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A personal history of open learning and educational technology: 1. The start of the...

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I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

An AI-informed discussion of research methods in digital learning

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The Athabasca University Doctor of Education in Distance Education Each year I do a webinar with Ph.D students in the Doctor of Education in Distance...

Why Canada’s current policies towards international students are a form of colonialism

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What am I claiming? This post has been brewing for some time, and has been prompted by the recent announcement that the Federal government is...

AI comes to my web site – meet Tonybots

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  Resistance is futile First made popular by the Daleks in the BBC series Dr. Who in the 1960's (sorry, Star Trek fans), this phrase reflects...

Some reflections on the future of open and distance education following ICDE conference

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The ICDE 2023 conference in Costa Rica has prompted me to think about the future of open and distance education. I want to go...

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...