronic Motivation, Collaboration, and Communities of Learning/Inquiry


  1. Alfred Rovai (2002, April). Building Sense of Community at a Distance.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning,  Retrieved August 21, 2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/viewFile/79/153


  1. Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (2000). Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer conferencing in higher education. The Internet and Higher Education, 2(2-3), 87-105. Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://communitiesofinquiry.com/documents/Critical_Inquiry_model.pdf (also see Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., Archer, W. and Rourke, L. (2004). Research into Online Communities of Inquiry. Retrieved March 8 , 2007, from http://communitiesofinquiry.com/)


  1. Ruth Brown (2001).  Process of Community-Building in Distance Learning Classes.  Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Volume 5, Issue 2. http://www.aln.org/publications/jaln/v5n2/v5n2_brown.asp


  1. Tresman, Susan (2002, April). Toward a strategy for improved student retention in programmes of open, distance education: A case study from the open university UK.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/75/145


  1. Lee, S. H., Magjuka, R. J., Liu, X., Bonk, C. J. (2006, June).  Interactive technologies for effective collaborative learning.  International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning.  See http://www.itdl.org/Journal/Jun_06/article02.htm


  1. Chris Kimble, Feng Li, & Alexis Barlow (2000). Effective Virtual Teams through Communities of Practice.  Management Science: Theory, Method, and Practice. http://econwpa.wustl.edu/eps/io/papers/0504/0504006.pdf and http://ideas.repec.org/p/wpa/wuwpio/0504006.html (abstract)



a.       Caroline Haythornthwaite, A social network study of the growth of community among distance learners, Information Research, Vol. 4 No. 1, http://informationr.net/ir/4-1/paper49.html.

b.       Stacie Furst, Richard Blackburn, & Benson Rosen (1999, October). Virtual Team Effectiveness: A Proposed Research Agenda.  Information Systems Journal, 9(4).  http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/doi/10.1046/j.1365-2575.1999.00064.x/abs/

c.       Yahoo! Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com;

d.       MSN Groups: http://msnusers.com;

e.       Google Groups: http://groups.google.com;

f.        Skype: http://www.skype.com/

g.       StartWright (virtual teams): http://www.startwright.com/virtual.htm

h.       Virtual Edge for Teams: http://www.virtualteams.com/

i.         Communities of Inquiry, University of Calgary: http://communitiesofinquiry.com/ and Learning Commons at the University of Calgary: http://commons.ucalgary.ca/



Week 12. (Nov. 12th) Podcasting, Coursecasting, and Online Language Learning

  1. Stevens, V. (2006, October). Applying multiliteracies in collaborative learning environments: Impact on teacher professional development. TESL-EJ, 10(2), Retrieved October 5, 2006, from http://www-writing.berkeley.edu/TESL-EJ/ej38/int.html


  1. Deal, Ashley (2007, June). Podcasting.  A Teaching With Technology White Paper.  Educause.  Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://connect.educause.edu/files/CMU_Podcasting_Jun07.pdf


  1. Carlson, Scott (2007, February 9). On the record, all the time: Researchers digitally capture the daily flow of life.  Should they? Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://chronicle.com/free/v53/i23/23a03001.htm


  1. Boettcher, Judith (2007, July). iPod stands for: Absorb, engage, and matter!  Campus Technology, Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://campustechnology.com/articles/48799/


  1. Brittain, Sarah, Glowacki, Pietrek Van Ittersum, Jared, & Johnson, Lynn (2006). Podcasting lectures: Formative evaluation strategies helped identify a solution to a learning dilemma, 29(3).  Retrieved July 10, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/apps/eq/eqm06/eqm0634.asp


  1. Lane, Cara (2006). UW podcasting: Evalution of Year One.  Retrieved July 10, 2007, from http://catalyst.washington.edu/research_development/papers/2006/podcasting_year1.pdf



