e-learning standards

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Mobile Touch — mobile e-learning

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This report Mobile Touch: a guide to implementing e-learning in your organisation  is available at http://trainingo2.net/eli/10164/SUQ%20Mobile%20Touch%20Case%20Study.pdf  .

It is aimed at Vocational Education trainers, but also has generic standards information. It includes best practice recommendations and technical considerations. Useful standards information includes HTML5, and its improved mobile video format (p16). Issues discussed include screen size for mobiles; various mobile browsers and operating systems.

The report appears to have been completed in late 2010, but content and links are still relevant.


Written by Evan Bailey

May 31, 2011 at 12:14 pm

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The Digital Australian Curriculum — an update

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Below is a link to a recent and very interesting presentation from Education Services Australia (ESA) on ‘The Digital Australian Curriculum’  at http://www.usq.edu.au/~/media/USQ/lia2011/ACARA%20Curriculum%20Connect%20LIA.ashx .

This presentation covers the National Digital Learning Resources Network, ACARA, Australian Curriculum Connect, and the ACC pilot.

Written by Evan Bailey

March 31, 2011 at 4:37 pm

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Impact of standards work on Australian education

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This paper [PDF 5p] from Link Affiliates describes how ‘technical standards enable an education delivery scenario that would not have been possible a few years ago’. The paper provides examples of how Australian involvement in technical standards has been directly beneficial to Australian education initiatives. The paper comes from a DEEWR-funded ‘Technical Standards for Digital Education’ project which reported earlier in 2010. Irvin Flack and Evan Bailey were among the representatives from CLI.

URL = http://www.linkaffiliates.net.au/Activities/FGOutputs/Impact_of_Standards_Work_on_Australian_education.pdf

Written by Evan Bailey

December 13, 2010 at 4:20 pm

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