Readings

Stimulus Package
EdWeek: Stimulus Guidance Spotlights Teacher Evaluations
Converge Magazine on the Stimulus Package

Key Documents
New Media Consortium & Educause (2009). The 2009 Horizon Report. Austin: New Media Consortium. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from http://www.nmc.org/horizon2009

K12 Horizon Report 2009

Downes, S. (2008). “The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On”. In Downes, S., Half an Hour, Sunday, November 16, 2008. Moncton: Stephen Downes. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://halfanhour.blogspot.com/2008/11/future-of-online-learning-ten-years-on_16.html
Alternative link to Future of Online Learning

Siemens, G. & Tittenberger, P. (2009). Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning. University of Manitoba.
Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://ltc.umanitoba.ca/wikis/etl/index.php/Handbook_of_Emerging_Technologies_for_Learning

Wiley, D. A. (2000). “Connecting learning objects to instructional design theory: A definition, a metaphor, and a taxonomy”. In Wiley, D. A. (Ed.), The Instructional Use of Learning Objects: Online Version. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://reusability.org/read/chapters/wiley.doc

O'Reilly, T. (2005). What Is Web 2.0. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html

Jacobsen, M. Clifford, P. & Friesen, S. (2002). Preparing teachers for technology integration: Creating a culture of inquiry in the context of use. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education [Online serial], 2(3). Retrieved April 4, 2009 from http://www.citejournal.org/vol2/iss3/currentpractice/article2.cfm

Networks & Learning Communities
John Seely Brown on Tinkering
Etienne Wenger on Digital Habitats
Stephen Downes on Personal Professional Development
LTC Wiki Workshop

Downes, S. (2006). Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge. Discussion Paper #92. [online document]: Instructional Technology Forum. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from http://it.coe.uga.edu/itforum/paper92/paper92.html
Alternative Link for Learning Networks and Connective Knowledge

LMS to PLE*
Gibbons, A. S., Nelson, J. & Richards, R. (2000). “The nature and origin of instructional objects”. In Wiley, D. A. (Ed.), The Instructional Use of Learning Objects: Online Version. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://reusability.org/read/chapters/gibbons.doc

Liber, Oleg & Johnson, Mark (2008). Personal Learning Environments. Interactive Learning Environments, 16 (1), 1-2. Retrieved April 03, 2009, from
http://www.informaworld.com/10.1080/10494820701772645

Connectivism
Davis, C, Edmunds, E, & Kelly-Bateman, V. (2008). Connectivism. In M. Orey (Ed.), Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching, and technology. Retrieved April 3, 2009,
from http://projects.coe.uga.edu/epltt/

Connectivism Course Wiki
Online Connectivism Conference

Siemens, G. (2004). Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age. [online]. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://www.elearnspace.org/Articles/connectivism.htm

Bob Kerr: critique of connectivism

Siemens on Connectivism: Learning Theory of Past Time for the Self Amused?

Social Media
Evans, V. (2007). Networks, Connections and Community: Learning with Social Software. Brisbane: Australian Flexible Learning Framework. Retrieved April 3, 2009
from http://www.flexiblelearning.net.au/flx/webdav/site/flxsite/users/cpickles/public/

Online Learning
eLearning Framework
Learning Designs

Anderson, T. (Ed.) (2008). The theory and practice of online learning, 2nd edition. Athabasca University Press. Retrieved April 4, 2009 from http://www.aupress.ca/index.php/books/120146.
1st edition

Cavanaugh, C., Barbour, M., & Clark, T. (2009). Research and Practice in K-12 Online Learning: A Review of Open Access Literature. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning [Online] 10:1. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/607/1182

Downes, S. (2005). “e-Learning 2.0”. In eLearn Magazine, 10/17/05. New York: Association for Computing Machinery. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from
http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=articles&article=29-1

Orey, M.(Ed.). (2001). Emerging perspectives on learning, teaching, and technology. Retrieved April 3, 2009 from http://projects.coe.uga.edu/epltt/

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