By Stephen Downes
January 15, 2004

From the email notice: "The Adaptech Research Network (http://www.adaptech.org) is commencing a three-year study that will examine the accessibility for students with disabilities of the various forms of eLearning now used in Canadian colleges and universities." You may also want to look at WebAim, a similar initiative based in Utah. Also just launched is the Accessibility in Distance Education (ADE) site at UMUC. By Various Authors, January, 2004 [Refer][Research][Reflect]

PEGGasus Website Gallops to the Rescue
Coverage of the learning marketplace website, PEGGAsus, that I helped develop along with Bert Einsidel of the University of Alberta and staff at APEGGA and Terra Prime. Nice props in the story as well for my older MuniMall project, still chugging along more than two years after completion. By Bev Betkowski, Express News, January 14, 2003 [Refer][Research][Reflect]

A Guide to Institutional Repository Software v 2.0
This is the second edition of the guide that will allow people to look at bthe software choices for those thinking of setting up an institutional eprints library or repository. By Various Authors, Budapest Open Access Initiative, January, 2004 [Refer][Research][Reflect]

Open Archives Initiative Service Providers
Listing and description of a number of Open Archives Initiative service providers, including SAIL-eprints, my.OAI, Citebase, and others. Part two is here. By Gerry McKiernan, January, 2003 [Refer][Research][Reflect]

RDF Schema for Learner Project
Cool. "The goal of the project is to research user modelling in open P2P environment where learner profiles are distributed and also fragments of a learner profile are distributed." This one is a natural. By Peter Dolog and Tomaz Klobucar, January 4, 2004 [Refer][Research][Reflect]

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