    1. Mocigemba, Dennis, & Riechmann, Gerald (2007, July).  International Podcastersurvey: Podcasters - who they are. How and why they do it.  Retreived July 30, 2007, from http://podcastersurvey.com/ipcs07.pdf
    2. http://www.poducateme.com/guide/ a rather (seemed) comprehensive guide to podcasting
    3. Calhoun, T. (2005, June 23). Bravo for the Duke iPod experiment.  Campus Technology, Retrieved November 22, 2006, from http://campustechnology.com/news_issue.asp?id=153&IssueDate=6/23/2005
    4. Jarmon, J. (2006, April 24). Institute to teach Mandarin Chinese: University, China form partnership.  The State News.  Retrieved August 13, 2006, from http://www.statenews.com/article.phtml?pk=36024
    5. Fernandez, Luke (2007, January 5).  I upload, therefore I teach.  Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://chronicle.com/weekly/v53/i18/18b02701.htm
    6. Read, Brock (2005, October 25). Lectures on the go: As more colleges are ‘coursecasting,’ professors are split on its place in teaching.  Chronicle of Higher Education.. Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://chronicle.com/free/v52/i10/10a03901.htm
    7. MacDonald, C. (2006). State teens learn Chinese online.  Detroit News. Aug 22, ‘06, from http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060510/SCHOOLS/605100395/1026
    8. Snider, M. (2006, June 8). iPods knock over beer mugs.  USA Today, 9D.  Retrieved November 22, 2006, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2006-06-07-ipod-tops-beer_x.htm
    9. BBC News Online (2005, May 20). Podcasting could be a revolution.  Retrieved July 10, 2007, from http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4566059.stm
    10. Brabazon T (2006) “Socrates in Earpods?: The Ipodification of Education.” Fast Capitalism, 2(1). http://www.uta.edu/huma/agger/fastcapitalism/2_1/brabazon.htm
    11. Barrett MJ, Lacey CS, Sekara AE, Linden EA, Gracely EJ (2004) “Mastering Cardiac Murmurs:
      The Power of Repetition.” Chest 126, 470–475. http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/126/2/470
    12.  Holahan, Catherine (2006, November).  What podcasting revolution?  Business Week. Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/nov2006/tc20061127_441486.htm
    13. Kiernan, V. (2006, May 12). Sign of the times: Deaf-education departments find new uses for online videoconferencing.  Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved September 24, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/weekly/v52/i36/36a03701.htm
    14. iPods at Duke: http://www.duke.edu/ddi/projects/ipod.html
    15. Schroeder, Ray (2007, February). Podcasting in higher education: Reflective, disruptive, and evolving.  Sloan-C View.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/view/v6n2/viewv6n2.htm
    16. Worldbridges: http://worldbridges.net
    17. EdTechTalk: http://edtechtalk.com/



Week 13. (Nov 19th) Wikis, Wikipedia, Wikibooks, and Collaborative Writing

  1. Ferris, S. P., & Wilder, H. (2006, June/July). Uses and potentials of wikis in the classroom.  Innovate Journal of Online Education, 2(5), Retrieved July 4, 2007, from  http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=258


  1. Pfeil, U., Zaphiris, P., & Ang, C. S. (2006). Cultural differences in collaborative authoring of Wikipedia. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12(1), article 5. Retrieved February 7, 2007, from http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol12/issue1/pfeil.html


  1. Rosenzweig, R. (2006, June). Can history be open source: Wikipedia and the future of the past.  The Journal of American History, 93(1), 117-146.  Retrieved February 4, 2007, from http://chnm.gmu.edu/resources/essays/d/42


  1. Bryant, S. L., Forte, A., & Bruckman, A. (2005).  Becoming Wikipedian: Transformation of participation in a collaborative online encyclopedia.  In M. Pendergast, K. Schmidt, G. Mark, and M. Acherman (Eds.); Proceedings of the 2005 International ACM SIGGROUP Conference on Supporting Group Work, GROUP 2005, Sanibel Island, FL, November 6-9, pp. 1-10. Retrieved February 7, 2007, from http://www-static.cc.gatech.edu/~aforte/BryantForteBruckBecomingWikipedian.pdf


