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State of e-Learning in Canada. May 2009

The Canadian Council on  Learning released its report on the state of e-Learning in Canada. The report can be obtained from

The report points out that e-learning shows great promise to improve Canada’s economic competitiveness and prepare Canadians for the demands of the 21st century and act as a fundamental tool for fostering a lifelong learning society. However, several issues are constraining the country’s ability to take full advantage of e-learning’s potential.


June 3, 2009 Posted by | Online Resources, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

E-Learning by Design. William Horton

E-Learning by Design. William Horton. Pfieffer. 2007.

Excellent book on application of instructional design to e-learning. Clear enough to be valuable even to beginners in this area. Well illustrated by clear black-and-white illustrations. Associated with a companion website.

The use of technology to create learning experiences, instructions on creating tests and other assessments, use of learning objects and learning objectives are all well covered.  Includes information on designing learning games and simulations.

William Horton is President of William Horton Consulting which specialises in e-learning activities. The companion website offers e-learning tools for sale.

May 27, 2009 Posted by | Books | , , , | Leave a comment