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Call for papers on research into blended and online learning


Students gathered round a laptop (i)

The Canadian Journal of Higher Education is a publication of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education. It has issued a call for papers for a special issue on: ‘Blended and online higher education: teaching and learning in a wired world.’
This special issue will ‘present research on education access and quality learning experiences afforded by online education delivery, in addition to research on the use of the Internet for interaction and collaborative engagement previously unattainable to teachers and students.’
Guest editors and submission of articles
Martha Cleveland-Innes, Athabasca University
Heather Kanuka, University of Alberta
Submit before December 31, 2012 to either editor.
Full Text: Call for papers on research into blended and online learning.

Free Access to Distance Education Volume 33, Issue 2, 2012

ODLAA, the professional association for teachers, developers, researchers, consultants and administrators from Australia and overseas involved in open and distance learning, has given free access to its journal Distance Education.

ODLAA Journal

Get your free access here.
Articles include:

  • Fostering social inclusion through open educational resources (OER) – Gráinne Conole
  • A review of the role of national policy and institutional mission in European distance teaching universities with respect to widening participation in higher education study through open educational resources – Andy Lane
  • Opening up Down Under: the role of open educational resources in promoting social inclusion in Australia – Carina Bossu, David Bull & Mark Brown
  • The OER mix in higher education: purpose, process, product, and policy- Samuel Nikoi & Alejandro

Not sure how long the free access will last so have a look while you can.

The Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning Volume 15 Issue 2

Volume 15 of the Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning. JOFDL 15(2), is a special theme issue on Open Educational Practices.
See: http://journals.akoaotearoa.ac.nz/index.php/JOFDL/
The contents are listed below.  Please pass work on through your professional networks.


Introduction PDF
Ben Kehrwald i-ii

Articles – Theme

Extending the Territory: From Open Educational Resources to Open Educational Practices PDF
Ulf-Daniel Ehlers 1-10
Something for everyone? The different approaches of academic disciplines to Open Educational Resources and the impact on widening participation PDF
Tony Coughlan, Leigh-Anne Perryman 11-27
Making academic OER easy: Reflections on technology and openness at Oxford University PDF
Melissa H. Highton, Jill W. Fresen, Joanna Wild 28-40
Playing catch-up: Investigating public and institutional policies for OER practices in Australia PDF
Carina Bossu, Mark Brown, David Bull 41-54

Articles – Primary studies

The Potential of Building High School Students’ Vocabulary Using an iPod Touch and Gaming App PDF
Jennifer Redd, Denise Schmidt-Crawford 55-67