August 29, 2016

Distance education in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar -2004

Distance education in Mongolia Distance education in Mongolia

Distance education in Cuba

A revolutionary tank at the Universidad de Havana

Distance education in Cuba Distance education in Cuba

Distance Education in Afghanistan

Kuchi family near Bamian

Distance Education in Afghanistan Distance Education in Afghanistan

A personal view of e-learning in Saudi Arabia

A mosque in Arar, Northern Saudi Arabia

A personal view of e-learning in Saudi Arabia A personal view of e-learning in Saudi Arabia

South Africa

White rhinos in Pilanesburg

South Africa South Africa

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Online learning for beginners: 10. Ready to go

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This is the last in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those faculty and instructors in higher education new to online teaching or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous nine are: 1. What is online learning? 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? 3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning? 4. What kinds of online learning are there? […]

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More details on ICDE’s World Conference on Online Learning

Contact North | Contact Nord, the organizer and host of the 27th International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference, launches the official portal for the World Conference on Online Learning: Teaching in a Digital Age – Re-Thinking Teaching & Learning to be held in Toronto, Canada from October 17 - 19, 2017. (For an earlier post on ICDE, Contact North, and the … [Read More...]

Online learning for beginners: 10. Ready to go

This is the last in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those faculty and instructors in higher education new to online teaching or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous nine are: 1. What is online learning? 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? 3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning? 4. What kinds of online learning are there? 5. When should … [Read More...]

Demographics and online learning

Rai, S. (2016) How Millennial Moms Are Parenting Differently Than Their Parents Z Living Network, 7 March Unauthored (2016)  Survey Finds Millennial Parents Supportive Of DIY Approach To Education, Diverse School Options Parental Herald, 12 August Boomers had Dr Spock. Millennials have each other. No institution can now afford to ignore demographics in its strategic planning, and in no area is … [Read More...]

Online learning for beginners: 9. How can I do online learning well?

This is the ninth in a series of ten blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous eight are: 1. What is online learning? 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? 3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning? 4. What kinds of online learning are there? 5. When should I use online learning? 6. How do I … [Read More...]

ISBN and citation for ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’

ISBNs I have now navigated Library and Archives Canada's system to get ISBNs (International Standard Book Numbers) issued for Teaching in a Digital Age and the French version, L'enseignement à l'ère numérique. One issue was identifying the publisher. The books are hosted by both BCcampus and Contact North, and Contact North did the French translation, but however I own the copyright through … [Read More...]

Online learning for beginners: 8. Won’t online learning be more work?

This is the eighth in a series of a dozen blog posts aimed at those new to online learning or thinking of possibly doing it. The previous seven are: 1. What is online learning? 2. Isn’t online learning worse than face-to-face teaching? 3. Aren’t MOOCs online learning? 4. What kinds of online learning are there? 5. When should I use online learning? 6. How do … [Read More...]

E-Learn 2016 conference near Washington DC

What: E-Learn--World Conference on E-Learning is an international conference organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) and co-sponsored by the International Journal on E-Learning. This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of information on research, development, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning in the … [Read More...]