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Day 3 at ICDE – and thoughts on the future of DE

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  Yesterday was the third and final day of the ICDE conference. This post will focus solely on the last day's presentations. I will do...

Day 2 of the ICDE conference in Costa Rica

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This was, from my perspective, much better than the first day: two good keynotes and one session that was worth the whole trip. Keynotes I went...

Day 1 of the ICDE conference in Costa Rica

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The ICDE conference opened today in San Jose, Costa Rica, celebrating the 85th anniversary of its founding. The reports on sessions below were chosen based...

Who’s attending the ICDE 2023 World Conference on distance education?

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Here I am in Toronto, on my way to Costa Rica (no direct flight from Vancouver, which means a stop-over in Toronto) for the...

Reporting on the 2023 ICDE conference

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I first attended an International Council of Distance Education world conference in Vancouver in 1982. It was my first visit to beautiful Vancouver, and...
Dr. Elizabeth George in front of drawings of student engagement

Student motivation and online learning

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This is a post for the many instructors who have asked (especially during the pandemic): 'But how do you motivate students to learn online?' Student...

What I did in 2022

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Yesterday I gave my overview of the main developments in online and distance learning in 2022. Today, I am doing a more personal review...

Conference on cognitive science and education at McMaster University

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What The two-day event brings together educators, cognitive scientists and policymakers to explore how cognitive science can be applied to educational policy and instructional design....

The role of open universities post-Covid

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OGoH1q4Kms Anadolu University Anadolu University in Turkey is nominated by the Turkish Higher Degree Act of 1981 as the national provider of distance education.  Enrollment in...

What I did in online learning in 2021

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This is my (self-imposed) 'accountability' report for 2021, mainly for personal reasons, but it will also give readers of this blog a chance to...