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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...

Staying Online: a new book by Robert Ubell

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...

Lessons from Stanford University’s move to remote learning

Bliss, C. (2020) Stanford makes strides to improve online learning in pandemic environment, Stanford News, August 17 Stanford University received responses from 6,000 of their...

The Coming Crisis in Canadian Post-secondary Education: 3 – Some strategies for survival

The issue I have argued in earlier posts that universities and colleges (everywhere, not just Canada) need to move more quickly into digital learning for...