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A personal history: 11. The creation of the OLA and a lesson about backing-up...

Listen to Post I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open...

A personal history: 7. Distance education in Canada in 1982

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

A personal history: 3. What I learned from Open University summer schools

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

A personal history of open learning and educational technology: 1. The start of the...

I am writing an autobiography, mainly for my family, but it does cover some key moments in the development of open and online learning....

Day 3 at ICDE – and thoughts on the future of DE

  Yesterday was the third and final day of the ICDE conference. This post will focus solely on the last day's presentations. I will do...
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...
Book cover of Handbook of ODDE

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

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...

Téluq celebrates its 50th anniversary – but is there still a role for distance...

Université Téluq (2022) La distance qui nous rapproche de notre rêve Québec City: Téluq Congratulations, Téluq Originally called Télé-université, Université Téluq, the francophone equivalent of Athabasca...
Athabasca University's campus near the town of Athabasca

When is a distance teaching university not distant? When you work for it

The Canadian Press (2022) Get back to work: Alberta government threatens funding cuts to Athabasca University CTV News Edmonton The issue The provincial government of Alberta...

The role of open universities post-Covid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OGoH1q4Kms Anadolu University Anadolu University in Turkey is nominated by the Turkish Higher Degree Act of 1981 as the national provider of distance education.  Enrollment in...