December 14, 2017

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

This Month’s Featured Post

‘Why does Canada have so much online learning?’

Online learning in Canada  I was doing my usual stuff in Denmark this week, a keynote on ‘Teaching for a digital age: why blended learning is so important,’ when someone at the end of my keynote asked me why does Canada have so much online learning. The question kind of stopped me in my tracks. […]

Most Recent Posts

What inter-provincial differences tell us about government policy on online learning

I have just completed two sub-reports on the 2017 national survey of online learning in Canadian post-secondary institutions. The first was on the responses from Ontario institutions, and the second on responses from institutions in British Columbia (also to be available shortly on the survey web site).  When the results from these two surveys, together with the response from Quebec … [Read More...]

La version française de l’enquête nationale sur la formation à distance et l’apprentissage en ligne est maintenant disponible

Je suis très heureux d’annoncer que la version française du rapport public peut maintenant être téléchargée à l’adresse https://formationenlignecanada.ca/. Je tiens à remercier Éric Martel, de l’Université Laval, Denis Mayer, l’un des membres de l’équipe de recherche et la traductrice Carole Freynet-Gagné pour tout leur travail. Ce n’était pas une tâche facile, puisqu’il fallait traduire à la … [Read More...]

‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ kitabının Türkçe çevirisi ‘Dijital Çağda Öğretim’ başlığıyla kısmen yayında

'Teaching in a Digital Age' kitabının Türkçe çevirisinin ilk altı bölümü yayında...  'Dijital Çağda Öğretim' başlığıyla yayınlanan kitaba, BCcampus Açık Ders Kitapları web sites inden erişebilir, çevrimiçi olarak okuyabilir veya indirebilirsiniz. Kitabın kalan altı bölümünün, önümüzdeki aylarda tamamlanmasını bekliyoruz. Öncelikle Muğla SK Üniversitesi Uzaktan Eğitim Merkezi Müdürü ve … [Read More...]

Turkish version of ‘Teaching in a Digital Age’ now available (partly)

The first six chapters of 'Teaching in a Digital Age' are now available in Turkish from the BCcampus Open Textbook web site. The following six chapters will become available over the next few months. I am very grateful to Dr. Muge Adnan, Director of Distance Education Centre and Head of Informatics Department, Mugla SK University, Turkey and Dr. Yasemin Gulbahar, Deputy Director of … [Read More...]

Francophone version of the national survey of online and distance learning now available

I am very pleased to announce that the French translation of the public report is now available for downloading from here: https://formationenlignecanada.ca/ I would like to thank in particular Eric Martel from Laval University, Denis Mayer, one of our research team, and the translator, Carole Freynet-Gagné for their hard work in making the francophone version available. It was not a … [Read More...]

‘Why does Canada have so much online learning?’

Online learning in Canada  I was doing my usual stuff in Denmark this week, a keynote on 'Teaching for a digital age: why blended learning is so important,' when someone at the end of my keynote asked me why does Canada have so much online learning. The question kind of stopped me in my tracks. My presentation was about designing courses for a digital age, not about our recent survey, but … [Read More...]

How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?

I was recently asked if I would answer a couple of questions from students in Royal Roads University's course 'Leveraging Technology in Higher Education' in their MA in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. With the permission of their instructor, Irwin de Vries, and the students, I am sharing my response to the two questions they raised. (I answered the first question yesterday). I … [Read More...]