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Dr. E's Eclectic Compendium

 

C) 1994-1999, Jill H. Ellsworth This list may be distributed freely without my permission provided that this header and copyright notice are retained intact.  

Remember, this is a dynamic system, and sometimes lists and addresses change

LISTS

The scholarly discussion lists which are particularly useful to adult/distance educators include:  

AACIS-L
American Association for Collegiate Independent Study
        listproc@ecnet.net
This list is sponsored by The American Association for Collegiate Independent Study with a focus on correspondence, independent study and distance learning.
ACTIVE-L
        A List for use for Distance Education on Active Learning
        listserv@ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA
ADLTED-L
Canadian Adult Education Network
         majordomo@oise.utoronto.ca
The Canadian Adult Continuing Education list is a broad world-wide discussion group.
ADLTMETH-L
         Adult Education Teaching Methods List
         listserv@TAMUK.EDU
adulted
          Adult Education Discussion Group List
           listproc@lists.acs.ohio-state.edu
adult-l
        List for Adult Education
        listproc@ecnet.net
AEDNET
Adult Education Network
listproc@pulsar.acast.nova.edu
AEDNET is an international electronic network that includes approximately 750 individuals from 12 countries.
AEPDCC
        Adult Basic Literacy Education Prof  Development
        listserv@LISTSERV.TAMU.EDU
ALTLEARN
Alternative Approaches to Learning Discussion
        listserv@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
The Alternative Approaches to Learning discussion list is broadly concerned with learning strategies at all levels.
DEOS-L
International Discussion Forum for Distance Learning
        listserv@LISTS.PSU.EDU
American Center for Study of Distance Education sponsors this large, diverse list. Currently there are 1325 subscribers in 48 countries.
DTS-L
Dead Teachers Society Discussion List
listserv@listserv.indiana.edu
This list is for broad discussions of teaching and learning
EDNET
Education Net
        listproc@lists.umass.edu
EDNET is for those interested in exploring the educational potential of the Internet. Discussions range from K-12 through postsecondary education. A very active list.
EDPOLYAN
Educational Policy Analysis
listserv@asuvm.inre.asu.edu
This list focuses on educational policy analysis. This is an active, broad list, where issues surrounding all levels of education are discussed. This list is more philosophical than many.
EDSTYLE
The Learning Styles Theory and Research List
listserv@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
The Learning Styles Theory and Research list discusses all forms of information about learning styles.
EDTECH-L
        Educational Technology
        listserv@VM.CC.PURDUE.EDU
IPCT-L
Interpersonal Computing and Technology
listserv@LISTS.NAU.EDU
This list is focused on Computer Mediated Communication, and teaching and learning broadly.
 
RESODLAA
Research SIG of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
majordomo@usq.edu.au
This is a discussion list of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia's SIG on Research. Its purpose is to foster electronic discussion, symposia and conferences on topical issues in distance education and open learning research.
STLHE-L
Forum for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education
listserv@listserv.unb.ca
This list focuses on post-secondary education.
TECHLIT
          Adult Education & Literacy Programs
          listserv@CMUVM.CSV.CMICH.EDU
VOCNET
Discussion Group for Vocational Education
listserv@cmsa.berkeley.edu
VOCNET is a discussion group focusing on vocational education managed by the Dissemination Program of the National Center for Research on Vocational Education.

E-JOURNALS OF INTEREST

Some of these journals are useful to the adult/distance educator:  

CATALYST
Community Colleges, refereed journal
listserv@vtvm1.cc.vt.edu
Electronic version of CATALYST, a refereed print journal for community college educators.
DEOSNEWS
The Distance Education Online Symposium
listserv@lists.psu.edu.
The American Center for the Study of Distance Education at The Pennsylvania State University organizes DEOS and publishes The American Journal of Distance Education.
DISTED
Online Chronicle of Distance Education and Communication
listproc@pulsar.acast.nova.edu.
The Online Chronicle of Distance Education and Communication covers resources, articles, research findings, case studies and announcements regarding distance education very broadly.
EDPOLYAR
Educational Policy Analysis Archive, refereed
listserv@asu.edu
EDPOLYAR is an outgrowth of the Edpolyan scholarly discussion list which publishes peer-reviewed articles of between 500 and 1500 lines in length on all aspects of education policy analysis.
EDUPAGE
A News Update from EDUCOM
listproc@educom.unc.edu
A newsletter put out by EDUCOM summarizing information technology news.
IPCT-J
Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century
listserv@LISTS.NAU.EDU
This journal is an outgrowth of the IPCT-L discussion group (above). It is refereed, and covers the topics broadly.


@Lorenzo García Aretio,2002