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A personal history: 6. Satellite TV in Europe and lessons from the 1980s

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Satellite TV in Europe Under the leadership of Jacque Delors, by 1985 the European Economic Commission in Brussels was pushing hard for greater European economic...

A personal history: 4: Some educational technologies in the 1980s

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Image: Bob Fuller, 1985 I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

Book review: Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education – a First Impression

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Zawacki-Richter, O. and Jung, I (2023) Handbook of Open, Distance and Digital Education Singapore: Springer Hard copy: US$59.99 + tax, pdf download: free Why this...

Third edition of Teaching at a Distance is now published

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The third edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available from here: https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev3m/ I have exported in several formats and made it public....

Why we need some humility about online learning – and about face-to-face teaching

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Those of us who have been fighting to get online learning accepted over the last 20-25 years have argued strongly the merits of online...

The limits of online learning in a dystopian future: a discussion

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Murgatroyd, S. (2021) The precarious futures for online learning Revista Paraguaya de Educación a Distancia, FACEN-UNA, Vol. 2, No. 2 Stephen Murgatroyd is a big...

Staying Online: a new book by Robert Ubell

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Ubell, R. (2022) Staying Online: How to Navigate Digital Higher Education New York/London: Routledge, 180 pp This book was published on September 7, 2021, and...

Online learning, videoconferencing and energy consumption

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Azimzadehirani, M. (2021) Is effective online learning bad for the environment? University Affairs, August 23 This interesting article is as much about whether or not...

Re-defining online learning and distance education in 2020

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This blog is almost 12 years old. I now have nearly 4,500 posts on the site. Many of the old posts are accessed frequently...

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...