Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group

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ELESIG is an international community of researchers and practitioners from higher and further education who are involved in investigations of learners' experiences and uses of technology in learning. ELESIG members work together to share knowledge and practice and develop a shared repertoire of resources which will be of benefit to the community and the sector.

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What Is Really Chunking?

I have seen many posts on the “so and so numbers of things that instructional designers or elearning professionals must do”, and many include the “chunking of information”. But what do they really mean by that? Displaying on the course lesson page a maximum number of words out of the total? Displaying a whole section? Making short videos? Short audio bites? Or just as many word as you can pack on the page? It can get confusing (at least to me) as to what really chunking…


Posted by Julio C Castro on November 18, 2014 at 21:13

One millionth visit to international student resource

Prepare for Success - our open website of learning resources to help international students prepare for  academic life and study in HE and FE in UK received its one millionth visit last week ( on 4th Nov 2014): More info.

Posted by Julie Watson on November 12, 2014 at 13:28

November News

Posted by Rhona Sharpe on November 12, 2014 at 10:25

PodCasts from ELESIG-NW

Hello, just to thank everyone who supported and came along to the ELESIG-NW symposium at University of Manchester, October 8th 2014. This was a great session and we had the pleasure of hearing a range of presentations, discussions, and the main presentation by Profession Allison Littlejohn, from the Centre for Research in Technology Enhanced Professional Learning, Glasgow Caledonian University. 

Here is a link to the podcasts of the presentations: …


Posted by Roger Harrison on October 16, 2014 at 10:27

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