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Building bridges between Higher Education and Corporate L&D

I came across this nice line from my old boss Donald Clark’s blog recently: “Much as Higher Education would like to think it has a monopoly on learning, it is merely one in many, many layers in the learning cake.” True words and they got me thinking about some experiences good and bad, past and …

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The rise and rise of mobile learning

I have been collecting together examples the past few weeks of when higher education institutions started rolling out these ‘iPads for every student’ programs. While the world read those attention grabbing headlines, a larger number of institutions have been sliently spending vastly more money, but with much less exposure, on supporting Bring Your Own Device …

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How open source development processes impact software quality

This article is part of a series of blog posts reviewing academic studies into open source software quality. Exploring the Effects of Process Characteristics on Product Quality in Open Source Software Development, Koch and Neumann, 2008 Koch and Neumann from Vienna University published this paper in 2008. It built on prior published research into open source development …

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