Several Kaleidoscope members are participating in the second annual eLearning Africa conference. Their participation underscores one of conference’s central themes: The growing partnership between Africa and Europe.
“Research on motivation has taken new avenues in order to grasp the dynamics of motivation in multiple contexts and thus get closer to actual practices of today’s learning,” said Kaleidoscope member Sanna Järvelä (University of Oulu, FI). In light of new technological developments and trends in research her recent book (co-edited with Simone Volet of Murdoch University, Australia) Motivation in Learning Contexts seems particularly relevant to Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). (read)
Kaleidoscope members Christina M. Steiner, Dietrich Albert,(University of Graz, AT) and Jürgen Heller (University of Tübingen, DE), have written a chapter about concept mapping as it applies to eLearning in the recently published book _Advanced Principles of Effective e-Learning_. (read)