Thursday, May 23, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Teaching large lecture classes online in the fall?

Getting ready for the fall In many countries, including Canada, it is expected that most people will be vaccinated by September. Thus many students are...

Another perspective on AI in higher education

Klutka, J. et al. (2018) Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Current Uses and Future Applications Louisville Ky: Learning House This report is by Learning House,...

Athabasca University moves to the cloud

I'm struggling to understand how artificial intelligence is going to impact on post-secondary education, and in particular on online learning, at least over the...

Some very good news for Athabasca University (and its students)

Graney, J. (2018) Athabasca University gets $4.9 million grant to upgrade outdated IT Edmonton Journal, June 8 One year on from the delivery of the...

EDUCAUSE looks beyond the (current) LMS environment: is it a future we want?

Brown, M, Dehoney, J., Millichap, N. (2015) The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment: A Report on Research EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative What is it about? EDUCAUSE has published...

Kuali Foundation goes commercial

Straumsheim, C. (2014) Kuali Foundation: If you can't beat them....., Inside Higher Education, August 25 While there are several providers of open source learning management...

Tracking online learning in the USA – and Ontario

 Allen, I. and Seaman, J. (2014) Grade Change: Tracking Online Learning in the United States Wellesley MA: Babson College/Sloan Foundation This is the eleventh annual report...

A MOOC platform open to all?

Empson, R. (2013) edX Merges With Stanford’s Class2Go To Build An Open-Source Online Learning Platform Tech Crunch, April 3 Empson, R. (2012) Class2Go: Stanford’s New...

Why learning management systems are not going away

Contact North has just published online a series of six short papers (10-12 pages) under the title of Learning Management Systems: Disruptive Developments, Alternative Options...

e-learning outlook for 2012: will it be a rough ride?

© Firehorse Blog, 2012 Another year, and online learning, e-learning, learning technologies, educational technologies, digital learning, or whatever you call it or them, will continue...