  1. Viégas, F. B., Wattenberg, M., & Dave, K. (2004). Studying cooperation and conflict between authors with history flow visualizations. In E. Dykstra-Erickson & M. Tscheligi (Eds.), Proceedings from ACM CHI 2004 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 575-582). Vienna, Austria. Retrieved February 3, 2007, from http://web.media.mit.edu/~fviegas/papers/history_flow.pdf


  1. Sajjapanroj, S., Bonk, C. J., Lee, M., & Lin, M.-F. G. (2007, April). The challenges and successes of Wikibookian experts and Wikibook novices: Classroom and community perspectives.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. See http://wiki-riki.wikispaces.com/Research+Papers+and+Reports



a.       Ebersbach, A., & Glaser, M. (2004). Towards emancipatory use of a medium: The wiki.  International Journal of Information Ethics, 2(11), Retrieved July 28, 2007, from http://container.zkm.de/ijie/ijie/no002/ijie_002_09_ebersbach.pdf

b.       Giles, J. (2005). Internet encyclopedias go head to head [Electronic Version]. Nature, 438, 900-901. Retrieved December 15, 2005 from http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v438/n7070/full/438900a.html.

                                                               i.      Encyclopedia Britannica (2006, March). Fatally flawed: Refuting the recent study on encyclopedic accuracy by the journal Nature.  Retrieved September 27, 2006, from http://corporate.britannica.com/britannica_nature_response.pdf#search=%22Refuting%20the%20recent%20study%20on%20encyclopedic%22

                                                             ii.      Lombardi, C. (2006). Belatedly, Britannica lambastes Wikipedia findings.  CNET News.  Retrieved September 27, 2006, from http://news.com.com/Belatedly,+Britannica+lambastes+Wikipedia+findings/2100-1025_3-6053754.html

c.       Campus Technology (2006a, October 10). News Update: MIT launches center for Collective (Wiki) intelligence.  Campus Technology.  Retrieved February 2, 2007, from http://campustechnology.com/news_article.asp?id=19384&typeid=150

d.       Campus Technology (2006b, October 10). News Update: Stanford debuts Wiki of all things Stanford.  Campus Technology. Retrieved February 2, 2007, from http://campustechnology.com/news_article.asp?id=19384&typeid=150

e.       Campus Technology (2007, January 30). News Update: MIT, Wharton to publish collaborative textbook by Wiki.  Campus Technology.  Retrieved February 2, 2007, from http://campustechnology.com/news_article.asp?id=20096&typeid=150

f.        Reuters (2007, February 1). Publisher launches it’s first “wiki” novel.  Yahoo News.  Retrieved February 5, 2007, from http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070201/tc_nm/penguin_wiki_dc_4

g.       Foster, A. L. (2005). Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, ponders a new entity: Wikiversity. The Chronicle: Daily news: 12/16/2005. Retrieved December 16, 2005, from http://chronicle.com/free/2005/12/2005121601t.htm

h.       Sanger, L. (2004). Why Wikipedia must jettison its anti-elitism. Retrieved February 10, 2006, from http://kuro5hin.org/story/2004/12/30/142458/25.

i.         http://willrichardson.wikispaces.com/  (Wikispaces of Will Richardson)

j.         Wikibooks (2007c). Wikibooks: Wikijunior.  Retrieved February 16, 2007, from http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior

k.       Seven things you should know about Wikipedia (2007, June).  Educause, Retrieved July 5, 2007, from http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7026.pdf

l.         Read, B. (2005, July 15). Romantic poetry meets 21st century technology: With wikis, the new Web tool, everybody’s an editor and a critic.  Chronicle of Higher Education, A35-36.  Retrieved September 26, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/free/v51/i45/45a03501.htm

m.     Read, B. (2006, August 7). ‘Wikimania’ participants give the online encyclopedia mixed reviews.  The Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved September 27, from http://chronicle.com/weekly/v53/i02/02a06201.htm

n.       Evans, P. (2006). The Wiki factor. BizEd. Retrieved April 1, 2006, from http://www.aacsb.edu/publications/Archives/JanFeb06/p28-33.pdf

o.       Orlowski, A. (2005). Wikipedia founder admits to serious quality problems [Electronic Version]. The Register. Retrieved February 10, 2006 from http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/10/18/wikipedia_quality_problem/.

