Thursday, February 29, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Investigating Indigenous learners’ experience of online learning

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Davey, R.C.E. (2019) "It will never be my first choice to do an online course": Examining Experiences of Indigenous Learners Online in Canadian Post-Secondary...

Some recent videos on the future of online learning

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I'm listing here some of the recordings of recent presentations and webinars that include a good deal of input from faculty and/or graduate students. ________________________________________________________________________ 2021...

Enabling access to online learning for the poor

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  Collis, V. and Vegas, E. (2020) Unequally disconnected: access to online learning in the US Brookings Institute Education plus Development, June 22 This blog post...

Equity and online learning: practical design steps

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Sator, A. and Williams, H. (2020) Removing Barriers to Online Learning Through a Teaching and Learning Lens Victoria BC: BCcampus/ABLE Research Consultants Equity and online...

Video of discussion of impact of Covid-19 on online learning

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The MALAT program Royal Roads University runs an excellent Master of Arts in Learning and Technology (MALAT). This program is the first master of arts...

Online learning and Covid-19: Internet coverage in Canada

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Policy Many commentators have raised the question of inequity due to lack of Internet coverage. So what actually is the coverage like in Canada? According to...

Emergency online learning and inequity: developed countries

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I have come across a number of articles (see for instance Brown and Salmi, 2020), and received several e-mails, pointing out that a sudden...

An online app for indigenous language users: Lakota

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Press Pool (2019) Breakthrough app to allow for online learning of Lakota Indian Country Today November 21 I was intrigued by this announcement, for a...

Why are there few online programs in Canada’s Far North?

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What is north in Canada? In a country as vast as Canada, 'north' is always relative. Sudbury (46º N) is considered to be in Northern...

First Nations art and dance, a new campus, and moving to sustainable open education:...

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I apologise for the lack of blog posts these last couple of months. I have been busy analysing and writing up data on course...