Research & Development

The Oxford ReviewThe Oxford Review, by David Wilkinson, is a monthly review of the latest published academic research that is *practical, *useful and *readily understandable without being overwhelming. (facebook page here)

InformED is a learning and ideas hub for training news and industry insights in the universe of eLearning and Education Technology.

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Eduserv is a not-for-profit IT services organisation and a registered charity. Their aim is “to realise the benefits of IT for learning and research. Dedicated to developing effective technology solutions that meet the needs of universities, colleges and public sector organisations”.

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Intute was a free online service providing a database of hand selected Web resources for education and research. Intute closed in July 2011 but many articles can still be accessed.

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The Instructional Technology Council (ITC) provides exceptional leadership and professional development to its network of eLearning experts by advocating, collaborating, researching, and sharing exemplary, innovative practices and potential in learning technologies.

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The aim of the JISC e-learning programme is to enable UK further and higher education to create a better learning environment for all learners, wherever and however they study, in order to realise the vision explained on their site

Playing action video games can boost learning
A new study [from Rochester University] shows for the first time that playing action video games improves not just the skills taught in the game, but learning capabilities more generally.