p.       Seigenthaler, J. (2005, November 29).  A false Wikipedia ‘biography.’  USA Today. Retrieved September 27, 2006, from http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/editorials/2005-11-29-wikipedia-edit_x.htm

q.       Brown, J. S. (2006, December 1). Relearning learning—Applying the long tail to learning.  Presentation at MIT iCampus, Available from MITWorld.  Retrieved February 9, 2007, from http://www.mitworld.mit.edu/video/419



Week 14. (Nov 26th) Alternate Reality Learning: Massive Gaming, Virtual Reality, and Simulations

  1. Bonk, C. J., & Dennen, V. P. (2005). Massive multiplayer online gaming: A research framework for military education and training.  (Technical Report # 2005-1).  Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Defense (DUSD/R): Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative.  Retrieved September 26, 2006, from http://www.adlnet.gov/downloads/189.cfm


  1. Squire, Kurt (2005, February). Game-based learning: Present and future state of the field.  The Masie Center.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.masieweb.com/research-and-articles/research/game-based-learning.html or http://www.masieweb.com/dmdocuments/Game-Based_Learning.pdf


  1. Schrier, K. (2006). Using augmented reality games to teach 21st century skills. International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, ACM SIGGRAPH 2006 Educators Program. Boston, MA. Retrieved November 22, 2006, from: http://delivery.acm.org/10.1145/1180000/1179311/p15-schrier.pdf?key1=1179311&key2=5193514611&coll=ACM&dl=ACM&CFID=15151515&CFTOKEN=6184618


  1. Foreman, Joel (2004, October). Game-based learning: How to delight and instruct in the 21st Century. Educause Review.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, http://www.educause.edu/pub/er/erm04/erm0454.asp?bhcp=1 or http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/erm0454.pdf


  1. Kirriemuir, J. & McFarlane, A. 2004. Literature Review in Games and Learning. A Report of NESTA Futurelab. Retrieved July 15, 2007 from http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Games_Review.pdf


  1. Galanxhi, Holtjona, & Fui-Hoon Nah, Fiona (2007, September).  Deception in cyperspace: A comparison of text-only and avatar-supported medium.  International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 65(9), 770-783.  Retrieved August 21, 2007, from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6WGR-4NKJ0MW-1&_user=10&_coverDate=09%2F30%2F2007&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=dcac1150950338288c99862e4ff88d26



a.       Oishi, Lindsay (2007, June 15).  Surfing Second Life.  From Technology and Learning (TechLearning).  Retrieved July 12, 2007, from http://techlearning.com/story/showArticle.php?articleID=196604483

b.       Seven things you should know about Kaneva: http://metaversed.com/17-aug-2007/7-things-you-should-know-about-kaneva ; A new competitor to Second Life: http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/index.php?id=2321?=atwc; August 21, 2007

c.       Guernsey, L. (2005, July 22). Soaring through ancient Rome, virtually: A compact version of existing technology lets archeologists and art historians revisit the past.  Chronicle of Higher Education, Retrieved September 16, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/temp/reprint.php?id=2occrtqptrzi0jucx1639sc6sh2lmzp

d.       Demo of Scratch: http://chronicle.com/media/video/v53/i46/scratch/, Scratch Website: http://scratch.mit.edu/ ; Turning programming into Child’s Play: http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/index.php?id=2225?=atwc 

e.       Reeves, T. C., Herrington, J. & Oliver, R, (2002). Authentic activities and online learning.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, form http://elrond.scam.ecu.edu.au/oliver/2002/Reeves.pdf

f.        Korzeniowski, Paul (2007, March 27). Educational video games: Coming to a classroom near you?  TechNewsWorld.  Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://www.technewsworld.com/story/56516.html

g.       Vargas, Jose Antonio (2006, February 14). Virtual reality prepares soldiers for real war: Young warriors say video shooter games helped hone their skills.  Washington Post.  Retrieved July 1, 2007, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/13/AR2006021302437_pf.html



