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The new edition of The SAGE Handbook of E-Learning Research retains the original effort of the first edition by focusing on research while capturing the leading edge of e-learning development and practice. Chapters focus on areas of development in e-learning technology, theory, practice, pedagogy and method of analysis. Covering the full extent of e-learning can be a challenge as developments and new features appear daily. The editors of this book meet this challenge by including contributions from leading researchers in areas that have gained a sufficient critical mass to provide reliable results and practices. The 25 chapters are organised into six key areas: 1. THEORY 2. LITERACY & LEARNING 3. METHODS & PERSPECTIVES 4. PEDAGOGY & PRACTICE 5. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM 6. FUTURES

Promoting Policy Uptake for Open Educational Resources and Open Practices
Promoting Policy Uptake for Open Educational Resources and Open Practices
Grinne ConoleGiles PeplerPaul BacsichBrenda PadillaTerese Bird
INTRODUCTION

Digital technologies continue to develop at a rapid pace. Smartphones and tablets mean that learning anywhere and anytime is now a reality. Learning analytics2 tools provide rich data on learning behaviours, which can be used by teachers to help learners, or by learners themselves, to improve their learning strategies. Digital technologies offer a wealth of ways in which learners can interact with multimedia, and communicate and collaborate with tutors and peers. The pace of change is evident through looking at the annual New Media Consortium Horizon reports3 and the Open University Innovating Pedagogy reports.4 The 2014 Innovating Pedagogy report lists ...

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