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The problems of benchmarking

In 2004 the United Kingdom e-University failed and was put out of its misery. The analysis of this failure was, and is, extensive and ongoing. Historians will no doubt provided us with a nuanced assessment of the failure that draws … Continue reading

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The Sesame Street Syndrome

Michael suggested I might want to comment on issues other than the eMM during this visit to his blog, so today I (Stephen) want to talk about the wider use of technology in the learning environment. A recent article in … Continue reading

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Change

In my first post as a visitor to Michael’s blog I quoted Michael Fullan as encapsulating the motivations behind my research. I’m going to repeat that quote again as this post is going to focus on change: “The answer to … Continue reading

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So what is the eMM anyway?

In my last post I (Stephen) promised to explain in more detail what the e-Learning Maturity Model (eMM) is and how it might be of use. The eMM is an example of a process maturity model and, like all such … Continue reading

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A Kiwi's Perspective on E-Learning

Thanks Michael for this opportunity to share a kiwi perspective on e-learning and to talk about the eMM. I should start by saying that although I have been Acting Director at the UTDC, I’m now back in my primary role … Continue reading

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