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Open Learning Vol. 28, No. 3 (2013) pp. 187–200
The virtual learning environment (VLE) has grown to become a piece of complex infrastructure that is now deemed critical to higher educational provision. This paper looks at Moodle and its adoption in higher education. Moodle's origins, as an...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 4, No. 4 (Dec 02, 2009) pp. 14–18
The mathematics language LaTeX is often seen outside of academic circles as a legacy technology that is awkward to use. MathML - a verbose language designed for data-exchange, and to be written and understood by machines - is sometimes by contrast...
The open dataset on students’ perceptions of virtual learning environments in Ireland: Collaborating to listen to the student voice
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1070–1074
The Irish inter-institutional virtual learning environments (VLEs) open dataset stems from ongoing work with a rolling longitudinal survey of students’ usage of VLEs which has been ongoing in 12 higher education institutions since 2008. The project...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 6 (May 29, 2018) pp. 214–222
In this study we sought to examine MOOC learners’ levels of trust in the platforms, institutions, and instructors involved in MOOC design and delivery. We sought to examine what influenced learners’ conceptualizations of trust in MOOCs and how this...
Open Learning Vol. 31, No. 2 (2016) pp. 176–187
This case study describes the process that the Humanities Programme Team, in Dublin City University's Open Education Unit, has undertaken with regard to developing a systematic, programme-focused assessment strategy. It charts the development of an...