Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Online Learning and Distance Education Resources — Moderated by Tony Bates, Research Associate, Contact North | Contact Nord

Online learning in 2020: perfect vision in the Year of the Rat

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No, no firm predictions from me for 2020 other than more of the same from 2019, plus something unexpected. However, I will suggest three...

Learning analytics – or learner surveillance?

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  Crosslin, M. (2019) Is Learning Analytics Synonymous with Learning Surveillance, or Something Completely Different? EduGeek Journal, October 30 This is an excellent, thoughtful article about...

Learning analytics in online learning: trying hard but need to do better

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I have now covered all five main articles in the special August issue of the journal Distance Education on learning analytics (because it is...

Using learning analytics to predict mastery: a flawed concept?

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I'm slogging my way through the special issue on learning analytics in Distance Education, a subscription-only journal, because what is happening in this field...

Learning analytics and personality traits: a scary night-time story

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This is the second post reviewing articles in the journal Distance Education, Vol. 40, No.3, a special edition on learning analytics in distance education....

Learning Analytics and ‘Learning Design’

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The latest edition of the journal 'Distance Education' is focused on the use of learning analytics: the aim of this special themed issue...is to foster...

Another perspective on AI in higher education

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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

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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...

Learning analytics, student satisfaction, and student performance at the UK Open University

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Rienties, B. and Toetenel, L. (2016) The impact of learning design on student behaviour, satisfaction and performance: A cross-institutional comparison across 151 modules, Computers in...

Stanford University to be fully online by 2025?

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Today I have received a tip from a close colleague that Stanford University is planning to build a partnership with Alphabet Inc., the owner...