Week 15. (Dec 3rd) Mobile, Wireless, and Ubiquitous Learning

  1. Traxlar, John (2007, June).  Defining, discussing and evaluating mobile learning: The moving finger writes and having writ…. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/346/875 or http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/346/875oor


  1. Fozdar, Bharat Inder & Kumar, Lalita S. (2007, June). Mobile learning and student retension.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/345/916


  1. Kadirire, James (2007, June). Instant messaging for creating interactive and collaborative m-learning environments.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/344/874


  1. Peters, Kristine (2007, June). M-Learning: Positioning educators for a mobile, connected future.    International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/350/894


  1. Aderinoye, R. A.  Ojokheta, K. O. & Olojede, A. A.  (2007, June).  Integrating mobile learning into nomadic education programmes in Nigeria: Issues and perspectives.    International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/347/919


  1. Rekkedal, Torstein, & Dye, Aleksander (2007, June).  Mobile distance learning with PDAs: Development and testing of pedagogical and system solutions supporting mobile distance learners.  International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. 8(1).  Retrieved July 2,2007, from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/349/871



a.       Sideman, Jessica (2006, August 27). Wired for safety, late-night snacks.  USA Today, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/gear/2006-08-27-campus-tech_x.htm

b.       Weinstein, M. (2006, October). On demand is in demand. Training. 43(10), 31-35.  Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.trainingmag.com/msg/content_display/training/e3iQAg%2FoQ3k4zvNTxxEaSK7Kg%3D%3D

c.       Bugeja, Michael (2007, January 26).  Distractions on the wireless classroom.  Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved July 4, 2007, from http://chronicle.com/jobs/news/2007/01/2007012601c/careers.html

d.       BBC (2007, May 9). Online video ‘eroding TV viewing.’ BBC News Online. Retrieved July 3, 2007, from http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6639249.stm

e.       Chronicle of Higher Education (2006, September 22).  Freshman arrive bearing gadgets and great expectations.  Chronicle of Higher Education, 55(5), A30, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/weekly/v53/i05/05a03001.htm

f.        Carnevale, Dan (2006, October 5). Email is for old people: As students ignore their campus accounts, colleges try new ways of communicating.  Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(7), A27, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://chronicle.com/free/v53/i07/07a02701.htm

g.       Cho, J. S. (2006, July 17). U-learning in palm of hand.  The Korea Times.  Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/biz/200607/kt2006071718464311910.htm

h.       Lombardi, C. (2006, August 16). Penn State offers mobile news service.  USA Today, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/cnet/2006-08-16-penn-st-text_x.htm

i.         Murph, Darren (2007, May 14). Uruguay youngsters receive batch of OLPC XOs.  Engaget.  Retrieved July 3, 2007, from http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/14/uruguay-youngsters-receive-batch-of-olpc-xos/

j.         Rubenstein, Grace (2007, February 2). Computers for peace: The goals of a global one-to-one program go beyond learning.  George Lucas Education Foundation.  Retrieved July 2, 2007, from http://www.edutopia.org/node/3215

k.       Reuters (2006, October 18). Study shows Internet addicts cover up habit.  eWeek.com. Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2033323,00.asp

l.         Seligman, K. (2006, May 14).  Young and wired. San Francisco Chronicle, Retrieved November 20, 2006, from http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/14/CMGGKIACOL75.DTL

m.     Shaw, Keith (2007, June 21). Prepare for the SAT on an iPod.  Networkworld. Retrieved July 2, 2007, from http://www.networkworld.com/community/?q=node/16575

n.       ComVu: http://www.comvu.com/

o.       One Laptop Per Child (OLPC): http://laptop.media.mit.edu

p.       Playaway: http://store.playawaydigital.com/



Some Extra Resources:


Forty optional books that might interest students—no need to buy any:

1.       Anderson, Terry & Fathi Elloumi (Eds). (2004). Theory and practice of online learning  (An edited collection of research and reflection on online learning by AU authors).  Canada: Athabasca University.  (Free Online Book).  http://cde.athabascau.ca/online_book/

2.       Bersin, J. (2004). The blended book: Best practices, proven methodologies, and lessons learned.  San Francisco: Pfeiffer Publishing.

