Here are some references I have been using in my Online/eLearning Instruction certificate.

Barrett, D. N. (2011, February 9). Designing Online Courses For Learners Who Are Not Computer Literate. Retrieved May 11, 2018, from CommLab India:

Bell, B. S., & Federman, J. E. (2013). E-Learning in Postsecondary Education. DigitalCommons@ILR, 23(1), 165-185.

Boettcher, J. V., & Conrad, R.-M. (2016). The Online Teaching Survival Guide (Second Edition). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Bruner, J. (1966). Toward a Theory of Instruction. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Bruner, J. (1973). Going Beyong the Information Given. New York: Norton.

CourseArc. (2016, November 22). How to Improve Student Retention in eLearning. Retrieved June 4, 2018, from CourseArc:

Crow, B. R. (2015, September 22). Constructivism for Teachers and Learners – A Closer Look. Retrieved June 10, 2018, from Tutoring for Excellence:

Culatta, R. (2018). Constructivist Theory (Jerome Bruner). Retrieved June 10, 2018, from

Hoover, E. (2009, October 11). The Millennial Muddle. Retrieved May 10, 2018, from The Chronicle of Higher Education:

Kinnes, T. (2016). Jerome Bruner – Tableau. Retrieved June 11, 2018, from The Gold Scales:

Myall, O. (2017, June 7). 3 Ways to Maximize Your Learning As An Online Student. Retrieved June 4, 2018, from eLearning Industry:

Pappas, C. (2014, April 3). From Instructor to Effective Online Facilitator. Retrieved June 3, 2018, from eLearning Industry:

Pappas, C. (2016, December 10). 8 Factors That Promote Online Collaboration In eLearning. Retrieved May 13, 2018, from eLearning Industry:

Pappas, C. (2016, June 23). Top 8 eLearning Activities Online Learners Love. Retrieved June 11, 2018, from eLearning Industry:

The following references are great for lesson planning.

Khan, S. B., & Chishti, S. (2011). Learners’ errors: supporting learners for participating in mathematics’ classroom. International Journal of Academic Research, 3(1), 656-659.

Nemec, P. (2011). The self-directed learner. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35(1), 71-73.

Rochford, L., & Borchert, P. S. (2011). Assessing higher level learning: developing rubrics for case analysis. Journal of Education for Business, 86(5), 258-265.

Smith, A., & Smith, J. (2013). TeacherTube – About us. Retrieved July 20, 2013, from TeacherTube:

Starr, C. W., Manaris, B., & Stalvey, R. H. (2008). Bloom’s taxonomy revisited: specifying assessable learning objectives in computer science. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 40(1), 261-265.

The next few references relate to the use of cloud based tools in education.

Behrend, T. S., Wiebe, E. N., London, J. E., & Johnson, E. C. (2011). Cloud computing adoption and usage in community colleges. Behaviour & Information Techhnology, 30(2), 231-240.

Blue, E., & Tirotta, R. (2011). The benefits & drawbacks of integrating cloud computing and interactive whiteboards in teacher preparation. TechTrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning, 55(3), 31-39.

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education. (2010). Cloud Computing in Education. Moscow: UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education.

These references have given me a lot of insight for my blog entries.

Alfieri, L., Brooks, P. J., Aldrich, N. J., & Tenenbaum, H. R. (2011). Does discovery-based instruction enhance learning? Journal of Educational Psychology, 103(1), 1-18.

Bromberg, N. R., Techatassanasoontorn, A. A., & Andrade, A. D. (2013). Engaging students: digital storytelling in information systems learning. Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 5(1), 1-22.

Elmholdt, C. (2004). Knowledge management and the practice of knowledge sharing and learning at work: A case study. Studies in Continuing Education, 26(2), 327-339.

Kohlstadt, I., & Wharton, G. (2013). Clinician uptake of obesity-related drug information: A qualitative assessment using continuing medical education activities. Nutrition Journal, 12(1), 1-9.

Grow, G. (1991). Teaching learners to be self-directed: A stage approach. Adult Education Quarterly, 41(3), 125-149.

Hains, B. J., & Smith, B. (2012). Student-centered course design: empowering students to become self-directed learners. Journal of Experiential Education, 35(2), 357-374.

Meredith, J. (2007). Even busy engineers can take advantage of lifelong learning. Electronic Design, 55(8), 20.

Warring, S. (2010). Facilitating independence amongst Chinese international students completing a Bachelor of Applied Business Studies Degree. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 47(4), 379-392.


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