Links of Interest


Professional Development Associations/Networks

CANADIAN

Office of Learning Technologies – (HRDC) Human Resources and Social Development Canada:
http://olt-bta.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/about/index.html

Ontario Council for University Lifelong Learning (OCULL):
http://ocull.ca/

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE):
http://www.cnie-rcie.ca

USA

American Society of Training & Development:
http://www.astd.org/ASTD

Online Learning Consortium:
https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/

Community Development Society:
http://www.comm-dev.org

Learning Resources Network (LERN):
http://www.lern.com

USA University Professional & Continuing Education Association:
http://www.upcea.edu

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Distance & Continuing Education

Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE)
http://www.acheinc.org/

Educause:
http://www.educause.edu

The Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE):
http://www.cnie-rcie.ca

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Newsletters, Reports & Journals

Journal of Professional, Continuing, and Online Education (JPCOE)
https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/jpcoe/index.php/jpcoe/index

Canadian Journal of Learning Technologies
http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt

Harvard Business Review:
http://hbr.org/

International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning (IJCELL)
http://www.acdeafrica.org/international-journal-continuing-education-and-lifelong-learning-ijcell

The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning (IRRODL)
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl

International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education
http://www.ijede.ca/index.php/jde

Stats Canada
http://www.statcan.gc.ca

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Corporate Universities/Human & Intellectual Capital

Corporate University Exchange Inc:
http://corpu.com

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Programs in Adult and Continuing Education

Dalhousie University:
 
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education:
 
St. Francis Xavier University:
Diploma in Adult Education
Masters in Adult Education
 

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National & International Educational Issues

Council of Ministers of Education:
http://www.cmec.ca

21st Century Learning Initiative:
http://www.21learn.org/

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Communities of Practice

CAUCE is committed to fostering the formation and growth of Communities of Practice among members. If you are interested in collaborating with colleagues to establish a Community of Practice in a specific field, here are some useful references:

CAUCE directory of members showing interest areas (for members only; login required).

Communities of Practice summary handout distributed at the 2016 CAUCE conference.

An article by Etienne Wenger that provides a brief introduction to the subject.

A quick start-up guide, also by Etienne Wenger.

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Communication/Collaboration Tools

Blackboard Collaborate – Blackboard Collaborate delivers open, education-focused collaboration solutions that enhance learning, reduce costs, and improve outcomes.

Blogger.com

Moodle – Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.

Skype

Smarttech – provider of interactive whiteboards.

Twitter

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