3.       Bonk, C. J., & King, K. S. (Eds.). (1998). Electronic collaborators: Learner-centered technologies for literacy, apprenticeship, and discourse.  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

4.       Bonk, C. J. & Graham, C. R. (Eds.) (2006). Handbook of blended learning: Global perspectives, local designs. San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer Publishing.

5.       Bonk, C. J., & Zhang, K. (in press). Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

6.       Brown, D. G. (ed.). (2000). Teaching with technology: Seventy-five professors from eight universities tell their stories.  Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing.

7.       Carr-Chellman, A. A. (2005). Global perspectives on e-learning: Rhetoric and reality.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

8.       Clyde, W., & Delohery, A. (2005). Using tech in teaching. New Haven: Yale Univ Press.

9.       Collison, G., Elrbaum, B., Haavind, S., & Tinker, R. (2000). Facilitating online learning: Effective strategies for moderators.  Madison, WI: Atwood Publishing.

10.   Conrad, R.-M., & Donaldson, J. A. (2004). Engaging the learner: Activities and resources for creative instruction.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.

11.   Cross, J. (2007). Informal learning: Rediscovering the natural pathways that inspire innovation and performance.  San Francisco, CA: Pfeiffer Publishing.

12.   Dabbagh, N., & Bannon-Ritland, B. (2005). Online learning: Concepts, strategies, and applications.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.

13.   Duffy, T., M., & Kirkley, J. (2004). Learner-centered theory and practice in distance education: Cases from higher education.  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

14.   Edmunson, A. (ed). (2007). Globalized e-learning: Cultural Challenges.  Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

15.   Hanna, D. E., Glowacki-Dudka, & Conceicao-Runlee, S. (2000). 147 practical tips for teaching online groups: Essentials of Web-based education.  Madison, WI: Atwood Pub.

16.   Horton, W. (2001). Evaluating e-learning.  Alexandria, VA: ASTD.  (note that Horton also has books called “Learning e-learning” (2001) and “Using e-learning” (2002))

17.   Jolliffe, A., Ritter, J., & Stevens, D. (2001). The online learning handbook: Developing and using Web-based learning.  London: Kogan Page.

18.   Jonassen, D. H., Howland, J. L., Moore, J. L., & Marra, R. M. (2003). Learning to solve problems with technology: A constructivist perspective (2nd edition).  Upper Saddle Rover, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall.

19.   Khan, B. (2005). Managing e-learning strategies: Design, delivery, implementation, and evaluation.  Hershey, PA: Information Science Publishing.

20.   Khan, B. H. (ed.). (2007). Flexible learning in an information society (pp. 258-269).  Hershey, PA: The Idea Group, Inc.

21.   Maddux, C. D., & Johnson, D. L. (2001). The Web in higher education: Assessment the impact and fulfilling the potential.  NY: Hayworth Press.

22.   Mayadas, F., Bourne, J., & Moore, J. C. (2002). Elements of quality online education: Practice and direction, Volume 4 in the Sloan-C series.  The Sloan Consortium.  Olin College of Engineering—SCOLE, Needham, MA. For this and additional books, see  https://secured.sloanconsortium.org/sloanCseries/

23.   Moore, M. G., & Anderson, W. G. (eds.). (2003). Handbook of Distance Education (HODE). Erlbaum.

24.   Moore M. G. (Ed.), Handbook of distance education (2nd Ed.).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

25.   Moore, M., & Kearsley, G. (2005). Distance education: A systems view (2nd edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

26.   Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2001). Lessons from the cyberspace classroom: The realities of online teaching.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

27.   Palloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2003). The virtual student: A profile and guide to working with online learners.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

28.   Paloff, R. M., & Pratt, K. (2005). Collaborating online: Learning together in community. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

29.   Phillips, P. P. (2002). The bottomline on ROI.  Atlanta: Center for Effective Performance.

30.   Phillips, J. J., & Pope, C. (2001). Implementing e-learning solutions: Twelve case studies from the real work of training.  Alexandria, VA: ASTD.

