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Day 2 of the ICDE conference in Costa Rica

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

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?

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...

Book review: Research, Writing and Creative Process in Open and Distance Learning

Conrad, D. (ed.) (2023) Research, Writing and Creative Process in Open and Distance Education: Tales from the Field Cambridge UK: Open Book Publishers Overview This is...

Back to school: some things to look for

As faculty and instructors return to campus, here are some publications that may be of interest, if you can find the time during the...
The Distributed University - Richard Heller

Book Review: Richard Heller’s ‘The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education’

Heller, R. (2022) The Distributed University for Sustainable Higher Education SpringerBriefs in Education: Singapore Good news: this is an open access book. The second good...
Duke of Wellington leading a charge at the Battle of Salamanca

Overall reflection on Part IV of the Handbook of ODDE

Overall reflection on Part IV The reviews of individual chapters in Part IV of the Handbook of ODDE, Chapters 28 to 39, have been posted...

When life gets in the way of blogging about online learning

I realise, dear readers, that you have all been waiting with bated breath for the next instalment of my review of the Handbook of...
Graphic of SAIDE's open learning principles

Organization, Leadership and Change in Open, Distance and Digital Education: book review, Part 1

Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I. (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Learning Singapore: Springer Part IV of this open textbook is on Organization, Leadership and Change,...
Demetrios Nicolaides Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education

Petition against direct political interference in universities (concerning Athabasca University)

Buckingham Shum, S. (2023) Athabasca University - Oppose direct political interference in universities Change.org A petition has been started (already with 230 signatures) on Change.org...