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Second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age now published

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The second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age is now available at https://pressbooks.bccampus.ca/teachinginadigitalagev2/ The first edition was published in 2015. The second edition is...

Chapter 8.7.d Emerging technologies: conclusion and summary

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I am in the process of finalising a second edition of Teaching in a Digital Age. (For more on this, see Working on the second...

Rethinking the purpose of online learning: 2. Using online learning to reduce the costs...

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This is the second of three posts examining the purpose of online and digital learning. In the first post I looked at the government...

Rethinking the purpose of online learning: 1. Ontario’s k-12 initiative

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What is the purpose of online learning? Online learning has been hitting the headlines recently: the Ontario government requiring every high school student to take...

(Almost) free books on online learning

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I did a big clear-out over the holiday period and found a whole batch of brand new printed copies of three of my books....

What do online college students want and like?

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Magda, A. and Aslanian, C. (2018) Online College Students 2018: Comprehensive data on demands and preferences Louisville KY: The Learning House Inc. This is the...

Online learning and disruptive change at the UK Open University

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Sturm und Strang I've was in England last week,  attending the 7th eSTEeM conference at the Open University as the opening keynote speaker, only my...

‘Making Digital Learning Work’: why faculty and program directors must change their approach

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Bailey, A. et al (2018) Making Digital Learning Work Boston MA:The Boston Consulting Group/Arizona State University Getting blended learning wrong I've been to several universities recently...

The current madness in online learning: case no. 1

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Coughlan, S. (2018) University offers science degree online for £5,650 per year, BBC News, March 6 If you want to know what the very opposite of...

Some thoughts on scaling online and digital learning

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Chatlani, S. (2018) How to effectively scale a digital learning model, Education Dive, accessed February 13 Bates, A. and Sangra, A. (2011) Managing Technology in Higher...