Share the Knowledge
We choose to work with customers rather than for them and so we share our knowledge about emerging technologies and online learning trends with our customers. Below is a collection of useful links in the elearning industry.
Adobe Education – Adobe helps educators prepare students for success by giving them the skills they need to express and share ideas and information in compelling and engaging ways.
Advanced Distributed Learning – The Shareable Courseware Object standard such as the SCORM. The Instructional Management System standard and its supporting specifications.
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) – The Association is an international, educational and professional not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the knowledge, theory, and quality of learning and teaching at all levels with information technology.
BC Wine Server – A great example of a Udutu course in action. Teaching everything anyone needs to know about the BC Wine Region.
Brandon Hall – An independent expert in e-learning, helping organizations make the right decisions about technology through his writing, advising, and presenting.
Educause – An association dedicated to the use of technology and information resources in higher education.
Eduventures.com – Commissioned by Advance Illinois, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) is completing a study that ranks the quality of 56 teacher preparation programs in Illinois against a set of standards developed by NCTQ.
The Elearning Guild – More than 60,000 e-learning professionals make this their one-stop source for what is going on in the industry. Many useful resources. Great tradeshows, publications, resource guides, etc.
Forrester Research – An independent technology and market research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice about technology’s impact on business and consumers.
Jane Hart’s “Pick of the day” – Jane Hart is the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT), one of the world’s most visited learning sites on the web. Jane is a leading thinker and practitioner in the area of Social Learning. She regularly gives keynotes and invited presentations at conferences and other events, both in the UK and internationally as well as globally online.
Kevin Kruse – A terrific amalgamation of useful information and opinions. Kevin keeps on top of what is going on in the industry and has great links to a multitude of blogs, RSS feeds, and other resources.
Learning Times – LearningTimes is an open community for education and training professionals. Members have free access to a wide range of opportunities to interact and network with peers from across the globe. Member activities include live webcasts and interviews with industry leaders, online debates and discussions, live coverage of industry conferences, and international working groups.
Onlinecourses.com – is a free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college courses that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton and MIT. They offer highly relevant courses such as iPhone Application Development from Stanford and Cyber Humor from Oxford. This is something we believe would be a wonderful resource for those looking to explore additional educational topics and to see what a college level course has to offer.
Royal Roads University – The University’s strategic research themes reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the academic programs. These themes are learning and innovation, and sustainable communities and societies.
Stephen Downes – Funded by the Canadian National Research Council, Stephen Downes devotes his full time and energy to exploring all things related to online learning, with a decided bias towards open source and unrestricted technologies, he is witty, opinionated, and sometimes visionary.
T-Net British Columbia – T-Net News and Information for the technology sector in British Columbia.
Training Magazine – The name speaks for itself.