Portugal: Mobile Phones in Schools

© Ewe Degiampietro - Fotolia.com At the end of the second quarter of 2008, there were 14.3 million Mobile Telephone Service (MTS) subscribers in Portugal. This is a nearly five percent increase in the total... Read More

A Fresh Start for E-Books?

© Amazon Looking at the market, e-books seem to be enjoying a great revival at the moment. In autumn 2007, online book-selling giant Amazon introduced its e-book reading device called Kindle. The white, iPo... Read More

Discussion: Who Needs Teachers Anyway?

Dr Giselle Ferreira What could be the role of the teacher in an Open Educational Resources scenario - an education system where content is packaged in an open library concept, allowing visitors to help ... Read More
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Remote Teaching Laboratories in Chemistry

Dietmar Kennepohl is Professor of Chemistry and Associate Vice President Academic at Athabasca University, Canada's leading distance-education and online university. Over the years, his research interests have ... Read More