31.   Reddy, S. (2004). E-learning and technology: New opportunities in training and development.  Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press.

32.   Roberts, T. (Ed.).  (2003). Online collab learning: Theory & practice.  Hershey, PA: Idea Pub.

33.   Rudestasm, K. E. & Schoenholtz, J. (Eds.). (2002). Handbook of online learning: Innovations in higher education and corporate training.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

34.   Salmon, G. (2000). E-moderating: The key to teaching and learning online.  Kogan-Page or Stylus Publishing.

35.   Salmon, G. (2002). E-tivities: The key to active online learning.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Pub.

36.   Selinger, M. (2004).  Connected schools: Thought leaders (essays from innovators).  London, UK: Premium Publishing and Cisco Systems (free book) http://www.cisco.com/application/pdf/en/us/guest/about/about/c644/ccmigration_09186a00802bf23d.pdf

37.   Steeples, C. & Jones, C. (2002). Networked lrng: Perspectives and issues.  Springer-Verlag.

38.   Stephenson, J. (Ed.), (2001). Teaching and Learning Online: Pedagogies for new technologies.  Kogan Page and Stylus Publishing.

39.   Vandervert, L. R., Shavinina, L. V., & Cornell, R. A. (eds). (2001). Cybereducation: The future of long-distance learning.  Larchmont, NY: Mary Ann Liebert.

40.   Zucker, A., & Kozma, R. (2003). The virtual high school: Teaching Generation V.  New York: Teachers College Press.


For a complete online journal listing for this course, see: http://www.trainingshare.com/resources/distance_ed_journals_and_online_learning_books__Oct.htm \


Twenty free online journals and magazines:

  1. Australian Journal of Educational Technology: http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet.html
  2. Campus Technology: http://campustechnology.com/
  3. CLO: http://www.clomedia.com/content/templates/clo_home.asp?articleid=714&zoneid=145
  4. Educause Quarterly: http://www.educause.edu/pub/eq/
  5. Educause Review: http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/index.asp
  6. e-learning and education (eleed) journal: http://eleed.campussource.de/
  7. First Monday: http://www.firstmonday.org/
  8. Innovate: Journal of Online Education: http://horizon.unc.edu/innovate/guidelines/
  9. International Journal: Emerging Technologies in Education: http://www.online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet (need to sign in).
  10. Int’l Journal of Instructional Technology & Distance Learning: http://www.itdl.org/index.htm
  11. The International Review of Open and Distance Learning: http://www.irrodl.org
  12. Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks: http://www.aln.org/publications/jaln/index.asp
  13. J. of Computer Assisted Lrng: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0266-4909
  14. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication: http://jcmc.indiana.edu/
  15. Journal of Educators Online (JEO): http://www.thejeo.com/index.html
  16. Journal of Interactive Online Learning: http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/
  17. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT): http://jolt.merlot.org/index.html
  18. Language Learning and Technology (LLT): http://llt.msu.edu/
  19. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration: http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/
  20. THE Journal: http://www.thejournal.com/


Notes on Additional Resources:

  1. I have indexed more journals at TrainingShare.com resources; see: http://www.trainingshare.com/resources/distance_ed_journals_and_online_learning_books__Oct.htm \
  2. Another list of technology journals: http://www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cvu/links/journals.html
  3. For higher ed info technology articles, see the Chronicle of Higher Educ:: http://chronicle.com/
  4. For K-12 resources, try the George Lucas Education Foundation: http://www.edutopia.org/