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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) p. 1697
A significant challenge facing the education system in Canada is the provision of even a basic high school program to students in small isolated aboriginal communities scattered across remote areas of the country. Traditional forms of delivery are...
The Challenges of Improving Synchronous Web-based High School Course Delivery in Isolated Aboriginal Community Settings
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2948–2955
This paper is based on a current (2007-2010) Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada community-university alliance funded research project that is investigating ways to improve the success rate of aboriginal high school learners who have...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) p. 2043
The overall intent of this presentation is to share the results of a recent (2010) pan-Canadian study examining successful ways to deliver courses to high school students in rural isolated aboriginal communities through e-learning. Most of these...
The effectiveness of web-delivered learning with aboriginal students: Findings from a study in coastal Labrador
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 35, No. 3 (Jul 21, 2010)
This paper outlines the findings of a study that explores perspectives of e-learning for aboriginal students in five coastal communities in Labrador, Canada. The rural nature of many communities in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, coupled...
Merle Hearnes; Judy Cockeram; Gareth Schott; Tim Bell; Todd Cochrane; Deborah Corder; Ann Philpott; Clare Atkins; Scott Diener; David Parsons; Garry Falloon; Mick Grimley; Niki Davis; Alice U-Mackey; Swee Kin Loke
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 571–579
The Virtual Worlds Working Group began with the DEHub research consortium in November 2009. In December 2010, New Zealand joined the VWWG. This paper highlights the current work of the NZ based members of the group and presents the work of 23...